Role: Housekeeper

Days: 5 days per week

Hours: 8 hours per day

Location: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 gross per annum (DOE)

Start: ASAP

We are looking for a professional Housekeeper for a full-time Live-out position in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

The Housekeeper will work within a fully staffed property for an UHNW family. The role will be to take care of the household interiors, working within a small housekeeping team to ensure a 7* standard is provided consistently to the Principals, their family and guests.

You will be contracted to work 8 hours per day, 5 days per week, which may include weekends. Flexibility to work additional hours when the Principals are in residence, with down time when they are away, is essential. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience working within a fully staffed private household as a Housekeeper, be service orientated, highly discreet and be flexible and adaptable in approach.

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

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Making beds and changing bed linen
  • Replenishing towels and toiletries
  • Evening turndown
  • Washing and ironing clothing and linen
  • Organising laundry, folding and putting away items
  • Organising wardrobes
  • Mending items of clothing
  • Liaising with the dry cleaners and organising returned items
  • Seasonal rotation of clothing in wardrobes
  • Packing and unpacking for travel
  • General housekeeping duties; mopping floors, vacuuming, dusting, polishing etc
  • Running errands for the Principals

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work within the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have 3+ years of experience working as a Housekeeper within a formal private household
  • Have (/be willing to get) an up to date DBS check
  • Have excellent contactable references

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