Live-in Housekeeper/Cook

Surrey, Weybridge, Salary £38,000 per annum

EHS #2572

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An international family (2 adults and two children, 11 year old boy and 15 year old girl) are actively searching for a Live-in Housekeeper to start immediately.  The current Housekeeper is due to leave at the end of April, and they would be keen to have the new Housekeeper undertake a handover.

The household can be very busy as they sometimes have family members come to stay with them for 1 month at a time.  However, they do travel every school holidays, at which times the hours will be less and the work more relaxed.  There is a daily Housekeeper also employed.

The main part of the job is the cooking for the family and any guests: breakfast, afternoon snack and dinner.  The family love Asian, spicy food, and one of the children is Vegetarian so must also be creative with vegetarian dishes.  Must be strong with kitchen and pantry management and organised with menus and shopping.

The family have two large dogs, both very friendly, but must in this case be a dog lover, as part of the role is pet care.

There can be some times when the parents travel and the children will be left alone.  At this time, the Housekeeper might be asked to sleep over, but they do not need child care as such.

MUST be a driver, and confident driving large vehicles.  Housekeeper will need to drive the children to school every morning.

MUST be a good English speaker.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 7.00am-7.00pm

Any overtime required or agreed to, this will be paid at an hourly rate or given back in time depending on which is preferred for both parties.

Salary:  £38,000 gross per annum

Accommodation: Live in with a studio style apartment in the grounds of the property.   It has the same driveway as to the main house.

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Live-in Housekeeper/Cook

EHS #2572

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