Live-in or out Housekeeper/Cook in Hampshire

2022-05-19 09:37:162022-08-16 Randolphs Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Location Bramdean
Area Hampshire, United Kingdom Hampshire United Kingdom Bramdean
Sector Household Staff - Housekeeper/Cook
Salary Up to £45k for the right candidate
Currency GBP
Start Date asap
Advertiser Eva McEndoo
Job Ref VAC-70356
Live-in Yes
Job Views 295
Our private clients based between Winchester and Petersfield in Hampshire are seeking a child and dog friendly, organised, experienced and friendly Housekeeper/Cook  to work for their friendly, busy family.
The family have 2 school aged children and a puppy and you will be working alongside other staff.
The family are looking for a good team player who is flexible, who is confident with their cooking  and you must be able to drive (car provided).
Duties will include: (but not limited to)
  • Planning menus and cooking daily for the family and any guests
  • Making the most of a wonderful kitchen garden
  • Advance preparation of meals for the family for when you are not working
  • Stock keeping and organising food and other necessary household shopping / deliveries
  • Overseeing the cleaner (35 hrs a week) to ensure that the house is kept to a high standard (including periodic deep cleans, and assisting if needed), and that the antique furniture and silver is properly cared for.
  • Running of household errands e.g. dry cleaners, Amazon returns etc.
  • Preparing the house for guests
  • Dealing with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors
  • Occasional driving e.g. airport collections etc
Working Days/Hours: In alternate weeks:  Tuesday to Friday, then Tuesday to Sunday i.e. one week you would have three days off (Saturday to Monday), the following week you would have one day off (Monday).
Or if preferred, Monday to Friday with two weekends a month (two days off during the week when a weekend is worked).
Depending on what is planned for the family, the hours would be 9am – 5pm or if guests are expected for dinner it would be a later start and finish, in each case with suitable breaks. 
Accommodation: If a live-in role is preferred, the accommodation is a lovely small two bedroom cottage in the village, five minutes’ walk from the main house. Partners and dogs are very welcome.
Holiday: 28 days’ paid holiday (including bank holidays) per year are included.  If a bank holiday day is worked (and then only ever by mutual agreement), 1.5 days’ leave accrues in its place.
Salary: Up to £45k gross depending on skills and experience
To start: asap
Unless otherwise specified a minimum of 2 years relevant experience is required to receive the advertised rate of pay.
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