5 Reasons to join the Cornish Gems Team

1. An Investors in People Gold Accredited Company 2. Competitive rates of pay 3. Performance related rewards 4. A great working environment 5. Be proud to work for a reputable, fast growing Cornish Company

Cornish Gems Housekeeping Role


Cornish Gems - a little background

Cornish Gems was founded over 10 years ago and beginning with 3 properties in St Ives, we now are proud to have over 170 properties within our collection, from romantic hideaways, to seaside apartments to manor houses that sleep over 15.


At Cornish Gems, we believe reinvesting in the business and people to improve on our offering with the highly competitive industry.  We’ve become a Cornish business success story, now recognised in the industry as being the specialists in luxury holiday letting.


Our vision since startup in 2007 has been to provide the best range of luxury self-catering accommodation Cornwall has to offer, complemented with the highest level of customer service to match and in turn we’ve won several awards and our most recent is Bronze in the Bristol Travel Awards.


As part of the Property Management Team you will be responsible for providing a high standard cleaning service, ensuring all properties are immaculately presented.


Housekeeping Position


The Property Management Department are currently in a period of exciting growth within Cornish Gems and currently looking for strong team players. We’re looking for dedicated people who care about their work and strive for the highest standards.

We have a number of opportunities working as a Housekeeper across many beautiful locations of Cornwall in a variety of properties; one day you will be attending to a cliff top coastal mansion sleeping 15 and the next a cosy romantic cottage on the edge of a harbour, or even a contemporary boutique apartment.

We’re looking for an experienced Housekeeper with a wealth of knowledge and effective methods within high end hospitality.


Why work for us?


An Investors in People Gold Accredited Company

Competitive rates of pay

Performance related rewards

A great working environment

Be proud to work for a reputable, industry leading, fast growing Cornish company

Company induction and training with ongoing support

Childcare vouchers

Cycle to work scheme

25% off our Cornish Gems Coffee Lounge in St.Ives

Shower and lockers

Recommend a friend scheme

Development opportunities

Equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all areas of the community


About you:

You will have worked in a similar environment before, and have proud and positive attitude.

You will be happy and keen to work within our expected standards of quality and work with your Property Manager in an efficient, cooperative manner.

Enthusiasm is important and You will be able to overcome challenges confidently maintaining professionalism at all times, especially if you meet guests as part of your daily routine.

You will have experience in reporting essential details to rectify any issues upon change over.

Good communication skills.

You will need to be flexible with shifts across Monday - Saturday.

Our most popular changeover days are Friday and Saturday, although there is weekday work for the right applicant. It’s preferable if you have a full driving licence however some transport is available from our Head Office.


How to apply:

If you think you meet the criteria above then we’d love to hear from you.

Please send your CV and speak to Laura, Recruitment and Training Coordinator

01872 241241 #219



Upon successful application you will be required to attend an interview at our Head Office in Threemilestone Industrial Estate, Truro.



We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, however on occasion, due to high volume of response, we may not be able to respond to all applicants therefore if you do not hear from us within two weeks you have been unsuccessful on this occasion but please continue to look at our Job Opportunities.

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