Historic Royal Palaces - Hillsborough Castle

Household Assistant

Location UK / Down

Job Type Permanent part-time, Trainee

Salary £10000 - 20000

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1383051

 Job Description

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced household assistant who will be able to carry out household duties to ensure the highest standards of appearance and presentation.

Household Assistant – Hillsborough Castle

Established

30 hours per week – Rota

Hillsborough Castle is a working Royal Residence, the base for the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and a great place for the public to visit.  Historic Royal Palaces’ exciting landmark project will see this exquisite and fascinating historic property open its doors to everyone.  Our ambitious programme of conservation, re-presentation and re-imagination, will make Hillsborough Castle and Gardens a place for discovery, delight, and learning for visitors of all ages.  The Castle’s magnificent re-presented state rooms and Gardens re-opened in July 2018. Visitors will be able to see new features completed almost every month, culminating in the opening of the beautiful Walled Garden and visitor facilities off the A1 in 2019.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and experienced household assistant who will be able to carry out household duties to ensure the highest standards of appearance and presentation. Within this role you will be responsible for providing Household Services including, but not limited to, presentation of State rooms for public viewing, cleaning of public areas and office space, back of house housekeeping & laundry, overnight accommodation related services, event set-up, food & beverage provision, ensuring that Hillsborough Castle and said operations are presented at the highest standards at all times, while remaining customer focussed.

To succeed in this role you will need to be a committed individual, have a “can do attitude” and willingness to provide a 5 star service as well as having a flexible approach to working hours. Have experience in a similar field of work, conservation cleaning experience is desirable. You will also need to be a good organiser.

Please note the interview date for this position will be 30th January 2019 at Hillsborough Castle.

Pay range:           12

Salary:                £14,040 per annum

Closing date:        20th January 2019

Find out more and apply by visiting our website www.hrp.org.uk/recruitment

Historic Royal Palaces is a registered charity (No 1068852) and an equal opportunities employer. Applications are welcome from all candidates regardless of sex, racial, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, sexuality or responsibilities for dependents. We value a diverse workforce and celebrate our differences.