Live-out Housekeeper, Guildford, Surrey

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Housekeeper, Guildford, Surrey, UK
UK 2046
Live-out
9am - 5.30pm Mon to Fri
£36000 - £40000 gross per annum

We are recruiting for a live-out Housekeeper for an UHNW family in Guildford, Surrey UK. Driving and high end housekeeping skills essential.

The UHNW family own a very large property with several outbuildings and a spa and already employ one housekeeper/ PA as well as several ground staff, gardeners and security. Although the family rarely visit, the property is kept in pristine condition at all times and for occasional visitors. It contains designer furniture, silks curtains and fabric wallpaper, marble, custom pieces and fine art pieces throughout. The UHNW family seek a live-in housekeeper who works as part of a team to uphold high standards. The family also own a small property in Central London which also requires occasional housekeeping duties. When the family do visit (no more than 12 weeks a year) there are travel staff who look after their immediate needs. The role reports to the Estate Manager who oversees several properties. There are no pets.

The duties of the live-out Housekeeper:

  • All housekeeping duties
  • Laundry care when the family visit
  • Reporting any issues
  • Ordering toiletries, cleaning products and flowers
  • Preparing property for visits (opening and closing of property)
  • Caring of silver and crystal
  • Inventories
  • Overseeing contractors
  • Liaiseing with security staff
  • Assist with additional duties when family visit
  • Run errands

Requirements:

  • 4-5 years’ private family experience and longevity within a similar setting
  • Excellent knowledge of high end housekeeping to high standards
  • Clean drivers’ license
  • Good knowledge of dealing with smart home technology
  • Legal to work in the UK
  • Fluency in English
  • Live in a commutable distance
  • Ability to manage their own work load
  • Some flexibility when family visit
  • Recent security check
  • Excellent references from past private families

This is a UHNW family who wish to recruit a discreet and reliable housekeeper with excellent knowledge in the upkeep of their property. Previous team work essential as well as strong communications skills and attention to detail. The items throughout the house require immaculate care and attention.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5.30pm with 30 min for lunch and some flexibility when family visit

Salary: £36000 - £40000 gross a year depending on experience

To start: As soon as possible