Live In or Out Housekeeper Job for Private Home in the Lake District
Greycoat Lumleys' clients are seeking a reliable and experienced Housekeeper for a private home in the Lake District. The principals are an elderly couple who require someone to assist with the smooth running of their home. As part of the role you’d be overseeing the cleaner who is there twice a week. The property is in a beautiful setting just outside a town with lots of activities and perfect for outdoor pursuits and with a strong sense of community.
Applicants must be able to drive with their own car due to the rural location. There is simple cooking involved, as much as the cooking is straightforward you must be confident in the kitchen. There are dinner parties but an outside caterer covers the cooking. There would be the need to assist with the table and clearing everything away etc.
This role will suit someone who is self-sufficient, able to see when things needs to be done and with a great pride in your work. A calm manner and a sense of humour is key.
Keeping the property in order – tidying and cleaning
Ensuring the principals are well catered for – i.e. tea/coffee any other everyday conveniences
Preparing the house for guests
Shopping for food and all household supplies
Dog walking twice a day – ensuring the welfare of the dogs
Letting the chickens in and out each day
Preparing 3 meals per day – simple dishes – light breakfast, soup and a sandwich lunch and light supper
Driving the principals for appointments
There may be other requirements as and when required
Accommodation: Studio apartment with a separate kitchen and bathroom. Parking space also provided and a small garden.
Pets: Welcome within reason
Hours/Days: There would need to be some flexibility – days off will be covered by someone else.
This would be agreed as the process progresses.
Salary: Excellent for the right candidate
Job Number: 46037
Consultant: Lesley Jones
Start: October 2017