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Live In Housekeeper

Live In Housekeeper

Achieve Hospitality

Title: Live In Housekeeper
Location: Horsham / London
Salary: £35k GPA
Days: Monday – Friday with flexibility over weekends
Hours: 40 hours per week, with flexibility when principals are present  
Start Date : ASAP
Language Skills: Native English (or bilingual with fluent English)
Driving License: Essential, clean drivers’  license with a car that will be provided
 
We are looking for a professional Live – In Housekeeper to work for an UHNW family based between Horsham and London. The Housekeeper will lead and work as part of a team alongside other Housekeepers and staff who care for the family’s multiple residences. You will work together to ensure the property runs smoothly and efficiently for the family’s needs. You will be required to assist with cooking and preparing Arabic meals when the principals visit.

A candidate with a clean driver’s license is essential as you will be driving between Horsham and London occasionally, you will also be provided with a car. This is a live in position and a separate room and ensuite bathroom will be provided. You will need to have strong experience using Excel and help assist with bookings and reservations. The salary offered will depend on qualifications, skills and previous experience.

This is a live-in role, where you will be contracted to work 40 hours per week, working 5 days per week; with flexibility to work over the weekends if required. The principals visit 3-4 times a year where their schedule will be more demanding and flexibility to work overtime is a must.

The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of previous experience working within a fully staffed property for an UHNW family providing a high level of service. You will be a extremely discreet and service orientated professional, with an excellent level of attention to detail and understanding of household protocols.

Duties include (but not limited to);

  • Full housekeeping duties including regular deep cleaning
  • Driving between Horsham and London for daily errands
  • Daily grocery and personal shopping
  • Cooking and preparing Arabic meals
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Changing bed linen
  • Pantry management; maintaining stock levels
  • Care and maintenance of flowers and household plants
  • Accepting deliveries
  • Welcoming the family and their guests
  • Table layout and settings
  • Wardrobe management
  • Keeping outdoor areas, pathways and steps clean and tidy
  • Serving at the table during family meals and private functions
  • Running errands, personal shopping etc
  • Packing and unpacking of suitcases

Requirements for this role;

  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have outstanding contactable references
  • Have 3+ years of experience working as a Housekeeper within a formal private household
  • Possess or willing to apply for an up to date DBS check

To apply for the position please send your CV to enquiries@achievehospitality.com

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Job Overview
Category
Private Family
Offered Salary
£35000.00 - £ / annum
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