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Housekeeper

London, Highgate, Salary £29,000 gross per annum

EHS #2827

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Our Client, an international family with a large residence in North London, are looking to recruit four Housekeeping Assistants to join their team.  You will be primarily based in the North London residence, however, there may be some expectation to also work in the Client's Vauxhall residence on occasion.

The Housekeeping Assistants are expected to support the Housekeeping team with a wide range of operationally essential tasks.  All Housekeeping Assistants are expected to work in partnership with the estate team to provide the highest level of operational service and performance. You will be working in a busy estate where the ability to think on your feet is expected, and to follow instructions.

Responsibilities

  • Total discretion and the ability to provide exceptional service without being intrusive.
  • Front of House duties to include cloakroom, meeting, greeting and directing guests.
  • Cleaning, maintaining and presenting all rooms to the highest standard.
  • Care of bedroom suites, changing beds and replenishing linen.
  • Undertake personal maiding duties for guests to include caring for clothes, running baths, dressing and calling trays.
  • Able to work within a high-end finish environment.
  • Care and conservation of antiques, artwork, fine fabrics and finishes.
  • Ability to operate the latest house systems.
  • Servicing external guest areas.
  • Maintaining general cleanliness in service areas and stock rooms.
  • Responsible for stock rotation.
  • Acceptance and movement of deliveries.
  • Furniture and room adjustments to Principal’s and guests' preference as required.
  • Maiding duties to include packing, unpacking and wardrobe management.
  • Operate in a Spa environment.
  • Must be able to work in all areas of the laundry including washing, sorting, pressing, spot cleaning, and dry-cleaning awareness.
  • Maintaining the highest standards of hygiene throughout the house.
  • Flexible with working hours and adaptable to change which might include weekends and bank holidays at short notice.  Time will be given in lieu when overtime is worked.
  • Highest standards of personal grooming.
  • Critical eye for detail.
  • Ability to work efficiently independently or within the wider team.
  • To carry out any other duties that may be reasonably requested by the Head Housekeeper, Housekeeping Supervisor or member of the senior management team.
  • Any other duties required to support the estate operation.

Requirements

  • Previous housekeeping experience of at least 2 years
  • Preferably good spoken English skills.

Hours; Monday-Friday, 9.00am-6.00pm with occasional weekends on request and with overtime paid.

Salary: £29,000 gross per annum + yearly bonus

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Housekeeper

EHS #2827

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