Live in Housekeeper Job

Live In Housekeeper Job, Knightsbridge

We are actively searching for an experienced Housekeeper to join a formal family of four, plus a family dog. 

We are looking for a confident candidate, with a positive attitude and someone who is highly detail-oriented, with a great command of the English language. You shall be clear in your communication and will offer flexibility as required, working alongside an existing Housekeeper, in shifts to cover full day hours across a 6-day working week when the family are in residence.

You will be a team player with a warm disposition, holding high cleaning standards and a high level of professionalism.

 You will have proven Private Household experience and a clear understanding of how ultra-high-net-worth households are run. Five-star hotel experience would also be beneficial.

The family are away for approx. 3.5 months of the year (during all school holidays, Christmas, Easter and Summer), and during these times your working hours will be massively reduced to being a key holder and checking in on the property each day. You will also be expected to take your own paid annual leave during these periods. 

Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Detailed housekeeping and cleaning in all areas of the residence (2 floor penthouse, 4 bedrooms.

  • Intricate laundry care and ironing

  • Wardrobe management

  • Dining preparation 

  • Flower decoration

  • Front of house service

  • Grocery shopping

  • Family Cooking and serving – (confident to follow a recipe)

  • Dog care (the family have a small dog who the Housekeepers will also look after when they are travelling)

Start date: February 2024

Working week: This is a full-time position where you will work 6 days a week alongside an existing second Housekeeper, when the family are in residence. Your shifts and day-off will be coordinated with your colleague, usually on a Saturday or Sunday. 

Working hours: You will arrange the specific hours of the daily shifts with the other Housekeeper, and your daily shift will generally finish around 20:30. The day will include a break. (40-45 hours per week)

Accommodation: A shared, two-bedroom separate apartment, living alongside the Second Housekeeper (a private bedroom, a shared kitchen/living area and a shared main bathroom)

Salary: £45k - Depending on experience 

Job reference number: 114884

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster