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Live in Housekeeper/Cook job

Location UK, Greater London, Knightsbridge
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £35,000 gross per annum
Job Number  88813
Created 21 September 2020

Live in Housekeeper/Cook job

An UHNW businessman and his girlfriend are looking for a live in Housekeeper/Cook to help take care of their beautiful apartment in Knightsbridge. This is a formal working environment so you must have experience working in this environment. The couple travel regularly and spend currently approximately 8 months of the year in London, 2 months of the year in Jersey the Channel Islands, and 2 months of the year in Majorca Spain. You must be flexible to travel with them at any point. Due to covid, the length of time they spend abroad may change next year, so you must be flexible to travel for any length of time. This would be maximum 2/3 months in Jersey and 2/3 months in Majorca.

Your duties will include:

  • Detailed cleaning, laundry & ironing – modern furniture - you must have amazing attention to detail
  • Running errands & grocery shopping
  • Organising wardrobes and handling delicate garments - colour coordinating and seasonal changes
  • Cooking meals as required. The couple enjoy eating out every day at least for one or two of their meals. They are happy to discuss with you dishes they typically enjoy and also happy for someone to progress with their cooking skills by sending you on cooking courses if required. You must be creative and enjoy ensuring the food is well presented on the plate.

They might get a dog in the future so you must be happy to help out if needed. The ideal candidate will be good mannered, discreet, flexible and looking for longevity.

House: 5 bedroom apartment in London

Hours: flexible 5 day week. They will give you weekends off wherever possible and two days off together.

Accommodation: In London, your own small apartment suite with own bedroom, bathroom and living space, built onto the main apartment.

In Jersey you would be provided with your own self-contained separate apartment with use of your own kitchen.

In Majorca you would have your own bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor of the main house.

Salary: £34,663 gross per annum (approx. £500 net per week)

Start: Right person

Vacancy Number: 88813

Consultant to contact: Dominique Keen

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