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PHS Job 1791
We are one of the top boutique private housekeeping agencies in the UK. If you are searching for a private Head housekeeper job, you have come to the right place. We are currently recruiting for several private Head housekeeper jobs and the one below may be of interest to you.
Our new clients are looking for a professional Live IN Head Housekeeper for their private estate located in Bramley, Tadley, Hampshire (RG26). The property is a new large house which consists of 7 rooms on 3 floors.
The duties and responsibilities of the Head Housekeeper would be to look after the beautiful countryside property, maintain high standards of cleanliness and comfort as well as cooking for the family of 3. The head housekeeper will manage a team of 2 housekeepers and cooperate with other domestic staff to achieve this goal. Knowledge and experience in working with fine fabrics, polishing silver and other general housekeeping duties are part of the list of responsibilities. The Head housekeeper role reports directly to the House Manager.
The principals spend half of year outside the country. The rights person should be flexible regarding the working hours when the principals are in residence but this time will be compensated when they are away.
The duties will include daily cooking for the family of 3. They do not have any cuisine preferences however sometimes you will be requested to cook vegetarian or special diets dishes whilst following recipes.
We are looking for a confident driver because you will need to do shopping and running other errands by car. A vehicle will be provided.
If you are an experienced head housekeeper, have outstanding managerial skills, enjoys the countryside life and adore pets, are flexible, tactful, calm, ordered, socially intelligent, energetic and have cooking experience, this position is undoubtedly for you!
The ideal candidate must be well organised, worked for a minimum of 5 years in a private family home and who understands the flexibility needed in this type of role. A person who is confident in using their own initiative. The ideal employee must have a good eye for detail and be able to take instructions well.
Type: Live IN, Full time, Permanent
Working days: 5 days/week
Working hours: 8am - 5pm (but flexibility is needed when the principals are in residence)
Accommodation: private bedroom with own bathroom
Salary: Starting at 45,000.00 GBP / Year gross (could be negotiable with the right person) (Calculate your Salary)
Starting date: ASAP
- Wardrobe care - (organisation, order, care for things (experience with expensive clothes)
- Planning menus according to the principals’ dietary requirements
- Cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Table setting
- High standards of cleaning
- Purchase of products, household chemicals and various everyday needs
- Preparation and packaging of clothing and everything you need to travel. (Unpacking the same way)
- Management of 2 cleaners, control and distribution of their daily functions
Due to Brexit we can only accept candidates with a "leave to remain" and/or documentation supporting their stay and permission to work in the UK. Only candidates who have the eligibility to work in the UK will be considered for this role.
- Minimum of 5 years similar work experience
- Excellent checkable references
- Fluent English
- UK working permit
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