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Maternity Cover Housekeeper

London, Belsize Park, Salary Presented with expectation

EHS #6837

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Our client, with a large property in Belsize Park, is seeking a Maternity Cover Senior Housekeeper to ensure the continuous smooth running of this exquisite property.

The residence is split over 6 floors, with 7 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms – there is a lift, but it is imperative candidates applying are dynamic due to the hands-on nature of this role.  There is also a 2-bedroom annex attached to the property used for guests and a mews house which is currently used for laundry.

Duties include:

  • Making sure the house is presented to a high standard at all times
  • General housekeeping, cleaning and tidying
  • Laundry and ironing
  • General valet duties including shoe care and cleaning
  • Wardrobe management
  • Organise weekly flower arrangements
  • Manage and purchase household items
  • Food shopping and some errands
  • Managing all food and beverage stock, including expiry dates and stock rotation
  • Assist occasionally with small dinner parties/events at the house
  • Keep inventories updated
  • Liaise with the cleaner and create job lists
  • Light food preparation and cooking duties
  • Setting the table for food and beverage service
  • Packing and unpacking of principal’s suitcases/bags
  • Create packing lists/inventories
  • Purchasing of requested items for the family
  • Ordering and keeping principles toiletries and personal effects well stocked
  • General understanding of household systems including AV, WIFI etc
  • Management of service contracts, booking works, renewals
  • Manage contractors onsite
  • Organise additional repairs/alterations as required/requested
  • Routine checks to ensure everything is operating normally

Candidate requirements:

  • Energetic, efficient and forward thinking
  • Excellent communication skills – high fluency in English preferred
  • Personable, well presented and able to manage your time and duties effectively
  • Discreet and respectful of the family’s space & privacy
  • Experienced working within a similar position

Working days: some flexibility on this, between 3-5 days per week, usually Monday to Friday but occasional weekends required
Working hours: 8am – 5pm
Contract Length: Mid-May 2024 – March 2025
Salary: please present your expectation

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Maternity Cover Housekeeper

EHS #6837

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