Our clients, with a large house in Chelsea, London, are seeking a full-time Live-out Head Housekeeper to start ASAP.
The Head Housekeeper manages and supervises all cleaning staff within a private property, however you will be part of the team and hands on .
This is the principal's main residence, although they do travel extensively. It is an informal and relaxed environment when the principal is away, however, this becomes a formal house when the principal is in residence.
The Head Housekeeper is also responsible for implementing specific employer requests with regards to the property. Preparing rooms for visitors, organisation of the cleaning schedule. Following specific cleaning procedures especially for highly valuable objects, personal preferences in regards to tidying and furniture placement.
The family consists of the principal, her 2 children, and their 2 small dogs.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Light cooking of breakfast/dinner
Taking responsibility for ordering food and general supplies, and maintain stock levels
Loyalty and confidentiality are key, so prior private household experience is essential, along with verification of right to work in the UK. DBS check require and Non Disclosure document to be signed prior to start date
Hours: 45 hours per week
Days: 5 days to include some weekends
Salary: Circa £45,000-£50,000