Second Housekeeper / Cook

The SmartList
12 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job DescriptionReference: TSLMC0115
Vacancy: Second Housekeeper / Cook 
Location: Silverstone
Salary: £12-£15 per hour, dependent on experience
Hours: 09:30-14:30 Monday-Friday – flexibility required for occasional evening work with time off in lieu 
Closing Date for Applications: 10th February 2018 

The Company: Our client is a family based close to Silverstone who reside in a 7 bedroomed property set on 450 acres of park land. The client is a busy working couple with an adult son and two small dogs. They are currently seeking a Second Housekeeper / Cook to join their household. 

The Role: As a Second Housekeeper / Cook, you will be working alongside our main Housekeeper and be responsible for the hands-on housekeeping, care and service of the house to the highest standards. This will include cooking, cleaning and general housekeeping duties. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

• Full hands-on housekeeping, care and service of the house to the highest standards
• Working as a team with the cleaning lady to clean, change beds, laundry and general housekeeping including silver cleaning etc. 
• Cooking healthy family dinners
• Assisting with dinner parties (a chef is hired when cooking for more than 8 people)
• Pet care for two small dogs
• To be fully aware of the employer’s schedules and the household, including travel plans, guests/visitors and events
• Silver table service for larger parties – training provided
• Some filing and computer work (Excel and Word)
• Food shopping and household errands
• Handling household deliveries and post and liaising with suppliers and contractors 
• Performing some driving duties as required
• Assisting with any other household tasks as and when required

The Candidate: The ideal candidate for the Second Housekeeper / Cook position will have a minimum of 1 year's previous experience in a similar role and will have good English Language skills. You will have a flexible nature with the ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment. You will regularly be around two small dogs, so must be comfortable around animals and will, on occasion, be required to drive so a full driving licence is essential. 

Essential Candidate Criteria:

• Minimum of 1 year's previous experience as a Live In Private Housekeeper
• Good English language skills
• Flexibility
• Ability to work in a fast paced changing environment
• Comfortable around 2 small dogs
• High level of etiquette 
• Driving licence
• Good IT literacy with the ability to use Microsoft Word & Excel 

Are you the Second Housekeeper / Cook based in Silverstone that we are looking for? If YES, then hit the 'Apply' button now where you will be asked to complete a short questionnaire and attach your CV for review.

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