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Live out Head Housekeeper

£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
We're looking for a professional, experienced Head Housekeeper to help run a high profile client's country estate in Wiltshire. Seeking a professional and organised person comfortable working in a very busy home. Please note this position is live out and candidates MUST have the right to work in the UK.


  • Duties Include (but not limited to):
  • All housekeeping duties
  • Laundry
  • Pet care
  • Some errands for the house
  • Organising the shifts/rotas for the daily Housekeepers. Daily tasks, cleaning schedules, etc.
  • The family expectations are high so you would be responsible for making sure the standards of cleaning are met and guiding the Housekeepers in their duties.
  • In the absence of the butler/house manager being the main contact for household staff and family, and assisting the house manager with the smooth running of the household.
  • Ordering of cleaning supplies, and household goods.

Ideal Candidate

  • At least 5 years' experience in a busy private household
  • Good longevity
  • Self-motivated
  • House proud
  • Strong "can do" attitude
  • Willing to help in anything that comes up
  • Work as a team
  • Excellent wardrobe management skills
  • Excellent English preferred
  • Self-motivated who can guide and lead a small team of 4 housekeepers
  • Flexible
  • Energetic
  • Discreet
  • Pets and kids friendly


Salary: £40k - £45k Gross per Annum. Any overtime worked will be paid in lieu time.

Working Days: Predominately Monday-Friday with 1-2 weekends a month.

Working Hours: 8-9 hours (8:30am-5/7pm) will vary depending on the family needs, when in residence.

Start: ASAP

Responsible Consultant: Laura Reeves

Status: Live

Silver Swan Recruitment
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  • Job Reference: 710410542-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Silver Swan Recruitment
  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent