Live in Housekeeping / Cook role in Belgravia , London SW1X
A UHNW family who travel to their property in Belgravia 4-5 times per year are seeking a permanent fulltime Live in Housekeeper/Cook to help them out. You must have experience working in formal households and have great levels of Service and Housekeeping.
When the family are not in residence you mustbe happy working 8 hours per day, up to 6 days a week, but the 6th day (Saturday) is only due to deliveries which you will be in charge of managing, so if you are able to arrange & liase these afffectivey then you can free up your day. There is also a couple that have been with the family for years who also live on site, so all it requires is for you to all work togethr to arrange suitable days and time off.
When the family are in residence you must be flexible with your days and hours but they tend to stay for only one week at a time. The number of guests will vary between 1-6 at any one time.
The Principal already employs a Couple, two PA's, and a driver/security man who has varying days and hours.
The lady (part of the couple) does the majority of the housekeeping duties, so your main role is to help out wherever needed, to manage the staff and to ensure the home is run smoothly.
Your daily duties may include general cleaning, laundry, ironing, maintenance of the house, polishing, handling deliveries, organising cupboards, dusting, creating rota's, inventories, answering the phone, Administartive duties, and simple family cooking when the family are in residence. You must be computer literate as you will be liasing with contractors and the PA's.
The ideal candidate will be flexible and for security reasons you must be happy to sleep over in the property 7 nights per week if required. As the couple are also on site, you can liase with them should you need particular days off.
House: 4 storeys, 6 bedrooms
Hours: *Family are in residence 4-5 times per year, for one week at a time*
Your typical week will be 8 hours per day, Monday – Saturday. (Hours will increase when the Principal is in residence but the time can be taken back when they are not there). You must be happy sleeping over in the property 7 nights per week if required.
Accommodation: Your own bedroom and bathroom. Food will be provided
Salary: £30,000 Gross per annum but Negotiable for the right person
Vacancy Number: 42559
Consultant to contact: Dominique Smith