Are you looking for work? The Queen needs a Buckingham Palace cleaner on salary of around £16,000 a year.
The responsibility of the housekeeping assistant also comes with free accommodation but they must be prepared to travel to Monarch’s homes, including those in other countries.
Although previous housekeeping experience is preferred, it is not essential. The successful candidate will be based in either Windsor Castle or London.
The full-time housekeeping assistant will be expected to work from Monday to Sunday, and potentially work for other royals.
This means that the chosen candidate could end up working for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after the couple announced they would be moving to Windsor next year.
The chosen applicant will also be given 33 days holiday a pear and they have the option to stay in one of the residences, which comes with a salary adjustment.
The advertisement reads:
“This is a career pathway in hospitality that will develop your housekeeping skills and expertise.
Joining our professional team, you’ll upkeep, clean and care for a wide range of interiors and items, ensuring they’re presented to their very best.
Learning from your colleagues, you’ll gain the specialist professional skills needed, always aiming for the highest standards. And you’ll take care of guests and work front-of-house to support special events too.
In an environment where development and training is commonplace, you’ll be able to grow your skills.
Previous housekeeping or hospitality experience would be an advantage but is not essential.
We’re more interested in your proactive approach and ability to tackle new challenges.
With an eye for detail, you take pride in your work and aim for the highest standards.
You’ll enjoy working as part of a team and are happy to get involved in a range of tasks to support others.
Well organised and with good time management skills, you can meet deadlines and work efficiently to get jobs done.
Above all, you’ll be eager to learn new skills and develop a hospitality career.
This is your opportunity to use your enthusiasm and interest in hospitality to deliver the exceptional.
This role will be based in either London or Windsor Castle, and will involve travelling to other Royal residences.
In return you will be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package, including 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays), a 15% employer contribution pension scheme (with the option for flexibility – to increase contributions or draw down as salary), with training and development, as well as a range of catering and recreational facilities. The role also offers the option to live-in (for which there is a salary adjustment).”
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