Head Housekeeper job Merseyside

Location North West England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  45131
Created 17 July 2017

Head Housekeeper job Merseyside

(45131) An old client of Greycoat Lumleys North of England is offering a wonderful opportunity for a Head Housekeeper to join their household team in the private residence in Merseyside.

This is a busy and fast-moving household, doing a great deal of entertaining on both a formal and informal basis and you will be part of the team providing a warm welcome for the families’ guests.

Applicants should have an easy-going yet professional disposition and be dedicated to high standards at all times. Complete confidentiality and attention to detail is essential. To be a good fit for their long-standing team, you must have a good sense of humour, be approachable yet highly professional and thoroughly organised at all times.

Their housekeepers undertake general cleaning duties, including the handling of antiques and precious objects. Ideal candidates will have previous housekeeping and management experience but experience of handling precious objects is not essential as full training will be provided, however you must be comfortable handing these items and be very conscientious.


Responsibilities include

Full housekeeping and laundry duties

Management of small housekeeping team

Wardrobe management

Washing, ironing, mending of clothing

Packing and unpacking of suitcases

Purchasing and maintaining stock levels of housekeeping items

Breakfast in bed and turndown as and when required

Shared responsibility for household security


Key qualifying criteria

Previous experience in a housekeeping role, ideally within a private residence

Absolute discretion and confidentiality

Meticulous housekeeping skills

Excellent attention to detail

Previous experience managing staff

Strong spoken level of English

Be fit and energetic

Flexible approach to work

Team player

Dog friendly

Supporting references are essential


Full-time based on an average of 40 hours per week

This is a daily position although accommodation could be provided for the right candidate

£neg dep on experience


Laura Harrall North of England Office 01298 600 414 laura@greycoatlumleys.co.uk


This job is being run by our North of England office in Buxton – you don’t have to go to London to register. We can meet you in person locally or you can come to us.

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