30 hours a week Live Out Housekeeper/Cook Job in Ewshot, Surrey
A returning couple based in Ewshot is looking for an experienced part time housekeeper/cook to help with their home and their dog, a Japanese Mastiff.
The family requires someone who is professional, discreet and fully experienced in the protocols of a formal home. The Housekeeper would work three days, while they wouldn't need to work typically on a weekend, there needs to be flexibility to swap days when required to help with dinner service or other event duties.
Cooking is a vital part of this role, the family enjoy fresh, simple meals that are cooked to a high standard, they do not require chef level standards. any large paties would be catered but supervision of staff would be needed by the housekeeper at this time. There is some pet-sitting required when they are away. There is a lovely one bedroom apartment for overnight stays.
The family also have two apartments in London, from time to time they would need you to drive to the London property to prepare for the arrival of the family. Minimal cooking is required for London.
Duties will include:
- Cleaning, Laundry & Ironing – to a high standard
- Silver polishing
- Preparing breakfast, lunch and dinner (no allergies or dietary requirements)
- Helping with dinner parties
- Dog walking with occasional overnight pet sitting is required
- Take dog to vet
- Food shopping and running errands
- Travel with principle sometimes
No uniform is required except for when there is a dinner party
Driving is essential.
House: 10 bedroom, 2 storey house
Accommodation: 1 bedroom apartment separate to the main house, with a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living room for pet sitting or over night stays
Days: 3 full days a week, ideally Monday, Thursday and Saturday however weekends can be on a needs must basis
Hours: 8/9am to 6/7pm
Start: 1st week of August around 29th July
Vacancy Number: 102956
Consultant to contact: Shannon Anderson