Housekeeper Job

Location UK, Greater London, Richmond
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £34,944 - £39,052 GPA
Job Number  102429
Created 27 June 2022

Live in Housekeeper/Cook job in Richmond, London

A lovely elderly lady who is in good health is seeking a brilliant Housekeeper/Cook to cover her current housekeepers holiday from 1st of August until mid September. You will work closely underneath the Head Housekeeper to ensure she is well looked after and that the house runs smoothly. She also employs an Estate Manager and Driver.

The lady has guests to visit on occasion who will either be accommodated in the main house or in the side lodge.

3 days a week, alongside the Head Housekeeper you will maintain the Madame’s living quarters (very large 1 bedroom flat) including cleaning, clothes care, light personal care, cooking daily meals and general organisation. In addition, you will maintain, clean and organise the other flats on site ready for the arrival of any guests. The other 2 days a week you will be required to clean the Principals son’s home which is 6km away in Roehampton – simple housekeeping and cooking tasks for the couple.

Duties will include:

  • High standards of cleaning, polishing antique furniture, silverware as well as other delicate areas/items (artwork)
  • All laundry and ironing as well as wardrobe management
  • Serving drinks
  • You must be a simple family style cook. The lady typically eats grilled fish and wok fried vegetables.
  • Light personal care

You must be comfortable with dogs and happy to help out as required.

The ideal candidate will be a team player, have high standards of housekeeping, be proactive and someone who is able to work both well on her own when needed. 

House: Large Stately Home

Hours:  9am – 6pm, 5 days a week to include Saturdays.

Accommodation: Your own self-contained flat on top of the garage. You will have your own double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen that overlooks a beautiful courtyard. All bills and food provided.

Salary: £500 - £550 net per week (approx. £34,944 - £39,052 gross per annum)

Vacancy Number: 102429 

Consultant to contact: Emmi (emmi@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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