Live in Housekeeper Job

Location North East England, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Competitive
Job Number  49558
Created 09 August 2018

Greycoat Lumleys’ client is seeking a Live-in Housekeeper for their property in near Ponteland in Northumberland.


The property is set in the beautiful Northumberland countryside with rolling hills and quaint villages nearby. It is just a couple that live in the property but they do have their children and extended family come to stay on occasions, usually during the school holidays. The couple also travel a lot during the summer months. The property has lots of antiques and precious items it that will need to be cared for on a regular basis.


Duties would include:

  • Cleaning

  • Polishing of brass, silver etc.

  • Ironing

  • Laundry

  • Changing beds

  • Hoovering

  • Mopping

  • Walking the dog

  • Occasional cooking i.e casseroles, baking


The couple have a dog and two cats so it is important that the successful applicant likes animals. The couple would be happy for the successful applicant to have their own dog stay with them in the accommodation.


Start: October/November

Hours: 20 hours per week (flexible) 9am -1pm Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work

Salary: Competitive

Accommodation: 2 bedroomed cottage on the grounds with extensive gardens (unfurnished)

Job Number: 49558

Responsible Consultant: Katie –


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