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Live out Head Housekeeper job

Location South West England, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Head Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Job Number  54541
Created 17 October 2019

Live out Head Housekeeper required near Shaftesbury Start ASAP Salary Negotiable

(54492) A lovely family with young children are looking for an enthusiastic Head Housekeeper to help them manage several properties on their large estate near Shaftesbury in Dorset. You will be working alongside other estate staff, and overseeing a team on 2 part time housekeepers, and another full time housekeeper. We are looking for someone who has a high attention to detail and is approachable. You will be child friendly and happy to happy to help wherever needed within the home.


The principals use the house for weekends and holidays. When they are in residence flexibility is required and you will be happy to work two weekends a month.


Duties to include

  • Day to day running of the housekeeping of the properties.

  • Hands on, full time cleaning, washing and ironing, leading from the front by example.

  • Overseeing the Housekeepers and making sure everything is perfect for the family’s arrival.

  • Helping with entertaining- meeting and greeting guests , serving to table if needed

  • Reporting maintenance issues and organising contractors and tradesmen.

  • Occasionally running errands and shopping.

  • There are no specific childcare duties, a full time Nanny is employed, however you must be willing to help when required.

  • Helping with the two dogs if needed


Driving essential.


Hours Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm when the family is not in residence. Flexibility is required when the family are in residence. Working two weekends per month.

Salary  £Negotiable.

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact;-Annie Busher

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