Housekeeper/ Cook, St. Johns Wood, London

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Housekeeper/ Cook, St.Johns Wood, London
UK 2045
Live-out
9am - 6pm Mon - Fri
£38000 gross a year

For a busy family we are looking for a competent Housekeeper/ Cook to work daily Mon - Fri. 9am to 6pm. Driving not required, ability to work independently essential.

The family with two children who are cared for by a nanny/ PA lives in a 4 bedroom property with a small garden. The household is run informally and there is one pet cat. An additional laundry lady comes one afternoon a week to help with the ironing.

Duties of the Housekeeper/ Cook:

  • All housekeeping duties
  • Shopping for fresh produce
  • Prepare light lunches and healthy family dinners
  • Care of laundry and linens
  • Care of houseplants
  • Oversee contractors and take in deliveries
  • Tidy rooms
  • Deep clean when family is away
  • Assist with packing
  • Supervise children if required
  • Pet care

The requirements:

  • 4 years experience in a private household
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Very good family cooking skills
  • High degree of flexibility and prioritizing workload
  • High standard of cleaning
  • Excellent written references of private families
  • Current DBS security check

The family is looking for an experience Housekeeper/ Cook who can get on with their work and does not need to be told what to do since both parents work. The mother enjoys cooking and will often cook herself or assist. This is a causal, very friendly yet busy household where flexibility and a hands-on approach is really important. It would be great if the housekeeper can on occasion help out on a Friday or Saturday evening, if the family is entertaining (time in lieu given).

Hours: Mon - Fri - 9am - 6pm (incl. time for lunch)

Salary: £38000 (updated) gross a year plus holidays

To start: as soon as possible