Live in Housekeeper/Cook job

Location London, Greater London, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £35,000 GPA
Job Number  50416
Created 11 February 2020

Live in Housekeeper/Cook job


A live In Housekeeper/Cook is required for a beautiful, staffed, 5 bedroom home in Hampstead London. You will be working for a single, female Principal alongside 11 staff including a House Manager, a housekeeper/maid, a domestic couple, gardeners and a team of external security staff.


Duties: You will be responsible for shared general housekeeping duties including cleaning, laundry, ironing, wardrobe management and grocery shopping. You will also be required to share the cooking for the Principal with the House Manager. The lady typically enjoys simple salads for lunch and English style dishes for dinner. She occasionally has a friend or two for lunch.

You will be a key holder for the property and the family will offer accommodation in the nearby vicinity. The property is adorned with artwork and antiques, therefore the successful candidate will have experience in caring for these. The successful candidate will be trustworthy and pro-active with a can-do attitude who has a full, clean driving license.

When the House Manager is on annual leave you will take on his responsibilities


House: 5 bedrooms


Days/Hours of work: 5 or 5.5 day week, Days off will be Saturday and a half or full day in the week. Shifts are typically 10-11 hours a day with a break in the afternoon.


Accommodation: £1500 per month allowance for accommodation local to the family residence.


Salary: £35,000 gross per annum, negotiable for right candidate.


Start Date: Immediately


Vacancy Number: 50416


Consultant to contact: Dominique Keen

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