( 50890 ) Live out Head Laundress / Seamstress / Wardrobe manager required in Egham Start ASAP Salary £38-42k Gross Per annum ( Approx £560-610 npw)
( TW20 ) An exciting opportunity for a superb laundress! A formally run estate in Egham needs the help of a highly experienced ‘top’ laundress to join their team. You will have full charge of the professional standard household laundry, washing and ironing of clothes and linens, arranging the dry-cleaning as well as doing repairs and alterations as required/requested. You will also be responsible of the wardrobe management for the family- You need to be confident looking after a high value / couture wardrobe, responsible for its care, maintenance and cataloguing as well as general household linens.
Working in conjunction with a junior laundress. Someone who has experience in wardrobe management in a private house is essential, perhaps with a background in costume departments of theatre companies / film. We need someone who is flexible travel during the summer months on a rotational base to provide the family support when abroad.
Duties to include
High level understanding of how best to care for fine linens and clothing, using professional equipment.
Working understanding of how to maintain the Laundry / laundry equipment in order to keep it in peak condition, to be able to request and keep logs of care and maintenance.
Maintaining an up-to-date garment and linen inventory , including off-site (eg. Dry-cleaning / specialist repair )
Wardrobe management and seasonal changeovers
Washing (hand-washing – when needed), drying, steaming, ironing all clothing and linens for the houses and family
Alterations and repairs as needed- you must be an excellent seamstress
Packing and unpacking to include packing lists
Provide a valet service if required
Driving is not essential for the role but you must be able to get to the property and be within a 40 minute commute of the property.
Hours Mon- Friday 9-5 with flexibility
Salary £ 38-42k Gross Per annum ( Approx £560-610 npw)
Consultant to contact ;- Rebecca Liljeros