Live in Housekeeper Job

  • Sector: Housekeeping
  • Function: Live-In Housekeeper
  • Contact: Nicola Forster
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Location: South West London
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 115992
  • Contact Email: nicola@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Live in Housekeeper job, Belgravia.

A wonderful client is looking for a confident live-in housekeeper to support them with their semi-formal family home. A small Pug dog completes the family of 5. A full time Monday – Friday daily Nanny is employed and also a weekend Nanny. The Housekeeper must be child friendly.

Duties to include:

  • Daily Housekeeping (6 storeys)
  • Care of delicate items and fine fabrics - to include antiques, crystal, silver, and copper
  •  Laundry, linen, and ironing
  • Clothing and wardrobe maintenance, to include caring for delicate garments and seasonal changes
  • Prepare a light breakfast for the family
  • Greeting and looking after visitors and guests
  • Walking the dog three times a day, locally and access to enclosed private garden square nearby
  • Pet sitting when the family travel
  • Twice weekly babysitting (to remain in house whilst children sleep; during your working days only)
  • Running errands and provisioning for the household as needed
  • Evening turn down and kitchen tidy
  • Watering and refreshing indoor flowers and front window boxes 
  • Occasional help with dinner parties and entertaining
  • Occasional support with packing and unpacking of Principals' luggage post holidays or business travel
  • Ability and willingness to travel with the family a few times per year is desired (UK, Europe, and USA)

The ideal candidate will be well-presented, self-motivated, flexible, discreet, have high standards, and is happy to learn/follow instruction when required. As the family have young children, someone who is cheerful and enjoys being around children is a must.

Start date: June 2024

Working Week: Tuesday – Saturday (Days off Sunday and Monday)

Working hours: 7am – 7pm with breaks

Salary: £40 - £45k depending on experience

Accommodation: Lower Level, large ensuite bedroom with own separate entrance. Additional weekly food stipend.

Job reference number: 115992

Responsible Consultant: Nicola Forster