Full time live in Housekeeping Job in Berkshire
Full time live in Housekeeper required in Berkshire Start After Easter 2020 Salary £33k - £35k Gross Per annum (Approx £480 - £505 npw)
( 56615 ) A lovely couple is looking for an experienced Housekeeper to join their family on a permanent basis starting just after the Easter holiday. They have 3 grow up kids that live separately but might come to visit on occasions. They reside in their beautiful and recently renovated countryside home near Gerrards Cross, Berkshire and a friendly German Shepherd completes the family (the dog is kept outdoors). They are planning to get another dog in the future. The couple already employs a PA and Gardeners. They also have a property in Switzerland where they have a full time Housekeeper in place. The couple travels a few times per year, when you will be required to house and pet sit. These periods will not be longer than 2 month at a time. The household is informally run with exception when they entertain and have some formal friends over.
Duties to include:
Laundry and Ironing
Family style cooking – 1 meal per day
Dog walking & feeding
Setting the alarms at night
Checking the swimming pool
Assist with dinner parties – laying the table, welcoming guests (small but informal parties for up to 10-12 people)
Reporting maintenance issues and following them through (sorting a Handyman to get the issue fixed and inform the client via email if they are staying abroad at the time)
Answering the phone and taking messages
Grocery shopping – both online and locally
House and pet sitting - when the couple are travelling.
The ideal candidate will be someone who is switched on, proactive, efficient, loves dogs, is responsible and can take initiative.
Driving essential and a car will be provided for work purposes (automatic).
Partners and dogs cannot be accommodated but cat/s would be considered.
House: large 3 storeys, 6 bedrooms estate with indoor swimming pool and gym + an office nearby but not on the premises
Accommodation: Annex with your own bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and sitting room – all utility bills will be paid for by the client – please note that there is no landline
Working Hours and Days: Monday- Friday 8am/8:30am until 6:30pm (with a 1-2 hour break) + occasionally weekend work will be required when you will be given time off in lieu
Salary: £33,000 - £35,000 gross per annum (which equates to approx.£480 - £505 net per week)
Start: After Easter 2020
Vacancy Number: 56615
Consultant to Contact: Melinda Nagy