Housekeeping / Couples Job nr Richmond North Yorkshire
(47581) Our client is looking for an experienced Housekeeper / Cook to take on a role on a large country house in North Yorkshire. The house is situated on a moorland Estate and is mainly used for shooting parties, as well as occasional family use at other times of the year. You will be taking over from the current Housekeeper / Cook who has been with the family for 25 years.
The job might suit either a single person, or a couple as further outside work in the garden and grounds could be available for suitable applicants.
The job requires you to be self-motivated with a good standard of cooking and housekeeping, be reliable and used to working in a formal household managing other staff in a friendly and professional manner.
Duties will include:
Hands on housekeeping, cleaning, laundry and ironing
Cooking for shoot parties and the family – can be up to 20 people
Ordering and collection of food and provisions
Managing security alarms
Monitoring the fabric of the building and reporting faults
Dealing with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors
Reporting back to the owner and or his Agent
The house will be busier during the shooting season, but outside this period, the job will less demanding, so flexibility is required. Across the calendar year, the average hours will be in the region of 25 hours per week. It is an option for you to also take on additional work away from the estate.
You must be dog friendly and being a car driver is essential. Mileage will be paid for business use.
The position comes with a recently refurbished separate detached three bedroom house (rent and council tax free) located 550 metres away from the principal residence.
The position is available from 1st April 2018
Laura Harrall North of England office 01298 600 414 firstname.lastname@example.org