HOUSEKEEPER & WARDROBE MANAGER TO FASHION DESIGNER


Reference Number
CD75
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£38000.00
Salary To
£45000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
DOE
Job Type
Contract
Job Hours
Full-time
Business Area
UHNW
Internal ID
614
Vacancy Category
Private household

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HOUSEKEEPER & WARDROBE MANAGER TO FASHION DESIGNER

We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Housekeeper / Wardrobe Manager to support a world-renowned fashion designer and their family based in Notting Hill. This a career-defining role working for a high-profile, yet down-to-earth, lovely family. The house is split across multiple levels and has 6 bedrooms, a cinema, and a wine cellar and you will be working as part of a team of two housekeepers.

Our client is looking for a smart, discreet, and hard-working housekeeper with exceptional organisational and communication skills, responsible for ensuring that the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained across the property. You will need to have excellent knowledge of how to care for luxury furnishings and finishes such as marble and fine woods as well as the use of appropriate cleaning products. You will also be responsible for managing the principal’s wardrobe, including care of luxury items and fine fabrics. Working alongside the other housekeeper, you will ensure that all general, deep cleaning and laundry duties are carried out in a time-efficient and thorough manner.

They are looking for a child-friendly housekeeper who is able to liaise and work collaboratively with the nanny to ensure the smooth running of the household. They also have two dogs, so being pet friendly is an essential requirement.

Usual working hours are Monday to Friday, from 11am to 8pm, with some flexibility required at times. You might be required to work one weekend per month but will be given prior notice where possible and time will then be given off in lieu the following week. The family are looking for a loyal housekeeper who will remain with them long-term.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Daily cleaning including dusting, hoovering, mopping, changing beds, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen
• Laundry and wardrobe management, including caring for delicate fabrics
• Packing and unpacking for the principals
• Polishing silver, glass, marble, and gold surfaces
• Rubbish and recycling management
• Greeting guests and offering refreshments
• Weekly grocery shopping and managing stocks of cleaning products
• Flower arranging
• Greeting and liaising with tradespeople and contractors
• Ad-hoc duties as required

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior housekeeping experience in a high-end private household or on super yachts
• Fluency in English and eligibility to work in the UK
• Hardworking and dedicated
• High attention to detail
• Able to work independently with little supervision, good team player
• Trustworthy and reliable
• Discreet and tactful
• Excellent checkable references

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