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Live in Housekeeper/Cook Job

Location UK, Greater London, Chelsea
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Part-time
Salary £35,000 gross per annum
Job Number  90285
Created 30 November 2020
Weekend Live in Housekeeper/Cook Job , London and Surrey   A lovely family of 7 are looking for a flexible and reliable weekend Housekeeper/Cook. Mum and dad have 5 children (aged from 1-8 years old) and also have a Labrador puppy. They are moving into a brand new home mid-November and are looking at hiring a new small team of staff. They have multiple nannies that work on rotation throughout the full week and are in the process of hiring a full time Live out Cook/Housekeeper and live in Housekeeper. The family occasionally spend time at their family home in Surrey during weekends and travelling internationally in school holidays. The household can be described as energetic, fun, relaxed and informal. 
The family home in London is a large 6-bedroom house with a garden, roof terrace, security personnel and separate living quarters for staff, whilst the country house is situated in Surrey in secluded countryside with a swimming pool and large grounds.  They are are seeking an experienced and dedicated Housekeeper / Cook who loves children and strives to achieve high standards at all times. You must be flexible, positive, self-motivated and willing to work independently as well as part the wider household team and demonstrate professionalism when representing the family to guests or external parties.Main duties to include: 
  • Running the family’s main household in London and their Surrey home Friday through to Monday
  • Overseeing all aspects of the house day to day
  • Cleaning, laundry, ironing 
  • Hand washing delicate items
  • Prepare meals for the family
  • Schedule food delivery shops as required for weekend country visits
  • Support the children’s Nannies (e.g. help with evening bedtime and bath routines, tidy away after activities and play areas, support with feeding, etc.) 
  • Evening babysitting
  • Travelling to the Surrey home once or twice a month
  • Assist with any preparation in advance of the family travelling
  • Feeding and exercising pets
  • Setting and deactivating the alarms
A driver would be desirable but it is not an essential requirement and a DBS check will be required upon a job offer.  Working days:  Friday 9am – Monday 7am (usually 7am to 7 pm daily with break but you are practically on call 24/7)Accommodation: Your own bedroom, ensuite bathroom with separate staff entrance. The kitchen may be used by other staff throughout the working day.  Start: ASAP
Vacancy Reference: 90285
Salary: £competitive 
Consultant to contact: Melinda Nagy 

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