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Queen Is Hiring A Cleaner To Live In Windsor Castle

Queen Is Hiring A Cleaner To Live In Windsor Castle

Do you have the cleaning skills fit for a royal?

Lucy Devine

Lucy Devine

Think your cleaning skills are up to the royal standard? Well, good news, Her Maj is hiring an apprentice cleaner to live in Windsor Castle.

Posting on The Royal Household's careers website, as a Level 2 Housekeeping Apprentice, you'll learn on the job, while working alongside the royal team of housekeeping professionals.

And you'll be living in either Windsor Castle or Buckingham Palace, with all meals provided and travel expenses included!

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As part of the role, you'll be getting stuck into a variety of different tasks and challenges, upkeeping, cleaning and caring for interiors and items in the house, as well as ensuring rooms are presented to their best.

The apprenticeship will also include off the job training, too, and you'll be assigned a mentor throughout. At the end of the apprenticeship, the candidate will join the royal household's permanent team.

To apply, the household explain all apprenticeships require a qualification in English and Maths. However, if you don't have these, you will be supported in achieving them as part of the apprenticeship.

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The starting salary is £19,140 per year and you'll also receive an impressive benefits package, which includes 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays), a pension scheme and "a range of catering and recreational facilities".

So is it right for you?!

Well, the ad explains: "Practically minded, with great attention to detail, you take pride in your work and always aim for the highest standards.

"You'll enjoy working as part of a team and are happy to get involved in a range of tasks to support others. Well organised and with good time management skills, you can meet deadlines and work efficiently to get jobs done.

"Above all, you'll be keen to take every opportunity to gain experience and build on your learning to become a housekeeping expert."

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Applications close on 28th October and virtual interviews will be held on the week commencing 2nd November. You can apply here. GO, GO, GO!

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Life News, The Queen