Head of housekeeper – marylebone, london


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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  • Keeping refrigerators clean and discarding out-of-date items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 the 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 (Word version) as well as a copy of your passport and a recent picture of yourself.