Live in Housekeeper / Cook job

Location London, Greater London, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £34,000 GPA
Job Number  50823
Created 03 December 2018

Live in Housekeeper / Cook job


A delightful couple in Holland Park are seeking a proactive and friendly Housekeeper/Cook to help them out. The family of 4 is Mum, Dad and their 2 sweet school aged children (9+13). Both parents work from home and to complete the family they also have a lovely little dog. Although they do not employ anyone else at the moment, they might consider hiring a part time cleaner in the future if needed. Please note that their daughter can eat only gluten free dishes and the family generally enjoy Indian food. The parents create a weekly plan with the duties for the actual week and you will need to follow these instructions with managing your own time efficiently.


Your daily duties will include:

  • Preparing breakfast in the morning

  • Daily cleaning, laundry and ironing

  • Sole charge of children if Mum is away

  • School pick-ups (occasionally)

  • Arranging and taking kids to activities (occasionally)

  • Organising the home

  • Cooking for the whole family

  • Dog walking

  • Assisting with small dinner parties

  • Bonus: light PA duties


You will not be required to travel with the family but you will instead need to house/dog sit.


The ideal candidate will know their boundaries, be discreet but warm and friendly, go out of their way, be proactive, use their own initiative, be caring and a competent cook and ideally be confident in preparing Indian meals and/or be happy to follow the family’s recipes.


Driving is a bonus but is not essential part of this position.


House: 2 storeys, 4 bedrooms


Hours: Monday – Friday, 7.00am – 7.00pm


Accommodation: Your own bedroom, bathroom with little kitchenette with separate entrance (located at the back of the garden)


Salary: £500 net per week which equates to £33,254 gross per annum


Start: January 2019


Vacancy Number: 50823


Consultant to contact: Dominique Keen

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