Live in Housekeeping job near Cranleigh , Surrey

Location South East England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-35,000
Job Number  45924
Created 21 September 2017

Live in Housekeeper required near Cranleigh Start ASAP Salary £30k+ Gross Per annum ( Approx £450+ npw)

( 45924 ) An excellent opportunity for a Housekeeper or Couple to work on a large estate in a large property that has recently been renovated to a high specification. The property will be used as a weekend residence with friends and family also visiting. The family have multiple properties in the UK and internationally. The Estate employs Gardeners and more household staff when they are in residence, you should be happy to work as part of a team as well as have the initiative to look after the inside of the house without supervision. They have animals on the estate that include dogs, llamas and ponies so you must be happy around them.


You will report to the Estate Manager who also lives on the estate and be happy to work with other household staff who travel with the principals


As a Housekeeper you will be responsible for the upkeep of the house, it has 10 en-suite bedrooms and extensive entertaining spaces, you will be expected to have the house ready for the principals arrival and liaise with other staff members to ensure the house is kept to a high standard.


Duties to include


  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing

  • Cleaning of all properties to an exceptionally high standard

  • Cleaning of immediate exterior areas e.g. terraces, poolside

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Preparing rooms for family and guests

  • Caring for house plants and floral arrangements

  • Receiving deliveries

  • Escorting tradesmen and contractors

  • Ordering and collecting cleaning products and other household supplies and equipment

  • Liaising with the Kitchen Gardener and collecting fruit and vegetable produce and eggs

  • Liaising with estate security staff regarding access and family visits


Partners and pets will be considered. – the role can be extended to that of a couple- Additional duties will be extended to maintenance of the high tech systems in the household, general maintenance duties, care of the swimming pool, running errands and working with the Housekeeper.


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


Hours 5 day week approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility

Accommodation  1 or 2 bedroom accom on the estate and separate from the main house – suitable for well behaved pet

Salary  £30k + Gross per annum

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros

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