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Head Housekeeper – Wiltshire

  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #355

HEAD HOUSEKEEPER FOR PRIVATE ESTATE, WILTSHIRE

High profile client’s country estate in Wiltshire.

Head Housekeeper to start ASAP
  
Seeking a professional and organised person comfortable working in a very busy home, but a lovely family and team to be a part of, in which staff stay long term. 

Duties Include (but not limited to):

  • All housekeeping duties
  • Laundry
  • Pet care
  • Some errands for the house
  • Organising the shifts/rotas for the daily Housekeepers.
  • Daily tasks, cleaning schedules, etc.
  • The family expectations are high so you would be responsible for making sure the standards of cleaning are met and guiding the Housekeepers in their duties.
  • In the absence of the butler/house manager being the main contact for household staff and family, and assisting the house manager with the smooth running of the household.
  • Ordering of cleaning supplies, and household goods.

Ideal Candidate

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a busy private household
  • Good longevity
  • Self-motivated House proud
  • Strong “can do” attitude
  • Willing to help in anything that comes up
  • Work as a team
  • Excellent wardrobe management skills
  • Excellent English preferred
  • Self-motivated who can guide and lead a small team of 4 housekeepers
  • Flexible Energetic Discreet
  • Pets and kids friendly 

Working Days: Predominately Monday-Friday with 1-2 weekends a month.
Working Hours: 8-9 hours (8:30am-5/7pm) will vary depending on the family needs, when in residence. 
Salary: £40k. Any overtime worked will be paid in lieu time.
Start: ASAP

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