Mar 16, 2023

Live in Housekeeper Cook

  • Eden Private Staff
  • Goring-on-Thames, Reading, UK
Full time Chef Housekeeper

Job Description

  • Location: Goring on Thames, Reading
  • Salary: pa, gross, £35,000 - £45,000
  • Job Pay Interval: Monthly
  • Children: 5 year old and 3 year old boys
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Working Days: Monday to Friday – 9am to 3pm/5pm
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Contractual Notice Period: 1 month
  • Nature of Business: Private Household
  • Statement: A superb live in housekeeper role with separate accommodation offered with a beautiful terrace area – ASAP start! 30 to 40 hours per week!

A superb live in housekeeper cook role with separate accommodation offered with a beautiful terrace area – ASAP start! 30 to 40 hours per week!

Job Summary:
A live in Housekeeper position in Oxfordshire has newly become available with Eden.  The family have two children under the age of 7, who have a full time, Nanny.  The family home is a period property that has been newly renovated within recent years.  The family do not have any pets.  The family are offering a great two-bedroom accommodation that has a semiprivate entrance and a private terrace. Mum is looking for someone who can cook family meals and prepare weekend dinners, set table when needed, vacuum 2 cars occasionally and housekeeping duties. Cooking is most essential of these things. The role will be a min of 30 hours per week with some weeks being 40 hours.

Accommodation: Separate accommodation

General duties:

  • Taking care of the household. All cleaning duties to include bathrooms, bedrooms and living areas, as well as unused rooms on a regular basis. Mopping floors, sweeping porches and cleaning skirting boards. Freshening rooms. Organising cupboards etc.
  • Tidy away breakfast once the children have left for school
  • Laundry, ironing and changing bedsheets
  • Occasional bake goods for the family if the candidate would like
  • Food shopping and running errands.
  • Administration – dealing with household maintenance issues and following up on any problems. Responsibility for scheduling maintenance appointments for services including boilers, heaters, gutters, alarms etc.
  • Liaise with contractors when applicable e.g., gardeners and window cleaners




Candidate requirements:

  • DBS at offer stage
  • High detail orientation, pro active with the ability to undertake without supervision
  • Verified references
  • Confident cooking



DBS check required at offer stage & and a current First Aid Certificate

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