UPDATED: For a lovely and very nice young family in St. John’s Wood we are looking for one full-time (Mon. - Fri.) permanent housekeepers. No driving or cooking required. There is an early start, cooked meals provided. Previous private household experience and living in commutable distance to NW8 essential.
The household/ family:
6 bedroom beautiful property with large laundry, over 15 staff including butlers, nannies, chefs and security. 4 children (from a baby to age 15), charming parents, father travels much. Busy well-structured household running like clockwork. Family travel much and are always away for the school holidays and the summer. No pets. No packing or unpacking (which the butlers carry out). No childcare. The role reports to the housekeeping supervisor. There is also a house manager.
- Make beds and change linens/ turn down service
- Dust surfaces and vacuum
- Cleaning bedroom bathrooms/ showers
- Check pool area and dust gym
- Check beauty salon
- Preparing public and private rooms
- Report any work that needs to be carried out
- Assist with laundry if required
- Min 3 years private household experience
- High end housekeeping skills
- Fluency in English
- Able to work shifts (must live locally)
- Ability to work as a team
- Good laundry skills an advantage
We are looking for candidates who enjoy working as part of a team, who have great attention to detail, are hard-working and can deliver consistently high standards. This is solely a cleaning role and it is essential that candidates enjoy this work. The focus is on keeping the property tidy and clean without interruptions to the family’s lives. Candidates should be able to communicate well and be well presented. Uniform including shoes provided.
Deep cleaning of curtains and cushions is done externally and a company cleans the windows.
The hours are: 6.45am (7.30am at weekends) - 3.45pm (an hour for lunch), Mon - Fri. No overtime. Discretionary bonus (none contractual).
To start Nov./ Dec. 2017. A DBS security check and written references from private employers are essential. Please indicate which of the shifts you prefer.
Salary:£30000 - 33000 gross per annum depending on experience (approx.£455 - £494 net a week)
To apply please send your CV with a short cover letter outlining briefly your housekeeping experience.
***If you have only worked as housekeeper in hotels, please do not apply. Candidates MUST have private housekeeping experience.
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