Live in or Live out Head Housekeeper & Housekeeper job

  • Sector: Housekeeping
  • Function: Head Housekeeper, Live-In Housekeeper
  • Contact: Vicky Smith
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: As soon as the right person is found
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 113260
  • Contact Email:

Live In or Live Out Housekeeper and Head Housekeeper Job Oxfordshire

An experienced Head housekeeper is needed for a family with young children on their country estate. It is a Modern, formally run, fully staffed household but with the informalities of a young family, the property has been recently renovated therefore you must have a gentle approach and be very knowledgeable on caring for delicate furnishings. This role is hands-on, and to be part of the housekeeping team alongside 2 other housekeepers. 

The family have a variety of pets so you must be animal-friendly. The ideal candidate will be a proactive, experienced, professional, very organised and dynamic housekeeper who will thrive in this busy role.

Duties to include:

  • Must be proficient in full housekeeping duties

  • Laundry management

  • Wardrobe management

  • Running the house 

  • Meeting and greeting guests as needed

  • Some service duties

  • Occasional help with family pets

  • Shopping for the household

  • Laying formal table settings

Driving is essential, must have your own car but a car can be provided for work purposes. The role will be working on a rotational basis with the two other Housekeepers, including the weekend when on rotation or if there is a dinner party or event. There will be an early and late shift in place with the other housekeeping staff.  Flexibility is paramount to the success of the role.

Hours/ Days : Five days per week rostered in advance (to include weekends when the roster dictates), shift pattern 7 until 4 and 11 until 8, again on rotation within the team. 

40 hours a week: Flexible for overtime

Salary: Live in - up to £45k , Live out - up to £55k depending on experience Negotiable for the right person 

Starts:  As soon as the right person is found

Holiday: 28 days holiday per annum. Workplace pension.

Consultant to contact: Vicky Smith 

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