Live in Housekeeper/Cook job in Hampstead , London NW3
Our client is seeking an excellent Housekeeper/Cook with great precision to help out in her large formal household and to become part of their lovely team.
The couple have 4 children; all school age including one toddler, however already employ a number of nannies and housekeepers to help out.
They also employ a Chef, however you must be happy to assist them in the kitchen when needed, plus cook for the whole family (including dinner parties) on the Chefs days off – Usually Sunday.
The couple both work, so quite often will not require lunch. They like to entertain and typically will host a large dinner party for up to 10 people on Friday evenings. Saturday there tends to be no cooking required.
The family follow a strict Kosher dishes plus a variety of other cuisines and would love someone who can be creative and who enjoys it! Other duties may include helping the Chef with the weekly shopping, provisioning, menu planning and kitchen management.
When not needed for cooking, a lot of the time you will work alongside the other team of Housekeepers and duties will include detailed and thorough cleaning, laundry and ironing. The house has a lot of art work and antique furniture to clean.
You must be flexible to travel with the family including to their holiday home in Ibiza, Spain in the summer for 6-8 weeks to cook and help out wherever needed.
House: 3 storeys, 8 bedrooms
Hours: 5 day week, days off are Tuesday and Wednesday, 12 hour shift per day with a break
Accommodation: Your own lovely private bedroom and ensuite bathroom in the staff quarters
Salary: £450 - £500 net per week
Vacancy Number: 46276
Consultant to contact: Dominique Smith