Nov 18, 2022

Live-in Head Housekeeper/Cook, Hampstead 32941AD

£42,660 - £48,000 yearly
  • Imperial Nannies and Governesses
  • Hampstead, London, UK
Full time Chef Housekeeper

Job Description

Live in, hands on Head Housekeeper/Cook sought in Hampstead, NW3. Home to a friendly, informal family with three daughters although now only two live at home (ages 19/17/12 and two cats). The perfect candidate should excel in terms of their attitude, experience and skills, and should want to look after the family and the home as if it was their own. The house is supported by a team of trained and experienced staff who have been with the family for many years, a very happy attitude, pro active coordination and team work is essential : a live out cleaner comes 4 x week and another comes on Sundays (in total providing 35 hours), there is also a gardener, PA, and maintenance staff that the successful candidate will need to coordinate with. Role duties: While the family seeks an excellent experienced all-rounder , the candidates experience of versatile (mainly Mediterranean and Asian style) healthy family style cooking is the priority, this extends to meal planning, restocking supplies, and some entertainment cooking. Ensure housekeeping & cleaning & laundry & property maintenance is carried out to a high standard. Regular overnight duty to 'chaperone' the very mature and sensible 17 and 12 year old when both parents travel, regular driving in London to/from school or activities. Organisational forward thinking, multi tasking and can do attitude, ability to use PC, write meal plans, use online ordering/shopping, run errands, plan for the household is essential, the lady of the house runs her business with two staff on the premises so a presentable, polite, professional demeanor and ad hoc interface with her team and clients is part of the day. Communication with and organisation of tasks in cooperation with various other staff is key. The family own a second residence in France (beach side) and travel extensively. The Housekeeper may choose to work some time in France if they wish to accompany or stay in London house sitting. Driver essential, car provided whilst on duty. Accommodation provided on private lower ground floor of the family home: private studio that consists of a very well presented bedroom, bathroom and kitchen with all appliances. Regrettably not suitable for pets or a partner. Hours: Monday – Friday 45 hours per week, with flexibility required. Interviews to commence right away for a flexible start date in New Year. This position offers long term employment with a kind and generous family. Salary negotiable starting from £650pwn (£46,135gpa).

Ref no: 32941


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