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Private Households -Housekeepers


HEAD HOUSEKEEPER FOR FAMILY, W. KENSINGTON, LONDON         UK9409

Seeking candidates now

Key requirements: 5 years experience, excellent managment background, high end housekeeping, well presented and flexible 

Job Description: For a regular client, a HNW young family in West Kensington we are looking for a live-out experienced Head Housekeeper to work 6 days a week, taking care of the housekeeping of the property. This is a part time residence since the family travel much. Private housekeeping experience gained within a family environment essential. Driver an advantage.

The client, a small family with two young children, lives in a fully-staffed large luxury mansion which is formally run – the family is at times quite informal. The male Principal will frequently visit the property on his own. There are several dogs. The role reports to the House Manager.

The duties:

- Ensuring house is kept clean and to high standards

- Organize cupboards and wardrobes

- Train and supervise staff

- Make beds and change linens

- Care of all laundry and organizing laundry room

- Able to provide simple breakfast

- Set up house for arrival/ tidy rooms after use

- Joined care of dogs

 

Requirements

- Previous housekeeping experienced gained within a family

- Management experience

- Excellent knowledge of garment and laundry care

- Excellent experience of cleaning silver, caring for antiques/ art


The client is looking for someone who is senior and highly knowledgeable on wardrobe managemet and housekeeping. The role is to stand for the House manager when he travels or is off duty. Key for this household is flexibility and high standards.

To work Daily from 7.30am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch (cooked lunch provided).

Salary £40K - £46K plus holidays

Salary & Benefits: $40000 - £48000 depending on experience (live-out)

 For more information please email us or call +44 (0) 207 193 8421

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LIVE-OUT P/TIME HOUSEKEEPER, W. KENSINGTON, LONDON          UK 9411

Seeking candidates now. .

Key requirements: min. 3 years private family experience, excellent high end housekeeping skills, fluency in English, DBS and written references

Job Description: For a regular client, a HNW young family in West Kensington we are looking for a live-out experienced p/t Housekeeper to work 3 days a week, assisting with the housekeeping of the property. This is a part time residence since the family travel much. Private housekeeping experience gained within a family environment essential.

The client, a small family with two young children, lives in a fully-staffed large luxury mansion which is formally run – the family is at times quite informal. The male Principal will frequently visit the property on his own. There are several dogs. The role reports to the House Manager.

The duties:

- Cleaning the house (including mopping, dusting, wiping, polishing surfaces)

- Taking care of laundry and ironing

- Make beds and change linens

- Able to provide simple breakfast, if required

- Set up house for arrival/ tidy rooms after use

- Joined care of dogs

 

Requirements

- Previous housekeeping experienced gained within a family

- Well presented and able to follow instrauctions

- Excellent knowledge of garment and laundry care

- High end housekeeping skills (care of silver, antiques, etc).

 

The client is looking for someone who is llexible when required able to work a few extra hours or days, when required. Good private housekeeping epeience is essential.

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To work 3 days week 7.30am to 5.30pm with an hour for lunch

Salary & Benefits: £15/ hour plus cooked lunch

 For more information please email us or call +44 (0) 207 193 8421

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LIVE-OUT HOUSEKEEPER FOR FAMILY, ST. JOHNS WOOD, LONDON                                                                                                                                     UK8398

Seeking candidates now.

Key requirements: 3 years private housekeeping experience, high end housekeeping skills, and live in a commutable distance (early start at 6.45am), Mon - Fri.

Job Description: For a lovely young family in St. John’s Wood we are looking for an experienced housekeeper. No driving or cooking required. Early start 6.45am, cooked meals provided. Previous private household experience essential.

The household/ family:

6 bedroom beautiful property with large laundry, over 15 staff including butlers, nannies, chefs and security. 4 children (from a baby to age 15), charming parents, father travels much. Busy well-structured household running like clockwork. Family travel much and are always away for the school holidays and the summer. No pets. No packing or unpacking (which the butlers carry out). No childcare. The role reports to the housekeeping supervisor.

The duties:

- Make beds and change linens/ turn down service

- Dust surfaces and vacuum

- Cleaning bedroom bathrooms/ showers

- Check pool area and dust gym

- Check beauty salon

- Preparing public and private rooms

- Report any work that needs to be carried out

- Assist with laundry if required

Requirements:

- Min 3 years private household experience

- High end housekeeping skills

- Fluency in English

- Able to work shifts (must live locally)

- Ability to work as a team

- Good laundry skills an advantage

We are looking for candidates who enjoy working as part of a team, who have great attention to detail, are hard-working and can deliver consistently high standards. This is solely a cleaning role and it is essential that candidates enjoy this work. The focus is on keeping the property tidy and clean without interruptions to the family’s lives. Candidates should be able to communicate well and be well presented. Uniform including shoes provided.

