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Live Out Head Housekeeper Job

Location UK, South East England, Hertfordshire
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Head Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £35,000 - £45,000 gross per annum
Job Number  95508
Created 22 September 2021

Live Out Head Housekeeper job near St Albans, Herts

( AL3 )Live out Housekeeper required near St Albans, Herts Start ASAP Salary £35,000 - £45,000 gross per annum 

A wonderful opportunity to work on a stunning country estate. Our clients ( a young family) are looking for an experienced Head housekeeper to manage their team of two other housekeepers looking after their large 10 bed home which is in process of renovations and also open to the public in the summer. You must have high standards and an eye for detail. We are looking for someone with excellent people management skills as well as exceptional organisational skills. Part of the role will be helping to re-instate the collections which have been in store . There are many antiques and fine furniture so you must have experience caring for them Previous experience working for the National Trust or similar would be an advantage.

Long term experience of working in a formal house environment or on a shooting estate is helpful but not essential The ideal candidate for this role will maintain the general tidiness of the home, be proactive and happy to help out wherever needed- leading by example.

Duties to include

  • Hands on Housekeeping
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Care of antiques and silver and fine furnishings
  • Managing the team of housekeepers
  • Helping with dinner parties and with yearly opening of the public rooms
  • Helping when the family entertain- guests stay intermittently midweek and on weekends
  • Helping with the dogs if needed they have 2 friendly dogs so you must be animal friendly

Driving essential due to the location, Must have own car

Hours  Monday – Friday approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility

Salary £35,000 - £45,000 gross per annum 

Starts   ASAP

Vacancy Number: 95508

Consultant to contact ;- Rebecca Liljeros

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