Large Country Estate, home to a young family of six, requires an experienced housekeeper with a love of children. The children at home, both boys are 7yrs and 6yrs and attend local day school. 2 older boys visit at weekends and holidays.
The property is a Grade I listed historic house at the centre of a traditional country estate comprising cottages, farms, woodland (and shoot).
The family also have dogs, so an animal friendly person is essential.
Duties will include all daily housekeeping, cleaning, washing and ironing, errands and school runs working alongside Mum. Occasionally you will need to have 1 overnight care of the boys when the parents travel to London on business trips, so essential that you have previous childcare experience. You will be asked to supervise homework, so fluent English is essential.
The position is primarily Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 6.30 pm with a break during the day.
There is a cook employed but you may be asked to prepare simple family meals on the cooks days off and additional housekeeping assistance is also employed.
Outdoor Staff including Estate Manager Gardener and Gamekeeper.
Partner ideally to work part time hours, approx. 25 hrs per week, responsible for security of the main house, setting and cleaning fires, chopping and bringing in logs, light gardening and external maintenance, cleaning gutters, cleaning cars and general assistance to the Estate team.
SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE. Self contained 2 bedroom annex apartment. Strictly Non Smoker and Drivers essential. Dog welcome.
JOB REF: HU3570