Live-out Housekeeper

London, Knightsbridge, Salary circa £28,000 gross per annum

EHS #1955

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Main responsibilities

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.

Occasional duties

  • 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;

General requirements

  • 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;
  • Non-smoker;
  • 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

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Live-out Housekeeper

EHS #1955

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