This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced Housekeeper to work in a large, recently finished new property for an UHNW family based in Surrey. The family of four (plus two large dogs) have recently moved into the beautiful property and the appointed housekeeper will be expected to cover all aspects of housekeeping; laundry, cleaning, home organization and general upkeep of the property.
The property includes extensive facilities and grounds and is the family’s full-time residence; they live a family-focused lifestyle and run an informal household, however still have expectations of good standards of quality and care of the household and surroundings.
Personality fit and character traits are extremely important in this role - the successful applicant will be a team player, who can work conscientiously and discretely with purpose, and they must be extremely trustworthy.
The role is predominantly Monday to Friday, with occasional out of hours support when the family entertain (though reasonable notice is provided). The new team member will be supported by an existing core team of staff to cover the needs of the family and emergencies, and will report into the House Manager.
The ideal candidate will be: Accustomed to dealing with bespoke surfaces and materials Comfortable to follow extensive cleaning protocols Able to tackle high volumes of laundry, from day to day family items to designer Switched on and capable to stay sensitive to the needs of the family Professional in an informal setting Happy to be flexible taking on ad hoc tasks Comfortable walking and washing dogs Good understanding of a technological household
Essentials: Prior housekeeping experience in Private Residence, or preferably on a yacht. High attention to detail and a proactive approach Willingness to roll up their sleeves and muck in with what is required. Must be a driver due to the remote location Physical fitness is a given Nonsmoker Brilliant checkable references
If this role sound of interest, and you meet the essential criteria, please do get in touch to find out more or apply within.