Deep cleaning of curtains and cushions is done externally and a company cleans the windows.

The hours: 6.45am  (7.30am at weekends)- 3.45pm (an hour for lunch), Mon - Fri. No overtime. Discretionary bonus (none contractual).

To start Nov./ Dec. 2017. A DBS security check and written references from private employers are essential.

 Salary & Benefits: £30000 - 33000 gross per annum depending on experience (approx.£455 - £494 net a week) for the housekeepers,  

 For more information please email us or call +44 (0) 207 193 8421

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LIVE-OUT LAUNDRESS FOR FAMILY, ST. JOHNS WOOD, LONDON    UK 8405

Seeking candidates now.

Key requirements: 3 years' experience, high end housekeeping skills, flexibility

Job Description: For a lovely young family in St. John’s Wood we are looking for an experienced laundress to work in a busy household, cooked meals provided, 5 days a week with 2 days off.

The household/ family:

6 bedroom beautiful property with large laundry, over 15 staff including butlers, nannies, chefs and security. 4 children (from a baby to age 15), charming parents, father travels much. Busy well-structured household running like clockwork. Family travel much and are always away for the school holidays and the summer. No pets.

The role reports to the head housekeeper.

The duties:

- Launder all washing, including handwashing

- Set aside items for dry clieaning

- Iron to high standards

- Fold and care for garments appropriately

- Help out with housekeeping if required

- Report any fabric/ machinery issues

Requirements:

- Min 3 years experience as a laundress/ housekeeper

- High end housekeeping skills

- Fluency in English 

 

We are looking for candidates with excellent laundry skills able to work on their own and deliver cleaned, pressed garments and bedding to high standards. An eye for detail is crucial. Some flexibility may be required. 

The hours: 9.00am - 5.30p for 5 days a week (including the weekend) with 2 days off. Discretionary bonus (none contractual)

To start early  2018. A DBS security check and written references from private employers are essential.

Salary & Benefits: Depending on experience 

 For more information please email us or call +44 (0) 207 193 8421

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LIVE-OUT HEAD HOUSEKEEPER, SUNNNINGDALE, BERKS.               UK9410

Seeking candidates now.

Key requirements: 3-5 years private management experience, exclent housekeeping skills, good communications skills, great eye for detail, flexibility

Job Description: For a large part-time residence in Sunningdale, Berkshire, we are looking for a full-time experienced live-out Head Housekeeper to keep the property to high standards and prepare for occasional visitsb by the family. Flexibility, expertise in high end housekeeping and driving are essential.  

The family travel much and spent only a few weeks a year at the property. The property consists of 6 bedrooms and a spa/ pool area. The interior is of the finest throughout with high quality furniture including antiques, marble, art works and fine furnishings. There is one other full-time and one part/time housekeeper, security and gardeners. The family own two dogs who travelwith them.

The duties include:

-    Training and supervising all staff

-    Assist with hands on housekeeping duties (cleaning, dusting, polishing, mopping. etc.)

-    Uphold system for laundry, linens and couture clothing

-    Care of laundry and dry cleaning

-    Personal shopping (e.g. Central London) if required

-    Order stocks of cleaning products and toiletries 

-    Assist with inventories

-    Report on any issue that need addressing and liaising with contractors

-    Occassional travel to other properties

Candidate requirements:

-    5 years’ experience within a private household

-    Excellet management experience

-    Live locally or within easily commutable distance

-    Superb high end housekeeping and laundry skill

-    Meticulous eye for detail

-    Strong communications and reporting skills

-    Availability to work more hours if required (time in lieu given)

 

We are looking for candidates who are well presented, helpful, motivated, responsible, able to lead a team team. able to offer some flexibility. Candidates should have very high standards and lead by example, follow instructions, be competent and professional in their conduct and be used to dealing with demanding, changing and detailed requests. Computer literacy is essential.

A DBS check and written references from past private employers will be required. To start as soon as possible.

Hours: To work 8am – 5.00 pm (incl. breaks) Monday to Friday (with occasional weekends when the family visit/ time in lieu given).

 

Salary & Benefits: £48000 - £52000 gross a year plus holidays.

 For more information please email us or call +44 (0) 207 193 8421

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PRIVATE HOUSEKEEPERS/ HEAD HOUSEKEEPERS

If you have extensive experience working as a housekeeper or head housekeeper for private clients and have excellent knowledge of caring for high end materials, then we please contact us to register.

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