DAILY HOUSEKEEPER FOR HNW FAMILY IN KENSINGTON


Reference Number
CD87
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£30000.00
Salary To
£40000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
depending on experience
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Business Area
UHNW
Internal ID
673
Vacancy Category
Private household

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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER FOR HNW FAMILY IN KENSINGTON

We are assisting a lovely young family of 3 (soon to be 4) in Kensington, London to source an experienced, innovative, and energetic Housekeeper to assist them in the smooth running of their 3-storey family home. The ideal candidate will be an effective time manager with an exceptional eye for detail, keeping this family home in pristine condition. The role will require a variety of duties and responsibilities including all general and deep cleaning, wardrobe management, laundry, liaison with contractors and suppliers and grocery shopping.

A busy family home, you will be a self-starter who is personable, resourceful, exceptionally organised, and able to assist with administrative tasks such as holiday arrangements, online shopping, party planning etc. There is a preference for candidates with a background in the yachting industry as a Stewardess and you will need to have excellent knowledge of how to care for luxury furnishings and finishes and use of appropriate cleaning products. You will also be comfortable in a front of house role, meeting and greeting guests and offering refreshments and beverages.

Usual working hours are Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm, with some flexibility required at times. The family are looking for a loyal, child-friendly Housekeeper who will remain with them long-term. A driver is not essential for this role and there are no pets at the property.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• General cleaning including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, polishing, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen
• Making beds, changing bed linen, and tidying bedrooms, including children’s rooms
• Laundry, ironing, and wardrobe management, including caring for fine fabrics
• Polishing silver and cleaning/maintaining ornaments
• Packing and unpacking for trips and holidays
• Managing stocks of cleaning products and household pantry
• Shopping (online and in-store)
• Flower arranging and assistance with entertainment/party arrangements
• Errand-running and ad-hoc administrative tasks
• Liaising with contractors and tradesmen
• Rubbish and recycling management

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior housekeeping experience on a super yacht or high-end private household
• Good knowledge of cleaning products and able to care for high-end furnishings and fabrics
• Fluency in English
• Eligibility to work in the UK
• Hardworking and dedicated
• High attention to detail
• Resourceful, tech-savvy, and organised
• Trustworthy and reliable
• Excellent checkable references

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