Live Out Housekeeper / Cook / Groom Job

Location UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £30,000-£35,000 GPA
Job Number  51401
Created 12 June 2019

(BA10) Live out Housekeeper / Cook / Groom required in Somerset Start ASAP Salary £30,000 - £35,000 Gross Per annum (Approx. £450 - £530 npw)

(51401) A fantastic opportunity for an experienced and energetic Housekeeper/Cook/Groom to help a family of 5 run their beautiful 5 bedroom weekend residence farmhouse in Somerset. The family have three children aged 14, 11 and 6 years old they also have 3 dogs and 4 horses. They are in residence every other weekend and visit more frequently when they are children are not at school. Very occasionally they will be in residence for longer periods of several weeks during the holidays but this is rare. They are looking for someone that is organised and able to run the house but also has a good riding ability and competent knowledge of horses and running a yard. They already employ a First groom who you will work alongside. We need someone who is flexible- the house is very quiet during most of the week, but when the family are there it can be busy with early starts and late finishes if you are needed to help with entertaining. Being confident to meet and greet guests would be an asset.


Duties to include

  • Hands on Housekeeping and Cleaning

  • Laundry, Ironing Wardrobe management

  • Cooking simple family meals

  • Dealing with utilities, contractors and tradesmen

  • Shopping and running errands

  • Helping with occasional dinner parties

  • Occasional babysitting

  • Maintaining the horses, turnout, feed, muck out and groom


The ideal candidate would be child friendly, very discreet, adaptable, flexible and able to use their initiative but also take instruction.

A confident driver is essential due to the location of their home.


Working Days and hours: 5 days a week including weekends, Approx. 40 hours per week

Salary £30,000 - £35,000 Gross per annum

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact; - Rebecca Liljeros

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