Live in Housekeeper / Cook job

Location South West England, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £25,000-£30,000 GPA
Job Number  47616
Created 18 September 2018

Live in Housekeeper/Cook required near Marlborough Start ASAP Salary £26-30k+ ( Approx £400-450npw)

( 47616 ) Our client based in Wiltshire is looking for an experienced, discreet, dog friendly Housekeeper/Cook to look after them and their beautiful Manor House in the country.

The ideal candidate for this role will be a good cook, flexible to work occasional weekends.

You must be able to manage your time and be happy with your own company and enjoy a stunning rural environment- the house is a 10 minute walk from a beautiful village. Other staff ( Gardeners ) are employed. The principal also spends several days a week in the London residence


Duties to include

  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing

  • Cooking for the principal daily (simple, light, healthy meals using the produce of the kitchen garden- an interest in gardening would be a bonus), and for guests when required. Entertaining is usually informal in style.

  • Occasional help with preparation for informal weekend dinner parties when you will be needed to help with the first course and to clear away but generally will not be needed to serve to table

  • Household shopping

  • Dog walking and helping with the dogs (they have 2 medium to large sized friendly dogs )

  • House and occasional pet sitting( dogs and a horse.) in conjunction with the resident gardener.


Partners and pets will be considered but please no cats. The accommodation can accommodate a couple but is best suited to a single person.

Driving essential, Must have own car but car can be provided for work purposes.


Hours 5 days per week, Usually Mon-Fri but some weekends or half day Saturdays will be needed ( approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility)

Accommodation  Small self-contained cottage within estate grounds (Undergoing renovation so initially you will be accommodated within a separate section in the house for 1-2 months)

Salary  £26-30k+

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros & Kaisha Hastu

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