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Temporary Head Housekeeper

London, Belgravia, Please present salary expectation

EHS #7046

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Our client, based in Belgravia, is seeking an experienced and skilled Temporary Head Housekeeper for this large property with a VIP family in a part-time residence. This position is hands-on and reports to the House Manager. It is for 3-4 weeks but could be longer if successful.

Duties include:

  • Managing the team of Housekeepers within the residence (duties, rotas, etc)
  • All aspects of hands-on housekeeping including cleaning, tidying, and organising
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Caring for and maintaining fine fabrics, furnishings, and surfaces
  • Acting as a ‘number two’ to the House Manager, supporting all operations within the residence
  • Preparation of light breakfasts (eggs, fruit pots etc) on a Sunday when needed – training can be given
  • Front of House duties – training given if needed
  • Training temporary members of staff during busier periods
  • Assessing the schedules already in place and making improvements as necessary

Candidate Requirements:

  • Experience working in a similar senior position
  • Willingness to remain hands-on – although this is a senior role it is expected for the Head Housekeeper to lead by example and remain hands-on in daily duties
  • Excellent abilities with all aspects of housekeeping – laundress experience would be a real bonus, however, further training on the client’s preferences will be given
  • Strong English preferred – confident dealing with the client’s requests, visitors, and contractors
  • Flexible and hardworking, a team player with good leadership skills
  • Common sense and a good attitude towards the job at hand - energetic and motivated
  • Computer literate / tech savvy
  • Well-presented, smiley, and warm

Hours/days: 6 days per week, Flexible hours
Salary: Please present salary expectation 

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Temporary Head Housekeeper

EHS #7046

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