Housekeeping Assistant | Nine Elms

£26,000 - £29,000

 

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We are looking for a Housekeeping Assistant to work in a luxury triplex penthouse near Vauxhall/Nine Elms.This position will provide a wonderful opportunity for those looking to learn many new skills and how the finest formal households operate.

This role will provide a structured work environment, and structured hours along with the opportunity to work alongside an established housekeeping team of service orientated professionals. 

Working 5 days and 48 hours per week, candidates must be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change. Operating 2 shifts, the early shift starts at 08:00 and the late shift finishes as 20:00. Candidates must be flexible to work weekends and Bank Holidays. Time will be given in lieu when additional hours are worked.

The housekeeping attendants will be responsible for maintaining the beautiful apartment, including: guest bedrooms, reception rooms and spa to the highest possible standard of cleanliness, presentation and good order. 

JOB REFERENCE

#5002

SALARY

£26,000 - £29,000

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

London

POSITION

Housekeeping Assistant

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Mansion, Professional / Philanthropist, City Based

EXPERIENCE

1 - 4 years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

No

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Front of House duties to include cloakroom, meeting, greeting and directing guests.
  • Cleaning, maintaining and presenting all rooms to the highest standard.
  • Care of bedroom suites, changing beds and replenishing bath and bed linen as required.
  • Undertaking personal maiding duties for guests to include: running baths, help with dressing and serving trays in bedroom0suites, packing, unpacking & wardrobe care.
  • Making furniture and room adjustments to Principal’s and guest’s preference as requested.
  • Cleaning and Care of antiques, artwork, fine fabrics and hard finishes.
  • Must be able to work in the laundry including washing, sorting, pressing, spot cleaning, and having dry-cleaning awareness.
  • Ability to operate the latest house systems.
  • Maintaining general cleanliness and the highest standards of hygiene throughout the house including in service areas and stock rooms.
  • To carry out any other duties that may be reasonably requested by the Head Housekeeper, Housekeeping Supervisor or member of the senior management team.

 

Health & Safety

  • To ensure that all work undertaken is done so in a safe manner and in accordance with relevant approved codes of practice.
  • To wear appropriate protective clothing provided by or recommended by the Company.
  • To be aware of and comply with safe working practices as laid down under the Health and Safety Acts as applicable to your place of work. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards at your work place.
  • To ensure that any accidents to staff, guests or visitors are reported in accordance with correct procedures.
  • To be fully conversant with the risk assessments for your department.
  • To comply with all Health & Safety regulation including fire safety procedures to ensure the safety of yourself, staff, contractors and Principals.

 

Training

  • To attend all training courses as and when required.
  • Willing to learn new skills and enhance current knowledge.

 

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Previous housekeeping experience of at least 2 years in a deluxe 5* environment or a respected private home
  • Good spoken English
  • Highest standards of personal grooming.
  • A critical eye for detail.
  • Ability to work efficiently independently or as within the wider team.
  • Must be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change which might include work at weekends and on bank holidays sometimes at short notice. Time will be given in lieu when overtime is worked.

 

Preferred Skills

  • European languages would be helpful.

 

Additional Notes

  • Total discretion is required by the Principals at all time.
  • A uniform will be provided.

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