Daily Housekeeper | Knightsbridge

£24,000 to £28,000

 

We are looking for a fabulous Daily Housekeeper to join our client's household, which is a stone's throw from Harrods, Knightsbridge Tube station and other wonderful transport connections. The role is to start as soon as possible.

The property is a second home, so there are quiet periods when the family are away and busier periods when staff will need to make themselves available to work longer hours.

Working with a small dedicated team, this position provides an excellent opportunity to work in an established, friendly and dynamic household. 

To Start ASAP

JOB REFERENCE

#2548

SALARY

£24,000 to £28,000

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Knightsbridge - London

POSITION

Daily Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Family, Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, Informal Household, City Based

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

Spoken English

DRIVING LICENCE

No

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

Main responsibilities  (Training can be provided where needed)

  • Working in a small team of housekeepers to ensure that all properties and their outdoor areas are correctly maintained, cleaned and in working order at all times;
  • Cleaning and presenting all properties to the highest possible standard, while always working to Health and Safety procedures and working methods;
  • Taking care of one property on a daily base and helping at another 2 if and when required;
  • Cleaning and care of items, ornaments and furniture made in fine textiles, leathers and natural woods and stone; as well as crystal, silver, brass, copper and stainless steel;
  • Cleaning and care of high gloss furnishing, chandeliers, mirrors and art;
  • Cleaning and care of commercial kitchens, bathrooms, gym equipment and outdoor furnishings;
  • Laundering (including bed and bath linen) - ensuring garments are attended to with great care - hand washing, dry cleaning, ironing and starching;
  • Wardrobe care, laundering and luggage organization;
  • Care of crockery and cutlery, table linen, table setting and service.

 

Occasional duties (Training can be provided if  needed)

  • Helping the travelling staff with their duties (i.e. the butlers and waiters);
  • Room attendance and turndown service;
  • Helping the nurses with their nanny duties – boys and girls age 0 – 10 years.
  • Assisting with service;
  • Helping in the kitchen / pantries as a kitchen porter and/or during the food preparation process - no cooking abilities are required;
  • Taking care of errands

Eligibility

The right person

  • Will preferably be experienced in a variety of household duties;
  • Must be happy to work as part of a team;
  • Discreet, reliable but flexible and friendly person with a “will do” attitude is essential
  • Experience within HNW households and/or Middle Eastern culture preferable but not essential
  • 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, as well as in a big and/or small diverse team in fast-paced environment
  • Non-smoker
  • Happy to work in conjunction with the housekeeping team while reporting to the House Manager.

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