( GU4) Live in or Live Out Head Housekeeper / Ladies Maid required near Guildford Start ASAP Salary £40k + Gross Per annum ( Approx £560+ npw)
( 54480 ) Lovely family need the help of an excellent switched on and experienced hands on Head Housekeeper / Ladies maid to work alongside their existing House-manager in their stunning country home. We are looking for a very experienced hands on Head Housekeeper who is a team player, highly organised, able to deputise for the house manager on her days off. Someone who is friendly and approachable, with high levels of knowledge looking after fine linen / antiques and furnishings.
Experience working in a 5* boutique hotel environment , or a similar, large formally run house would be an advantage.
Duties to include
Day to day running of the housekeeping of the 13 bed house, reporting to the Household Manager.
Clean and be responsible for the principals bedroom
Wardrobe management for the principals
Occasional laundry for the principals when the laundress is on her day off
Managing, motivating and overseeing 3 additional short term staff (when needed) to include budgeting and staff rotas.
Helping with entertaining- meeting and greeting guests , serving afternoon teas with house manger to guests and serving to table if needed
Preparation of simple sandwiches or salads when chef is off
Run errands and personal shopping, to include accompanying the principal on her trips into London
Partners and pets cannot be accommodated
Driving not essential but would be an advantage , The family have drivers
Hours 5-6 day week on a rota 11am- 8pm
Accommodation Own bedroom and Bathroom in one of the houses
Salary £40k+ Gross per annum ( Dependent on whether you do 5 or 6 day week)
Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros