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Live in Head Housekeeper job

Location South East England, United Kingdom
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Head Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-£35,000 GPA
Job Number  51738
Created 10 April 2019

Live in Head Housekeeper required near Egham, Surrey Start ASAP Salary £32-34 Gross Per annum ( Approx £480-500 npw)

(51738 ) Experienced Senior house keeper/House manager with the ability to deputise for the estate manager when required is needed to join a small closely knit team on a beautiful private country estate. This is a hand’s on role , you will be working alongside various other staff members, reporting to the Estate Manager.


The main residence is 10 bedrooms and there are two other properties, one 4 bed nearby and another flat in London which will need occasional but regular attention. Transport will be provided for this.

The estate is the principals secondary residence and as such the year is split into two modes- .  In winter the Principal is not often resident and makes infrequent visits.  During this time, maintenance, building and repair work is done, and the pace of work is more relaxed.  During the summer the Principal and family visit for longer periods of time and it is exceptionally busy. During this period additional cleaning staff and a chef are taken on to help maintain 5* standards.


We are looking for someone with meticulous standards and attention to detail. You must have fluent spoken and written English.


Duties to include

  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing to very high standard

  • Cooking is not essential but would be a plus.

  • Occasional driving

  • Shopping

  • Running errands


Partners , dependents and pets will be considered. 

Driving essential as there will be the occasional requirement for driving from time to time- car provided for work purposes


Hours 8am – 5pm Monday to Saturday when the principal is in residence, and Monday to Friday + brief security check on Saturday mornings when Principal is not resident. Accommodation  furnished 3 bedroom cottage on the estate

Salary  £ 32-34k Gross per annum + Discretionary performance bonus.

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros

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