HEAD HOUSEKEEPER FOR LARGE UHNW LONDON PROPERTY


Reference Number
CD181
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£42000.00
Salary To
£45000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
Negotiable, DOE
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
994
Vacancy Category
Private household

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HEAD HOUSEKEEPER FOR LARGE UHNW LONDON PROPERTY

An ultra-high net worth family are looking for an experienced and hardworking Head Housekeeper to join an established team in their private property in Mayfair, Central London which consists of 10+ bedrooms. As well as being very hands-on with housekeeping and laundry duties yourself, you will also be responsible for managing and leading the small housekeeping team and ensuring high standards are maintained at all times. With both permanent and casual housekeeping staff, it is paramount that everyone works collaboratively at all times and is working to ensure the needs of the family are always met.

The extended family travel extensively, people constantly coming and going so you must be logistical and able to manage while having an active housekeeping role. Prior experience in a large private household or as chief stewardess on a luxury yacht is essential for this role.

This role is ideally a live-out position, however for the right candidate the family may consider live-in. You will work 5 days a week (48 hours) with flexibility and weekend work essential.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE:
• Daily housekeeping and cleaning of the property
• Cleaning and turning over bedrooms
• Creating rotas and schedules
• Liaising with other team members
• Manging all laundry and assisting with wardrobe management
• Supporting service team, table set up, service and clearing up at mealtimes
• Flexible approach to tasks and team support
• Flower arrangements
• Daily morning and evening house set up
• Shopping, purchasing

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior experience as a chief stewardess or Head Housekeeper in large private property
• Must have managed a small team before
• Hardworking with a ‘can-do’ positive attitude
• A strong multi-tasker
• London-based
• Fluent spoken English
• Great teamwork skills as well as the ability to work autonomously
• Hair and Beauty training would be advantageous but not essential
• Excellent checkable references

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