Live Out Housekeeping / Person Friday job in Gerrard’s Cross, Bucks

Location South West England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-35,000
Job Number  44745
Created 08 June 2017

( SL9 )Live out Housekeeper / Laundress / Cook required near Gerrard’s Cross Start ASAP Salary £33.4k+ Gross per annum ( Approx £500+ npw for 40 hours)

( 44745 ) Lovely family with older children and a friendly dog need an experienced, proactive and organised housekeeper for their beautiful, 5 bed ensuite home. The role is split between two houses- the main house for the family, and also a 2 bed newly built flat nearby which will be occupied by the grandparents.

 

A part time housekeeper is also employed and the role will involve managing them and working alongside them as a team to keep the busy informal family home to high standards.

The family have lots of activities going on. The children are very sporty with lots of afterschool and sports activities- organisation of the laundry and sports kits is key!, The Principals also have a busy social schedule with lots of events ( off site) . Priority for the role is Cleaning and laundry.

We are looking for someone reliable, flexible and energetic with a calm, friendly personality who can deal effectively with large amounts of laundry to a high standard and who will enjoy working in a busy family environment.

 

Initially it will be 30 hours per week to start and then the hours will increase around 40 hours to enable a split between the two residences in September. The client is flexible as to the arrangement of hours but the core hours are between 3-7pm

 

Duties to include

  • Hands on Housekeeping and Cleaning to a high standard

  • Washing and Ironing to a high standard-, Laundry is split between sports kit for the children and fine couture wardrobe of the parents- you must be particularly good with business shirts Attention to detail and experience with an expensive wardrobe and wardrobe management is essential

  • Organising the house and systems and reporting any maintenance issues.

  • Occasional school and after school activity runs as needed- you must be a confident driver.

  • Simple healthy cooking to a good family cook level, assisting and food preparation when the family entertain. The family are keen cooks so this will mainly be cooking for the children and batch cooking/ Freezer filling. They enjoy flavourful cuisine, seasonal ingredients and cooked from scratch.

  • Shopping and running errands to include online food shopping.

  • House and pet sitting when the family are away- they have a dog and caged birds

  • Some basic PA duties to involve liaising with the school regarding the children’s school diary

  • Occasional babysitting

  • Flower arranging

 

Driving essential, you must be a confident driver to include driving on motorways, Must have own car to get to the property but a car can be provided for work purposes

 

Hours Monday- Friday with flexibility -initially 30 hours, leading to 40 hours in September

Salary £33.4k+ Gross per annum ( Approx £500+ npw) 40hours

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros

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