Part-time, live-out Housekeeper | Ascot

Salary Circa £28,000 D.O.E.

 

Our UHNW client is looking for an experienced and self-assured Housekeeper, for a part-time role, who would be confident carrying out housekeeping duties to a high-standard at a large country house. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years housekeeping experience, a positive attitude, and work well within an established household team.

The Principal travels internationally on a regular basis and divides most of their time between their European residence and country house in Berkshire. 

Hours: Tuesday to Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm (flexible)

Salary: Circa £28K dependent on experience. Excellent working conditions with 2x annual performance bonuses

This is an excellent opportunity for a committed and hardworking individual who is looking for a rewarding position within a highly motived team. The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary with additional benefits and performance incentives.

Note: A car driver is essential for getting to and from work.

JOB REFERENCE

#8139

SALARY

Salary Circa £28,000 D.O.E.

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Ascot

POSITION

Daily Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, Rural Location

EXPERIENCE

1 - 4 years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

Housekeeping Duties:  

The role will include responsibility for the overall maintenance of the house and contents to the highest possible standard. This includes cleaning and polishing of all fixtures and fittings, polishing silver and brass items, care of antiques and cleaning crystal, laundry, washing, ironing, repairs to clothing and other fabrics, preparation of pictorial inventories for clothing, jewellery and wine, identifying and reporting maintenance issues within the residence and liaising with the in-house driving team. In addition, you may be required to do basic cooking and you will be required to wait at the table when the family are in residence.   

Laundry Duties:

The role will be heavily focused on laundry and wardrobe management, including the laundry of delicate fabrics and ironing. The ideal candidate must have good knowledge of fabrics and linens.

 

Entry Requirements

General Requirements:

A friendly, hard-working, trustworthy, and honest individual, who has common sense and takes initiative. Needs to have a flexible attitude and strong housekeeping experience. Someone who is discreet, unobtrusive and able to respect the family's privacy.

Excellent written and spoken English is required. Non-smoking work environment. Experience working as a Housekeeper in a domestic household essential. Driving license is essential. Candidates must have checkable, relevant references from previous employers.

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