Live Out Housekeeper in the Cotswolds OX7

£30,000 - £35,000

Job Description

High Profile London based family are seeking a live out housekeeper to help run their Cotswolds home near Chipping Norton. This is a live out role so you must be local and have your own car.

You will work as part of a small household team including Head Housekeeper, Handyman /Groundsman, Chef, Security and Gardener.

The Housekeepers are tasked with ensuring the house is always clean, tidy, efficiently stocked and welcoming for the arrival of the family and/or their guests. When the family are in-situ, in conjunction with the wider Housekeeping team, you will work hard to ensure the house runs smoothly and efficiently for the family’s needs.

 

Main responsibilities:

All to an exception standard:

• Kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms and livings are all kept to a 7* standard.  Cleaning windows inside when necessary.

• Washing, ironing and laundry; keeping on top of this and returning in a neat and tidy way to the appropriate place, hand -wash delicate items or arrange for dry-cleaning when appropriate.

 

Other duties may include:

• Managing the wardrobe

• Watering house plants, caring for cut flowers one they’ve been brought in.

• Carrying out grocery shopping – on line and in store

• Handling expenses and use of debit cards

• Dealing with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors when come in to work

• Keeping an eye on the family’s pet dogs

• Serving at table at family events / meals etc

 

The family are looking for someone with at least 4-5 years experience working within a formal, UHNW private family home. You will be a real team player with a good work ethic and love what you do!

Drivers licences is essential as the property is remote, you will need your own car.

 

Hours/Days: Full-time 40 hours p/w over 5 days p/w (Mon – Sun flexible) Flexibility to work not only Mon - Fri but also at weekends is essential. When the family are expected the housekeeper will need to work, and also at other times perhaps when tradesmen such as window-cleaners are required to come in. Weekend work may be taken as time off in lieu mid-week.

Salary: Dependant on experience.

Location: Private Household, Cotswolds, Oxfordshire

 

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