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Live In Housekeeper Cook in Central London – ASAP Start

£40,000 - £45,000

Job Descriptions

Live In Housekeeper Cook for couple in Central London – ASAP Start

HNW couple are looking for a very experienced live in housekeeper cook to join them Monday – Friday from 1.00pm – 9.00pm (with flexibility). 

You will work in a small team including another housekeeper who works 7am - 1pm, who covers breakfast and most of the ironing but you will have to help and clean where needed. There is also a chauffeur & PA employed.

The clients are currently close to Regents Park but are moving back to their home which is being refurbished at the end of 2019. Both properties are 5 bedroom, 4 floors.


Full Housekeeping duties to include:

  • Maintaining adequate stocks of food and household provisions
  • Over seeing all maintenance issues and engaging trades people as necessary
  • Managing all tradespeople, attending all appointments
  • Overseeing all ensuing invoices from trades people and general housekeeping
  • Managing a monthly float, keeping an accurate account of expenditure and receipts for monthly accrual
  • Liaising closely with all household staff and office staff related to the owners of the property
  • Providing assistance on prepping for travel including packing and unpacking travel suitcases
  • Overseeing all cleaning provided by the cleaner is completed to required standards
  • Managing and running ad hoc errands as necessary
  • Looking after 2 small dogs, walking them and providing day to day care
  • Providing overall management of the household to ensure all day to day matters are processed to a high standard in the time frames required.


Chef duties to include:

  • To provide health meals on a daily basis for lunch and supper
  • To be able to experiment and come up with new menu ideas
  • To use fresh produce in all food preparation
  • To be able to cater for up to 8 people of dinner parties
  • To remain flexible to requirements and be able to react to new requests positively


Person Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Housekeeper and Cook
  • Ability to work with little supervision and conversely manage a high level of requests
  • Have a ‘can’ do’ positive personality, happy to respond to changing requests
  • Prioritisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work quickly without compromising quality
  • Good knowledge of both verbal and written English
  • Numerate
  • Able to use a computer and Microsoft packages to a good standard


Location: Central London – Regents Park then Marylebone end of 2019

Starting: ASAP

Accommodation: Annexe for the housekeeper in both homes

Salary: DOE circa £40,000 - £45,000