DAILY HOUSEKEEPER - FAMILY COOK
Monday to Friday - 40hrs
Essential Requirements: Proactive and organised Housekeeper. Good level of family cooking. Meal planning, provisioning, shopping and local errands. Dog lover, child friendly.
An experienced sole charge housekeeper is required for a professional gentleman in Chelsea. The property is a 3 bedroom apartment. The principal works full time and alternate weeks his children and their nanny stay too. You will be required to manage the day to day running of the apartment with duties to include:
Salary £45,000 Gross per annum. Weekends off. (HU4031)
HOLLAND PARK - LONDON W11
DAILY HOUSEKEEPER / FAMILY COOK
HOLLAND PARK, LONDON, W11
10-6pm Monday to Friday
Essential Requirements: Previous long term private house experience, with longevity in similar previous position. Good standard of fresh family cooking. Previous experience in housekeeping duties including laundry. Good team player. Non smoker, driving licence a big plus.
New vacancy for an experienced housekeeper with previous experience working in a formal household.
Family of five which includes, 10 yr old boy at home and 2 older boys who are at boarding school. This is a very busy family household, with a long term team of staff which includes Nanny, PA and another housekeeper, 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. Previous experience in the care of fine clothes, steaming, pressing and wardrobe management a big plus.
You will be required to cook on a daily basis, simple fresh family level dishes for 5 people which includes staff. This is not a position for a chef, but a good confident home cook who enjoys following recipes, cooking from fresh ingredients and with a passion for simple but good quality ingredients.
You will keep the kitchen well stocked, order provisions and run local shopping and errands.
Excellent Top Salary, negotiable depending on previous experience. Strictly Non Smoker, driving licence a big plus. ASAP Start (HU3977)
An experienced housekeeper/cook is required to look after this part residence semi formal home in Central London. The property is small but over four stories.
The housekeeper is required to be very experienced and hands on with very high standards of cleaning, ironing and good laundry skills. You will need to be able to care for fine clothes (both ladies and gentleman’s) and be able to maintain wardrobe’s including packing and unpacking suitcases.
You will be required to care for Antiques, polish silver and brass and ensure the house is kept immaculate.
When the employers are in residence you will be required to prepare breakfast, light lunch and dinner. The employers do occasionally have a dinner party but never for more than 6 people. You will need to be a confident cook, who can follow recipes and prepare fresh, healthy meals for the owners.
The principles spend at least 6 months of the year at their home abroad so you will be required to look after the house when they are away.
An animal lover is essential as family have 4 dogs and a parrot, however the dogs travel with the employers, but the parrot requires the housekeeper to care for it.
You will need to be very flexible regarding time off as when the family is in residence you will be required to be flexible on working days and hours with time off being taken when the family are away.
There is a large suite comprising double bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, downstairs of the main property with its own entrance available. Sky TV and internet connections installed. Basic computer skills are ideal to enable communication with the employers when they are overseas.
Salary negotiable depending on experience. Previous private house experience is essential to this role.
HANDS ON ESTATE MANAGEMENT COUPLE
Exp Gardener, handyperson, driver, housekeeper and family cook.
Duties are interchangeable
Essential Requirements - Previous experience working as a domestic couple on a country estate.
Pro active, self sufficient, diligent, discreet and responsible couple who work together with minimal supervision. Child friendly – both to drive. Computer literate.
A lovely position for a couple who work well together using their own initiative and seek a long term lifestyle position in a rural and very beautiful setting.
The property is an eight-bedroom country house in 8 acres of land. A small country estate with additional small cottages which are occasionally used by visiting family members. The family of five which includes 3 children ( between 14-10yrs) live full time overseas but use this property as their holiday home approx 10 weeks per year. Usually, 8 weeks during summer months and 2 weeks at Christmas.
The current couple of 13 yrs will shortly retire and this wonderful opportunity for a long term country loving, autonomous and self-sufficient couple becomes available. The property stands in a quiet and peaceful setting in a secluded valley in an unspoilt area of South Devon, close to the coast and approx 30 mins drive to the city.
An experienced gardener is essential to this role, 8 acres of beautifully landscaped mature gardens and grounds with sloping gardens, lawns, informal and formal flower beds, woodland and pasture.
The maintenance of the grounds and gardens, lake, stream and general maintenance of the driveway, paths, outbuildings are all part of the role.
You will need to have experience with the maintenance and operating of garden machinery, which includes a tractor, ride on mower, hedge trimmers, chain saw and leaf blowers. Strong DIY skills are required to maintain and manage this property.
