Nov 05, 2019

Detail-Oriented and Positive Full Time Housekeeper for a Couple in Somerset Ref 622

£28,000 - £35,000 yearly
  • Polo & Tweed
  • Somerset, UK
Full time Home Help

Job Description

A lovely professional couple living in a beautiful large country estate in Somerset, BA22 are looking for a new full-time housekeeper to help with the upkeep of their home. It is essential that you have a driving licence for this role.

Package Offered

  • £28,000 - £35,000 gross per year, depending on experience
  • Car provided for work duties
  • A small cottage will be provided if you choose to live in

Background

A lovely professional couple living in a beautiful country estate in Somerset, BA22 are looking for a new full-time housekeeper to help with the upkeep of their home. The estate houses 3 high end holiday cottages. The couples main residence has 9 bedrooms. This is a new role and previously the couple have employed part time housekeepers but now feel that there is a need for one dedicated full-time housekeeper to join their team of staff. The staff on the estate includes 5 gardeners, 1 groundsman, and a groom for the horses. They have 4 dogs who live in the house along with 2 cats. They also have horses on the grounds and lots of wildlife on the estate, with a stunning pond and lots of birds so you must be an animal lover to apply for this role.  

Duties

  • You will be responsible for all the housekeeping duties in the household. 
  • You should be experienced and understand how to correctly manage and care for a beautiful large country home
  • You should be discreet and have a professional manner
  • Good eye for detail and skills in the housekeeping including all laundry, ironing and deep cleaning as and when required.
  • You may be occasionally asked to help out when entertaining guests in the evening when needed - serving at the table or clearing up.
  • Occasional light healthy cooking
  • You should be happy to undertake all housekeeping duties and be able to work alongside the other existing staff. 
  • You may be asked to feed the dogs; no walking will be required has they have acres of land and are free to roam

Location/Accommodation

The couple live in a beautiful large country estate in Somerset, BA22. They are considering both live in and live out applicants. If you are looking to live out, you should be local and able to attend the property each day. If you live in, a small cottage would be provided on the grounds of the estate and the couple are open to a couple living there, however there will be no work for the other person.

Days/Hours

  • 8/9am – 6/7pm with an hour for a lunch break during the day
  • Monday - Friday
  • Occasional evenings and weekends as agreed in advance

Languages

You must speak a good level of English. 

Special Skills

  • You should be experienced at housekeeping in large private properties.
  • You should be confident around animals.
  • You must have a full driving licence
  • You should be looking for a long-term role

Interview/Start date

The couple are looking for the right person for this role, so interviews are starting now and start date will be ASAP for the right candidate.


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