Live in Housekeeping / Cook job near Barnstaple , Devon

Location South West England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-35,000
Job Number  44716
Created 18 August 2017

Live in Housekeeper / Cook required near Barnstaple / Devon Start ASAP Salary £30-34k Gross Per annum ( Approx £450-500 npw)

( 44716 ) Delightful family need a switched on and experienced housekeeper for their beautiful large period family home in the Devon countryside. This is the family’s main residence and it is a busy family home. They also run a busy shoot season during the Winter months ( Oct-Dec) when the house will be busier, however additional staff are taken on during this period.

The role is to keep the home to high standards as well as managing it and being general hands on help to the family. We need someone with lots of energy , confident front of house who is proactive and able to manage their time. Ideally you will have experience working on a busy shoot estate, understand protocol and love the rural lifestyle.


Duties to include


  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing

  • Knowledge of the care of antiques and fine art would be an advantage

  • Helping with house management

  • Running errands

  • Household shopping

  • Family level cooking when needed

  • Helping with the children when needed, mainly just keeping an eye on them

  • Helping with the family pets ( Dog and guinea pigs)


Partners and pets will be considered. A horse may be possible.

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


Hours Monday – Friday approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility

Accommodation  2 bed recently renovated flat with own access

Salary  £30-34k Gross Per annum

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros

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