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Live in Housekeeper/Cook job

Location UK, Greater London, Maida Vale
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £35,000 gpa
Job Number  84361
Created 25 November 2021

Live in Housekeeper/Cook job in Maida Vale

A delightful family in Maida Vale are seeking an organised and experienced full time Live in Housekeeper/Cook to help take care of their beautiful newly renovated home.

Mum and dad both work full time. Mum (and sometimes Dad) are based in London approximately 2 nights each week and spends the rest of the week at their country residence in Oxfordshire. Dad is abroad for business during the week and then goes to their country home in Oxfordshire with the rest of the family on weekends.

They have two sons aged 11 & 9 – both who will be weekly boarding from September and then they will spend weekends at the country residence with mum and dad. They already employ a full time Live in Housekeeper/Cook in Oxfordshire. In their London property they will also be looking to have a second part time cleaner who will work half days Mondays-Thursdays.

The family travel abroad in all the school holidays and you are not required to go with them. They already employ a PA in London who you will work alongside/liaise with.

Your duties will include:

  • Detailed cleaning, laundry & ironing
  • Grocery shopping when needed
  • Restocking of the fridge and household toiletries/ cleaning products etc.
  • Wardrobe management- handling delicate clothes and hand washing
  • Family style cooking as needed- use of organic food- it would be great if you are creative

The ideal candidate will be able to run their own day, have excellent standards and have excellent references.

It is a huge bonus if you are a Driver.

House: 4 bedrooms, 4 storeys

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 6.00pm with a 1 hour lunch break. When mum and dad or the whole family are in residence you will be required to work 7.00am – 7.00pm with a 2 hour break in the day. You must be flexible to work one weekend each month if required. Days to be given off instead during the week.

Accommodation: Your own newly refurbished apartment with double bedroom, ensuite bathroom and kitchenette on the ground floor of the home with your own separate entrance. You must treat the accommodation as your base (sleep in on your days off).

Salary: £500 net per week which equates to approximately £34,705 gross per annum. They will pay more for the right person.

Holidays: 28 days paid holiday which inclusive of bank holidays. You must be happy to take your holiday in the school holidays when the family travel abroad.

Start: November 2021

Vacancy Number: 84361

Consultant to contact: Dominique Keen

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