Head Housekeeper

London | FILLED

Head Housekeeper required to join a UHNW Private Residence in North London. All applicants are expected to have worked a minimum of five years in the luxury hotel industry or a private house to be considered for this position.

Duties:

  • Manage and supervise all household staff to ensure standards are kept high and that the property is spotless
  • Assist the House Manager in staff appraisals, rotas, holidays, budgeting, etc
  • A proactive and meticulous approach to Housekeeping duties, including care of bedrooms, changing beds and replenishing linen
  • Ability to operate in all areas of laundry, including washing, sorting, pressing, spot cleaning and dry cleaning
  • Oversee the clothes inventory and keep it up-to-date, updating family information records as required
  • In-depth laundry knowledge and wardrobe management – looking after designer garments, high-end materials and jewellery
  • Facilitate personal maid duties for guests, including caring for clothes, running baths, dressing and calling trays etc
  • Packing and unpacking luggage
  • Compile consumables requests and liaise with the management team
  • Confident working with technology and high-tech systems
  • Excellent team building skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Ensuring the service standards around the whole property are well maintained at all times, without infringing upon the privacy of the Principals, their Family and Guests
  • Childcare on occasion if the Nannies are unavailable

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in a Private Household previously
  • Proactive and Team orientated work approach
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Discretion and upholding confidentiality
  • Experience working with young children

The position comes in a five out seven working pattern, so weekends will be required occasionally, and overtime may be available at particularly busy periods for the household.

VACANCY FILLED
2018-12-13T20:45:57+00:00

Contact Us:

London Office:
Level 24, The Shard
32 London Bridge Street, London SE1 9SG
T: +44(0)20 7060 1130

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