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Posted 10/26/2021

Live In Head Housekeeper / Cook - Permanent - Hertfordshire

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head Housekeeper / Cook to join a small team in Hertfordshire. This large country house is situated on a 250 acre estate. They also have a large, very friendly German Shepherd, and 3 chickens, so you must be an animal lover!

Responsibilities
  • General housekeeping
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Cleaning/care of antique furniture and paintings
  • Making sure all bedrooms are kept clean and tidy and beds are made
  • Checking all cleaning supplies are kept stocked, maintaining a stock list and advising if anything needs to be purchased
  • Care and basic maintenance of all cleaning and laundry equipment and areas
  • Care and cleaning of silverware/brass using the correct methods as requested
  • Report any issues to the General Manager/Houseman
  • Overseeing contractors
  • Assisting with staff rota management
  • Meal prep and simple family style cooking when family are in residence
  • Confident catering for dinner parties up to 8 people
Ideal Candidate
  • Flexibility is key - when the family are in residence the hours will be longer
  • Some experience or knowledge of looking after antiques
  • Must be an animal lover
  • 'Can do' attitude - team player
Package
£35,000 - £38,000 Gross Per Annum

Working week: Friday - Tuesday, 9am - 5pm while principals not in residence

Start: ASAP

Accommodation: Large 2 bedroom apartment with separate entrance

28 days' holiday

Private health insurance

LIVE IN HEAD HOUSEKEEPER / COOK

PERMANENT

HERTFORDSHIRE

Posted 10/26/2021

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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head Housekeeper / Cook to join a small team in Hertfordshire. This large country house is situated on a 250 acre estate. They also have a large, very friendly German Shepherd, and 3 chickens, so you must be an animal lover!

Responsibilities
  • General housekeeping
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Cleaning/care of antique furniture and paintings
  • Making sure all bedrooms are kept clean and tidy and beds are made
  • Checking all cleaning supplies are kept stocked, maintaining a stock list and advising if anything needs to be purchased
  • Care and basic maintenance of all cleaning and laundry equipment and areas
  • Care and cleaning of silverware/brass using the correct methods as requested
  • Report any issues to the General Manager/Houseman
  • Overseeing contractors
  • Assisting with staff rota management
  • Meal prep and simple family style cooking when family are in residence
  • Confident catering for dinner parties up to 8 people
Ideal Candidate
  • Flexibility is key - when the family are in residence the hours will be longer
  • Some experience or knowledge of looking after antiques
  • Must be an animal lover
  • 'Can do' attitude - team player
Package 38000

£35,000 - £38,000 Gross Per Annum

Working week: Friday - Tuesday, 9am - 5pm while principals not in residence

Start: ASAP

Accommodation: Large 2 bedroom apartment with separate entrance

28 days' holiday

Private health insurance

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