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Full Time Housekeeper for High Profile Principal in Holborn - London

Housekeeper
Ref: 506 Date Posted: Tuesday 15 Jan 2019
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A high profile individual who lives in Holborn, WC2, London is looking for a new, live out housekeeper who can also assist with personal assisting work.
 
Package Offered
  • £28 K gross per year
  • 20 days plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Pension
  • Fully Employed
Family Background
A high profile principal is looking for a new, live out housekeeper, who is happy to assist with additional admin/PA duties.  He lives in a large, beautiful London townhouse, and has a much loved French Bulldog.  He has a full time PA, and other staff who work for him, in both his person and business life.
 
Duties
The main duties for this role are to assist in all aspects of the principles professional and personal arrangements and to ensure his properties are maintained to the highest standard.  The most important part is ensuring the care and wellbeing of the principal’s dog. Including vet check-ups, grooming, feeding and the general day-to-day care of her.  Another large part of the role is the housekeeping for the house, so you should be confident and pro-active in this area.  You may be asked to do basic cooking, run errands and food shopping, and serve tea/coffee during the day.  Flower arranging and making the house look beautiful for the principal and his guests is key.  You should be able to work independently, with a calm manner, and polite and discreet disposition. You should be a self-starter, trustworthy and able to manage your own time efficiently. You will need to be organised, conscientious, punctual, and have great attention to detail. The client runs some of his business from his home so you should be able to slot in with minimal direction and work happily without much day-to-day supervision.  When the principal travels with work, you may be asked to housesit/care for the dogs, but there will be no overnights.  You should be happy to pop in and walk the dogs, particularly at the weekend when the client is away.  But you will be given time off in lieu for the walking hours.
 
Location
This is a live out position and the principal is based in Holborn, WC2, London.  You should be able to easily commute to the property.
 
Days/Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 5:30pm each day.
 
Languages
You must speak a good level of English.
 
Special Skills
You should be confident caring for pets, and have a pro-active and discreet manner.
 
Interview/Start date
ASAP.  The family will offer rolling three month contracts for the chosen candidate.