Nr Reading, Berkshire
NR READING -BERKSHIRE
Residential Head housekeeper-family cook
Fantastic new position for a dedicated and flexible, experienced head housekeeper to work as part of a team taking care of this beautiful Estate near Henley on Thames.
You will need to have previous experience in taking care of the interior of a private household. This property is a combination of both formal and informal service, with great attention to detail to high standards at all times.
As head housekeeper you will report to the principle and House manager and will be responsible for a small team of other housekeepers including a dedicated laundress. This is hands on role, which means you will involve yourself in all aspects of the daily housekeeping tasks needed to keep the house to an immaculate standard.
The Estate is fully staffed, you must have a flexible and positive attitude and enjoy working as part of a team. The residence is occupied half of the year mainly Spring through the summer, the main house has 9 bedrooms and there are 3 guest cottages.
Duties will include:
(Chef available for formal gatherings or parties)
The working week is 5 days out of 7 on a rota, weekend working will be required especially when the principals are in residence. An average of 8 hours per day with any additional hours take in lieu.
Salary circa £40,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. Beautiful new 1-bedroom apartment provided.
Strictly non-smokers, ideally computer literate and previous household experience is essential. Sorry no dependant children. Driver preferred. (HU3561B)
JOB REF: HU3561B