Live In Housekeeping Job

Location Amsterdam, Other, International
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary €30,000 GPA
Job Number  49190
Created 13 September 2018

Live In Housekeeping Job in the Netherlands, about 1.5 hours’ drive from Amsterdam


An excellent opportunity has arisen to help out a lovely couple in their home in the Netherlands, about 2.5 hours’ drive from Amsterdam. They already employ 3 Gardeners and a Groom who look after their garden and their horses kept nearby in their stables and there is a cleaning lady to help. They are currently seeking a switched on Housekeeper to look after the general household duties and help with their dogs. They have 4 dogs, a Labrador and three Dachshunds.


The ideal candidate for this role will be organised, friendly, trustworthy, able to take initiative, be dog friendly, able to liaise and organise contractors, be hard-working and very flexible.



Duties to include:


  • All that is necessary in the household, including:

  • • Cleaning

  • • Cooking

  • • Washing

  • • Ironing

  • • Tidying

  • • Dusting

  • • Wax floors

  • • Make beds

  • • Change bedsheets

  • • Regularly turn mattress

  • • Polish silver

  • • Polish boots and shoes

  • • Do shopping

  • • Dry cleaners

  • • Deal with bins/recycling

  • • Telephone calls – messages

  • • Arrange repairs

  • • Liaise with gardener and groom

  • • Help when we have friends staying, or dinner parties

  • • Dogs (3 Daschunds, 1 Labrador)

  • o Look after them when we are away, including daily walks

  • o Feed (if we are busy)

  • o Take them to vets

  • • Change lightbulbs

  • • Cut vegetables/flowers from garden


Property: a 7 bedrooms + 4 bedrooms cottage but only 1 bedroom is permanently used


Working Days: 5 days a week – Monday to Friday and one Saturday (half day) per month


Working Hours: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm with 1 hour for lunch; one Saturday per month: 8.00 am to 2.00 pm


Salary: €30,000 gross per annum


Accommodation: in a cottage nearby


Start Date: ASAP / as and when the right candidate is found


Vacancy Reference: 49190


Consultant to Contact: Lina Sannesdotter

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