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Housekeeper Job

Location Ireland, Co. Limerick
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £30,000 - £35,000 gpa depending on experience
Job Number  88172
Created 31 July 2020

Housekeeper Job

Greycoat Lumley's client are a large country house located in rural Ireland.  The family home has 7 bedrooms and is a busy place especially during the summer months and winter holiday season. 

Candidates must be able to work as part of a team, there are two other Housekeepers and they all report into the House Butler.

The Housekeepers are expected to perform their duties to the highest standard. Housekeepers are also expected to adhere to health and safety standards and regulations.

Main Duties: 

  • Housekeeping of the main house including 7 bedrooms and public rooms
  • Washing and hoovering the floors
  • Cleaning and relaying the fireplace
  • Preparing guest bedrooms for arrival and after departure
  • Laundry
  • Turn-down service when the Butler is absent
  • Care of the family dog when the Butler is absent
  • Cleaning of silverware

Other duties will be added as and when required.

Working to a routine on a daily basis.  Duties must be carried out to a high standard and in a timely fashion.

Accommodation:                   Private en-suite bedroom is provided with a shared kitchen/living room within the two bedroom staff wing of the Main House. 

                                                There are currently no other members of staff in the accommodation.

Package:                                Excellent salary + one main meal per day

Hours of work:                     7am to 3pm

                                               30 minute tea break and 50 minute lunch break

Salary:                                    £30,000 - £35,000 gpa depending on experience

Days:                                     Monday to Wednesday and then to take 4 days off (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

                                               then  return to work the Monday for another 10 day shift.

                                               The live-in Housekeeper is expected to work over the Christmas holidays if required (typically if the family is in residence). 

A full job description will be shared once at interview stage.

DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICANTS, WE WILL ONLY CONTACT CANDIDATES TAKEN ONTO THE NEXT STAGE IN THE PROCESS

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