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Housekeeper – Central London & Europe

We are looking for an experienced and flexible housekeeper to join an existing housekeeping team for clients in Central London. To be considered for this position you must be a great team player, discreet and flexible to travel mainly in Europe with the Principal when required.

Salary
£46,000 - £52,000 per annum
Location
Central London
Position
Permanent

The Principals’ have properties worldwide including a London property where you will be required 6 days a week 10 to 12 hours while the Principals’ are in London (8 to 10 hours while they are not in London) to maintain the 10 bedroom house to a very high standard.

This is a fully staffed property, so being a team player is key for this position. The Head of Housekeeping will be giving you tailored training on the running of the house, as well as how the Principal will expect things while traveling.

Flexibility is key as you will be required to travel with the Lady of the house – mainly in Europe, to help maintain a high standard of cleaning within the other properties, (which are also fully staffed) as well as the packing and unpacking of suitcases, wardrobe management etc.

You must be highly organised with a knowledge on the care of couture clothing and delicate fabrics. You must also have a sharp eye for detail when it comes to housekeeping, especially when travelling.

Any candidates with a Super Yacht background would be of particular interest to the client (not essential).

Responsibilities

  • Full housekeeping & laundry duties
  • Packing and unpacking of suitcases
  • Wardrobe management
  • Traveling with the lady of the house will be required  –  mainly within Europe
  • Dealing with couture and delicate fabrics
  • Working with an existing team of two housekeeper’s and a Head of Housekeeping

Key qualifying criteria

  • You must have experience within large residences /similar position
  • Having no visa  restrictions to travel within Europe is essential (as you will be required to travel with the lady of the house sometimes at short notice)
  • Knowledge of packing and unpacking
  • Extensive wardrobe management
  • Longevity in previous roles is essential
  • Strong spoken level of English is essential
  • Meticulous housekeeping skills –  sharp eye for detail is paramount
  • Training will be provided
  • Be fit, energetic and a healthy individual is paramount
  • Confidentiality and discretion is key
  • DBS will be checked
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