HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPER – MARYLEBONE, LONDON

Principal living in Marylebone is seeking an experienced live-out head housekeeper to work either 5 days per week to ensure the maintenance of a large residence fully staffed on a daily basis. The Principal is in London most of the year but travel during the school holidays, while away you will be expected to do a full deep cleaning of the property and work alongside the other full-time housekeeper.

  • Salary – £600 net per week 
  • Location – Marylebone  area 
  • Position –  Full time – Live out – Monday to Friday – 9 am to 7 pm   
  • Starting – ASAP 

Suitable candidates will need to be an excellent team player with a professional yet open attitude. You will be expected to travel overseas occasionally within the principal. Your housekeeping and laundry/wardrobe skills must be exceptional, flexibility to work long shift while the Principal is in residence is a must.

Responsibilities: 

Tasks will include but not only; 

  • Preparing a healthy breakfast, lunch, and dinner 
  • Cleaning the property to the highest standard 
  • Keeping refrigerators clean and discarding out-of-date items 
  • Polishing brass and silver, antiques and fine furniture 
  • Cleaning windows inside 
  • Washing, hand wash ironing, and dry cleaning drop off and collection 
  • Managing the wardrobe 
  • Answering door 
  • Carrying out weekly grocery shopping 
  • Handling petty cash and debit cards 
  • Packing and unpacking suitcase 
  • Managing the other full-time cleaner 
  • Carrying out any other tasks that the employer may reasonably ask 

Key qualifications: 

  • 5 years experience within a similar position 
  • Up to date cv with checkable references 
  • Must be friendly 
  • Be self-starting 
  • Organized 
  • Sharp eyes to details 
  • Flexible when needed 
  • Great sense of humor with a can-do attitude 
  • Ability to travel when required (occasionally) 
  • Be a team player  
  • A driver is a plus  
  • Large Private residence experience is a must 
  • Confidentiality

To be considerate for this position you must apply with a minimum of two references to be checked, a valid DBS, up to date cv as well as a copy of your passport.

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