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FULL-TIME PERMANENT LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER FOR UHNW FAMILY IN CHELSEA
Location: Chelsea, London Contract: Full-Time, Permanent Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum, negotiable DOE
A lovely ultra high net worth family in Chelsea, London, is looking for a full-time, permanent Housekeeper to assist them in the smooth running of their 4-storey family home. Working alongside another full-time Housekeeper and a part-time Housekeeper, you will be an effective time manager with an exceptional eye for detail, keeping this luxury home in pristine condition. The role will require a variety of duties and responsibilities including all general and deep cleaning, wardrobe management, flower arranging and occasional laundry and light cooking duties (for the children only).
The family is ideally looking for a Housekeeper who is personable, enthusiastic, energetic, and confident, someone who is confident with meeting, greeting, and serving guests. There is a preference for candidates with a background in the yachting industry as a Stewardess or Chief Stewardess and any wine and cigar knowledge will be a big plus. The family travel abroad quite often, so ideally, they are looking for someone who would be able and willing to travel with them as well.
Working 5 days per week from 8/9am – 7/8pm (including weekends) with 2 consecutive days off during the week, you will live in during your working week and ideally live out during your 2 days off. Accommodation is provided in a large bedroom and en-suite bathroom. Though no childcare is required, the family is looking for a child-friendly Housekeeper.
DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO: • General cleaning including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, polishing, changing beds, cleaning bathrooms and kitchen • Wardrobe management • Packing and unpacking for trips and holidays • Managing stocks of cleaning products and household pantry • Flower arranging • Serving food and drinks • Light cooking for the children, occasionally • Ad-hoc duties as required
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA: • Prior housekeeping experience on a super yacht or high-end private household • Good knowledge of cleaning products and able to care for high-end furnishings and fabrics • Fluency in English • Eligibility to work in the UK • Hardworking and dedicated • High attention to detail • Flexibility with hours and duties • Trustworthy and reliable • Excellent checkable references