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Part time Live in Housekeeper Job

Live in Housekeeper job near Farringdon, Oxfordshire A professional down to earth  couple with a friendly dog and 2 cats need the help of an experienced housekeeper for their beautiful period 2 bedroom home with 4-bed outbuildings in Farringdon Oxfordshire.  The role is primarily hands-on housekeeping with some additional driving, gardening and house/pet sitting. One of the principals works 5 days in London and the other principal works 2 days in London. You must be animal friendly as they have 2 cats who you would have sole care for 2 days a week after when they are away and a friendly dog who tends to stay in London during the week.  We are looking for an all rounder, someone who is friendly, dependable and proactive - who takes pride in their work and is happy to be flexible. Ideally, they would love it if you were interested in Gardening so that you could assist in doing light gardening duties for 8 months of the year. They are also happy for you to have additional roles for other employers to supplement your income. They have grown-up children who tend to visit roughly every six weeks.   Duties Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning and tidying to a high standard, Laundry, Washing and Ironing. Changing beds Running errands Dealing with contractors and tradespeople. House and pet sitting Some driving duties  Gardening duties  Partners cannot be accommodated  Pets such as an Indoor cat would be considered but please no dogs. Driving essential to get to the property, Must have own car to get to the property but use of a car is provided if needed for work purposes.   Hours: 20 hours per week ( Ideally in the mornings) with flexibility   Monday - Friday will consider 4 days per week  Accommodation self-contained annex flat with own front door all bills paid  Salary £17 Gross Per hour (Approx £17,680 Gross per annum)  Starts ASAP   Job Reference 116070 Consultant to contact Vicky Smith  If you are not already registered and you wish to apply for this role please send your updated cv to vickys@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

  • Oxfordshire
  • Permanent
  • £17 gross per hour Approx £17,680 Per Annum

Head Housekeeper Job

Head Housekeeper Job - Live Out - Knutsford Cheshire - start ASAP - £40,000 GPA + A returning client of Greycoat Lumleys is looking for an experienced Head Housekeeper to oversee and manage their household team, ensuring high standards of operation within their spacious 6-bedroom property with leisure suite, set in four acres of grounds. This role is pivotal in maintaining the smooth operation of their home, including the management of housekeeping, gardening, and maintenance staff. Duties will include: Direct and supervise a team of between 3 and 5 staff members, including a housekeeper, gardener, and maintenance personnel. Maintain high standards of cleanliness and organisation throughout the property. Manage staff schedules, attendance, and leave, including sickness and holidays. Handle personnel and relationship issues within the team effectively. Lead the delivery of the housekeeping tasks, alongside an existing housekeeper (who works 4 days a week) and ensure continuity of standards. Find and oversee the work of any specialist contractors needed to keep the house clean and well functioning. Uphold an informal yet professional atmosphere within the team. Monitor household staff budget and provide visibility to the owners. Key requirements Proven experience in housekeeping management within a similar residential setting. Strong leadership skills, emotional intelligence and professionalism. Able to lead, manage and inspire a diverse team. Willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team. Excellent organisational and communication skills. Able to take a pragmatic approach to the team’s work when needed. Flexing approach appropriately if the team is under capacity or there are short term increases in workload. Familiarity with technology relevant to home automation and AV, and comfortable coordinating maintenance work via others. Digitally literate, able to use tools such as Google Sheets and Trello for coordinating and recording the team’s activities and monitoring household budgets. Non-smoker and not living with a smoker. Comfortable working with children in the house, including occasional supervision of children during school holidays or when off school due to ill health. Must be able to drive and live within reasonable commuting distance. Desirable attributes An eye for the details of interior design and front-of-house. Experience of event planning. Comfortable welcoming guests and working alongside external caterers to ensure smooth delivery of occasional social events hosted within the house. Additional information There is a well-equipped staff area with facilities for breaks and meals. Lunch, beverages and snacks are included. No living accommodation is provided. Full-time role normally Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm or 9am to 5pm Start ASAP Starting at £40,000 GPA  

  • Knutsford
  • Permanent
  • £40,000+ GPA

Live in Housekeeper / All rounder job

Live in Housekeeper All rounder Job in Worcestershire A new client of Greycoat Lumleys – a delightful couple with two grown-up children who visit them occasionally are looking to hire a Housekeeper to help them in their 8-bedroom house in Worcestershire. This role will consist of upholding the highest cleaning standards on a day-to-day basis, laundry, cooking, running errands and any other ad hoc household administration duties that may arise during the working day. The clients travel to Switzerland for a few months at the start of the year and would ideally like the candidate to travel with them. The clients are looking for someone who can offer flexibility as they are happy to be flexible themselves. They may get pets in the future so the ideal candidate would be pet-friendly.  Duties to include: All housekeeping duties including Laundry and Ironing Cooking mostly dinner and occasional lunches  Other ad hoc duties as required Dealing with contractors and household admin  We are looking for someone upbeat, friendly, conscientious, and dependable - who takes pride in their work and who has great attention to detail, Checkable references and previous experience working in similar roles are a must. A Spanish speaker would be a bonus. A driving licence is required. Property: 8-bedroom house Accommodation: A suite in the main house – living room bedroom, bathroom, and kitchenette. In a years time a one bedroom property will be available on site.  Working week: 45 hours, 5 days a week working over weekends with two days off in the week. Start date: As soon as the right person is found  Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 Depending on experinece  Job reference number:116049 Responsible consultant: Vicky Smith  If you are not registered and wish to apply, please send your CV to vickys@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

  • Worcester
  • Permanent
  • £45,000 - £50,000
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  • Vlad Arshynov

    Vlad Arshynov

    Private Households & Estates Consultant (Part Time Housekeepers)

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  • Jeanette Anderson (left)

    Jeanette Anderson (left)

    Private Households & Estates Consultant (Live-in Housekeepers)

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