Cook/HousekeeperBuckinghamshire, Fulmer

Cook/Housekeeper
Buckinghamshire, Fulmer

Ref: 8220 Category: Live In Housekeepers

Experienced and proactive housekeeper required for country home in Fulmer, Buckinghamshire.

Duties to include:

  • Cleaning, laundry and ironing
  • Family style cooking and meal preparation
  • Dog walking, grooming and feeding (two German shepherd dogs)
  • Reporting maintenance issues/faults and following them through (sorting a Handyman to get the issue fixed and inform the client via email if they are staying abroad at the time)
  • Setting the alarms at night and regularly checking control panels
  • Answering the phone and taking messages
  • Grocery shopping and proactively restocking and preparing shopping lists
  • Assisting with meals when extended family come to stay.
  • Running errands
  • House and pet sitting - when the couple are travelling

Other information:

  • The couple have three grown up children and a grandchild who visit and stay from time to time
  • The candidate must be comfortable with German shepherd dogs.
  • The couple also employ a gardener and a PA. There is also a full time housekeeper in place in their property in Switzerland.
  • The ideal candidate will be switched on, require minimal supervision, efficient and be able to take the initiative.
  • Full clean driving licence (car provided – automatic)
  • Accommodation provided in a recently refurbished high specification annex with own bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and sitting room (all utility bills paid by the client).
  • The candidate must enjoy the countryside, walking and the outdoors.

Working hours and days: Monday – Friday 08:30-18:00 but with flexibility. Some weekend work required but time off in lieu to be arranged mutually.

Excellent verifiable references with no gaps in employment.

Fluent English.

Location
Fulmer, United Kingdom
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£35000 Per Year
Household
2 adults
Working Days
Monday to Friday
Working Hours
40 hours a week
Start Date
ASAP
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