Live in Housekeeper / Chef / Couple Job

Location UK, South West England, Cirencester
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £35-45k GPA ( £70k if a couple)
Job Number  99088
Created 10 May 2022

Live in Housekeeper/ Cook / Couple  job near Cirencester, Glos  

A lovely family with 2 young children are looking for an experienced housekeeper/cook to join their team, helping look after their beautiful 10 bed fully staffed home. It is a relaxed household but they expect high standards. The role is a combination of cooking for the family to dinner party standard and also to assist with housekeeping - the split of duties is flexible throughout the week with housekeeping and cooking. It is simple cooking during the week for the Mum + 2 school aged children- finish usually at 6pm, the bulk of cooking is to cater supper on Fri, Sat & Sun. with 9pm finish usually- unless they are entertaining. They entertain a few times a year, canape parties etc and the house will be busy with entertaining in the summer.

The family also travel to their other residences so will not be there all the time but this is their main residence.

The housekeeping aspect is to supervise 2 daily cleaners who come Mon-Fri 8-1 and then to do any top up needed. At the weekend you will need to tidy up the master suite and the other areas(the Nanny does the the children's rooms) - but your main focus is cooking.

Other staff are employed including a House manager, PA , 2 daily cleaners, Nanny & Estate Manager - it essential you are a flexible team player and able to manage your time.

The role can also be extended to being a couple role with the housekeeping and cooking duties split between you. They would love an ex- chalet couple looking to move back to the UK for the long term and settle with them.


  • Hands on housekeeping, cleaning and tidying to a high standard in conjunction with daily housekeepers
  • Keeping on top of all laundry and ironing
  • Cooking for the family and any guests, they enjoy simple family style meals but you also need to cater to dinner party standard as needed
  • Helping when the family entertain
  • Household and food shopping

Partners and pets will be considered.   

Driving essential to get to the property, Must have own car to get to the property but use of a car is provided if needed for work purposes.  

The ideal candidate is some who enjoys cooking, is computer literate, must be animal friendly as they have 3 friendly dogs and you may need to help with them on occasion.  

- Hours 5 days, weekends on, days off Tues/Wed approx. 50 hours per week with flexibility  

- Accommodation: 2 bed cottage provided

- Salary £35 - 45k Gross per annum - negotiable for single- For a couple £70k GPA split between you

- Starts ASAP  

Job Reference 99088

Consultant to contact: Rebecca Liljeros

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