What to Expect Working as a Housekeeper in the Middle East
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a good work ethic, high levels of attention to detail who has some good previous housekeeping experience. Working within a Private Household requires an utmost level of trust and it is essential you have solid references from all of your previous employers before an offer is usually made.
You will need to adapt to each home you work in as the job requirements will vary, and the laws in the Middle East will also require you to adapt from what you might be used to. All of this will be explained before you arrive, and you will have someone you can always ask if you’re unsure.
Generally speaking, though it will be your responsibility to ensure the house is clean and tidy at all times. You will be required to clean bedrooms, bathrooms and communal areas daily. Some roles may require you to shop and cook for the family. The more formal households will require you to be knowledgeable when it comes to cleaning antique furniture, cleaning delicate materials and looking after silver.
If you have good references and good housekeeping experience then this could be a good position for you. Our Housekeeper vacancies will usually be live in positions or based at a compound specifically built for staff.