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Live-in Housekeeper

West Sussex, Salary £32,000 gross per annum

EHS #1949

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A high profile Middle Eastern family, who own a beautiful Country Estate in the heart of West Sussex, are looking for an experienced live-in Housekeeper to join their small formal domestic household team.

The qualities the family are looking for are:

  • Personable
  • Flexible
  • Excellent eye for detail providing the highest standards
  • Highly discreet/confidential
  • Can-do attitude to go the extra mile and meet with every need of the family
  • Excellent experience within Private Residences (References Needed)
  • Experience of working with/looking after Middle Eastern Family (Advantage)
  • Able to follow direction but work on own initiative
  • Adhere to a strict food hygiene practice
  • Self-motivated during times when family are not in Residence
  • Team player
  • Calm under pressure
  • Provide a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for the family

Requirements for the right candidate:

  • UK Driving Licence – Essential candidate can drive
  • Basic Cooking Skills
  • Administration Skills

The successful candidate will work with a team of dedicated and loyal staff to their Principals, who visit for one month during the summer with occasional visits throughout the year. The property must be maintained to the highest standard and be ready for the family/guests at all times. During visits additional staff will be sourced to assist. There is a second residence on a close by, but separate, Estate where you would be required to help the Housekeeper of this property during visits there and vice versa.

The property is a substantial stunning 7 bedroom suite Country Residence set over 2 floors with indoor swimming pool area and a 3 bedroom suite guest wing.  There is a main kitchen within the Residence and a catering kitchen located in the outbuilding for when chefs are required by the family.

Accommodation is provided for the role. Situated on the ground floor of the main Residence, with own entrance, is a very well-designed staff wing accommodation where the Housekeeper would have their own bedroom and ensuite with shared living areas for when staff that are needed stay during the rare visits.

Working days - Monday to Friday 8:00-17:00 when family not in residence

Please note when family are in residence (only for limited times as expressed above) you will be required to work longer days and weekends.

Salary: £32,000 gross per annum + other benefits.

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Live-in Housekeeper

EHS #1949

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