The housekeeper will manage the cleaning, laundry, ironing, bed changing, errands and shopping mainly when the family are in residence. Essential that you are child friendly and be willing to drive the children to local activities when required and babysit occasionally.
Ideally one of the couple will cook and be able to prepare simple fresh family meals when they are in residence.
Additional duties will incorporate.
Feeding and care of peacocks and ducks
Security and alarm monitoring.
Driving when the family are in residence ie Airport runs, children’s activities, errands and shopping.
Organisation and supervision of contractors, tradespeople and deliveries
Management of Household and Estate purchases / budgets, record keeping etc.
Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Self contained 2 bedroom cottage separate to the main house. Monday to Friday with weekends off. The working days are longer when the family are in residence with opportunity to take time back during their absence. Both must drive own car a plus, a car is available for business use. Well behaved pet welcome, but sorry no dependant children. START DATE MAY 2023 with a handover period with current couple (HU3984)
HOLLAND PARK, LONDON
HOLLAND PARK -LONDON
Live in or Live out
Housekeeper- Family Cook
We have a lovely family of four looking for a housekeeper/ family cook. Open to either live out or live in candidates.
This is a Monday to Friday role . You will be responsible for all areas of housekeeping which will include dusting, hoovering, general housekeeping, laundry, ironing, changing the beds and running errands along with the online grocery shopping. A cleaner attends the house twice a week to do the deep cleaning. A daily nanny is also employed.
Along with the housekeeping the family would like you to cook four times a week. Cooking for twins aged 3 ½ years old and the parents. They are looking for someone who is a good cook and will cook simple healthy family meals and confident to cook a variety of cuisines.
This is a respectful family to work for and you will be made to feel very welcome.
Own small bedroom and bathroom provided if you choose to live in.
It is essential that you have a minimum of 5 years experience working within a family home and checkable references.
Salary in the region of £48-50,000 Gross but negotiable. Daily working hours to be discussed depending on the successful candidates requirements. (HU3992)
MARLBOROUGH - WILTSHIRE
RESIDENTIAL - HOUSEKEEPER/COOK/DRIVER
Planned relocation to Rural Gloucestershire
(partner to follow own occupation very welcome)
Live in or Live out
Essential Requirements: Proactive, energetic experienced housekeeper with house management skills, organised, child and animal friendly, ability to work as a team leader
Love the countryside and driver essential
Lovely long-term vacancy for a country-loving traditional housekeeper/cook to join this fun, high-energy, informal family at their MAIN RESIDENCE currently a country farmhouse, on a large estate near Marlborough. The family are looking to relocate in the very near future closer to the children’s’ day school in rural Gloucestershire.
The family of five includes 3 children between ages 9 and 5yrs and they have 3 small dogs. The family also own 4 ponies that are at a livery yard locally and they ride every weekend. They have a love of the outdoors -walking, riding, tennis, wakeboarding, skiing and are always out and about. Both parents are completely hands-on with the children, but you will occasionally be asked to babysit or supervise in mums’ absence, so essential that you love being around and are confident with school age children.
School runs, caring for the dogs, booking grooming, vet appointments etc. are all part of this very flexible role. This is a position which requires a responsible, well organised, pro-active person to work alongside the lady of the house, who is a busy professional working mother.
Other duties will include day to day house management, ensuring smooth daily running of the household, organising contractors, booking services when needed, ordering oil & logs, keeping on top of food shopping, freezers and larder contents.
A good home cook is required, you will have shared duty of breakfast, lunch and dinners as the family also love to cook. You will generally cook for between 2 and 4 adults and 3 children, but with occasional lunch or supper parties and Sunday lunches when required. They also get in support when needed and have a local chef they work with.
The employers enjoy fresh and locally sourced produce. You need to have a natural flair and love for cooking, enjoy trying new recipes and have a genuine passion for it but you do not need to be a qualified chef.
The garden has a lovely vegetable patch so if you enjoy gardening then a big plus. You will need to provision and use local suppliers, there is a superb butcher and fishmonger locally and farm produce available for fresh ingredients.
This is an informal home and the family are neat and tidy people and very hands-on. The usual day to day housekeeping – cleaning, laundry, and shopping etc. all managed easily for a well-organized person, but additional daily help will be available.
The family will be moving house within I hr drive from current location – closer to the children’s school in Stroud.
Currently there is a small furnished 2-bedroom (1 double/1single) cottage available. The daily working hours are 8.00am to 6.00pm with one hour off for lunch. 2 days off per week.
