Head Housekeeper | Nr. Guildford

£34,000 Per Annum

 

Our client is looking for an excellent Head Housekeeper who must offer solid wardrobe care experience.

The Principal, who has five children who are under ten years old, employs a large travelling team of staff who accompany her when she visits the property three or four times a year, visits are normally during school holidays.

The qualities which are important to our search are as follows:

  • Excellent, flexible, proactive approach, someone that understands the importance of leading by example;
  • A hands-on head of department, someone who works and nurtures her/his relationship with staff to create a close-knit, well-functioning team;
  • Wardrobe experience a must. Ability to manage maintenance, create strict order and organisation, oversee seasonal change-overs and keep accurate inventories;
  • Assisting daily maids with cleaning, washing and ironing duties. Training where necessary;
  • Overseeing all duties concerning smooth running of a large busy household;
  • A manic eye for detail;
  • Someone who is considerate towards other members of staff;
  • A driver/ full clean licence;
  • The Head Housekeeper will report to the House Manager.

 

Hours: 5 days a week when the family are not in residence. 7 days when Family in residence. Extra days worked will be given in lieu of overtime.

  • Salary 34k+ gross per annum. (Approx. £500 NPW);
  • Accommodation can be provided – but has not been defined;
  • Start date ASAP.

JOB REFERENCE

#5905

SALARY

£34,000 Per Annum

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Nr. Guildford

POSITION

Head Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Mansion, Formal Household, Rural Location

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

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