Role: Valet

Days: 5 days per week (Including weekends)  

Hours: Full-time

Location: West London

Salary: £55,000 – £70,000 gross per annum

Start: ASAP

We are looking for an experienced Valet for a private household in West London.

You will work within a fully staffed property for a HNWI. Your role will be to take care of the Principal’s wardrobe, ensuring their clothing and footwear are well maintained and prepared for the Principal on a daily basis.

The Principal travels for 4 months of the year, and when they are away the staff will have downtime. You will be contracted to work 5 days per week which will include Saturdays and Sundays, flexibility to work 6 days per week if required, is essential. Flexibility to travel on occasion is required.

The ideal candidate will have previously been trained as a Valet in a high-end hotel environment, and possess 5+ years of formal experience working within a fully staffed private household as a Valet. The candidate will have an excellent knowledge of luxury clothing and how to care for it correctly, be service orientated, highly discreet and be flexible and adaptable in approach.

The salary will depend on qualifications, skills and previous experience.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Daily duties for the role will include;

  • Ironing and pressing items of clothing
  • Preparing outfits and laying out clothing
  • Checking items for any necessary repairs
  • Overseeing items requiring dry cleaning and/or tailoring
  • Shoe care, waxing and polishing shoes
  • Packing and unpacking of suitcases
  • Seasonal rotation of clothing
  • Upkeep of clothing and footwear and storing items correctly
  • Maintaining clothing and footwear inventories
  • Be ‘on call’ and available for the Principals when in residence
  • Flexible to travel Internationally when required

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Have 5+ years of experience working as a Valet within a formal private household
  • Possess (/be willing to get) an up to date DBS check

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.