Vacancy: Live OUT Private Housekeeper Cook job, Housekeeper Job South Kensington, Housekeeper in London
PHS Job 1727
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Our client is looking for a permanent, live OUT housekeeper / cook for their home in South Kensington, London.
There are 2 principals living at the property with their small dog. They are very active and run a business however, due to their age, they fall in to the COVID 19 higher risk category. The main responsibility of the housekeeper cook will be to maintain the cleanliness of their home and keep it organised to the highest of standards. Cooking for the family is a must and ideally they are looking for a person who has a passion for cooking. Especially, Italian or Brazilian cuisine. This is a formal household and a high level of service is expected.
The family travel a lot and spend most of the year outside London. When the principals are out of the UK, the housekeeper will be expected to work 7 hours / day, Mon – Fri. During this time, the work load will be reduced.
When the family are in their London residence, the housekeeper will be expected to work 5 days per week, with one of the days being during the weekend.
We are looking for a candidate who is flexible, positive, can understand the principals expectations and are happy to help. We are not looking for a person with an argumentative personality who can not take direction but a calm confident person who is flexible.
The ideal candidate must be well organised with a minimum of 5 years in a private family home experience. You will work alongside a second housekeeper who will give you all the instructions needed to settle in to the vacancy well.
Days: 5 days / week
Hours: 1pm – 8pm
Salary: 30,000.00 – 35,000.00 GBP Gross / Year (Salary Calculator)
Language: English Speaking Housekeeper
Duties list includes but not limited to:
- Cooking healthy food for the family according to their dietary requirements
- Kitchen cleaning, (eg, wiping down surfaces and white goods, loading the dish washer, washing some items by hand, checking use by dates)
- Keeping the general areas clean and tidy (eg. returning misplaced items, emptying the bins, dusting, wiping away marks, watering plants, dusting doors, removing finger prints from likely areas)
- Keeping bedrooms clean and tidy (eg. changing of the bed linens, taking away dirty laundry, dusting, replacing water and toiletries)
- Taking care of the laundry (eg, washing, ironing, steaming, hand washing, sorting, sawing etc..)
- Cleaning of upholstery (eg. hoovering, leather cleaning, steam cleaning, wiping )
- Cleaning of the carpets and floors (eg. hoovering, vacuuming, wet washing/mopping, solvent cleaning, wiping down skirting boards etc..)
- Taking stock check of pantry and useable items.
- Cleaning windows on the inside
- Silver polishing
Due to Brexit we can only accept candidates with a "leave to remain" and/or documentation supporting their stay and permission to work in the UK. Only candidates who have the eligibility to work in the UK will be considered for this role.
- 5 years of private housekeeper experience
- Proven private housekeeping care experience with references
- First Aid
- DBS Check Complete
- A valid driving license and a safe driving record
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