Housekeeping Porter

The Standard, London opened in July 2019 and has boldly propelled The Standard brand onto the international stage. Situated on Euston Road across from the gothic grandeur of St Pancras Station, the hotel is set to become a new cultural crossroad for London and a gateway to Europe. The hotel playfully respects the building's history while creating new expansive spaces for the neighbourhood to play from our bars, restaurants, lounges and event spaces throughout the building.

The Standard, London has 266 rooms in 42 unique styles ranging from Cosy Core rooms to terraced suites with outdoor bathtubs overlooking St Pancras station. The lobby lounge, with a carefully curated library pays homage to the building’s original use, with a Sounds studio hosting weekly live music and talks. Our street facing bar, Double Standard, offers lunch, happy-hour and casual drinking and dining, while his garden restaurant, Isla, features a seasonally-driven, coastal inspired menu. Board the street level, exterior red lift directly to the 10th-floor to Decimo where Chef Peter Sanchez-Iglesias’ showcases his live fire cooking and the building’s 360-degree views of London.

At the heart of our hotels are of course of people who through their vibrancy and energy bring our properties to life. As our London team begins to regrow following our opening in May, we are now seeking a Housekeeping Porter to join our team.

Your role

As a Housekeeping Porter you are an essential part of the Housekeeping team. In this role you will provide operational support for all the aspects of the housekeeping department in an energetic, timely and precise manner. You will provide all necessary equipment and items, requested by supervisors, room attendants or guests. As a porter you will also assist the room attendants in general housekeeping duties such as moving heavy furniture, cleaning in high places, setting extra beds, deep cleaning carpets and keeping all services areas cleared of rubbish.

As a porter you will provide fine, yet unobtrusive service, while at the same time taking care of all our guests requests. You have a hands-on approach, are flexible and know how to prioritise even in busy and demanding situations. You keep a fun and upbeat demeanour around your colleagues of housekeeping, other departments and of course our guests.

Do you have what it takes to be a Housekeeping Porter at The Standard, London

While we take every detail of design and guest experience seriously, we do not take ourselves too seriously. ‘Standard People’ are at the heart of our brand; vivid, dynamic and engaging. You’ll intrinsically understand the unique microcosm and the context of our venues and city you represent.

While prior experience as a Housekeeping Porter is always useful, all are welcome at The Standard; you will have however an uncompromised and natural flair for service and be able to build genuine relationships with guests that enable us to not only pre-empt needs but foresee desires. In addition to this you will also need….

  • A background with related experience preferred, ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’ or boutique hotel sector
  • A flexible approach to working hours with the ability to work shifts including, evenings, nights and weekends. This is a fulltime role; however, we have many opportunities for those seeking a more flexible working schedule.
  • Good understanding of health and safety, manual handling and COSHH
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  • To be highly motivated and pro-active; act with professionalism and positivity in all interactions

We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be our Housekeeping Porter, we’d love to hear from you.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates prior to commencing employment.

BENEFITS INCLUDE

  • Meals on duty
  • Uniform Provided
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Rates across all Standard properties
  • F&B Discounts
  • Recruitment Referral Bonus up to £500
  • Tuition Aid Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan & regular social activities

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