Temporary Housekeeper Jobs

Greycoat Lumleys’ clients are looking for experienced Housekeepers for private households on an ongoing basis.

Location: London  

This is the perfect time to consider taking a Temporary Housekeeping position at Greycoat Lumleys as it offers so many benefits, including:

  • £17-20 per hour gross pay.

  • Holiday pay if you are paid through our payroll (accrue holiday pay for every hour you work, including evenings & weekends) Auto enrolment into Pension scheme. Tax and National Insurance paid for.

  • Providing extra income when your existing boss/family is away.

  • It offers complete flexibility - you choose when you want to work and when not to.

  • It can be a springboard to your next role as it allows you to start as a temp with the view to going permanent with some roles.

  • You are able to build your private household experience so that you can be considered/put forward for other roles.

  • It can provide you with new knowledge in areas you have not previously worked in.

  • It can upgrade your CV.

​Duties could include, but are not exhaustive of:

  • General housekeeping of the property and cleaning.

  • Care of special materials and knowledge of how to handle them

  • Laundry, which include hand washing and dry-cleaning

  • Ironing and pressing

  • Simple cooking

  • Wardrobe management, unpacking and packing of suitcases

  • Running errands

  • Childcare

  • Ensuring high standards of cleanliness are being met at all times


You have a minimum of 2 years prior experience working as a Housekeeper.  This could be in private households, or within 4* or 5* hotels.  

Working as temporary staff for Greycoat Lumleys through our payroll, you will be supported from the initial registration through to the completion of your weekly booking by the consultant. You will be paid on a weekly basis, directly by us and we will also let you know how much holiday pay you are entitled to.