VERSATILE HOUSEHOLD ALL-ROUNDER – TWICKENHAM


Reference Number
CD153
City
Twickenham
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£40000.00
Salary To
£45000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
negotiable, depending on experience
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Business Area
Private
Internal ID
917
Vacancy Category
Private household

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VERSATILE HOUSEHOLD ALL-ROUNDER – TWICKENHAM

We are assisting a high-net-worth client and their family to source a highly skilled, pro-active, and versatile full-time Housekeeper for their 4-storey family home in Twickenham. The ideal candidate will have a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude, the ability to use their initiative and be a fast and efficient worker, able to manage their time effectively to ensure the smooth running of the household.

You will ensure that high standards of cleanliness are maintained across the property and will be responsible for all general and deep cleaning duties, laundry, and ironing, food preparation for the family, as well as childcare for their 12-year-old daughter. You will need to have excellent knowledge of how to care for luxury furnishings, delicate fabrics, and high-end finishes such as marble, stone, and wood.

This role requires a candidate who is exceptionally organised, energetic, and self-motivated, as well as having very good interpersonal and communication skills. Further responsibilities will include household shopping, receipt of deliveries, school runs/errand running, liaising with suppliers, contractors, and tradesmen, as well as being computer literate and able to handle a small amount of administration.

Usual working hours are Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 7:30pm, with a break in the afternoon, but flexibility will be required at times. A driver is essential for this role, and there are no pets at the property.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Daily cleaning including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, changing beds, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen
• Laundry, ironing, and wardrobe management, including caring for fine fabrics
• Polishing silver, cleaning, and maintaining marbles, stones, and wood
• Managing grocery and cleaning product stock levels, ensuring sufficient levels are always maintained
• Food preparation and cooking
• Rubbish and recycling management
• School runs and errand running
• Liaising with contractors and suppliers, overseeing any works being carried out in the house
• Childcare/baby-sitting and liaising with teachers when needed

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior housekeeping experience in a high-end private household
• Fluency in English and eligibility to work in the UK
• Flexibility to help out where required
• Hardworking and dedicated
• Strong organisational and time management skills
• Proactive, energetic, and self-motivated
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal
• Computer literate
• Trustworthy and reliable
• Excellent checkable references

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