Live in OR Live Out Housekeeper / Cook Job

Location UK, South West England, Stow on the Wold
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £40-50k Live In / £50-60k Live Out GPA
Job Number  96849
Created 16 January 2022

Live in OR Live Out Housekeeper / Cook job near Stow on the Wold , Glos  

(GL54) Live in OR Live Out Housekeeper / Cook required near Stow on the Wold , Glos.  Start ASAP Salary £45,000-50,000 live-in and 50,000-55,000 live out gross annual depending on experience 

Lovely family with 2 school aged children are looking for an experienced hands on housekeeper.  This is the principals' Main residence however they also travel to their other residence during the year. Working within a stunning 6 bed residence as part of a talented team, including 2 nannys and another Housekeeper / Cook . The role is mainly housekeeping but also to cook to a good standard.  Looking after the 6 bed home , Artwork and fine furniture,  Also to help when the principals entertain.  You must be animal friendly as they have 1 small friendly dog. We are looking for someone who will become the heart of the home, with a warm and friendly ‘can do’ personality. The position can be either live in OR live out. 

Duties

  • • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning and tidying to a high standard alongside a part time cleaner, ensuring the property and furnishings are clean and organised, including fireplaces, fine clothing and shoes, and silver. 
  • • Laundry, Washing and Ironing alongside a part time cleaner, doing the laundry and ironing, ensuring fine fabrics are cared for appropriately, arranging dry cleaning and tailoring. 
  • • Cooking healthy, lean, delicious meals for the family and menu planning ( Breakfast, Lunch and Supper, and small dinner parties on occasion. They enjoy fresh salads, soups and have a large range of cook books.   
  • • Maintaining inventories of food and household supplies, making orders, and returns. 
  • • Greeting deliveries and guests at the door and via telephone; sorting deliveries. 
  • • Caring for the family dog, to include dog walking, arranging and attending grooming appointments and vet appointments, ordering dog provisions and overnight dog care when the family are not in residence. 
  • • Experience with horses is a plus. 
  • • Preparing and clearing dinner parties and celebrations. 
  • • Caring for indoor plants. 
  • • Preparing and packing for holidays. 
  • • Coordinating daily with the team using a task app. 
  • • Backstopping housekeeper at London home occasionally as needed. 
  • • Nannying as needed in conjunction with the 2 full time nanny's to ensure the children are watched and safe at all times,  Creating fun, learning activities for the children Supporting children with their homework and lessons Handing over to the weekday nanny with written notes.

Partners and dependents  cannot be accommodated  Pets are welcome.   

Driving essential A vehicle is available for work use.

Working Days and Hours:  The hours would be 11.00 am-7:30 pm Tuesday through Friday, and 8 am to 5:30 pm on Saturdays, ( Alternating with another housekeeper/cook, who works 8:30 am to 5 pm.) although the two housekeepers may choose to alternate their rota hours during the week. Some evening hours will occasionally be required

Accommodation: 1 bed studio accommodation with countryside views and garden. 

Salary: 45,000-50,000 live-in and 50,000-55,000 live out gross annual depending on experience 

Starts: ASAP  

Job Reference: 96849

Consultant to contact: Rebecca Liljeros

 

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