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Ex-Yachtie/Housekeeper (Live-in) – Hampshire

£35,000.00 (negotiable DOE)|Hampshire|Permanent, Live-in

Clients in Hampshire are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to staff their country estate. The role is open to those looking for a temporary or permanent role. Ideal candidates will have yacht experience. The Housekeeper will work alongside the present team comprising gardeners, a chef, PA, handyman and housekeepers.  

The property is a large 14-bedroom country residence on the borders of Hampshire and Berkshire.

The family, who have two children entertain with varying degrees of formality on a regular basis.

Days/Hours of work:  5 days per week, including weekends when the family are in residence. The staff will work split shifts and longer days to cover evening turndown, dinners, and evening entertaining.

8.00am-4:30pm when the family are not in residence.

Accommodation: Separate 2-bedroom cottage or 3-bedroom duplex flat.

Salary: Negotiable according to experience

Start date: Flexible

Responsibilities

Housekeeping duties, not limited to:

  • All hands-on housekeeping duties
  • Leading the team of housekeepers
  • Turning house round including changing bed linen, laundry & ironing
  • Implementing  cleaning schedules and maintenance
  • Staff training & rotas
  • Knowledge of antiques/fine finishes & eco methods of cleaning
  • Stock & maintain kitchen and cleaning supplies
  • Liaising with Principals and estate office re entertaining and events
  • Turn down service
  • FOH & serving duties
  • Silver/formal china care
  • Wardrobe care, simple repairs
  • Pet care
  • Gatekeeping

Key requirements

  • Strong proven experience in similar roles essential
  • Team players
  • Flexible with a hands-on ‘can do’ optimistic  attitude
  • Enhanced DBS
  • Take pride in their work
  • Clean driving licence
  • Dog friendly
  • Non- smokers
  • We are looking for a candidate with strong experience in a comparable role
  • Preferred candidates will have experience working within the yachting industry, however, this is not essential

Start date: 30 May 2022

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