Housekeeping Floor Porter

The Standard is one of the most culturally engaged hotels in the world. Hotels with real cultural life, an inclusive spirit and true creative attitude. A destination layered with events and amusements that leaves you with an uplifted feeling...

At the cultural heart-beat of The Standard are our team who bring to life our spaces, engage with our guests and vibrate social energy, day and night across our numerous bars, restaurants, event and guest spaces. Here at The Standard, we take a slightly different approach to our people and look far and wide for individuals that bring a unique perspective with them to our team (not a 5 page CV). We do not ask you to conform, read from a script or follow the rules (ok sometimes there are rules) but not when it comes down to you being able to express yourself or celebrate your individuality.

We are defined by our richness of personality, diversity of background and lifestyle and are now looking for a Housekeeping Floor Porter who will embody our ‘Anything but Standard’ ethos!

At the heart of our hotels are of course of people who through their vibrancy and energy bring our properties to life. We are now seeking a team of diverse and dynamic individuals that will capture the very essence of The Standard, London to join our team as a Housekeeping Floor Porter.

Your role

As a Housekeeping Floor 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 Floor 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 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 proven 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 Floor 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 £1,000
  • Tuition Aid Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan & regular social activities

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