Live in or live out Senior Housekeeping job in Newbury

Location South of England
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Head Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-35,000
Job Number  47056
Created 12 January 2018

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

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros

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