CO TIPPERARY – IRELAND
HANDS-ON HEAD HOUSEKEEPER
Co Tipperary, Ireland
Live on or Live out
Essential Requirements: Previous experience in similar role in a private household setting, fluent English written and spoken, driver essential, ability to lead from the front and work with the housekeepers, excellent team player
Large Country Estate in Southern Ireland will shortly lose their current head housekeeper to retirement after many years of service.
A wonderful opportunity for a long-term employment in a beautiful rural countryside location.
This is a large formal fully staffed home where all staff stay very long term.
The housekeeping team is made up of six, the head housekeeper and her team of five.
This is a “hands on” head housekeeper role, which will include all day-to-day hands-on housekeeping duties, whilst running and maintaining the house to the highest standards. Leading the housekeeping team from the front, working with the team and managing at the same time.
The shifts are morning or evening, 5 shifts a week, either 8am to 4pm or 1pm to 9pm. The working days are on a rotating basis, so each housekeeper works weekends once or twice a month. The head housekeeper is responsible for the management of the team of housekeepers and will manage rotas etc.
The family travel for 5 months during Winter months, but this vacancy does not require the head housekeeper to travel with the family.
You need to be very flexible, be a good team player and really enjoy the countryside.
Previous experience of formal house domestic service a big advantage to this vacancy.
Self contained accommodation will be available on site if required.
Salary in Euro’s- Negotiable depending upon experience. Excellent references, Driving Licence and Fluent English essential. ASAP Start. (HU3950)