Experienced Housekeeper Sought for Family in Cambridge - Cambridgeshire

Housekeeper
Ref: 982 Date Posted: Thursday 10 Jun 2021
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A HNW family who are relocating to Cambridge, CB2, are looking for a highly experienced and hardworking Housekeeper to join their team.  You should have a full driving licence for this role.

Package Offered

  • £50,000 - £65,000 gross per year (negotiable for the right candidate)
  • Private studio apartment

Family Background

A HNW family of 4 are relocating to Cambridge, CB2.  The two parents have professional careers and they have two children ages 13 and 9 who will be going to school in the local area. They will also be recruiting for a PA to help support them in their new home. The family have a Retriever pet dog so you should be happy to be around animals.

Duties

  • Clean and tidy bathrooms, bedrooms, dining areas, gym, hallways, kitchen, living spaces, study room and all other areas inside the property.
  • Clean and tidy patios and all areas outside the property
  • Make beds and stow personal items away in designated closet or storage areas.
  • Change bed linens as required.
  • Keep all household appliance and equipment in good working condition. Check and report damage, if any.
  • Supervise repair and maintenance. Update the family when services are completed.
  • Keep stock of household supplies including bathroom supplies, cleaning agents, stationery, toiletries, etc. and replenish when supplies are low.
  • Record household expenditures.
  • Laundry, pressing and wardrobe management
  • Plan menus, cook and serve meals and snacks for the family.
  • Estimate food consumption and maintain sufficient food inventory.
  • Observe good health and food hygiene when preparing meals and refreshments.
  • Pet care including walking and feeding and taking to the groomers/vets
  • Drive children to school/activities, support them in their day-to-day needs, and supervise them on occasion when parents are away
  • Work with PA and/or household staff to prepare for visitor’s arrival, e.g. get ready rooms, stock food according to dietary restrictions/preferences, access to apartment, etc. as well as events and parties hosted by the family

Location/Accommodation

This is a role in Cambridge, CB2 and you will be provided with accommodation which consists of a studio apartment on the grounds of the property.

Days/Hours

  • Monday to Saturday, 8am – 8pm (inclusive of 2 hours break)
  • Working 60 hours per week

Languages

You must speak a good level of English to communicate with the family. 

Special Skills

You should have good experience working as a housekeeper in a private HNW household.

Start Date

The team are interviewing now for the right candidate. We are recruiting safely with the COVID-19 government guidelines.