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£40,000 - £42,000

Family of 4 in Dulwich are looking for a very experienced and hands on housekeeper to support the head housekeeper Monday to Friday.

This role requires a confident driver with you own car,  work mileage will be reimbursed.

The role is split between 3 homes, 2 very close to each other and the other about 10 mins drive away as follows:

Main House - 3 storeys, 4 bedrooms, gym - Monday, Wednesday & Fridays

Secondary house 1 storey, 2 bedrooms - Tuesdays

Third house - 4 storeys, office and gym - Thursdays

This is working for an informal household but high standards and attention to detail are key. There are 2 adults and 2 young children, with nannies, drivers, gardeners and personal assistants also employed.

As the housekeeper you will be responsible taking care of antiques, artwork, velvet, marble etc. and handling luxury clothing including fine fabrics.

Laundry and ironing included - fine fabrics etc.

There may be occasional errand running required if the head housekeeper needs help. The ideal candidate will have an upbeat and happy disposition, can work quickly, discretely and be a team player. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a friendly and hardworking household.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Location: Dulwich SE21

Starting: ASAP

Must have a clean drivers licence and own car

Salary: will depend on experience £40,000 - £42,000

Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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37K - 40K + self contained accommodation

We are looking for a fantastic live-in Housekeeper to work for a down to earth family of 5 in Notting Hill W11, the family also employ a nanny and a part time cleaner twice a week. This is a long-term position to a respectful, welcoming family. The current housekeeper has been with the family for many years and is retiring. They are looking for someone new to start in December/January.

The house is a large 5 bedroom home split over 6 floors. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years’ experience working as a private housekeeper with proven longevity in previous roles. You will be hands on and upbeat with the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team. Flexible nature is key.

The housekeeper will be responsible for:
• Cleaning and maintaining the interior of the house and terrace and deal with all laundry and delicate fabrics (in particular cashmere), sorting for handwashing, dry cleaners and so on.
• Family friendly and good with children, happy to help with childcare, pick up / drop off at school, after school help, babysitting, etc.
• Happy and able to cook healthy meals on a weekly ad hoc basis for both adults and children. (approx 2-3 times a week simple family style cooking)
• Shopping and provisions for the family
• Liaise with engineers, workmen, technicians, etc. when they are working at house
• Run errands when required
• Happy to travel with the Family on occasion to their homes in the country and abroad.

Hours required:
• 5 days a week + up to 3 Saturday mornings a month
• Ad hoc babysitting
• Flexibility and a helpful nature is key

Salary & Accommodation:
• Self contained accommodation on the lower ground floor (1 bed, 1 bath & kitchen, separate entrance)
• £37,500 to £40,000

 

 

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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DOE & Live in or Live out

Lovely family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children 13 & 15) + a dog, are looking for an experienced, hands on and proactive Housekeeper Cook to join them on a live in basis (they will consider live out for the right person).

The family live in a large 6 storey townhouse in Pimlico  and need the Housekeeper to run the home in a seamless manner ensuring the highest levels of cleanliness and organisation at all times.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

- All housekeeping, cleaning and ironing

- Laundry and wardrobe management, including the children’s uniforms

- Running errands as required

- Preparing breakfast for the children in the morning (eggs, pancakes, pastries etc) and cooking healthy fresh meals for the family at dinner time

- Organising cupboards and restocking

- Polishing silverware

- Taking care of artwork

- Flexibilty to travel with the family during the summer period would be helpful, but not a deal breaker

 

The ideal candidate will:

- Have worked within large private households before

- Experienced as a housekeeper and cook

- Be passionate about their work and enjoy high levels of organisation!

- High level of attention to detail

- Discreet, friendly and down to earth character

- Be child and dog friendly (the family have a very friendly Pomeranian!)

Hours: Monday to Friday 11/12 hours a day, Breakfast is at 7.30am for the boys before school

Start: ASAP

Accommodation if live in is a king size bedroom and ensuite on the lower ground floor with access to a shared kitchen on the same level.

Salary: Will depend on individual and if live in our live out

 

 

Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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£40,000 - £42,000

Family of 4 in Belgravia are looking for an experienced Housekeeper Cook to join them on a live out basis. The family have 2 sons aged 12 and 16 years old.