Salary negotiable depending on experience. Driver with own car essential. Partner and dog very welcome. (HU3105)
GARDENER- HANDYPERSON-HOUSEKEEPER-FAMILY COOK- DRIVERS
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS – Flexible proactive couple with experience working for a busy family.
Genuine Animal and country lovers. Child friendly. Long term, family oriented, team players. BOTH must drive. Willing to work weekends.
Family of 6 are looking for an energetic, proactive, and dedicated couple who have a long term vision for their next role. Candidates must have a flexible and cheerful approach to work, be fond of children and animals and share a genuine love for countryside living.
This is a busy, but very well organised and structured household with four school-age children between 14 & 4 years old (eldest is at boarding school) A long term couple who will share the daily running of their home and gardens in the Meon Valley, Hampshire.
Grounds/General Household responsibilities
Working week: 5 days inc. weekends ( Days off Tuesday & Wednesday with a weekend off every 6 weeks).
Accom 3 bed cottage with own garden provided next door. All bills included (except Wi-Fi)
SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE ASAP Start. (HU3938)
RESIDENTIAL COOK-/CHEF/LIGHT HOUSEKEEPER Highgate, London N6 full time 5 DAY WEEK.
Essential Requirements -Very good nutritional background in Gluten and fat free cooking and baking and able to cater to special diet.
Long Term Hutchinson’s client with a very large, high-tech, and modern apartment in Highgate is looking for a super nutritionally experienced Cook/Chef.
A daily housekeeper of many years is employed and a Household Manager.
The client travels a great deal and is away for approximately 4/5 months each year.
Our client is looking for an experienced special diet chef/cook who is familiar with gluten and dairy free, low-fat diet.
Duties will include, provisioning, taking total care of the kitchen and producing a very good level of simple, but well-cooked and nicely presented dishes, using fresh, seasonal ingredients. The client enjoys fish and fresh vegetables, with pulses, black rice, and quinoa salads etc.
You will provide one main evening meal, occasionally a very light lunch. The client likes to have home baked cakes available for visitors and so you will need to have experience baking with different types of flour – gluten free and low fat.
You will be required to care for the kitchen to an immaculate standard. Some light housekeeping duties required. This job involves weekend work, however the lady travels for between 4 to 6 months of each year and then weekends off may be taken.
The working hours will be approx. 11.30 to 7pm when the client is in residence, unless a dinner party is planned and then time off in lieu to be taken. Excellent salary negotiable for the right person together with a really lovely 2 bedroom apartment. ASAP START (HU3573)
Ascot / Windsor -Berkshire
An experienced and flexible housekeeper has been placed with a private client based in Berkshire.
The candidate will have a varied role and is very much looking forward to the position.
Nr Framlingham, Suffolk
An experienced domestic couple has been placed at a private residence in Suffolk.
The couple will have a variety of duties including housekeeping, gardening, and security.
A beautiful accommodation and top salary was achieved.
Hutchinsons has successfully placed an experienced domestic couple at a part-residence in London.
The couple will be required to fulfill various household duties and are looking forward to their new role.
A top salary was achieved.
Nr Reading, Berkshire
An experienced head housekeeper has been placed in this new position working as part of team caring for a beautiful estate near Henley on Thames.
The client and candidate are looking forward to working together.
Long-standing Hutchinsons client with multiple homes, required a new couple to manage the rural estate in Norfolk, as the preceding Hutchinson's couple returned to their home country after 9 years in the job.
The couple were required to care for both the main house and the grounds and be capable of the daily running and management of a large property.
Good management and communication skills were required as well as being totally hands-on. The couple achieved a top package and lovely accommodation.
Hutchinsons placed a very experienced domestic couple with excellent management and hands-on skills for this part residence estate in rural Hampshire.
The client requested that the couple, in addition to normal domestic duties would have strong equestrian skills, which was achieved.
An excellent salary was provided.
Hutchinsons successfully placed a highly experienced chef/ nutritionist for a family of four based in their residence in Hampstead.
The applicant provides superb nutritional knowledge and has the ability to cater for special diets, restrictions and allergies while keeping the food flavourful, beautifully presented and well-balanced.
In addition, the family required the applicant to be knowledgeable about working in a Kosher kitchen.
A top salary was provided to the applicant.
Hutchinsons found the perfect candidate for this lovely live out chef position in Surrey.
The successful applicant was required to provide healthy, fresh and imaginative family meals, that focused on French/European cuisine.
A competitive salary was negotiated.
Hutchinsons successfully placed an experienced Cook/ Housekeeper/ Companion into this lovely position with a long-standing Hutchinsons client.
The applicant was adaptable, caring and had extensive private service experience.
An excellent salary was negotiated for the candidate.