LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED FOR HNW FAMILY IN NOTTING HILL

Role: Live in Housekeeper

Days: Tuesday – Saturday   

Hours: 8am – 7pm

Location: Notting Hill, West London 

Salary: £35,000 – £45,000 gross per annum

Start: ASAP

We are looking for a professional Live-in Housekeeper to work for a private family in Notting Hill, West London.

You will form part of a small team to ensure the upkeep, cleanliness, maintenance and organisation of this semi-formal family home on a daily basis. Your primary focus will be on managing the family’s laundry and wardrobes, which are extensive so excellence in this department is essential. You will be familiar with operating laundry equipment and appliances, and possess exceptional ironing skills.

The role involves both laundress duties and general housekeeping duties so you must be confident caring for extensive wardrobes. The family employ a two other Housekeepers a full time Nanny, Chauffeur, Chef and Security personnel.

You will be contracted to work 8am – 7pm, 5 days per week.

Accommodation will be provided within the family home.

This is a fantastic role for a highly organised and service-orientated candidate with excellent housekeeping and laundry skills to ensure this property remains in an excellent condition all year round.

Please note that the salary offered for the position will depend upon the candidate’s skills, qualifications and previous experience.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • General housekeeping duties; vacuuming, polishing, dusting, deep cleaning
  • Managing the household laundry and ironing
  • Operating specialist laundry equipment and appliances
  • Handling luxury clothing with care
  • Mending items of clothing
  • Handwashing delicate items
  • Packing & unpacking for travel
  • Wardrobe management and organization
  • Upkeep of artwork, furniture, silverware and china
  • Changing linen
  • Wardrobe management
  • Ensuring household items remain stocked
  • Liaise with Principals and family office providing regular reports/updates on household activity and works list
  • Preparation for family visits
  • Maintaining inventories
  • Ensure residence security at all times
  • Greet guests on arrival
  • Shopping for groceries and household items
  • Assist with preparation for private functions

To be considered for this role;

  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Possess (or be willing to get) an up to date DBS check
  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have 4+ years previous experience working within a private household as a Housekeeper

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