London Housekeeper – Live In
- Job Ref: HN3694
- Location: Notting Hill, London
- Job Type: Full-time
- Salary: £600 – £700 gross per week
Dreaming of living in one of London’s most iconic and cosmopolitan neighbourhoods?
Thanks to the charm of a certain British rom com, Notting Hill is firmly on almost everyone’s radar, and for good reason. There’s so much to do in this captivating neighbourhood, and with this Live In Housekeeper position, you could be lucky enough to call it home!
Full Time Live In Housekeeper for A Family Based in Notting Hill, West London
Happy Nest are seeking an experienced housekeeper for a large residence in London’s affluent area of Notting Hill. This is a full time live in housekeeper position, with excellent staff living quarters provided.
Located in an über trendy area of London, Notting Hill is a bohemian part of the city with café lined streets and rows of gorgeous pastel coloured houses. Part of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, this is an ideal position if you’re keen to celebrate the annual carnival of Notting Hill, wanting to frequent the vibrant markets on Portobello Road, or catch a screening in the Electric Cinema.
As housekeeper, you’ll be joining a family who splits time between London, New York, and Dubai. However, travel is not required for this London Housekeeper position, as you’ll be based solely in their London home. So this role would be best suited to an established housekeeper who is happily based in London.
This large Notting Hill estate has been recently renovated. It features 5 bedrooms, a living room, dining room, and tv room.
On average, this family spends spend about 4 months each year at their London residence. And from time to time (approximately 2 months of the year) additional family will also be in residence.
- this position is a 24/6 live in role, with excellent pay offered
London Housekeeper Duties:
The ideal housekeeper will be a custodian of the house. You’ll see to the house and the family whilst they are in residence, and also maintain it whilst they are away.
Whilst the family are in residence, you’ll lay the breakfast table each morning, and take care of family’s laundry. Meal preparation, and grocery shopping is not required within this role, and as London is so easily accessible by public transport, a driver is not required.
As housekeeper, you’ll maintain the house, ensuring it’s kept in top shape and bringing any issues to the attention of the owners.
Occasionally, the family will have additional guests staying. However they will arrange for extra staff to help with all duties and functions during these times.
- To act as a guardian of the house, both whilst the family are in residence and also when they are away
- See to the overall maintenance of the house
- All cleaning duties
- Layout the breakfast table
- Family laundry
- To bring any issues or concerns about the house to the attention of the family
This a full time role for an experienced London based housekeeper who enjoys working independently and feels competent taking responsibility for a large family home in the absence of the family.
Live In Accommodation:
Staff living quarters are located on the lower ground floor, comprising a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, and a separate entrance.
- An up to date first aid certificate
- Minimum at least 2 years experience
- Enhanced DBS certificate
- Prior experience managing a family household
- Proficient English speaker