Live Out Housekeeper/Cook required for large estate in Hampshire, RG26.
A lovely family are looking for a fantastic housekeeper to run the household with precision, attention to detail and care. The Principal is moving his family to Hampshire (about 10 mins from Basingstoke) to be closer to the grandchildren, and the family are looking for a local housekeeper to join the team. The property has recently been renovated to a very high standard.
The property in Hampshire is a 7 bedroom main house with an adjoining annex for grandparents, and a residential stable block with 17 Acres of grounds, which include landscaped gardens, a tennis court, a barn media room as well as garages. There is an onsite (live in) House Manager who we placed with the family.
You will have at least 5 years’ experienced working as a private household and be happy to work weekends with days given off in lieu.
Your duties will include but not be limited to:
- To have a very high standard of cleaning
- Clean and maintain the interior
- Experience with dealing with laundry, delicate fabrics, hand washing as would be doing all household laundry (assistance provided if required)
- Ensure the linen, curtains, blinds and fabrics are kept clean and laundered
- Good standard of cooking, healthy and wholesome family meals
- Arranging all household shopping
- Running errands when required
- To be responsible for the daily upkeep of the house
Ideally they are looking for someone who has enthusiasm and commitment to get the job done well with high attention to detail. You will have the ability to work collaboratively and harmoniously as part of a team and always be one step ahead, pre-empting the family’s requirements. You will be outgoing and confident, whilst also being discreet and professional at all times.
You must be able to drive.
To work a five-day week (with some weekend work) – days in lieu given for weekend work. Flexibility is key.
This is a long-term position to a respectful, successful and low-key Family, with strong family values.
Please note due to the volume of application we cannot guarantee a response to everyone.