Housekeeper/Cook Sought for Beautiful Home in Holland Park - London

Housekeeper
Ref: 792 Date Posted: Thursday 01 Oct 2020
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A family-based in Holland Park, London, W11, are looking for an experienced housekeeper/cook for their beautiful property. 

Package Offered

  • £35,000 to £41,000 gross per year.  Plus overtime/additional perks!

Family Background
A busy family home, the couple live with their 11-year-old child. Other siblings occasionally visit over holidays  A beautiful, well-appointed property, they have one full-time housekeeper and they need a hands-on housekeeper who can assist with daily duties including cooking.  They have no pets and enjoy travel.

Duties
All tasks focused around the cooking, home upkeep and housekeeping. Simple but fresh cooking for the family - and visitors when they are around. You should also keep the kitchen neat and tidy and take care of the shopping. Occasionally assist with hosting dinner parties, organising caterers, welcoming guests.

Upkeep of the house, eg cleaning and liaising with the family office to provide maintenance support. Willing to work around the other housekeeper and assist when needed.  You should be skilled with housekeeping, with an eye for detail and an ability to go the extra mile to get the job done.

You should have good time management and be flexible warm, and switched on with lots of common sense and initiative! Wanting to become a long-term member of staff and valued member of the family setup.  You should be hospitable and wanting to make life easier for the family!

Location
This is a live-out role in Holland Park, London, W11.  You should be able to commute to the property easily.

Days/Hours

  • Tuesday, Wednesday - 8am - 5 pm
  • Thursday, Friday, Saturday - 2pm - 9pm
  • Additional days/hours would be covered as overtime or time off in lieu

Languages
You must speak a good level of English to communicate with the family and the rest of the staff.  The family also speak French and Italian

Special Skills
You should be an able cook, happy to cook varied meals and be confident in a beautiful and high designed kitchen.  You should be organised and a good team player - able to work well with the other housekeeper in the property.

Interview/Start date
The client is looking for the right person ASAP - we are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 guidelines.