General Housekeeper

Job Title: General Housekeeper – Ashridge House
Location: Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS
Reports To: Housekeeping Section Manager

The Opportunity

At Ashridge House our Housekeepers have the task of keeping the House in tip top shape for the activities that happen throughout the year, which is a tall order. Ashridge House facilities are vast with 190 bedrooms, a variety of function rooms and a selection of purpose built study blocks, not to mention our onsite laundry facilities, public areas and offices. The team works to provide our customers with a high level of cleanliness throughout the House.
The role will suit someone who takes great care and attention in keeping their environment clean and tidy. We are looking for someone who is committed to achieving excellent customer service.

  • Accommodation cleaning – preparing bedrooms for arrivals and departures
  • Reporting maintenance issues
  • Cleaning coffee and public areas including toilets
  • Processing laundry
  • Cleaning offices and teaching rooms
Please note, the role is worked on a rota basis with shifts between 6am and 9pm to include weekends and bank holidays.

Key Attributes


  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A good level of attention to detail
  • Ability to use your initiative
  • Ability to prioritise your workload
  • Customer focussed
  • Must hold a full driving licence and have access to your own transport
  • A flexible approach
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Knowledge of cleaning standards
About us

Ashridge Executive Education is one of three operating divisions of Hult International Business School. Hult is a global institution with campuses in Boston, Dubai, San Francisco, Shanghai and three in or near London. The School's mission is to transform the lives of individuals and organisations by providing an exceptionally valuable and enduring education that brings together people, cultures, and ideas from all around the world. 


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Additional Information

Benefits include 25 days holiday, meals and refreshments while on duty, free use of the leisure facilities and access to the company pension scheme and healthcare schemes. It is essential to have your own transport and free parking is available.

Please note that you must have the right to work in EU to be considered for this position. 

At the heart of Ashridge Executive Education is the Ashridge (Bonar Law Memorial) Trust, a major UK charity incorporated by Act of Parliament that exists to provide global executive education together with appropriate research and to maintain Ashridge House and Gardens for the benefit of the nation. The Ashridge site in Berkhamsted acts as both the hub for this global operation and as a major conference centre.

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