Housekeeper Job Melton Mowbray Leicestershire
(53549) Our client is looking for an experienced Housekeeper who will take on this exciting and varied role for a family in rural Leicestershire.
This role is to start in August and can be offered either on a live our or live in basis with amazing accommodation offered.
The family is mum and 3 children aged 14, 13 & 9. The role will cover both hands on Housekeeping as well as assisting with some childcare, family cooking on a daily basis and household and personal administration. Other household staff are employed including a Mothers Help, Cleaners and Gardeners and there are also ongoing projects at the property involving various visiting contractors.
Duties will include:
Daily help with general housekeeping, laundry and ironing working with the Mothers Help
Cooking for the family – good home cooking, shopping and preparation
General household admin and personal PA duties
Monitoring ongoing household maintenance requirements and schedules and dealing with subsequent contractors
Shopping and running errands
Dealing with agents with regards to local rental properties
Care of the household pets (with other staff) which include 2 dogs and a cat (the family also have horses but you wont be required to have anything to do with them)
Help with childcare including some school runs and making sure that the children have what they need and when they need it for different activities
The candidate must be proactive, organised, a self manager, hands on and happy to muck in, be a problem solver and be friendly and approachable.
This is a full time role normally based on 5 days Monday to Friday. This could be 2 days 7-7, 2 days 7-3 and 1 day 7-1 although this is somewhat up for discussion and dependent on the candidate and if they are live in or daily. The children spend time with their Father every other weekend and time during the school holidays.
Accommodation is adjacent to the main house and is a very large 3 bed property with a large kitchen (Aga), conservatory and yard garden. This is unfurnished with the employer covering rent and council tax – employee to pay other utility bills. Partners who follow their own profession considered. There are other properties in the immediate vicinity so while the home is in a beautiful rural setting, it is not remote or isolated.
This role can also be offered on a live out basis.
Driver essential – car provided for work use.
£30,000 gpa+ depending on the candidate
Contact Laura Harrall North of England office 01298 600 414 firstname.lastname@example.org