Live in or Live out
Essential Requirements: Previous long-term employment in a similar high-end household, minimum of 3 yrs in one position, driver and Non Smoker essential, ability to work weekends, housekeeping to minimum of 5* Boutique standards, yachting background as chief stewardess / stewardess a big plus
A new vacancy for our client with a large residence near Beaconsfield who requires an experienced hands-on head housekeeper to join a team of staff. A large country house within its own estate within easy access to London.
A good team spirit is required, and you must always be willing to work with the team to keep this large home immaculate.
Business family of 3 adults are looking for a hands-on head housekeeper who is willing to undertake varied and diverse roles and who is totally hands on. 5* boutique level housekeeping standards required for this estate.
You must have previous long term hands-on housekeeping experience and be willing to undertake varied duties including cleaning, dusting, polishing, making beds, changing sheets, caring for fine finishes. You will work closely with 2 cleaners, always ensuring exacting standards and detailed presentation of the property.
You will be responsible for the day to day running of the interior, ensuring personal items and provisions are kept well stocked, ordering of same, ensuring deliveries are made in a timely fashion and external services arranged accordingly.
Previous experience with front of house and table service, flower arranging as well as turn down service is essential.
Weekend working will be required, so 5 days working over 7 days, with daily hours of 8-5pm if the principals are not in residence – 11-8pm if they are. Therefore, flexibility is key.
We seek an energetic and dynamic candidate with a “can-do” attitude; possibly from a yachting background, immaculately presented for this long-term position.
Excellent Salary will be offered, negotiable and based on experience. If you choose to live in, lovely accommodation will be provided, but sorry no dependents or pets accepted.
If you live locally and choose to live out, you must be able to cover the weekends working. 2 days off mid-week.
Fluent English and strictly non smoker essential. Checkable references and enhanced DBS Check will be required. Driver's licence and own car essential. (HU2944)
JOB REF: HU2944