Live in Housekeeper / Cook job near Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire
Live in Housekeeper required near Start ASAP ( As soon as safe) Salary £31-35k Gross Per annum ( Approx £450-500 npw)
Lovely family are looking for an experienced housekeeper / cook to look after them and their beautiful large period home on a large shooting estate in the countryside. This is their weekend and holiday residence.. We are looking for a switched on country person who enjoys the lifestyle, is proactive and has common sense. You will be working alongside a part time housekeeper who has been with the family for many years to run the the home ,cook for the family when they are in residence ( usually Friday to Sunday) and to help when they entertain. 5 day week, generally weekends are to be worked unless you are not needed- the family are happy to be flexible. This is a family home and we are looking for someone looking for a long term commitment.
Duties to include
- Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing.
- Working alongside daily cleaners, tidying, and top up cleans,
- Caring for silver and antiques
- Cooking for the family, mainly breakfast and supper- they enjoy fresh healthy simple family style cuisine cooked from scratch. Also something which they can re-heat in the Aga if they get in late on a Friday etc .Ideally we are looking for someone who loves making use of the gardens produce. Ideally as well to help cook and manage shoot days during the season- this is generally a lunch for up to 15 people
- Helping when they entertain- meeting and greeting guests. This is usually occasional and informal in style, when more formal it will involve organising occasional parties liaising with caterers and other suppliers
- Running errands and shopping
Partners can be accommodated , pets will be considered.
Driving essential, Must have own car but car provided for work purposes
Hours 5 day week, days off during the week. 45 hours per week with flexibility
Accommodation 2 bed self contained flat with own entrance in the estate grounds
Salary Salary £31-35k Gross Per annum ( Approx £450-500 npw)
Job Reference 92023
Consultant to contact ;- Kaisha Hastu