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Live-in Housekeeper/Cook – Surrey

£500.00 net per week|Cranleigh, Surrey|Permanent, Live-in

A Live-in Housekeeper/Cook is required for a single Principal with a large Surrey Estate. Applicants must be available to start within 2-4 weeks.

Candidates must be relaxed, easy-going yet organised and proactive. Self-contained accommodation with own entrance, kitchen, bedroom, sitting room and bathroom is available on the grounds of the main estate.

The client requires a housekeeper who can make the role their own and take care of the house and assist with watering plants and light gardening tasks. Those who are particularly green-fingered are welcome to plant and develop a kitchen garden to allow you to cook with homegrown vegetables, berries, herbs and alike.

Grocery shopping and ad-hoc errand running to the post office, pharmacy etc is also needed. As well as overseeing external contractors such as gardeners and maintenance.

All applicants must have a driving licence and their own vehicle to be considered for this role. The position is based in Cranleigh in Surrey with only a rural bus route available, therefore all candidates must drive.

Ideal candidates will be child-friendly for such occasions when family and guests come to stay.

Only very simple cooking (typically for 1-2 people) will be required as needed, however, those with strong cooking skills would be most welcome to apply.

The client has 3 dogs. Feeding, walking and occasional dog sitting will be required.

Responsibilities

  • Housekeeping & laundry
  • Simple cooking and food preparation
  • Watering and deadheading plants
  • Light gardening tasks
  • Tidying, organising
  • Taking telephone messages
  • Receiving parcels
  • Errand running, grocery shopping, post office and pharmacy runs etc

Key requirements

  • Clean driving licence and own car
  • Private household experience
  • Confident laundry skills
  • Confident basic cooking ability
  • Warm and flexible nature
  • Relaxed yet professional approach
  • Must be looking for long-term employment
  • Available to start within 2-4 weeks

Start date: 12 July 2021

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