Live-in OR Live-out Housekeeper required near Pulborough in West Sussex
Salary £35k Gross per annum
Lovely family seek a live in housekeeper for their stunning grade II listed, Georgian property on a large rural estate. The family consists of 2 adults and 2 teenagers, one cat and one dog.
The clients are looking for an experienced, self-sufficient and organised candidate who is happy to work autonomously to get the job done.
The main duties will be in housekeeping the 7 bedroom property. Cleaning antiques, porcelain, old books and marble will be required. Someone who takes pride in caring for historical pieces will be a welcome bonus.
The family also host weddings and events on the estate (approx. 12 times per annum). There will be requirement to help with cleaning up after events.
The client also wishes to have a person that is willing to house and animal sit when the family is away.
This may be a live-in role for the right candidate. The accommodation is a lovely one bedroom separate flat with a sitting room, kitchen and bathroom. There is capacity for a live in partner at the client’s discretion, sorry no pets.
Duties to include:
- Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing
- Knowledge of handling and cleaning antiques and valuables
- Cooking would be a bonus
- Tending to the garden, watering plants
- Dog walking
- Running errands
- Calling and dealing with contractors
- Occasional house and animal sitting
- Holidays ideally taken outside the summer wedding season
Driving not essential for the role, but it is quite rural so it would be preferable.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm with a lunch break
Accommodation: Your own self-contained one bedroom flat
Salary: £35, 000 gross per annum
Consultant to contact: Shannon Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org)