Live out Senior Housekeeper job

Location UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £35,000 GPA
Job Number  53288
Created 02 August 2019

( GU25 )Live out Housekeeper required on the Wentworth Estate, Virginia Water Start ASAP Salary £35k Gross Per annum ( Approx £500 npw)

(53288 ) An excellent, experienced and diligent Senior housekeeper is needed for a fully staffed informal residence, looking after a couple and their beautiful 6 bed weekend home. The house does tend to be very busy at weekends with guests and dinner parties The role will be initially offered on a 6 month rolling contract with a view to the position becoming a permanent arrangement. The main purpose is to support the Head Housekeeper and working alongside and training the housekeeping team. You must be happy to be part of a team, you will be working with the House Manager, Head housekeeper, a team of housekeepers, gardeners, and security personnel.

 

The ideal candidate will be efficient, polite and discreet and have high standards of service. Experience looking after very fine furnishings to a high standard is essential. A background on Yachts or Luxury Chalets would be a bonus.

 

Duties to include

  • Supporting the Head Housekeeper , to include covering on days off, leave or sickness; assistance with internal training and maintaining standards

  • General hands on Housekeeping duties including cleaning (inclusive of but not limited to silverware), washing, ironing , working alongside the housekeeping team Making (re-making) beds as often as required

  • Assisting the principals when they are cooking and informal mealtimes; the principal is a keen cook, so this aspect would be mainly assisting and tidying up.

  • Meeting and greeting guests, assisting with occasional parties, dinners, events and taking care of guests when necessary;

  • Assisting with washing and ironing the House residents’ and guests clothes and other items of laundry;

  • Errands and shopping as needed, organising dry cleaning;

  • Watering plants and taking care of floral arrangements in the House;

  • Dealing with contractors and tradespeople as needed.

  • Walking and feeding dogs and caring for/feeding cats and occasional vet visits;

  • Liaising with the gardeners to ensure fresh produce from the garden and fresh eggs are collected every day; & outside areas are guest ready when the principal requires;

 

Driving essential, car provided for work purposes

 

Hours 5 days per week

Salary  £35k Gross Per annum ( Approx £500 npw)

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;- Rebecca Liljeros

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