Working in conjunction with a small team - a daily Housekeeper / Supervisor and House Manager - to ensure that all properties and their outdoor areas are correctly maintained, cleaned and in working order at all times.
Taking care of one property in Knightsbridge on a daily base and helping at other 2 when required.
Cleaning and presenting all properties to the highest possible standard based on the Health and Safety procedures and working methods put in place.
Helping the main staff during their duties (ie the Butlers and Waiters);
Room attendance and turndown service;
Helping the nurses with their nanny duties – boys and girls age 0 – 10 years;
Serving at formal and informal events;
Helping in the kitchen / pantries as a kitchen porter and/or during the food preparation process - however cooking abilities are not required;
Taking care of small errands;
Wardrobe care, laundering and luggage organization.
Required competence and experience
Cleaning and care of items, ornaments and furniture made by fine textiles, leathers and natural woods and stones; as well as by crystal, silver, brass, copper and stainless steel;
Cleaning and care of high gloss furnishing, chandeliers, mirrors and art;
Cleaning and care of commercial kitchens, bathrooms, gym equipment and outdoor furnishing;
Laundering (including bed and bath linen) - ensuring garments are attended to with great care - hand washing, dry cleaning, ironing and starching;
Fine dining service – care of crockery and cutlery, table linen, table setting and service;
Preferably female (due to cultural reasons), experienced in a variety of household duties;
Discreet, reliable but flexible and friendly person with “will do” attitude is essential;
Experience within HNW households and/or Middle Eastern culture preferable but not essential;
Hotel experience preferable but not essential;
Attention to detail and ability to work in high-tech environment is essential;
Good English understanding is a must;
Self-motivated person able to work in a big and/or small diverse team in fast-paced environment but on her own, too;
Will work in conjunction with the Daily Housekeeper / housekeeping team and will report to the House Manager.
Days / hours: 45 hours per week - shifts may include some evenings / weekends when Principals are in residence.
Salary: Depending on experience: £28K gross per annum