Full time live in Housekeeping Job in Buckinghamshire
Full time live in Housekeeper required near Gerards Cross, Bucks, Start ASAP ( as soon as safe) Salary £33k - £35k Gross Per annum (Approx £480 - £505 npw)
A lovely couple is looking for an experienced Housekeeper to join their family on a permanent basis . They have 3 grow up children who live separately but visit on occasions. They reside in their beautiful and recently renovated countryside home 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 the exception when they entertain and have some formal friends over. The ideal candidate will be someone who is switched on, proactive, efficient, loves dogs, is responsible and can take initiative.
Duties to include:
Cleaning, 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
- Running errands
Grocery shopping – both online and locally
House and pet sitting - when the couple are travelling
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 house 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: ASAP ( As soon as safe)
Vacancy Number: 83839
Consultant to Contact: Rebecca Liljeros