Live in Housekeeper Job

Location UK, South East England, Lewes
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £40-50k GPA
Job Number  101993
Created 27 June 2022

Live in Housekeeper job near Lewes in East Sussex

Live in Housekeeper required near    Start ASAP Salary £40-50k Gross Per annum ( Dependent on Experience)

A lovely informal and creative family with 2 school aged children and a cat is looking for a brilliant, hyper professional and discreet Housekeeper to support their family on a permanent basis , looking after them and their beautiful 8 bed weekend and holiday residence . The family will be mainly based in London from September -they have visitors for the weekend regularly . Other staff are employed and you will be liasing with the family office- The family already employs a Chef and nannies who look after the children. There is no direct childcare related duties involved in your role but you must love children and animals

This is a relaxed, down to Earth family and the style of the household is not formal but they expect high standards. The family are creative's and aesthetics are important- they like the house to look beautiful and quirky - we need someone with  an ability to present the home to its best with added little touches and attention to detail. A passion for flowers and  flower arranging would be advantageous! . 

You must be brilliant with forward planning, able to manage your own time and be flexible in your duties and able to adapt to a young family's needs. The ideal person for the role will be emotionally intelligent and sensitive, polite and good with people but with a light touch. Flexibility and discretion is key - as is a strong sense of boundaries and privacy.  The family are keen to find someone who is looking for a long term role and will grow with the family

 Duties to include 

  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing
  • Hand washing delicate garments
  • Helping with occasional small, casual dinner parties ( Assisting the chef if needed) 
  • Care of fine furniture and paintings
  • Grocery shopping
  • and other small errands
  • Organising and overseeing any household maintenance and tradespeople 
  • Occasional driving duties
  • Organising,  managing and overseeing any additional cleaners or chefs as needed
  • Taking care of any household pets
  • Very occasional Baby sitting ( This is usually done by the nannies)

Partners and pets will be considered 

Driving essential, Must have own car but car provided for work purposes

Hours  Days off during the week in the main but occasional weekends off when the principals are not in residence

approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility

Accommodation 1 bed cottage at end of driveway

Salary £40-50k Gross Per annum

Starts  ASAP

Job Reference 101993

Consultant to contact ;-Shannon Anderson

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