Housekeeper- Family cook – Gardener, handyperson, security.
Country loving, self-sufficient and pro active couple is required for a modest 4 bedroom 4 bathroom residence in a rural location approx. 1.5 miles from nearest town.
This is a weekend home of a mature couple with grown up children, whose main residence and business is in Central London. They live an informal lifestyle, arrive on Friday afternoon and leave Monday morning. The current couple have been with the employer for six years and are returning home to Europe, the previous couple were in post 15 yrs until they retired. The principals enjoy a good relationship with their staff and hence see this vacancy as a long term position.
You will be responsible for the day to day running of the property and grounds, covering all aspects of housekeeping, cleaning, washing and ironing, food shopping, household provisioning, gardening, household maintenance and overseeing contractors etc.
When in residence the housekeeper will prepare lunch and dinner for the principals and any guests, good fresh healthy cooking, lots of fish, vegetables, variety of salads mainly based on Mediterranean style dishes including vegetarian options. Although the principals like to entertain family and friends, all entertaining is informal and no more than 8-10 people.
Partner will be responsible for the gardens and greenhouse, there is approx one acre comprising of small vegetable garden, lawns, flower beds. Other duties will include general property maintenance, hence good DIY skills are required. There is an outdoor swimming pool to care for, cars to fuel and clean and occasional driving to the local station and airport occasionally.
Both of the couple should drive, a car is provided.
SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE – 2 DAYS OFF MID WEEK- ONE BEDROOM FURNISHED FLAT PROVIDED. PET WELCOME. NON SMOKERS & FLUENT ENGLISH ESSENTIAL.
Start date October/ November 2019 ( HU3482 )
|Job Category||Full time, Live in|
|Duties||cleaning, cooking, laundry, gardening, DIY|
|Accommodation||1 bed flat annex|