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.