Live in or Live out Senior Housekeeper required near Newbury ,Berkshire, Start February Salary £ 30K+ Gross Per annum
( 47056 ) Lovely family need the help of an excellent switched on Senior Housekeeper for their stunning country home. The principals use the house for weekends and holidays . They entertain on a regular basis ( not every weekend) The house will be busier during the shooting season. You must be children and dog friendly.
We are looking for a very experienced , strong hands on housekeeper who is a team player, used to working in a formal household and looking after fine linen / antiques and furnishings.
We need someone with attention to detail who is proactive and has a positive friendly personality.
Duties to include
Day to day running of the housekeeping of the 14 bed house, reporting to the Butler/household manager.
Hands on, full time Cleaning , washing and ironing, leading from the front by example and overseeing the team of 2 full time housekeepers and additional short term staff when needed.
Helping with entertaining- meeting and greeting guests , serving to table if needed
Care of antiques and fine furnishings
No specific childcare duties , however you must be children friendly and happy to help if needed ( a full time nanny is employed and the parents are very hands on)
Cooking to a good family level would be ideal- it is not essential- a full time chef is employed.
Partners and pets will be considered.
Driving essential, Must have own car but car provided for work purposes.
Hours 5 day week- (days off usually Tuesday and Wednesday) approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility
Accommodation Separate 2 bed cottage
Salary £ 30k+ Gross per annum
Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros