Live in Housekeeper/Cook Sought for Family in St Johns Wood

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A lovely family in St Johns Wood, London, NW8 is looking for a live-in Housekeeper/Cook to join their team of staff. This is a live in role and accommodation will be provided, You must have a driving licence.

Package Offered

  • £37,000 - £45,000 gross per year depending on experience
  • Spacious top floor bedroom with ensuite provided
  • All food and bills are included


The property is a beautiful six-bedroom home in St Johns Wood, London, NW8. This is the family's main residence but they regularly travel. They have a friendly dog, so you should be happy working around pets. They have adult children and they come to visit occasionally. They employ a family PA and cleaner who comes weekly.


You should be experienced and confident in housekeeping and have a positive, can-do attitude. He is looking for someone who can become a great asset to the team, who can work well on their own initiative and work well within the team. You will be working alongside a PA and a cleaner who comes twice a week to assist with deep cleaning.

  • General household cleaning to include dusting, vacuuming and polishing.
  • Laundry, washing and ironing clothing, sheets and blankets
  • Clear rubbish and waste paper bins
  • Clean bathrooms, basins and lavatories
  • Washing/scrubbing tiled surfaces
  • Ironing shirts, sheets and anything else required
  • Make sure all surfaces are dusted including window frames and skirting boards
  • Buy and order online all products necessary for cleaning and when they need replacing
  • Buy and order groceries online
  • Make sure cupboards are kept neat and tidy
  • Ensure all kitchen equipment is kept clean such as oven, hobs and dishwashers
  • Beds and linens are changed regularly
  • Room tidying and water bottles in every room daily
  • Mirrors and glass surfaces kept clean
  • Ensure wardrobes and draws are kept neat and tidy
  • Watering household plants
  • Advise employers of any domestic repairs or replacements that require attention
  • Answer a landline and take messages as required
  • Feed and walk the dog occasionally
  • Leave the house to perform small errands like buying bread
  • Agree on menus with the employer on a daily or weekly basis and plan and prepare meals
  • Lay and serve a table
  • Open the door, and receive parcels, oversee contractors sometimes (gardener, pool guy, electrician, handyman)
  • Set the security alarm on the house
  • Keep an eye on the property when the family are travelling


The property is in St Johns Wood, London, NW8. This is a live-in role. Spacious top floor bedroom with ensuite provided. 


  • Working Monday - Friday 8 am - 1 pm a break then working 7 pm - 10 pm 
  • Working Saturday 8 am - 2 pm


You should speak a good level of English.


You must have solid experience as a housekeeper/cook in private households. You must have a full driving license for this role. 

Interview/Start date

The family are looking for someone to start immediately

Posted on: 1 February 2024
Live in
£37,000 - £45,000 gross per year