Housekeeper Job

  • Sector: Housekeeping
  • Function: Live-Out Housekeeper
  • Contact: Laura Harrall
  • Contact Phone: +441298600414
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Oswestry
  • Salary: £30,000+ GPA
  • Job Ref: 113956
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Housekeeper Job - Daily full-time - Nr Oswestry, North Shropshire - £30,000 to £35,000 gpa doe

A unique opportunity for a hardworking and passionate individual to work for a lovely young family on a compact picturesque estate near Oswestry and Ellesmere.  The property is a 9 bedroom historic hall, set in approximately 300 acres.

The role is offered on a full time, permanent contract basis, with standard hours of 48 per week all year round however, flexibility is essential. 

The ideal candidate will be reliable, resilient, very hardworking, trustworthy, practical, enthusiastic, and cheerful, possess a can-do attitude and common sense. 

The applicant must be able to fulfil a variety of roles


  • Previous experience in a private household

  • Housekeeping and home management

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Must have previous experience working in a similar role and be adaptable and flexible to changing schedules

  • The housekeeper must have a pleasant attitude and like interacting with guests

  • Cleaning to a very high standard, including supervision of part-time support cleaners

  • Excellent attention to detail and due care for quality furniture and fabrics

  • Experience maintaining and cleaning a property with lots of objects

  • Excellent laundry skills including handling delicate garments such as wool and cashmere, hand-washing and ironing making sure all personal laundry is washed, ironed and stored in the correct manner

  • Wardrobe management

  • Food shopping for the household

  • Taking in deliveries and unpacking groceries

  • Management and ordering of pantry and basic stores

  • Family level cooking from time to time

  • Positive attitude and disposition

  • Cleaning and arranging guest rooms and Air BnB property located within the grounds

  • Schedule of deep cleans to property

  • Occasional travel with family to UK holiday home

  • Occasional babysitting may be required

  • Dealing with contractors and deliveries

  • Running errands

  • Assisting with waiting on duties at family parties

  • This is an incredible opportunity to work for a respectful, lovely young family that values a long-term commitment

Salary:  £30,000 to £35,000 per annum

21 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

48 hrs per week (Some flexibility may be required)

Hours of work (typically) 7.45am – 5.30pm (45 mins for lunch)

Full UK driving licence


Start ASAP