London, Mayfair, Salary £45,000-£50,000 gross per annum
A family who reside in a substantial property in Mayfair require an efficient, highly experienced, live-out Head Housekeeper who will ovesee and guide the team of Housekeepers by example. A semi-formal, family household with high expectations, your role would be to ensure the smooth running and cleanliness of the home at all times.
Three children aged 15 - 11 yrs, and two small (handbag size) dogs make up this international family who spend many of their school holidays overseas. When the family are away, you can revert to 9.00am-5.00pm, 5 days per week. When all are in residence, you will be responsible for working the shifts for the Housekeeping team which will include longer hours (approximately 9 per day), 5 days per week but covering weekends.
Ideally you should be able to cook, or at least prepare breakfast for the children and Principals when necessary, although a Private Chef is employed for 5 days per week. They would also prefer if you have 'service' experience and are happy to greet guests and deliver drinks.
A 'traditional' respectful Head Housekeeper who has the fine eye for detail and enjoys training staff to ensure the highest standards are met.
Working days - 5 per week (with flexibility)
Working hours - 9.00am-5.00pm (with flexbility)
Salary: circa £45,000 - £50,000 gross per annum