Live Out Housekeeper Sought for Artist in West London, W8 - London

Housekeeper
Ref: 831 Date Posted: Thursday 19 Nov 2020
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An artist in West London, W8 is looking for a live-out Housekeeper to help with the daily upkeep of his beautiful large 3 bedroom property over 3 floors. 

Package Offered

  • £15 - £17 gross per hour
  • 32 hours per week
  • 4 days a week 9.30am-5:30pm

Background
The artist lives in a beautiful property in West London, W8 and is looking for a new live-out housekeeper to replace his current housekeeper who is leaving due to personal reasons. He has no children and no pets. He is looking for a housekeeper who is a good communicator and is discreet with a high attention to detail. The ability to drive is useful but not essential for this role.   
Due to the current pandemic, we require the candidate to be able to arrive to work by walk, cycling or car (a space is available to park).

Duties

  • Ensure home is kept organised, clean and tidy
  • Dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures
  • Cleaning and sanitising toilets, showers/bathtubs, counter tops, and sinks
  • Clean metal fixtures and fittings
  • Maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen area
  • Making beds and changing linens
  • Sweeping/vacuuming, polishing, and mopping hard floors
  • Sorting, washing, loading, and unloading laundry
  • Ironing clothing items
  • Keeping bathrooms stocked with clean linens, toiletries, and other supplies
  • Cleaning mirrors and other glass surfaces
  • Emptying trash receptacles and disposing of waste
  • Tidying up rooms
  • Monitoring cleaning supplies and ordering more as needed
  • Reporting any necessary repairs or replacements
  • Light cooking
  • Running errands and organising the home
  • Grocery shopping check and purchase groceries and household supplies to maintain adequate levels
  • Maintain records or related expenditure
  • Answer telephone and take messages
  • Be android phone savvy to check employer’s daily schedule
  • Deal with the tradesmen that may come to the house and oversee their work

Location
The client lives in West London, W8 and this is a live-out role so you should be in easily commutable distance by walk, cycling or car as specified above. 

Days/Hours

  • Four days a week (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) 
  • 9.30am-5:30pm. Occasional weekends if needed, but very rare.

Languages
You should speak a good level of English

Special Skills
You should have good previous experience as a housekeeper and must have high attention to detail. You should be discreet and have good communication skills. You should be able to work well with little supervision. Knowledge in special surface and fabric care would be beneficial. A driving licence would be beneficial but not essential for this role.  

Interview/Start date
The client is interviewing now for the right person to start as soon as possible - we are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.