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Posted 10/01/2020

Senior Housekeeper - Permanent - Bermuda

Our private client is seeking an experienced Senior Housekeeper to manage a team of 6 housekeepers for their large household in Bermuda. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for a candidate with exceptional standards, a keen eye for detail and previous experience leading a high performing team within a formal private household. The successful candidate will need to lead by example, adopting a hands-on role alongside the housekeepers. In addition, as the family's Chef works Monday to Friday the Senior Housekeeper will be required to prepare the Principal's meals at the weekend, therefore it essential applicants are confident and experienced cooks. This is a key role within the household and will require the successful candidate to work with all members of household staff - including butlers, nannies, gardeners and the chef - to ensure the property is presented and ran to the highest standards.

Responsibilities
  • Leading a team of 6 housekeepers
  • Maintaining 2 main households along with several secondary building
  • Assisting the team with hands on cleaning duties
  • Training the housekeepers and teaching by example
  • Work with management on rotas and staffing needs
  • Liaising and working with other household staff to ensure continuity through the household
  • Dog care
  • Creation of inventories and management of supplies
  • Preparation of simple family meals on weekends
  • Flower arranging (if able)
  • Laundry and wardrobe management including fine fabrics
Ideal Candidate
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Professionalism and discretion essential
  • Excellent communicator
  • Non-smoker only
  • Must be a confident cook
Package
Salary: £45,000 + DOE

Accommodation: Private bedroom in shared staff accommodation

Hours: 5 days per week

Benefits: Annual return airfare home, Private Pension Plan, Group Health Insurance

Holiday entitlement: 4 weeks annual leave

SENIOR HOUSEKEEPER

PERMANENT

BERMUDA

Posted 10/01/2020

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Our private client is seeking an experienced Senior Housekeeper to manage a team of 6 housekeepers for their large household in Bermuda. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for a candidate with exceptional standards, a keen eye for detail and previous experience leading a high performing team within a formal private household. The successful candidate will need to lead by example, adopting a hands-on role alongside the housekeepers. In addition, as the family's Chef works Monday to Friday the Senior Housekeeper will be required to prepare the Principal's meals at the weekend, therefore it essential applicants are confident and experienced cooks. This is a key role within the household and will require the successful candidate to work with all members of household staff - including butlers, nannies, gardeners and the chef - to ensure the property is presented and ran to the highest standards.

Responsibilities
  • Leading a team of 6 housekeepers
  • Maintaining 2 main households along with several secondary building
  • Assisting the team with hands on cleaning duties
  • Training the housekeepers and teaching by example
  • Work with management on rotas and staffing needs
  • Liaising and working with other household staff to ensure continuity through the household
  • Dog care
  • Creation of inventories and management of supplies
  • Preparation of simple family meals on weekends
  • Flower arranging (if able)
  • Laundry and wardrobe management including fine fabrics
Ideal Candidate
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Professionalism and discretion essential
  • Excellent communicator
  • Non-smoker only
  • Must be a confident cook
Package 45000

Salary: £45,000 + DOE

Accommodation: Private bedroom in shared staff accommodation

Hours: 5 days per week

Benefits: Annual return airfare home, Private Pension Plan, Group Health Insurance

Holiday entitlement: 4 weeks annual leave

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