Location: UNITED KINGDOM, South West England, Wiltshire
  • Not specified /year
  • Not specified / hour
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Housekeeper
Date: Tuesday 10th September 2019
Closing date: Thursday 10th October 2019
Our reference: BOX28199
Jobs available: 1

Job description

We are looking for an energetic, hardworking person to work in a Country House in Wiltshire 

Experience is essential.

A good eye for detail, a warm and positive outlook and discretion is imperative.

Duties include: general household cleaning with care of antique fine furniture, laundry and ironing. Some errands and grocery shopping may be required with occasional cooking for guests and dinner parties. There will be a need to welcome guests. All tasks are carried out to a very high standard

Key Responsibilities

To undertake to fulfil the minimum standards of the House for cleanliness ensuring that the house is clean well maintained and attractively presented.

To issue and replenish domestic supplies where necessary ensuring that employer and guests do not go without.

To keep records of all expenditure.

To provide friendly customer orientated service to employer and      guests

Self-motivated with a flexible work attitude to accommodate needs of the estate

To ensure that employers requests are responded to quickly and efficiently and to investigate any complaints and take appropriate action to deal with them in a timely manner.

To ensure all equipment used is in full, safe working order, promptly reporting any faults to employer and arranging repairs.

To respect and maintain confidentiality of employer and guests personal information at all times, including their right to privacy.

Occasional Dog walking

Willing to work every other weekend, when the family are in residence. 

Job Context

This is an interesting and varied role which requires little supervision. However it is a team role with responsibility for cleaning and maintaining the house to a high standard, therefore communication and team work is mutually important. Prioritising your workload, a flexible attitude, and use of own initiative for getting tasks completed with pride in your work is essential.

Non-smoker, Excellent English Speaker, Needlework/Sewing Skills, Computer Literate, Driving licence, References with a CRB check are also essential.

This could be in a live in or out position.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter.

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