Live In Housekeeper - Somerset

2022-06-22 08:32:132049-11-05Marshall Harber
Job TypePermanent Full Time
AreaSomerset, EnglandSomersetEnglandBruton
Salary£40K Negotiable
Start DateASAP
Job Ref15401
Live In Housekeeper required to look after London based family's newly refurbished residence in Bruton, Somerset. Main house consists of: 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, kitchen, living room and one cottage: three bedrooms, one bathroom. The principals require a "hands on", discreet and experienced housekeeper to look after everything needed in the running of the property who has very high standards with attention to detail. They will need to have done a similar type of role of working with a busy and active family and have had the responsibility to look after a second home previously. There is a team on site that consists of live in gardener/maintenance man/groom, a live out gardener, a live out groom and a live out cleaner.
Duties include:
-    Excellent cooking skills – British food as well as international
-    Menu planning and preparation
-    Online and local food shopping
-    Be able to cook for large groups on special occasions (more than 15 people)
-    Cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner when family are in residence
-    Cleaning to a high level throughout
-    Taking care of wardrobes with fine materials
-    Shopping and errand-running
-    Table setting and food and drink service
-    Greeting and serving guests
-    Wine cellar management
-    Caring for delicate art and special finishes in house
-    Polishing and caring for silver, china, antiques and other specialist items
Working Days/Hours: Monday to Friday but working weekends when clients are in residence.( once a month and holidays)
Accommodation: Separate one bedroom newly renovated cottage (sorry, not pets or children)
Car provided on and off duty
Salary: £40K negotiable for right candidate.
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