Live-in Senior Housekeeper

Buckinghamshire, Beaconsfield, Salary up to £45,000 per annum

EHS #3646

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Our Client, who has a beautiful weekend residence near Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire, is seeking a live-in Senior Housekeeper who is also a confident cook. This is a new position and includes weekend working over a 5-day working week (days off are ordinarily taken during the week, however Sunday can be negotiable). This is a large country house within its own estate and within easy access to London.

There are usually just two principals in the residence – father and son, however at times there may be guests. They do have another residence in London where they tend to stay during the week.

Please note this is a dual housekeeping/cooking role. Candidate must be willing to undertake housekeeping duties including hands-on cleaning and housekeeping on a daily basis.


  • A good team spirit and you must be willing to be flexible with your duties
  • Background in private households/yachts and understands the need for discretion and flexibility
  • Looking for a long term position
  • Someone who will maintain the general tidiness of the home, has great attention to detail and is happy to help out where needed
  • Dog friendly
  • DBS - Enhanced DBS will be required
  • Happy to wear a simple black and white uniform

Main duties:

  • Cooking and serving healthy, well balanced family style meals
  • Daily housekeeping/cleaning from setting the dinner table to service to hands-on housekeeping/cleaning
  • Preparing meals for the freezer to be used by family on days off
  • Laundry/ironing
  • Work in London residence a few days every month (work car provided)

Due to the location, you do need to drive and have your own car. Previous private house experience essential, as well as longevity in previous roles.

Salary: up to £45,000 gross per annum (this can be negotiable depending on the calibre of the candidate)

Hours: 5 days per week, one day off during Monday-Friday and Sunday off if requested for a weekend day to be included in the days off per week.

Accommodation if live-in: Beautiful accommodation - a 2 bedroom cottage is available if you choose to live-in, but sorry no partners or pets.

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Live-in Senior Housekeeper

EHS #3646

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