Live Out Housekeeper / Cook job

Location UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £25,000-£30,000 GPA
Job Number  52758
Created 02 August 2019

( RG7) Live out Housekeeper / Cook required near Reading Start Mid June Salary £ 28-32k Gross Per annum ( Approx £ 420-470 npw)

( 52758) Highly recommended Greycoat client seek an additional housekeeper to join their long standing housekeeping team. You will be working alongside the Senior Housekeeper & 2 other daily housekeepers to keep a large 14 bed period residence and outbuildings to high standards.

It is a traditional country household but also a family home. Numbers in residence can be as few as 2 however they do entertain regularly during the shoot season with private and commercial shoot parties, as well as family functions- mainly during the weekends.  The house is very busy during the shoot season and Christmas and less so during the remainder of the year- flexibility is key! It is also essential that you have worked on a shooting estate before.


Duties will include

  • Hands on Cleaning, washing and ironing

  • You must have experience in the care of antiques and fabrics, care of public and private rooms, training can be given

  • A chef is employed but you will be required to assist if needed and to prepare simple fresh family style meals for the family on occasion. An interest in cooking would be an advantage.

  • Serving to table may be necessary when the family have guests.

  • Must be a dog lover and confident with large boisterous dogs as the duties will also involve walking and caring for 2 Labradors.

  • Running errands


Driving essential, Must have own car but car provided for work purposes


Hours   40 hour week on a rota. 5 day week

Salary £ 28-32k Gross Per annum ( Approx £ 420-470 npw)

Starts    Mid June

Consultant to contact;-Rebecca Liljeros

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