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House Manager Job

Location UK, North East England, Hexham
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role House Manager
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £35,000 to £40,000 GPA
Job Number  95520
Created 23 September 2021

Greycoat Lumleys client are seeking an experienced House Manager for their property in Northumberland.   This is a role suited to a professional applicant who is proactive and organised as they will need to work of their own initiative and be prepared for the Principal's arrival.  The family are very welcoming and would like someone who can commit long term.

The Principals tend to visit the large property during the holiday periods plus 2 weekends per month.  A private chef is hired for when there are guests, there is extra help from part-time local housekeepers and a waitress, there is also a full time houseman.  The home is semi-formal and can have up to 25 guests at any one time.

Duties include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Ironing
  • Flower arranging
  • Overseeing the household staff when busy
  • Caretaking and security
  • Caring for family dog
  • Traditional cooking for the family
  • Recording expenditure on IT systems
  • Some childcare

Accommodation:    Either a 3 bedroom detached property + Garden + Council Tax is paid by the Principals


                                 a flat within the main house with a separate entrance and 4 bedrooms + no council tax or bills to pay

Hours:                    40 per weeks

Days:                       5 per week but must be flexible with work pattern as will be busy when the Principals are there or guests then quieter periods

Job Number:          95520

Salary:                    £35,000 to £40,000 GPA depending on experience

Start Date:             September/October 2021

Consultant:            Lesley Jones

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