Live in Housekeeper / Cook required near Cranbrook Start ASAP Salary £Negotiable
( 44747 ) Lovely family need a proactive, energetic housekeeper to look after them and their lovely 8 bed home in the country side. Currently living in a smaller home nearby until their main home is ready in September when the refurbishment is complete. This is their main residence and it is a busy informal family home. Both parents work from home regularly and are very hands on with the children- you need to children friendly but childcare is minimal. We are looking for someone who is well organised, has a good sense of humour, flexible, able to deal with last minute plan changes and who would like to work in a happy and fun household with 4 school age children in residence
The family is International- ability to speak French or Spanish would be an advantage so that the children are able to practice their language skills, however this is not essential.
Duties to include
Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning, Washing and Ironing
Managing the house, dealing with contractors
Good family cooking for the family and for informal dinner parties for at least 6/8people. They enjoy well-presented fresh seasonal cuisine cooked from scratch. You will prepare breakfast, a light lunch and then family supper when the children get home from school.
Errands and household shopping
Assisting when the family entertain
Helping with the family pets- they have 2 friendly dogs and a cat
House and pet sitting
No babysitting required as former Nanny is happy to do this.
Partners and pets cannot be accommodated but for a live in they would look to provide a one bedroom flat in the nearby village.
Hours 5 days a week. Weekends on. 45 hours a week with flexibility
Contact; Rebecca Liljeros