LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER/COOK AND HANDYMAN IN SURREY


Reference Number
EA3
City
Oxshott
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£70000.00
Salary To
£80000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
DOE
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
1130
Vacancy Category
Private household

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LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER/COOK AND HANDYMAN IN SURREY

This a new opportunity for a hardworking and flexible Couple to manage a HNW family in their 6-bedroom permanent residence with a small 1-acre garden. The residence is occupied by the family, but the principals' three children are only in residence every other week.

The main priorities of the Housekeeper would be to focus on cooking simple, delicious vegan meals for the principals however, it isn’t necessary to be a trained chef. In addition to cooking, you will be required to have amazing organization skills as you will be managing an additional cleaner that the family has employed to assist you with housekeeping duties including laundry, ironing, cleaning, tidying, and wardrobe management. You should feel comfortable greeting guests and be proactive with day-to-day duties.

Outside duties required are caring for the family’s pets including four very friendly dogs, valeting, and fueling the cars, gardening, swimming pool maintenance, pond cleaning, and grounds management. The family employs gardeners and pool maintenance cleaners once per week to support the Handyman.

Core working hours are generally 8am -6pm Monday to Friday however, some flexibility may be required. You will be provided with a separate en-suite one-bedroom annexe above the garage and a car for on and off duties. Unfortunately, no pets will be allowed.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE:
• Cooking two meals a day (lunch and dinner) for the principals who are vegan
• Ability to cook for extended family and friends on occasion
• Laundry and ironing
• Cleaning including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, changing beds, cleaning bathrooms, etc.
• Wardrobe management for high-end clothing
• Caring for the family’s pets including four very friendly dogs
• Valeting and fueling of cars
• Gardening, grounds management
• Swimming pool maintenance, pond cleaning
• Greeting and welcoming guests

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Very high attention to detail
• Team players
• Able to self-manage and be pro-active
• Excellent communication skills
• Front of House skills
• Good standard of written and spoken English
• Maintain the home to a high standard
• Able to prioritize and multitask effectively
• Right to work within the UK
• Excellent checkable references
• Full clean UK driving licenses (two preferred but only one essential)

If this sounds of interest and you meet the essential criteria, please do apply within, or get in touch to find out more.

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