Head Housekeeper | Belgravia

£40,000-45,000 D.O.E 

 

Our clients is currently looking for an exceptional Head Housekeeper to fill a vacancy  at their stunning home in Belgravia, situated equal distance between Sloane Square and Victoria station.
 
Requirements for the role would be as follows:
 
  • Previous experience working in UHNW private households, 5* hotels or on yachts;
  •  Very high level of discretion;
  •  An overall quiet, subtle and highly professional manner;
  •  Experience and confidence in personal service (service of teas/coffees/snacks) and confident to help with serving during  lunches, dinners and drinks parties under instruction of the House Manager;
  •  Experience in looking after, and preparing personal effects for The Principal as well as keeping up to date inventories; 
  •  Able to take care of the master suite and maintain stock of preferred personal items and toiletries in conjunction with the house-manager and team members; 
  • Ability to lead a team of two housekeepers and check the quality of their work is  at the desired and defined high standard;
  • The Head Housekeeper would be the duty Manager when the House Manager is on his days off  (2x days per week);
  •  The Head Housekeeper must be able to fit in and work efficiently as part of an established, professional and friendly team;
  •  Must be able to keep hygiene and cleanliness levels of the home extremely high;
  •  Knowledge of the correct care and proper cleaning practises for hard and soft furnishing, including precious and fragile materials and fabrics;
  •  Strong wardrobe management skills and and knowledge of formal/informal dress for gentlemen;
  • Confident in packing luggage for travel for The Principal. Both for business and leisure trips;
  • Candidates must show they are comfortable with modern technology and able to learn technical systems (automated lights, TV and media system) quickly;
  • Candidates must be very smartly presented and be able to communicate easily with very good spoken English;
  • Uniform are required and will be provided. 
 
The role would cover approximately 48-50 hours per week. This would be on a rota basis set by the housemanager, to fit with the requirements of the household. 
 
Weekend work would be required, generally every second week (one weekend off/one mid week off in rotation). 
 
The client is keen to find someone with a quiet confidence, a calming, nurturing influence, intelligence and a strong eye-for-detail, to help them take the level of service up a few levels.

JOB REFERENCE

#7330

SALARY

£40,000-45,000 D.O.E 

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Belgravia, London

POSITION

Head Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

No

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

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