Live in Housekeeper Job

Location UK, South East England, Bucks
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £35 - £45K GPA
Job Number  100926
Created 29 June 2022

Full-time live-in Housekeeper Job in Fulmer, South Buckinghamshire

A lovely couple are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to join their family on a permanent basis. They have 3 grow up children and young grandchild who live separately but visit on occasions. They reside with their two German Shepherds who completes the family. The couple already employs a PA and Gardeners. They also have a property in Switzerland where they have a full time Housekeeper in place. The couple travels a few times per year, when you will be required to house and pet sit. These periods will not be longer than 2 months at a time. The household is informally run with the exception when they entertain and have some formal friends over.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is switched on energetic, fit, pro-active with the ability to undertake tasks without supervision

The candidate will have a good standard of written English, be a non-smoker and will be pet friendly. The house is located in beautiful grounds and would suit someone who enjoys the countryside.

Duties to include:

  • Taking care of the household. All cleaning duties to include bathrooms, bedrooms and living areas, as well as unused rooms on a regular basis. Cleaning inside windows on the ground floor, mopping floors, sweeping porches and cleaning skirting boards. Freshening rooms. Organising cupboards etc.
  • Maintaining good hygiene practices throughout the house and especially in the kitchen. Awareness of stock control and checking foods for sell by dates.
  • Laundry, ironing and changing bedsheets.
  • Cooking (healthy, family meals normally one main meal a day).
  • Food shopping and running errands.
  • Feeding, grooming and walking 2 tame German shepherd dogs around the grounds.
  • Administration - dealing with household maintenance issues and following up on any problems. Responsibility for scheduling maintenance appointments for services including boilers, heaters, gutters, alarms etc.
  • Petty cash records.
  • Watering indoor plants.

Driving essential and a car will be provided for work purposes (automatic).

Partners and dogs cannot be accommodated. 

House: Large 3 stories, 6 bedrooms house with indoor swimming pool, gym and external office

Accommodation: Newly built self-contained one bedroom annex with full kitchen and living/TV area. Fully furnished with own entrance. All utility bills included.

Working Hours and Days: Monday to Friday, 08:00-18:30 with flexibility around the household priorities. Occasional weekend work with time off in lieu at a mutually agreeable time/date

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 gross per annum

Start: ASAP

Vacancy Number: 100926

Consultant to contact Jade Meddah, 

to apply please send CV to jade@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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