Housekeeper, Luxury Wedding Venue

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Housekeeper £20k - £22k per annum + benefits   

The Pear Tree, Purton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 4ED 

Fulltime – 40hrs a week, 5 out of 7 

Start Date Mid-May 

Please provide a cover letter with your application  

The perfect marriage of something old and something new, this charming country house wedding venue in Wiltshire now boasts an elegant Orangery, a glorious garden terrace, and luxuriously furnished bedrooms. 

Artemis at The Pear Tree are embarking on a large-scale recruitment process to meet the demands of our forward booking schedule, which is full with events that had to change booking dates due to lockdown.   

If you are an experienced professional hoping to restart your hospitality career, then our company can provide what most others can’t, a secure future with lots of pre-booked work, and plenty of ongoing advancement opportunities.   

Artemis are looking for a passionate Housekeeper based at The Pear Tree, the successful candidate must be self-motivated, have a passion for good service, calm under pressure and be able to work in a small team. Experience in hotels, luxury B&B’s or large private homes and will help. 

Artemis is a company that is proud to provide the finest quality, modern British food and drink to high end wedding clients, across 11 beautiful, privately owned estates around the UK. Part of the Artemis Group The Pear Tree is well regarded locally, operating as an elegant wedding venue with demanding clientele who expect nothing but the highest levels of service and everlasting memories.  


  • Must have experience of running a housekeeping team servecing at least 18 bedrooms & public areas 

  • Hard working and able to manage a physically demanding job 

  • Ability to communicate and motivate people 

  • Ability to work to deadlines and work efficiently under pressure 

  • Honesty, reliability and trustworthiness 

  • Enjoy working as part of a venue team 

  • Must be eligible to work in the UK 

Outline of Responsibilities  

  • Reporting to the General Manager 

  • Full management of checking guests in and out of the bedrooms within the prescribed times.  Check-in time 3.30pm, check-out time 10am 

  • Full management of accommodation housekeeping to the required standard. 

  • Daily supervision of housekeeping team, organising housekeeping reports, allocating priorities and tasks. 

  • Organising staff rotas, recruitment and training when necessary 

  • Ordering and checking linen deliveries and supplies, ensuring quality & control 

  • Ordering and re-stocking all cleaning materials, PPE where necessary and any other consumables eg. tea/coffee etc. whilst keeping an eye on costs 

  • Health & safety training and implementation 

  • Daily booking systems management  

  • Management of disabled guests  

  • Reporting any damage, reparation work that may be required 

  • Managing lost property 

Benefits of working with us  

  • Exceptional hours  

  • Company bonus scheme  

  • Pension scheme  

  • Uniform provided  

  • H&S – training will be given  

  • Food Hygiene – training will be given  

Salary £22k  - £22k per annum    

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