LIVE IN HOUSEKEEPER I BASINGSTOKE,HAMPSHIRE

Circa £30,000 + pa

 

A hands-on, self-motivated and experienced housekeeper with high attention to detail and personable demeanour is required for an exclusive, commercially-let eleven-bedroom country house near Basingstoke, North Hampshire.

The Housekeeper will be working in a small team and will be responsible for the day-to-day upkeep and care of the property; ensuring the house is prepared to a high standard when guests arrive. The successful candidate must have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of cleaning products and materials, and should be proficient in caring for antique furniture, fixtures and silverware.

There are times in which the house is not occupied with guests, during which the candidate should be pro-active and well organised in completing their daily duties. The Housekeeper will be expected to assist the House Manager with the training of part-time/seasonal staff in preparation for guest stays, and must be able to guide casual staff during a guest stay.

Although this position will require a baseline five-day week, the candidate should be prepared to work longer hours and some weekends when guests are in residence. Ideal candidate will have previous hotel experience, a driver with own car.

JOB REFERENCE

#8315

SALARY

Circa £30,000 + pa

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Basingstoke, Hampshire

POSITION

Live In Housekeeper

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Rural Location, Commercial

PERKS

Working Week: 5-day week – with flexibility to work evenings and weekends when required

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £30,000 + own cottage, council tax paid

EXPERIENCE

1 - 4 years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

General Duties include:

  • Ensuring the property is kept to a high level of cleanliness and tidiness
  • Managing the in-house and guest laundry, including ironing
  • Dealing with tradesmen and overseeing their work where necessary
  • Caring for antiques and silverware
  • Assisting the House Manager with staff training and staff rotas
  • Occasional Front of House duties
  • Flower arranging
  • Ordering and stock retention of housekeeping supplies

Accommodation

Own lovely cottage

Entry Requirements

A successful candidate must:

  • Be able to work under pressure and adhere to time constraints
  • Display a polite and professional attitude to guests and colleagues
  • Have a displayable background in similar positions
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Have an excellent work ethic
  • Be flexible to work on evenings and over weekends during times of guest residence, if requested by the House Manager

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