Live in Housekeeper/Cook job
A couple based abroad are looking for a Live in Housekeeper/Cook to take care of their home in Little Venice, North London. They visit for 2-3 months throughout the year however two of their grown up children currently (mid-late 20’s) live at home but travel for work and holidays. They also have a third grown up child but they live abroad in America.
They already employ a part time cleaner who helps out when all the family are in residence. There is also a gardener.
The family have two dogs that you will need to walk and care for.
Your daily duties will include:
- Cleaning, laundry & ironing (very modern house)
- Dog care- feed twice a day- let out in Garden and take for a walk (1 hour). Dog sit some holidays when family travel, however they do sometimes take the dogs with them abroad in summer holidays.
- Answer the door, post mail and handle deliveries.
- Liaise with contractors
- Simple cooking - follow recipes for the two children. They like to eat tuna salads, soups and healthy dishes. The kids also like to eat out regularly.
When mum is in residence she likes to cook so you will then mostly be required to prep (and lay the table).
The ideal candidate will be kind, happy, discreet and efficient.
House: 4 storey, 5 bedrooms
Hours: 5, 5.5 or 6 day week (you can choose)
8.00am – 8.00pm with 2 hour break in the day- mum is flexible for you to run your own day/take breaks broken up if preferred. You must be flexible on occasions with your hours.
Accommodation: Your own private bedroom and bathroom on the garden floor, plus second room which is own private sitting/living area.
Salary: £500 - £600 net per week depending on days/hours agreed (approx. £34,528 - £42,640 gross per annum)
Start: ASAP/Right person
Vacancy Number: 97301
Consultant to contact: Dominique Keen