Live in or Live out Housekeeper required near St Albans, Hertfordshire, Start ASAP Salary £26-30k Gross Per annum ( Approx £400-450 npw)
( 50423) An experienced Housekeeper is needed for an active and outdoorsy young family based on their beautiful country estate on the outskirts of St Albans, Hertfordshire.
We are looking for a flexible child friendly all rounder who is happy to work as part of a small team ( there is another long standing housekeeper, a daily and a laundry lady). There is also a weekend nanny and the children are at school or nursery. Long term experience of working in a formal house environment or on a shooting estate is helpful but not essential. The family have several horses and Ponies and a full time groom, but if you were interested to be involved this would be a bonus.
Duties to include
Hands on Housekeeping and Cleaning.
Care and cleaning of antiques, silver and fine furnishings- training can be given.
Helping with Laundry duties when the laundry lady is off
Helping with dinner parties and with yearly opening of the public rooms
Helping when the family entertain- guests stay intermittently midweek and on weekends
Helping with Dog sitting and walking- they have 2 friendly dogs
Some babysitting and occasional overnights if the parents are held up in town.
Partners and pets cannot be accommodated.
Driving essential, Must have own car but car provided for work purposes
Hours Monday – Friday approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility
Accommodation (if required) self contained 1 bed flat within the house in a separate part with double bedroom, sitting room, bathroom and kitchen.
Salary £ 26-30k Gross per annum
Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros or Kaisha Hastu