Daily Housekeeper | Knightsbridge

Circa £35,000 to £40,000

 

Our client, who has no dependants, is looking for an experienced professional housekeeper to clean and maintain his beautifully appointed penthouse apartment in Knightsbridge. Only a chef is employed. The housekeeper will need to have initiative, be highly organised, efficient and confident in all aspects of cleaning and presenting a reasonably sized apartment.

The owner travels up to 3-months of each year and will need to have full confidence the property will be secure and well-run in his absence.

  • Days and Hours: Monday to Friday (Ideally to include some Saturdays)
  • Location: Home in Knightsbridge
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Salary: £35K to £40K
  • Uniform is required and provided

 

The client also wishes to find a housekeeper who shows longevity in their previous roles and a desire to seek a long-term working commitment to their new employer.

JOB REFERENCE

#6865

SALARY

Circa £35,000 to £40,000

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Knightsbridge | London

POSITION

Daily Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, City Based

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

No

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Working alone to ensure that the apartment and terrace areas are correctly maintained, cleaned and in working order at all times;
  • cleaning and presenting the apartment to the highest possible standard, while always working to Health and Safety procedures and working methods;
  • Cleaning and care of items, ornaments and furniture, soft and hard finishes, including fine textiles, leathers and natural woods and stone; as well as crystal, silver, brass, copper and stainless steel; high gloss materials, chandeliers, sconces, mirrors and art;
  • Assistance to cleaning and care of the kitchens, along with bathrooms, gym equipment and outdoor terrace furnishings;
  • Daily changing of the bedlinen and presentation of which must be to an impeccable standard. Also daily changing of towels;
  • Laundering to an expected high standard (including bed and bath linen) - ensuring garments are attended to with great care - hand washing, ironing and starching;
  • Wardrobe care, along with un-packing after trips and managing proper care of luggage;
  • Care of crockery and cutlery, table linen, table setting and some service;
  • Following contractors, and ensuring workmen follow the rules of the house;
  • It would be very advantageous if the housekeeper was able to cook a simple breakfast, usually something along the lines of eggs and smoked salmon
  • Must be pet friendly 

 

Occasional duties 

  • Room attendance and turndown service;
  • Assisting chef with service;
  • Helping in the kitchen / pantries as a kitchen porter and/or during the food preparation process - minimal cooking abilities are required
  • Managing errands

Entry Requirements

The right person

  • Will preferably be experienced in a variety of household duties
  • Must be happy to work along (there is a chef employed)
  • Discreet, reliable but flexible and friendly person with a “will do” attitude is essential
  • Experience within HNW households
  • 5* deluxe hotel experience preferable but not essential
  • Attention to detail and ability is essential
  • Candidates must not be technophobes!
  • Good English understanding is a prerequisite
  • Self-motivated person able to work alone
  • Non-smoker
  • Happy to work in alone, but be prepared to follow instruction from the Principal’s Private Office 

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