Live in Housekeeper / Cook required near Newbury, Berkshire Start May Salary £30-34k+GPA
( 43949) Lovely young couple need the help of an excellent switched on housekeeper for their stunning, large 15 bedroom home which they have just moved into and which they will use as a weekend residence. The property has been in the family for many years. Working alongside 2 part time cleaners and a houseman. Due to the property being a new home this is an excellent opportunity for someone who is pro- active in setting up the house, carrying out inventories, making manuals for the house and setting up good systems to ensure it runs efficiently. Good communication skills are essential.
They entertain on a regular basis ( not every weekend) The house will be busier during the shooting season. You must be children and dog friendly-
It is an informal family but expect high standards.
Duties to include
Hands on Cleaning , washing and ironing,
Care of antiques and fine furnishings
Cooking - usually just the couple but you should be confident cooking for dinner party standard for up to 10
Day to day running of the house.
Shopping and running errands as needed
Helping with entertaining- meeting and greeting guests , set the table, serve informally and ensure they and their guests are looked after.
Happy to be around two dogs (they live in London during the week)
Partners and pets will be considered.
Driving essential, car provided for work purposes.
Hours 5 day week- (days off during the week) approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility
Accommodation Separate 1 bed cottage
Salary £30-34k+ Gross per annum
Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros