Full Time, Assistant Housekeeper, Harpley, Norfolk – Ref JF 1491

Position Filled
Posted on
October 13, 2023
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Employed / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Housekeeper / Cleaner

Full Time, Assistant Housekeeper required for large, private, country house located in a very rural location North of Kings Lynn.

The successful person will support the Housekeeper to deliver all housekeeping duties in this lovely property to a very high standard.

The ideal person will have previously worked within a private household and understand the demands of working around a busy family. A polite, well presented, integral person who works well within a small team is essential.

The hours will normally be 40 per week. Help on the occasional evening and weekend would be great but is not a deal breaker.

Core hours: 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday-Friday although some flexibility with start and finish times on offer.

The Position :-

  • All housekeeping duties to a high standard
  • Performing deep cleaning when the family are not in residence
  • Preparing the house for the family and any guests
  • Supporting with the preparation and serving of meals
  • Making up beds, changing and ironing linen, presenting beds to a high standard
  • Washing and cleaning crockery, silverware and glassware
  • Being comfortable around dogs and caring for them as required
  • Being comfortable around children
  • Carrying out any other duties that may be required for the smooth running of the house

The Person:-

  • Previous experience within a similar role would be preferred
  • Calm, friendly and approachable
  • Discreet, reliable and honest with the ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality at all times
  • Able to work in an efficient, tidy and careful manner with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Will have excellent communication skills
  • Will be organised and able to prioritise
  • Self-motivated and able to work on their own as well as part of a team, taking direction from the Housekeeper
  • Flexible, mature and pro-active
  • Able to remain calm when working under pressure and to deadlines
  • Positive, pragmatic and professional at all times
  • Committed to maintaining and providing the highest standards of service and care
  • Car driver
  • Non smoker

Fully checkable references will be requested and an up to date DBS check.

To apply, please call Jackie 07979 501997 or Rebecca 07771 655879 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk