Your job search results: 3 UK (Non-London) Jobs
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3 UK (Non-London) Jobs
Live Out housekeeper 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 to be closer to the grandchildren, and the Family are therefore looking for a local housekeeper to join the team. The property is currently being renovated and is due to be completed end of the summer. However the family are willing to look at people seeking work earlier, as the family have homes elsewhere they may ask you to help out at before to ensure you get to know the way they like things ran.
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.
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.
An experienced, proactive, and friendly couple required for housekeeping/maintenance of a rural home in Norfolk, NR17.
The property is grade I listed and has recently undergone some extensive renovation to all areas. There will be continued refurbishment to out buildings, so ideally you will be able to work alongside the contractors and ensure the security of the property when the owners are not in residence.
The owners are a young at heart couple in their late forties who will split their time between London and Norfolk, being in London on the weekends initially. They tend to travel frequently, so there will be periods of downtime. However, there will be regular guests during the shooting season and every so often during the rest of the year. Two days off per week with flexibility according to when the owners are in residence.
When the clients are not there the hours would be flexible so you would need to work with autonomy however animals require regular feeding times. If they are away, even on days off there would be some animals to feed and check on. When the clients are in residence the hours would be 8am-5pm unless an evening is required and that is where flexibility comes in. Particularly if they have guests with children that require a kitchen supper earlier than the adults.
Duties for this role and will include day to day housekeeping, grocery shopping, laundry/ironing and family cooking. The grounds extend to 37 acres which includes woodland, paddocks, flowerbeds and lawns. There is some lawn mowing but the gardens are easily maintained. There is a moat and 3 cottages sharing the drive with the main house. The largest cottage will be provided as accommodation and is also fully refurbished with a new kitchen and utility area. It is important that the couple enjoy animals as there will be dogs, cats, a small herd of goats, possibly pigs and eventually horses. Basic DIY, mechanical and carpentry skills required plus a valid driver’s licence, as guest will occasionally need to collected from the airport or station.
Fluent English essential however owners are partially Spanish speaking. References essential. £800 net per week with accommodation provided, wifi, phone and car provided.
Due to the volume of responses, we cannot guarantee a reply for each and every application, but your details will be kept on file and we look forward to assisting with your career in the near future
Experienced, Enthusiastic & proactive couple required to help run a modernised, period country home. Housekeeping, laundry, household provisioning and grocery shopping. You will be able to provide good homemade meals - (mainly on a Sat & Sun + Mon/Tues lunch) the wife tends to cook the evening meals during the week. They enjoy local, fresh produce, homemade bread etc.
Other staff are employed in the house and grounds with adjoining small well managed working farm. General household maintenance, plant & equipment, indoor swimming pool, fireplaces, cars and garden machinery.
Lovely modernised accommodation within the grounds. Excellent references essential. Trustworthy, reliable, non-smokers with driving licence and English speaking.
Hours: 5 days a week, with usually Wed/Thurs as your days off
Location: West Berkshire, close to Reading
Salary: competitive and relevant to experience
Due to the volume of responses, we cannot guarantee a reply for each and every application, but your details will be kept on file and we look forward to assisting with your career in the near future.