LIVE-OUT HOUSEKEEPER OPPORTUNITY FOR UHNW FAMILY


Reference Number
HG114
City
Guildford & London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary
£45000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
Negotiable
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
317
Vacancy Category
Private household

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LIVE-OUT HOUSEKEEPER OPPORTUNITY FOR UHNW FAMILY

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly experienced and talented Housekeeper to join an ultra-high net worth family across their Guildford and London properties. You will be responsible for not only ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness across the properties, but also ensuring that the property is smooth running at all times. Working Monday to Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm with some flexibility), you will spend approximately 3 days per week at their Guildford home, and 2 days per week at their Central London properties.

The family are looking for someone who is hardworking and committed, has an excellent attention to detail and is able to maintain very high standards across the board. Discretion, professionalism and reliability are also very important, and you must be a driver to undertake this role (car provided by family).

DUTIES TO INCLUDE:
- Looking after 6-bedroom house on 5 acres estate with 6 outbuildings (including garage)
- General cleaning of the property and occasional deep cleaning
- Silver and brass polish
- Laundry, washing and ironing (bedding is sent away for cleaning with the dry cleaning)
- Monitor dry cleaning going in and out
- Wardrobe organising and management
- Booking and dealing with various contractors (Sky, BT etc.)
- Coordinating with gardener, electrician and maintenance to ensure everything is runs smoothly
- Maintaining security
- Keeping an eye on the property when principal is away on holiday
- Looking after 6 dogs, occasional walks, dog wash or hair clipped, run to the vets
- Food/household items shopping
- Price research/comparison of various items
- Helping the gardener or other staff when needed
- Taking the bins and recycling for collection
- Keeping eye on gas, water bottles, oil, diesel being regularly topped up
- Occasionally wash the cars when other staff are on holidays
- Running errands
- Gate service

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
- Prior experience of high-end housekeeping within a private household
- Excellent laundry experience and good knowledge of caring for fine fabrics
- Knowledge of cleaning products, when and what to sue them on, as well as correct storage
- An excellent team player who is also able to work independently   
- Hardworking, proactive and physically fit
- Flexible in terms of duties and hours if required
- Discreet, reliable and trustworthy
- Fluency in English
- Must have a valid driving licence
- Excellent checkable references
 
If this sound of interest, and you meet the essential criteria, please apply within our get in touch to find out more.

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