Housekeeper - Ref 1033





Competitive Pay Rates

This role requires flexibility during our busy season is key with regards to hours and days worked. Dedicated to providing a 6-star quality private concierge service to our exclusive clients. UKME ensures that the properties, we maintain are presented to the highest standard possible.

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge, wants to join a fast paced and high performing team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service.

We are looking for a Housekeeper to undertake the following duties on a day-to-day basis:

Key Responsibilities

· To clean assigned properties to the highest standard of cleanliness and ensure standards remain consistent in and out of season – in a ‘state of readiness’. This includes but is not limited to:

- Keep all hallways, staircases and lifts clean and tidy. Washing down, dusting, polishing, vacuum cleaning, sweeping and mopping by using the correct products and equipment.

- Keep all Bathrooms clean and tidy such as baths, Showers, lavatories, tiles , mirrors, vanity units and floors,

- Keep all Kitchens clean and tidy, washing dishes, pans, ovens, hobs, cupboards, floors and shelves.

· Run all water outlets on a regular basis from the Kitchens, bathrooms and cloakrooms to prevent legionella growth. Complete records and report any water temperature or pressure fluctuation.

· Turn mattresses periodically with the help of others, following health and safety procedures at all times.

· Responsible for pre-arrival set-ups, during stay services, departure deep cleaning, low season housekeeping maintenance of assigned properties as directed by Management..

· To ensure any persons entering your place of work are legitimate staff or contractors - no access should be given to any persons unless prior arrangements have been made via the Housekeeping Office.

· To ensure any contractors working in properties adhere to company policy and keep workplace neat and tidy at all times.

· To report any maintenance problems within properties to your Supervisor or to the Housekeeping Office.

· To process all large quantities of laundry for pickup and drop-off, any discrepancies should be reported to your Supervisor. To check laundry on return ensuring that quality of work meets with required standards.

· To assist Supervisors with stock takes of all operating equipment and property inventories.

· Responsible for the upkeep of all housekeeping equipment. To inform Supervisors when re-placement of machinery, cleaning materials, etc. are required.

· Ensure the crockery, cutlery and table linen stores are monitored and maintained effectively

· To ensure that any damages or stains to carpets or soft furnishings are reported to your Supervisor immediately.

· To ensure all electrical appliances within the properties are operated correctly and safely at all times.

· To ensure all storage areas within assigned properties are kept clean and tidy.

· To attend to guest requests promptly and efficiently, ensuring to keep your Supervisor informed of any extra requests.

· Attend to Principals requests and personal shopping needs in an efficient and prompt manner.

· Assist the Principal with all aspects of wardrobe management including the packing and unpacking of all belongings

· To ensure any personal items left in properties, are dealt with in the correct manner.

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· Set up and service all accommodation for overnight guests and attend to their needs and requests.

· To ensure personal appearance is kept neat and tidy at all times. Jewellery is kept to a minimum.

· Responsible for the cleanliness of the uniform provided.

· To respect at all times the nature of the company’s business and adhere to strict code of conduct and confidentiality.

· To carry out any other reasonable requests as directed by management.

· To comply with all Health and Safety regulations.

· To ensure a professional approach is undertaken in performing duties when interacting with clients, colleagues and external providers, with particular emphasis on maintaining confidentiality.

· To be flexible with working a rotating shifts including weekends and Bank Holidays.

· Any other duties as and when required.

Qualifications / Training

· Health and safety training

· Safe handling of hazardous chemicals training


· Previous professional housekeeping experience working in private homes or at least 5 star hotels

· The ability to sustain the physical demands of the role

· Able to speak and understand a high level of English

· Possess a valid UK driver’s License, preferably manual

Personal Attributes

· Enjoys housekeeping and strives to a 6 star level of cleaning

· Self-motivated and responsible

· Able to carry out instructions and follow them through thoroughly

· Able to work alone and in a team

· Courteous and professional to guests

· Honest and hardworking

· Professional, respectful and discreet, including maintaining confidentiality at all times

· Friendly and available to provide a 6 star hospitality experience

· Flexible and adaptable with working shift patterns, particularly during the high season

· Hospitality/cleanliness focused

· Pride in their work and the impact good housekeeping has on the guest and company

· Humble and efficient – taking ownership of the properties and their role within the team

· Eye for detail

· Must have own transport

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