DAILY EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER
BERKSHIRE - SULHAMSTEAD
8am to 4.30pm- Mon to Fri when family not in residence.
Essential Requirements – Flexible for longer working hours and days when the family are in residence. Excellent standards of cleaning, care of fine fabrics, laundry. Care of Silver, fine furniture and flower arranging. Simple family cooking. Driver with own car essential. Strictly Non-Smoker.
A private estate situated in West Berkshire requires an honest, enthusiastic, and experienced Housekeeper to work alongside the current Estate Manager.
This is a part residence home of international employers who are in UK usually no more than 45 days per year. You should have high standards of cleaning and presentation with a keen eye for detail.
The role will include day to day housekeeping, laundry, including the care of fine fabrics, flower arranging, ordering supplies, and general household duties, including serving at table, and the ability to cook light healthy meals when the chef is unavailable.
A chef usually accompanies when the family are in residence, as are a team of local cleaning staff who are a well-established part time crew of ladies who assist as required.
The estate has a welcoming environment therefore applicants must have a friendly and flexible approach to work, with a willingness to work hard, and be an integral part of a small team. The residence is a second home and can be very busy during the summer months, therefore you will be expected to work longer hours with time off in lieu during the quieter periods. Flexibility to work weekends (with time off in lieu) when needed, mainly during the summer months.
Full in-depth security screening and first-class references will be required for this position.
Uniform will be provided. Excellent salary for the right candidate. Applicants should live locally and have own transport. Strictly non-smoker. FLUENT ENGLISH ESSENTIAL. (HU3759)
JOB REF: HU3759