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Head Housekeeper – Kensington

  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #336

Head Housekeeper for VIP family in Kensington

  • Semi formal household
  • Fully staffed
  • Beautiful location and property
  • 5 days per week on rotation

Job description

This role will include being on the staff rota and the HH will be expected to perform shift duties as the HKs do. Weekends will be required on a fair rotation basis.

Reporting to the House manager

The additional duties of the HH are as follows:

You will lead a team of 4 HKs (including yourself) and a laundress

The laundress is the only team member who has a fixed Saturday & Sunday off

Maintain the staff weekly rota and ensure all shifts are covered.

Create time for yourself out of the shifts to carry out HH duties

Staff holiday planning:

  • Bearing in mind no staff should be on vacation when the family are in residence
  • Also bearing in mind family travel and the staff required

Regular property walks checking for issues or opportunities to improve standards

Ensure correct uniform is worn

Ensure grooming standards are kept

Manage team uniform requirements

Develop a realistic cleaning check list

Create a specialist cleaning calendar

Create a system of checking rooms

Create a housekeeping manual stipulating what equipment, method and chemicals to be used in certain circumstances

Create a par stock system for supplies

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