10-6pm or 11-8pm or 12 md to 9pm – hours are flexible when the family are not in residence.
Essential Requirements – Previous long term private house experience, with longevity in similar previous positions. Freedom to travel when required. Good standard of fresh family cooking. Previous experience in housekeeping duties including laundry.
New vacancy for long term clients who currently spend a maximum of 4 months per year in London. They have other residences in Europe, Middle East and USA.
Family of four which includes 2 adult boys who also work in London, so are in residence more than the principals. The house is five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 2 reception rooms.
When the principals are in residence your main duty will be family cooking. This is not a position for a chef, but a good home cook who enjoys following recipes, cooking from fresh ingredients and with a passion for simple but good quality ingredients.
A full time, long-term live-in housekeeper is also employed, so you will work together with daily household duties which will include, cleaning, washing and ironing, bed turn down and tidying of bathrooms in the evenings.
Madam has a very large wardrobe and previous experience in the care of fine clothes, steaming, pressing and wardrobe management a big plus.
A driver/house manager is also employed and has been with family for many years.
Average working day will be around 9 hours, with a one hour break, flexibility is key as during quiet months when all the family are away, you will work less hours but when in residence occasionally work longer or different hours.
Some International travel will be required (during Jan Feb & March annually) so a valid Passport is essential.
Excellent Salary, negotiable depending on previous experience. You will be required to work an occasional Saturday or Sunday when the principals are in residence. 2 days off per week. (HU2585)