(x2) Live-Out Housekeeper | Highgate

£33,000 per annum

 

We are looking for 2 housekeepers to work at our client's beautiful, primary residence in Highgate.

The Client employs a small team of staff so their home can be maintained to an extremely high standard.

The housekeepers will show they enjoy working as part of a close-knit team and will take serious pride in every aspect of their duties, which will include:  general housekeeping duties, including specialist cleaning, to include care for fine arts and antiques, silver and parquet flooring etc.

Other duties will include: helping with laundry, shopping and occasional running errands.

There is no requirement to cook as the house employs a chef, and neither will there be any childcare duties because these are managed by full-time professional nannies. 

A flexible, pro-active, well-groomed and well-spoken candidates, who are able to greet visitors and serve at table (if necessary), take phone messages, order external services and liaise with contractors would all be advantageous skill-sets.

Working on a roster: 5-day on, 2 days off, with a share of weekends worked.

Candidates must like dogs because there are 3 very cute and friendly family dogs in residence too! 

Please Note. Candidates who apply for this role must already be living and working in London. 

JOB REFERENCE

#2839

SALARY

£33,000 per annum

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

London

POSITION

Daily Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Family, Mansion, Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, City Based, Travelling

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

Excellent spoken English

DRIVING LICENCE

No

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

No

Roles and Responsibilities

Daily duties:

  • Helping with breakfast, and meal service, clearing tables and stacking dishwasher
  • All cleaning and laundry duties 
  • Bed making and servicing bathrooms
  • Organizing dry-cleaning & running errands etc
  • Keeping children’s bedrooms and playroom tidy and bed linen changed.
  • Ensuring everything is well cared for in all respects
  • Ad hoc errands as requested.

Entry Requirements

General Requirements:

  • Fluent English speaker – it is a key requirement of the role that the candidate must be able to communicate effectively and have an excellent comprehension of the English language
  • Have solid previous nanny and housekeeper experience in a similar role with references to back this up.
  • Live locally if possible to maximise flexibility of work hours
  • Be punctual, flexible and organised
  • Maintain a professional demeanour whilst being approachable, welcoming, friendly and enthusiastic
  • Be well presented, discreet and articulate
  • Be fit and active 
  • Have a strong work ethic and plenty of energy 
  • Must be pet friendly as the family have 3 very friendly dogs
  • MUST be flexible and understanding of the needs of a private household.

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