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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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£45,000 - £50,000

UHNW Canadian family of 4 in Mayfair are looking for an experienced private chef to join them on a Monday to Friday basis.

This is a busy family home with a small household team including housekeepers, PA, Nannies and House Manager. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working as a private chef within HNW households with top levels of hygiene and organisation.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

 

-  Daily preparation of breakfast, lunch and dinner for who is in residence (usually 2 adults and 2 children)

-  Planning creative, tasty and healthy meals for adults and children.  The family enjoy fresh fish, salads and vegetables & some Russian dishes (no pork)

-  Able to cater for more formal and larger dinner parties on occasion, including Thanksgiving celebrations

-  Menu planning and sourcing ingredients

-  Ensuring the kitchen is kept tidy and clean at all times

 

Starting in October 2021

Hours: Monday to Friday 7am – 1/130pm (30-33 hours a week)

Salary will depend on individual

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£38,000 - £40,000

Busy family living in Kensington are seeking a confident, experienced and upbeat and hands on housekeeper to join them on a live out basis. The family have 2 school aged boys who are pretty self-sufficient, but once they are back from school in the afternoons you may need to supervise them. 
The family employ a morning housekeeper who works until mid-afternoon Monday to Friday.

Your duties to include but not limited to:
- Housekeeping - cleaning, laundry and ironing. Handwashing and organising for the dry cleaning
- Working with specialist surfaces (wooden floors, marble, artwork etc)
- Assisting in the kitchen to prepare simple meals for the family, and learn recipes from the principal - you must show willingness to learn
- Any other duties asked by the employer
 
The family are looking for someone extremely well organised with a positive, can-do attitude and a sunny disposition and a willingness and ability to learn. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone to join a friendly and welcoming family home who enjoys keeping busy and always being one step ahead. You must be child and dog friendly too!

It is essential that the candidates have had longevity in the previous roles with fantastic checkable references. 
Hours: 12pm - 8pm Monday – Friday
Location: Kensington W8
Start date: ASAP, interviews now
Salary: Will depend on the individual experience c. £38,000 - £40,000 gross per annum.

 

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

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Up to £30k + generous uncapped commission + benefits

 

We are a privately owned boutique Recruitment Consultancy established back in 2007 who have in-depth experience recruiting Childcare & Private Household roles to include Nannies, Maternity Nurses, Governess, Housekeepers, Housekeeper/Cooks, Butlers, House & Estate Managers, Household Couples, Chauffeurs and Chefs.

 

Due to growth we seek a consultant to join us in a 360 role. We are open to individuals from a researcher, trainee consultant or recruitment background in sourcing for similar roles to be trained and up-skilled by our friendly and highly experienced Head of Childcare and Private Household division. 

 

An amazing opportunity for someone to grow with a business with amazing earning potential. With a top highly competitive uncapped commission, private medical, 23 days holiday plus bank holidays plus time off over Christmas, pension and regular team socials.

 

For a confidential discussion please send your CV today for immediate consideration.

 

Leaman Consulting are an equal opportunities employer.

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£45,000 - £50,000

This role will be split across 2 homes (in in surrey and the other on SW London)
Hours: 08:30 – 17:00 – some overtime
Live out Monday to Friday
Salary: £45,000 + per annum, (car supplied).

Skills required:

•    At least 5 years housekeeping experience.
•    Professional approach 
•    Property maintenance experience (overseeing works)
•    Wardrobe management
•    Cooking not essential but useful
•    Experience dealing with specialist surfaces /materials. 
•    Good with pets
•    Ad-hoc errands 

Interviewing now
Must have a clean driving licence with experience driving in the UK and London 

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

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£42,000 - £48,000

A lovely client of ours is looking for an experienced, proactive and flexible Head Housekeeper/Manager Cook for their London home. This is working for a professional couple (and their 2 dogs!) who are based between London and East Sussex.

They are a low key, respectful and down to earth couple whose staff have been employed by them for a number of years! There is a small household team employed in London including housekeepers and a driver.

You will be responsible for daily lunch and dinner cooking (when the couple are in London), on occasion they will have a small dinner party (2-3 people). The couple eat a healthy mainly plant based organic diet. You must be hands on and have a muck in attitude to also be happy to take care of wardrobe management, packing and unpacking, organising the cleaning rota, running errands and anything else asked of you by the principals.

Some other household management duties may be asked. This may suit a Head Housekeeper Cook who is looking to move into a more management focussed role, or a Hands on House Manager with cooking skills.

