Live out Housekeeper Sought for Large Family Property in Cranleigh - Surrey

Housekeeper
Ref: 766 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 Jul 2020
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A High Net Worth husband and wife who own a large country estate in Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to join their team. You should have experience working in large private households and be looking for a long-term role. You should be able to easily commute to the property, and ideally have your own car.
 
Package Offered
  • £25,000 - £35,000 gross per year
Family Background
A High Net Worth couple in Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 are looking for an experienced Housekeeper.  This is a staffed estate. This role would suit a self-motivated person who enjoys being in the countryside. The country estate is also home to other staff and various animals, including dogs, llamas, and ponies – so you should be confident around animals. The main house has been recently constructed and has 10 en-suite bedrooms and extensive entertaining spaces. There are also 2 large cottages and various other buildings used by the Principal’s guests, extended family and staff. The estate is in use throughout the year, primarily at weekends. 
 
Duties
Together with the Head Housekeeper you will be responsible for the cleaning of all properties on the estate to an exceptionally high standard and cleaning of immediate exterior areas e.g. terraces, poolside. Laundry and ironing and preparing rooms for family and guests. Making beds and doing the daily and deep cleaning of the properties. Caring for house plants and floral arrangements. Occasional travel to the Principle’s other properties and overseas properties if required. 
 
Location/Accommodation
The estate is in Cranleigh, Surrey GU6.  This is a live out role so you should be within easily commutable distance to arrive on time each day.
 
Days/Hours
Working 5 days per week, 8am-5pm. Working days will include weekends as this is when the estate is occupied most often. You will get 2 full days off during the week. 
 
Languages
A good level of English is required.
 
Special Skills
You should have experience of working in large private households and be dedicated and reliable. You should enjoy being in the countryside and being around animals. 
 
Interview/Start date
The family is interviewing now for start ASAP. We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.