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VIP Housekeeper - St Andrews

Live-in - Leisure & Hospitality
Ref: 58 Date Posted: Monday 26 Nov 2018
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VIP Housekeeper

£25k to £35k (Live-In or Live-Out)

St Andrews

About the Role

We have a unique opportunity which has only just become available for a Housekeeper working with our VVIP client in St Andrews.  For this role we are working exclusively with our London based partner to appoint a small team for a large private house and distinguished client on Scotland’s east coast.  The working environment will be formal, which means we are looking, ideally, for candidates with private household experience or a 5* hotel background.  The Housekeeper role is a permanent position and will report to the House Manager as a team of 3, with the option to live-in or live-out depending on individual preferences.

About the Job

With accommodation provided and a fabulous salary, this is a superb opportunity to be based at a stunning location for someone looking to gain experience in a formal private household.  The main responsibilities for the Housekeeper role will be to assist with service, daily cleaning and laundry as well ensuring the house is ready for guests.  You will also be responsible for a daily turn-down service, bed making and assisting the client when required.  You may also be required to assist the chef in the kitchen when required.

About the Person

For this Housekeeper position, it is essential that you can demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in a formal environment.  To succeed in this role it will be important that can demonstrate good communication skills, first-class attention to detail and an ability to work to exacting performance standards.  The ideal candidate for this Housekeeper role will be comfortable operating within a formal environment and have previous silver service training.  Above all, it will be important that you can demonstrate a positive attitude, flexibility, discretion and an ability to work well as part of a team. 

The Reward

The salary for the Housekeeper position is £25k to £35k with the option of live-in or live-out, the salary will be adjusted.  This is a highly sought after and unique opportunity to establish your career in a private household.   If you have the relevant experience and can demonstrate excellent attention to detail and flexibility, then we want to hear from you.  If interested, contact Chris Feeney on 07773 475518 for a confidential discussion or send your CV with covering letter to