Live In Housekeeping / Cook Job, Holland Park , London
A fabulous role for a Live In Housekeeper/Cook to work for an international client who have employed staff for many years who have become part of their family.
The house is used as a part time residence for the principals (Couple) who approx use the household 3-4 months a year (maximum 2 weeks at one time), they travel with a few members of staff when they are in residence including a Chef, Maid and Valet. They have family members that live close by in London who visit when they are in residence.
You should be a hands on Housekeeper and ideally be happy to do some simple family cooking when the principals are in residence if the Chef is not with them, a part-time cleaner is also employed to help with the upkeep of the house. Shopping for the residence and dealing with contractors coming to the house
You should be happy to work in a semi - formal home, the principals do entertain occasionally for more formal events, extra staff will be in residence to help.
You must be happy meeting and greeting guests, serving at the table and being hands on for any of the principal’s needs.
You should be flexible when the family are in residence to work longer hours, time will be given back in lieu when the principals are not in residence.
House: 4 storey home with a lift
Hours: 5 days per week, Monday-Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm when Couple are out of residence.
When In residence (3-4 months per year) you will work longer hours and everyday (no more than 2 weeks at a time alongside all the additional staff).
You must be happy to sleep over on your days off for security purposes but they are happy for relatives to come and visit/stay on occasions or should you wish to stay away for the weekend you must arrange cover with the PA.
Accommodation: Excellent refurbished 1 bedroom flat provided in the house – own entrance, kitchen, lounge area, double bedroom and large bathroom.
Salary - £450 - £500 net per week
Start: May 2018
Vacancy Number: 47212