Your duties will include but not be limited to:
•               Create a weekly meal plan for the family
•               Prepare gluten/dairy free and vegan dishes, know of food allergies & can follow recipes easily
•               Change the bed linen once a week
•               Dust and mop the floors
•               Polish the silverware
•               Organise their wardrobes
•               Answer the door and sign for post
•               Run errands for the family
•               Do the laundry and ironing

The family employ one other housekeeper.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 7pm, occasional Saturdays agreed in advance. Flexibilty is key.
Salary: up to £42,700 gross (approx (£600 npw)

 

Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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£45,000 - £50,000

Family of 4 in Belgravia are looking for an experienced, professional and proactive Housekeeper to work 5 or 6 days a week to include Saturdays & Sunday. You will work as part of a small household team – 1 live in housekeeper, 1 live housekeeper and a nanny.

The family live in a large 5 storey home just off Sloane Square SW1. You must have previous high level experience working as a housekeeper in private homes. The family are 2 dogs, so you must be happy with animals too!

 

Duties will include but not be limited to:

- All high level cleaning

- Using specialist surface cleaners for materials such as marble

- Laundry and hand washing - experience handling cashmere, silks and so on

- Topping up stock, buying foods and dry store & running errands

 

The ideal candidate will have:

- High attention to detail

- Proactive can do attitude

- Good time management & able to prioritise

- British passport as you may be required to travel with the family

Hours: Live out 5 days a week including Saturday & Sunday, 7:30am-6 pm breaks through the day

Starting: ASAP

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 negotiable

 

Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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£35,000 - £40,000

UHNW client of ours is seeking a highly experienced, hands on and efficient housekeeper to work on a live out basis, 5 days on 2 days off. The house is 6 bedrooms over 4 floors.

This is a fully staffed household where you will work as part of a small housekeeping team taking care of all the usual duties including cleaning, laundry and ironing, general tidying and ensuring the household is kept spotless and running smoothly at all times.

Russian speaking is advantageous but not essential.

Hours: 50 hours a week, workings 5 days with 2 off, flexible to work weekends

Location: Kensington W8

Starting: ASAP

Salary: Will depend on individual experience £35,000 - £40,000

 

Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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£35,000 - £40,000

We are looking for a full-time housekeeper to work in a fully staffed private household, based in Knightsbridge. The family is charming and very welcoming; they have two teenagers and a friendly dog and a cat.

This housekeeper will work as part of a team to keep the house running seamlessly and helping during the busy afternoon and evening routine.

The perfect candidate will be experienced in all areas on housekeeping, including some service and turn down tasks. You will be organised, tidy and professional, always working to a high standard. Excellent attention to detail is required. 

The family travel during school holidays and they would want the housekeeper to travel with them around twice per year. 

You will be responsible for all general housekeeping and cleaning and assisting the chef in the kitchen when required

To be considered for this role you must have:
-Previous experience working within a private household as a housekeeper
-Excellent contactable references  
-Up-to-date DBS check (or be willing to get one)
-Eligibility to work within the UK 
-Fluent in English 

Hours:  You will work 5 days a week 7am - 5pm, ideally to include half a day on Saturday, so you could do one half day mid week to make up for it.
Location: Knightsbridge SW1X
Salary: Will depend on individual experience £35,000 - £40,000


 


Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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£38,000 - £40,000

A Live Out Housekeeper is sought by an UHNW client in Mayfair. The principal is looking for a full time housekeeper to work Monday to Friday 10am - 4/5pm. The client also employs a full time head housekeeper.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:
- General cleaning and housekeeping of a main property and small private office 
- Laundry and ironing 
- Simple cooking (pasta, soup etc) You must have expereince of cooking for previous employers
- Running errands if asked

The ideal candidate will:
- Be incredibly discrete and understand confidentiality and privacy
- Friendly & bubbly nature with a good work ethic
- Team player
- Well presented and good communicator

Flexibility to travel with the client on occasion would be advantageous.

Hours: Monday to Friday 10am - 4/5pm with flexibilty to help and cover holiday or additional hours as asked
Starting: ASAP
Salary:  Will depend on individual experience approx £38,000 40,000 + gross a year negotiable 

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£12-£14 ph

Lovely down to earth family of 4 are looking for a child friendly housekeeper cook to work Monday to Thursday/Friday 8am - 3/4pm. You must enjoy cooking meals as they will want you to prepare healthy lunch and dinner each day. 
The house is in a beautiful leafy part of south west London, 10 mins walk from Barnes station SW13. There are 4 bedrooms, over 3 floors. You will be experienced with cleaning, laundry and ironing, running errands, grocery shopping and cleaning. There is also a part time cleaner. 
The is a friendly dog who is very much part of the family, so you must be happy around dogs too. The family have 2 children (1 baby, and 1 school age) so famiily friendly and ideally some adhoc childcare will be invovled. 

