Temporary Head Housekeeping Cook Job near Lewes East Sussex

Location London
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Temporary vacancy
Salary £400 nett per week
Job Number  44886
Created 19 June 2017

Temporary Live in Head Housekeeping Cook job near Lewes East Sussex


A family near Lewes in East Sussex are looking for a temporary Head Housekeeper to start as soon as possible. Other staff are employed and the role will involve overseeing 3 other part time live out housekeepers to keep the house to high standards. As well as overseeing the other housekeepers, you will also be hands on with the housekeeping and be happy to get involved with whatever may need doing in the property. The property is a large Manor house and the family host events during the summer and shooting season so there are times when the house can be extremely busy and you will need to be flexible with the hours that you work during these periods. The family are high profile but also informal so the ideal candidate will be very discreet. A driver would be a bonus.



Duties to include


  • Hands on Housekeeping

  • Managing a team of three part time Housekeepers

  • Running errands

  • Managing house-guests

  • Occasional assistance with the children if needed ( Nanny employed and Mum is very hands on)

  • Cooking for the family

  • House sitting and dog sitting when owners are away.


Hours: 5 day week, weekends on , approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility


Accommodation: 1 bed self-contained flat


Salary: £400 net per week


Starts: ASAP


Job ref: 44886


Consultant to contact: Diana Gallitto