Live In or Live out Housekeeper / Cook job in Pimlico, Central London
A delightful couple based in Pimlico, Central London are looking for a flexible and experienced Housekeeper/Cook to help in the smooth running of their home. They have a grown-up daughter at university who visits in the holidays, however the family tend to travel then. You will not be required to go with them, but house sit instead.
The couple already employ another full-time Live-in Housekeeper/Cook who you will work alongside and share your duties with.
Grandma also lives in a separate annex apartment attached to the main home, and you will need to clean her apartment once a week as she prefers privacy.
The house is quite minimalist with fine furniture.
Duties to include:
- Shared cleaning, laundry & Ironing
- Shared Cooking
- Shared Dog walking – 3 times a day for 15/20 mins at 9am, 3pm and 9pm. Shared dog sitting when the family travel.
- General house organisation- mum does the shopping but may ask you to run errands
- Help when couple entertain guests – they do hire additional temp staff for larger gatherings
Although the family are informal, the principal has high standards and is looking for someone with a good attention to detail, who is proactive, needs little direction and is well organised. She is happy for you and the other Housekeeper/Cook to work together when doing your duties or alone, but she may also give you certain areas of the house that are solely your responsibility.
House: 5 bedroom, 5 storey Townhouse
Hours: 5 or 5.5 day week
- Live in: 5.5 day week with Sundays and half of Mondays off, flexible schedule between you and other Housekeeper/Cook
- Live out: 5 or 5.5 day week, Tuesday-Saturday, negotiable on hours, however on Tuesday and Saturday nights you must be able to finish after the 9pm dog walk, but the Principal will pay for you to get an Uber home these two nights.
Accommodation for live in: Your own private bedroom and bathroom in the basement level with separate entrance. There is also access should you want to use it to a separate kitchen and living space however the current two Housekeepers don’t tend to use this as enjoy cooking in the main kitchen. The other live in Housekeeper/Cook sleeps in the main part of the house.
- Live in: £600 net per week, approx. £43,212 gross per annum
- Live out: negotiable, depending on what days/hours are agreed
Vacancy Number: 97170
Consultant to contact: Dominique Keen (Live in) & Anisa Sykes Lane (Live out)