Live-out Housekeeper

London, Chelsea, Salary negotiable

EHS #4287

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VIP family based in Chelsea are looking for a full-time Live-out Housekeeper to join their large household team. Ideally you will have 5 years housekeeping experience within private households.

Supporting the housekeeping team in all aspects of service and in maintaining standards throughout the house. Reporting to the House Manager.

You will have experience working in UHNW households and understand the level of service required to ensure the home is ran smoothly and spotlessly.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • General housekeeping and thorough house cleaning, including use and upkeep of electrical appliances
  • Dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures, including silverware, antiques, and tableware/cutlery
  • Cleaning and sanitising toilets, showers/bathtubs, countertops, and sinks
  • Maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen area
  • Making beds and changing linens
  • Washing windows
  • Vacuuming and cleaning carpets and rugs
  • Laundering and ironing the household clothing including dry cleaning runs and wardrobes/cupboards organisation
  • Rotating seasonal clothing and organising wardrobes
  • Preparing meals and snacks when family members are in residence
  • Basic garden upkeep and flower arrangements
  • Shopping and running errands, and ordering supplies with the House Manager
  • Help in handling incoming and outgoing correspondence
  • Maintaining inventories
  • Greeting guests
  • Carries out any other task the Principals, House Manager, or PA may reasonably ask.

In addition, the Housekeeper should possess the following attributes:

  • Ability to always demonstrate discretion
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative
  • Flexible and versatile, should have the willingness to do whatever is expected of them
  • Thorough attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Looking for an experienced and reliable Housekeeper with a high detail orientation and a willingness to go the extra mile to deliver exceptional service.

Be a team player alongside all other departments ensuring efficiency, harmony, and high morale throughout the household

The family are in the UK for a few weeks at a time. When the family are in residence it will be full-on, but when they’re away it will be substantially less hours.

  • Hours: 60 a week on a 5-day rota, will include some weekend work.
  • Flexibility and a can-do attitude are key with this role.
  • Salary depending on experience
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Live-out Housekeeper

EHS #4287

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