Live in Housekeeping / Mothers Help job near Barnstaple , Devon

Location South West England
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Nanny
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £25,000-30,000
Job Number  47119
Created 12 January 2018

Live in Housekeeper / Mothers Help required near Barnstaple / Devon Start ASAP Salary £28-30k Gross Per annum ( Approx £430-450 npw)

( 47119) Delightful family need a switched on and experienced housekeeper for their beautiful large period family home in the Devon countryside. This is the family’s main residence and it is a busy family home. They also run a busy shoot season during the Winter months ( Oct-Dec) when the house will be busier, however additional staff are taken on during this period.

The role is to keep the home to high standards, working alongside their existing daily cleaner as well as managing it and being general hands on help to the family. Other staff are employed but this is the main interior role. . This role will suit someone who is highly organised and energetic, who enjoys a busy lifestyle, enjoys being with children and animals, has a positive and warm nature and who likes being a part of team.


Duties to include

  • General housekeeping and some cleaning, supported by daily cleaner

  • Laundry duties; wardrobe care and management; hand washing, washing & ironing

  • Helping with the children: morning and evening routines, homework, in loco parentis if parents are away, some school runs,

  • Knowledge of the care of antiques a bonus but not essential

  • Helping with house management and security

  • Some errands and household shopping

  • Cooking for the family

  • Helping with family pets - dog, guinea pigs and two ponies; an interest in ponies/riding is a bonus.


Partners and pets will be considered. A horse or dog can be accommodated

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


Hours Monday – Friday 7.30-7.30 with break during the day

Accommodation  2 bed recently renovated self-contained flat

Salary  £28-30k Gross Per annum

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros

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