Starting ASAP
Location: Barnes SW13
Hours: Monday - Thursday/Friday 8am - 4pm
Salary will DOE £12-14 per hour

Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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£60,000 - £65,000

A lovely client of ours is looking for an experienced, proactive and flexible couple to join them on a live in basis at their estate in East Sussex. This is working for a professional couple who are based between London and East Sussex. 

They are a low key, down to earth couple whose staff have been employed by them for a number of years! They are a private family who are looking for a couple who can work with discretion.

As a couple you will cover all housekeeping and cooking duties (when they are in residence), as well as some wardrobe management, packing and unpacking, shopping for the household and groceries, dog sitting, security and some DIY/handyman tasks.

The couple enjoy healthy fresh meals, mainly plant based using the season produce grown in the garden kitchen. You must enjoy providing tasty meals using seasonal ingredients. 

You must have worked as a couple in a similar role with longevity and checkable references. 

The accommodation on offer is a newly refurbished 2 bedroom cottage on the estate - the client is open to well behaved pets.

Starting ASAP

Location: East Sussex

Drivers (ideally both) - a vehicle will be provided for use

Salary will depend on experience 

Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Thank you for your interest.

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£42,000 - £46,000

UHNW Family in Victoria are seeking a highly experienced and hands on housekeeper to join them on a live out basis. 
You will be responsible for all cleaning, laundry and ironing for the family. You must have top laundry and wardrobe skills and able to work quickly and effectively. 
The family live in a 4/5 bedroom apartment. There is a nanny, chef and weekend housekeeper employed also. 
You must be child friendly as there may be times you are asked to accompany the children to school in the mornings. A flexible and hardworking nature required. You must have worked in high level private households and/or luxury hotels before with checkable references. 

Location: Victoria SW1
Starting: ASAP
Hours: Mon - Friday 8am - 5pm  flexible
Salary: DOE but up to £46,000 gross per year

 

*PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE IS ON HOLD UNTIL 2022*

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Domestic Couple: All Rounder/ Gardener/Driver & Housekeeper/Nanny/Cook

An UNHWI family are looking for an experienced and professional couple (driver, estate houseman & housekeeper cook/nanny) to join their family team, based in Buckinghamshire SL8.

The ideal couple must be trustworthy, discreet, proactive and highly motivated. You will be quick to learn, adapt, pragmatic and show good problem-solving skills. You must be flexible with your approach and working hours, there will be days which are longer and days which are shorter depending on the families schedule.

 

Houseman/Driver role:

The role requires flexibility with the individual happy to roll up their sleeves and get involved with the team of staff as and when needed. No two days will be the same and a can-do attitude is essential! The individual will be responsible for providing and assisting in the day to day running of the household, whilst maintaining high standards and efficiency. 

 

  • Driving the family around Buckinghamshire, into and around Central London usually in a Mercedes Viano, but you will be required to shuttle the principals super cars to various storage facilities.
  • Be a qualified, skilled driver with knowledge and experience driving a number of high-performance vehicles
  • Must ensure that all vehicles are maintained and kept immaculate at all times
  • Comfortable driving, cleaning and detailing luxury cars
  • Representing the family as a first point of contact for guests, contractors and suppliers (and arranging necessary NDA’s before visits)
  • Assisting with sourcing local suppliers, contractors (local knowledge is beneficial)
  • Working closely with the family PA to ensure smooth daily running and assisting with errands in the area
  • Working as part of a team (family PA and 2 housekeepers)
  • Overseeing contractors on site
  • Working outside and with handywork/gardening
  • Running local errands for the family
  • Any other ad-hoc duties that may be required
  • Pet care (dog)

 

Housekeeper/Cook/Nanny role:

  • Working with the live out housekeeper to ensure the house is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Family laundry and ironing
  • Daily cooking for the family, able to follow a recipe and cook simple healthy family meals
  • Household and grocery shopping
  • Childcare supervision (5 & 8 years) babysitting some evenings
  • Any other ad-hoc duties that may be required

This is a new role for the family and offers a wonderful opportunity to join a busy successful family and team.

 

Buckinghamshire
Joint Salary £60,000-£70,000

Working 5 days a week, hours to be discussed and flexible
Separate Live In Accommodation available

 

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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