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Part-time Housekeeper

Location: Sussex or Surrey

Reference: BP-67560

Summary

A detail oriented, diligent and organised, and knowledgeable Housekeeper who is excellent at welcoming guests into the home, staying calm in the face of adversity and caring for precious antiques and heirlooms

About them:

  • M is a diligent, calm, and conscientious Housekeeper with over 15 years of experience housekeeping in private homes and spent over 10 years in her last role.
  • In her spare time, M loves to read to wind down from work. She has also recently moved to a house with a bigger garden and has taken up gardening. She is growing herbs, tomatoes, and potatoes, which she loves making simple healthy meals with.
  • M is extremely organised; she is confident with managing other staff or external staff coming to the home such as tradesmen or contractors. She is also great at keeping stock inventories and keeping on top of when new items and products are low and need replacing.
  • She is very calm when faced with adversity and is quick to sort a problem, showing her excellent work ethic.
  • M has an excellent eye for detail and likes to leave everything that she cleans sparkling. She likes to add small touches to make the home feel put together and complete. She enjoys wardrobe management and organising cupboard and storage.
  • M is a warm and friendly person, she always makes guests in the home feel welcomed and comfortable, she also has excellent telephone manner and is happy to assist the principals with general admin duties.
  • M is confident in working in both modern and antique homes. She is adept at working mechanical and electrical equipment, while also being able to care for antiques and heirlooms and knows how to deal with precious fabrics and materials.

 

Employers Say:

  • Mr R “During her time working for me, I have found M to be trustworthy, reliable and hardworking. She was a trusted key holder for responding to any emergencies that might occur out of hours. M is a conscientious and diligent employee with good attention to detail. She has worked well alongside other team members, is fast working and dedicated with a good understanding of what it takes to run a household to the exacting standards required”

Skills

  • Languages – English and Romanian
  • Driver – yes and happy to drive as part of the role
  • DBS – Eden will process a new one
  • First aid from – 2017, happy to rebook
  • Happy to travel with a family occasionally
  • Pet friendly
  • Happy to carry out duties for the pets
  • Happy working in formal or informal homes
  • Happy working with other staff members

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Romanian

Education

  • 1987 – 1989 – Locksmith Degree – Locksmith Trades College, Romania

Experience

Childcare

  • Happy working with any age children
  • Happy to help care for the children

 

Housekeeping

  • Happy working in both antique and modern homes
  • Deep cleaning
  • Knowledge of cleaning products
  • Laundry
  • Ironing
  • Mopping and vacuuming
  • Dusting
  • Polishing silver
  • Answering the telephone
  • Welcoming guests
  • Tending to emergencies that may occur
  • Managing tradesmen and contractors
  • Managing the online ordering of all household products
  • Care and protection of heirlooms and antiques
  • Care of precious fabrics and materials
  • Using mechanical and electrical equipment
  • Managing staff
  • Attention to detail
  • Keeping a stock inventory
  • Organising cupboards and storage
  • Wardrobe management

 

Cooking, pets, travel

  • Happy to cook simple meals for the family
  • Likes to use fresh and organic produce
  • Happy to cook for allergies and religious beliefs
  • Happy working with pets
  • Happy doing duties for the pets
  • Happy to travel on the odd occasion with the family

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March 27, 2024

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