Live in Housekeeping job in Chelsea , London
A friendly family in Chelsea are looking for a proactive, switched on Housekeeper/Cook to help them out. The couple have 3 children aged 15, 13 & 10 but the eldest is at boarding school and the middle child is going in September as well. Grandma also lives with the family in her own part of the house.
Your typical day will involve preparing breakfast, ensuring the two children get the school bus at 7.30am, making the beds, general hoovering, laundry, ironing, tidying and preparing lunch for the grandmother. The two boys are back from school around 5.00pm and you must ensure they get a snack and then you must start preparing the evening meal for the family who eat at 7.00pm. Once cleared away you are free to finish. They typically enjoy simple healthy dishes and will try anything. They are happy for you to follow recipes.
The family have regular VIP guests to visit for meetings, so you would be required to wear a uniform at all times. You must be positive, professional, organised, self-reliant and able to use your initiative. You will be in charge of ensuring the house runs smoothly at all times.
The family travel to their home in the countryside on weekends and they also have homes in the South of France and Switzerland. You must be happy to travel with them on occasions when needed, but all houses are fully staffed.
House: 5 bedrooms, 5 storeys
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7.00am – 7.30pm with breaks in the day. You must be happy to sleep in on your days off.
Accommodation: Your own private ensuite bedroom and bathroom, basement level with your own separate entrance.
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 gross per annum (approx. £450 - £500 net per week)
Consultant to contact: Dominique Smith
Vacancy Number: 48352