Live in Housekeeping / Cook job

Location South East England, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-£35,000 GPA
Job Number  50799
Created 19 November 2018

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


( 50799) Lovely family with 2 school aged children and a friendly dog need the assistance of an excellent, experienced Housekeeper Cook for their stunning recently renovated large weekend and holiday home in the countryside. The role is for a self starter who can manage their time and workload. The family are mainly in residence Friday to Monday when the hours will be longer. In addition there is usually a family member in residence from Tuesday to Thursday, however you do not need to cook for them. The family do entertain occasionally when they are in residence however they also travel during school holidays and also stay in their other residences, so the hours balance out. We are looking for someone with an eye for detail who is able to work to high standards, who loves the country lifestyle – the house is by itself so you will need to be happy with your own company and who has an upbeat, friendly and positive personality. It is essential you like rabbits and dogs as you will need to look after the 2 indoor rabbits which are residence full time, and the dog will need to be looked after in your cottage 1-2 nights per week.


Duties to include

  • Running the house, dealing with contractors and tradespeople.

  • Hands on Housekeeping and general hands on cleaning to include fine furnishings and antiques- you must have experience in these areas.

  • Washing and Ironing

  • Cooking for the family, they enjoy simple healthy menus cooked from scratch from great ingredients and then well presented. When the family are in residence they will need breakfast lunch and supper preparing and serving. You will also prepare some simple lunches for them to take with them back to London to re-heat during the week.

  • Assistance when the family entertain ( this is not very often) .

  • Shopping and running errands

  • Helping with the family dog, to include walking it and looking after it 1-2 nights ( the dog resides with the family in their London residence however)

  • Looking after the families 2 pet rabbits (indoor)


Partners would be welcome and pets will be considered, but please no cats due to allergies.

Driving essential, car provided for work purposes


Hours 5 day week, 2 days days off during the week approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility

Accommodation stunning, modern 2 bed newly built cottage

Salary £30-34k+ Gross per annum

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros

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