PLACED Daily Housekeeper/Family Cook

Oxford and Cotswolds

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Essential Requirements – Hands-on FLEXIBLE housekeeper, private household experience, experienced working with school age children, driver with own car. Non Smoker. Fluent English

Ability to work 1 weekend day.

Experienced, self sufficient, very flexible housekeeper required for an informal family home. The household of 5 includes 3 children ages 4, 9 and 10yrs. A nanny is employed, but essential that you enjoy working in a family home and are willing to assist with school runs and after school activities for the older 2 children.

The family live in Oxford during the week and go to their weekend home in Chipping Norton on Friday pm until Sunday evening. 25 mins drive between the 2 properties, you will be required to work between the 2 properties, the schedule will be arranged to suit you and the family.

The principals both have full time professional roles, so really important that you have experience working in a large family home and undertake all day to day housekeeping duties.

Duties will include cleaning, washing and ironing, local food and grocery shopping, care of flowers and plants, running errands i.e. dry cleaning, supervising contractors, organising repairs, taking deliveries and generally ensure a smooth daily running of the home.

Light, fresh simple family cooking will be required a couple of times per week, simple dishes, Lasagne, Pasta, Sauces, Roast Chicken, Salads, Soups etc.

This is a busy, but well organised, happy home, essential that you enjoy working with children and are completely dog friendly. Although a nanny is employed there will be occasions that you will be asked to help with and interact with the children and generally become part of the family.

You will be a key holder for the property, so you will need to live within easy driving distance from the house. The vacancy is 40 hrs per week – working days and daily hours are flexible depending on individual needs.

You need to be a good team player, be well organised and proactive, with plenty of energy and above all enjoy your role. There are no pets. 

You will need to drive and have your own car due to the location of the property – strictly Non Smoker and fluent English essential. Some evening and weekend working will be required.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE depending on experience and skills. ASAP START. (HU3928)

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