Live in Housekeeper required near Honiton in Devon Start ASAP Salary £Neg
(52508) A lovely couple with 4 children all at boarding school children are looking for an exceptional and experienced housekeeper to manage their beautiful, large country home which is their weekend residence and the house of a family member who lives on the estate.. You will work alongside an Estate Manager, Head Gardner and Groundsman to ensure the property is always kept in readiness for the family. You will be pet friendly as the family have a dog, and be happy to travel to their London home once a month in the winter to assist the housekeeper there.
The family are in residence throughout the whole summer, however during the winter the house is hardly used except during the Festive season when the family will be in residence. The family spend the Holidays there, Easter, Christmas and New Year period there and so you will be expected to work during this time. You may be asked to work occasionally in their other properties in Sussex and abroad. When the family are in residence the hours and days will be longer, it is imperative you are able to be flexible and manage your own time.
Duties to include
Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing.
Cooking and preparing simple, healthy food for the family
Shopping and running errands
Supervision of contractors and tradesmen
Occasional babysitting and childcare
Taking care of the dog and chickens
Occasional school runs and driving
Partners will be considered, pets can be accommodated.
Driving essential, car can be provided for work purposes.
Hours 5 days a week to work weekends – 40 hours a week on average.
When the family are in residence it will be a 6 day week of 12 hours per day.
Accommodation: 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage on the estate with sitting room and kitchen.
Consultant to contact ;- Rebecca Liljeros