Housekeeper/Cook Sought for Lovely Family in Winchester - Hampshire

Housekeeper
Ref: 911 Date Posted: Monday 22 Mar 2021
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A down to earth family of 5 who are based near Winchester, Hampshire, SO24, are looking for a housekeeper/cook to join their family home. You must have a full driving licence for this role. This is a live in or live out or flexi live in/live out role. 

Package Offered

  • £30,000 - £35,000 gross per year depending on experience
  • Working Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week
  • You will be provided with a separate annex above the garage with your own kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living room if you choose to live in.

Family Background
A family of 5 who have 3 girls, aged 11, 9 and 2 and a lovely golden retriever dog. They live in a spacious 6 bedroom property which has a swimming pool and lovely gardens and the parents run their own family company. They are very busy with business and family life, so they need someone who is dedicated and reliable to help them with the upkeep of their household.  They currently have a cleaner who attends the property once a week but are now looking for a capable, flexible and kind housekeeper/cook who is happy to assist with all aspects of household duties. They also have a gardener who comes to tend to the gardens once a week.  

Duties
You should be confident with all aspects of housekeeping and be able to clean and care for the home to a high standard, with great attention to detail. You will be responsible for the daily and deep cleaning of the household and ensure it is always tidy and presentable. Making beds, cleaning bathrooms and all areas of the house. You will also be responsible for wardrobe management, laundry, ironing, through to organising cupboards and ensuring that the home is generally well presented and cared for.  You should be happy to do the cooking, including breakfast, lunch and dinner for the whole family. They tend to cook from scratch and eat fresh, healthy food so you should be confident in your cooking skills and be able to follow recipes. You should be happy to be around dogs and help look after the family dog with feeding and going for walks. Occasionally look after the children when the principals are away and picking up from/to nursery, school or any after school activities

Location/Accommodation
The family live near Winchester, Hampshire, SO24. This is a live in role - you will be provided with a separate annex above the garage with your own kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living room

Days/Hours

  • Monday – Friday
  • Busy times for the family are in the morning and evening, so shifts will be split, and you will have a long break during the day
  • Working hours will be 7am – 12pm and then 4pm – 7pm each day. Working 40 hours per week
  • Saturday mornings can be busy for the family so you may be required to do occasional weekend work and time off in lieu will be given for any additional hours worked

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

Special Skills
You must be highly organised and have great attention to detail in relation to the housekeeping. You should be a confident cook, be looking for a long-term role and be confident around animals. You should have a full driving license for this role.

Interview/Start date
The family are interviewing now for the right person to start ASAP. We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.