Dec 10, 2021

Live in Housekeeper Cook. Reference Number: KD710

£35,000 - £40,000 yearly
  • Eden Private Staff
  • Fawley, Southampton, UK
Full time Chef Housekeeper

Job Description


  • Location: Fawley, Southampton, SO45
  • Salary: pa, gross, £35,000 - £40,000
  • Children: 10,8 and 6
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Working Days: Thursday – Monday 40-50 hours– with a good break during the day
  • Start Date: ASAP

Gorgeous 2-bedroom gate house on offer for an experienced Housekeeper cook, pets will be considered. ASAP start is available!



Job Summary: This is a lovely opportunity to work on a country estate on the Solent shore. The family consists of 2 adults and 3 school aged children. They have lovely accommodation on offer for you and are happy to consider your pet. The family employ another a housekeeper that works part time during the week and a nanny to help with the children. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a similar set up and enjoys working in a team.

Salary: £35,000 plus GPA (DOE)

 General duties:


  • Prepare daily meals for the family. The family like to follow a healthy diet, and enjoy simple food
  • Menu planning – using produce and meat from their estate where possible.
  • Running errands, shopping for the home and groceries
  • Assist with all housekeeping and laundry duties – there is a part time housekeeper that works during the week.
  • Silver polishing
  • Assist with setting up and hosting events. The family will have a couple of big work functions each year along with shoots, an external caterer will be bought in for these events.


Candidate requirements:

  • Previous experience working on large estate is essential.
  • A good self-starter who is organised and gets on with other members of staff – everyoine works as a team
  • Good communication is essential
  • A go getter who is happy with a positive outlook, someone who will support the family
  • Must be animal friendly, there are dogs, cats, horses, and chickens
  • Enjoy working in a busy home with children
  • Confident drover
  • Good cooking skills- able to menu plan


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