Russian Speaking Live-in Housekeeper Sought for Family in Surrey

A professional family based in Hindhead, Surrey, are looking for a full-time housekeeper for their beautiful family home. This is a live in position and the role requires a Russian speaker.

 

Package Offered

  • £38,000 - £42,000 gross per year depending on experience
  • Fully furnished studio flat
  • Private health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection cover
  • Private pension scheme

 

Family Background

The family have a beautiful property in Hindhead, Surrey. They have a number of staff who work on and live within the grounds but are keen to find a new member of staff for their household support. The family travels often and resides in the property for up to half of the year.

 

Duties

The family are seeking a trustworthy and professional Housekeeper to focus on the household and all aspects of daily care for the property. The ideal candidate should be well-presented, hardworking and discrete with good flexibility in their role.

All normal housekeeping duties, including deep and daily cleaning, ironing, equipment upkeep and polishing. Ordering groceries and unpacking deliveries as well as running errands when required. You should be happy to help with the laundry and have a good working knowledge of clothing care along with cleaning the curtains, fabrics and upholstery. As well as organising dry cleaning and scheduling the linen changes as needed.

The home is quiet most of the time, but when the family do occasionally entertain they would like you to be able to step in to help with welcoming guests, preparing the guest rooms and with dinner service. Someone who is happy to muck in, get involved and help out is key.  Cooking the occasional meal for the family would also be required when they are in residence.  

You will be responsible for receiving and supervising contractors and activating/deactivating the property alarm system each day. You should also be happy to feed the two cats and help with any vet/medication needs as required.

 

Location/Accommodation

The family are based near Hindhead, Surrey, GU26

Fully furnished studio flat with its own bathroom and fully equipped kitchen is provided. The entrance to which is through the main house.

 

Days/Hours

Working 5 days and 40 hours a week – not necessarily Monday to Friday

Working 9am - 5pm each day but flexibility is expected

 

Languages

You must speak Russian and a good level of English, to be able to communicate with the family.

 

Special Skills

You should have either similar long term roles, or have worked in a private household previously. A driving licence is preferable for the position.

 

Interview/Start date

The family are interviewing now for the right housekeeper.

Permanent
Posted on: 17 July 2024
Housekeeper
£38,000 - £42,000 gross per year