Live in Housekeeper / Cook job

Location Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-£35,000 GPA
Job Number  50186
Created 08 May 2019

Live in Housekeeper / Cook required near Oxford in the countryside Start ASAP Salary £30 - 33k Gross Per annum ( Approx £450-500 npw)

( 50186 ) Lovely creative couple with grown up children need an exceptional housekeeper / cook to manage their stunning large country home which is their weekend residence. The role is hands on, but also to manage a local part time cleaner who will help. We are looking for someone who will take ownership of the role, who is proactive and able to manage their time and who has an impeccable eye for detail and high standards. Generally it is just the couple in residence and they prefer to be left on their own- unless they need assistance when they entertain.

Although located in a village and near Oxford the house is very rurally situated- it is essential you are a ‘country’ person and love animals.


Duties to include

  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing.

  • Managing of daily part time cleaner

  • Cooking for the couple, they enjoy simple fresh, healthy family style cuisine cooked from scratch. Ability to cater informal buffet style dinner parties would be an advantage. Chefs are brought in for more formal entertaining.

  • Shopping for the household and ordering supplies and stocktake as needed

  • Running errands

  • Assisting with entertaining and cooking if required

  • Helping with the family pets ( you must be cat friendly)


Partners will be considered, pets can be accommodated.

Driving essential, car can be provided for work purposes.


Hours Monday – Friday - to work 1 weekend per month (days off in lieu) 40 hours per week-.

Salary  £30 - 33k Gross Per annum ( Approx £450-500 npw)

Accommodation: 1 bed self contained barn conversion (being renovated)

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact ;- Rebecca Liljeros

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