DAILY HOUSEKEEPER – UHNW FAMILY IN CENTRAL LONDON


Reference Number
HG137
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£30000.00
Salary To
£35000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
Depending on hours and experience
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
394
Vacancy Category
Private household

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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER – UHNW FAMILY IN CENTRAL LONDON

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Housekeeper for an ultra-high net worth family based in their home in Belgravia, London. This is an international family of 5 (3 school-aged children), who are in the UK for approximately 3-4 months per year, and spend the rest of their time at their other global residences.

This is a sole-housekeeping position – reporting into the House Manager, you will work independently to ensure the highest level of cleanliness are maintained across the property at all times. It is a 4-bedroom town-house, with two reception rooms and a small basement swimming pool. Responsible for all hands-on cleaning, laundry, ironing and wardrobe management, you will also assist with personal shopping, flower arranging, running errands, liaising with contractors and assisting the chef with meal preparation (no cooking required).

When that family are in residence, they bring nannies with them so no sole childcare is required for this role, but you do need to be child-friendly.

When the family are not in residence, usual working hours will be Monday-Friday (between 5 to 8 hours per day depending on salary), with additional hours and days required when they are in residence (usually 6 days per week) with time given back in lieu.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Cleaning including dusting, vacuuming, hoovering, mopping, changing beds, cleaning bathrooms
• All laundry and wardrobe management, including linens, caring for fine fabrics, ironing
• Packing and unpacking for the principals and their guests
• Assisting the chef with meal preparation and helping with informal service
• Polishing silver and glassware
• Greeting guests and offering refreshments
• Flower arranging
• Personal shopping and running errands
• Managing stocks of household items
• Liaising with contractors and arranging maintenance when required

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior Housekeeper experience in a private household (minimum 3 years)
• Fluency in English both spoken and written
• Hardworking and dedicated
• High attention to detail
• Flexibility with hours and duties
• Able to work independently with little supervision
• Trustworthy and reliable
• Excellent checkable references

If this sounds of interest, and you meet the essential criteria, please apply within or get in touch to find out more.

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