They live in a large 6 bedroom home over 4 floors.

Hours are Monday to Friday 10am - 6pm

Location: Holland Park

Starting: ASAP

Salary will depend on experience

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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 

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£31,000 - £35,000

A part time Housekeeper is sought by an UHNW client in Mayfair. Ideally the principal is looking at either 3 days a week or possibly 5 days, but shorter working days. There is 1 other full time housekeeper employed.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:
- General cleaning and housekeeping 
- Assisting with laundry (the other housekeeper takes care of the majority)
- Ensuring shoes are clean/polished
- Cooking simple family meals (pasta, roast, etc)
- Running errands if asked
- Greeting guests

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

Hours: 3 days a week or 5 shorter days, to be discussed with the housekeeper
Starting: ASAP
Salary: Will depend on working hours and days c£31K - £35K 

 

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

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£45,000 - £48,000

Private client of ours is seeking an experienced maintenance professional to help deal with problems as they arise across two small offices and 5 residential properties all in London.

The ideal candidates will have:

•At least 5 years of experience in the field.

•Good overall M&E knowledge.

•Painter/decorator experience.

•Have a pro-active work attitude with good attention to detail.

•Good communicator and quick to respond to tasks

•Full & clean drivers licence

 

This is a Monday to Friday role and a work van will be provided.

Salary: £45,000 - £48,000 DOE

 

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

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£39,000 - £42,000

Housekeeper with cooking skills is sought by a busy friendly family of 5 in Chelsea/Belgravia. The family are due to move into their new home in Notting Hill around April 2022, therefore they are looking for a dedicated housekeeper who is happy to work in both locations. It is important that the housekeeper has worked in a home with children before and is happy working in a family environment as there are 3 children.

You will work alongside another housekeeper and be responsible for all high level housekeeping and cleaning, laundry and ironing, running errands and ideally simple family cooking skills. High attention to detail, hardworking and good communication skills are key.

The ideal candidate will be flexible to travel internationally during some school holidays. 

 

You must have longevity in previous roles as a private housekeeper with checkable references. 

 

Hours: 4 days a week, Weds - Saturday, 12 hours a day

Starting: ASAP

Salary: £12 net per hour DOE

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£55,000 - £65,000

House Manager with PA experience required for HNW family in Kensington. This is a new role where you will be responsible for ensuring the property is maintained to the highest possible standards at all times. You will head up a small household team of 5 members and work in conjunction with the principal and families EA to ensure everything is running smoothly.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Coordinating all related private household matters
  • Household administration including paying invoices, online purchasing and recording all payments
  • Engaging and overseeing outside contractors, service providers and suppliers; competition quotes obtained on annual contracts and comparisons made
  • Annual performance audit of contractors
  • Identifying and ensuring that any maintenance issues are dealt with; monitoring quality and deadlines for works done and service provided
  • Daily visual checking of both inside & outside the house
  • Overseeing and managing household staff including payroll/pension management and performance reviews
  • Staff training and development
  • Managing personal travel and diaries
  • Working with the Principal’s Business EA to coordinate family and business diaries
  • Receiving guests and visitors and signing for deliveries
  • Keeping inventory and managing household budgets
  • Organising parties, dinners and other events

 

The ideal candidate will be flexible in their approach and work in a collaborative manner. Discretion and professionalism is key alongside respecting the families boundaries. Ability to travel with family when needed would be advantageous.

 

Hours are Monday to Friday 9.30am – 7.30pm with flexibilty if there are events on.

Salary will depend on the individual

Location: Kensington

 

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

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£55,000 - £60,000

UHNW family are seeking an experienced private chef to join their family on a live out basis (live in when travelling over the summer). You will  be working 5 days a week including weekends, with your 2 days off in the week.  
This is a high level, fast paced household with children and animals! The ideal candidate will have previous experience working as a private chef within HNW households with top levels of hygiene and organisation.
Your duties will include but not be limited to:

-    Daily preparation of lunch and dinner for who is in residence (usually 2 adults and 2-4 children)
-    Some requirement to help with setup up of breakfast, but the housekeeper usually takes care of this
-    Planning creative, tasty and healthy Mediterranean meals.  
-    Skilful in baking and pastry
-    Able to cater for more formal and larger dinner parties (up to 12 people)
-    Daily and weekly grocery shopping
-    Ensuring the kitchen is kept tidy and clean at all times
-    Travelling with the family during the summer

If you can speak French or Spanish it would be a big bonus!

Starting ASAP. 
Salary will depend on individual but up to £60,000 (neg)

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