Live Out Housekeeper Job Full or Part time

Housekeeper Job - Daily full-time OR Part-time 3 days per week - Nr Ellesmere, North Shropshire - Up to £40,000 GPA

A unique opportunity for a hardworking and passionate individual to work for a lovely young family on a compact picturesque estate near Oswestry and Ellesmere on the England / Wales border.  The property is a 9 bedroom historic hall, set in approximately 300 acres.

The role is offered on a full time, permanent contract basis, with standard hours of 48 per week all year round however, flexibility is essential.   They will also consider someone part-time 3 days per week Monday Wednesday Friday 7.45 to 5.30.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, resilient, very hardworking, trustworthy, practical, enthusiastic, and cheerful, possess a can-do attitude and common sense. 

The applicant must be able to fulfil a variety of roles


  • Previous experience in a private household
  • Housekeeping and home management
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Must have previous experience working in a similar role and be adaptable and flexible to changing schedules
  • The housekeeper must have a pleasant attitude and like interacting with guests
  • Cleaning to a very high standard, including supervision of part-time support cleaners
  • Excellent attention to detail and due care for quality furniture and fabrics
  • Experience maintaining and cleaning a property with lots of objects
  • Excellent laundry skills including handling delicate garments such as wool and cashmere, hand-washing and ironing making sure all personal laundry is washed, ironed and stored in the correct manner
  • Wardrobe management
  • Food shopping for the household
  • Taking in deliveries and unpacking groceries
  • Management and ordering of pantry and basic stores
  • Family level cooking from time to time
  • Positive attitude and disposition
  • Cleaning and arranging guest rooms and Air BnB property located within the grounds
  • Schedule of deep cleans to property
  • Occasional travel with family to UK holiday home
  • Occasional babysitting may be required
  • Dealing with contractors and deliveries
  • Running errands
  • Assisting with waiting on duties at family parties
  • This is an incredible opportunity to work for a respectful, lovely young family that values a long-term commitment

Salary:  Up to £40,000 gpa

21 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

48 hrs per week (Some flexibility may be required) PART TIME 3 DAYS PER WEEK ALSO CONSIDERED

Hours of work (typically) 7.45am – 5.30pm (45 mins for lunch) PART-TIME ALSO CONSIDERED WORKING THESE HOURS MONDAY WEDNESDAY FRIDAY

Full UK driving licence


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