Live in Housekeeper in Hampshire

Location
Hampshire
Position
Permanent Live-In

A family in Hampshire are looking for a live in Housekeeper for their family home. The successful candidate will work alongside the House Manager and a live-out Housekeeper to ensure consistently smooth running of the home. The property consists of a 7-bedroom main house with an adjoining annex for grandparents, a residential stable block and 17 acres of grounds, which include landscaped gardens, a tennis court, a barn media room and garages.

  • Five day week (25-32 hrs per week) with at least one weekend per month including a Sunday night
  • Days will be given in lieu for any weekend work
  • Flexibility is key
  • Brand new en-suite bedroom in the annex, this is adjoined to the main house.
  • Shared living room/staff break out area

Responsibilities

 

  • Deliver a high standard of cleaning
  • Responsible for the daily upkeep of the house
  • Clean and maintain the interior of the main house and annex buildings 
  • Ensure the linen, curtains, blinds and fabrics are kept clean and laundered
  • Be sensitive to the requirements of elderly grandparents, provide assistance and care when required
  • Drive grandparents to medical appointments 
  • Able to assist in the kitchen when required, cooking/food prep at least once a week including setting the table and service
  • Run errands when required

Key qualifying criteria

 

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to get the job done well
  • A kind individual, with experience working with elderly people preferred, care experience or any relevant qualifications 
  • Knowledge of dispensing medications 
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience with dealing with laundry and delicate fabrics, hand washing as would be doing all household laundry
  • Ability to work collaboratively and harmoniously as part of a team
  • Being one step ahead, and pre-empting the family’s requirements 
  • Outgoing and confident personality
  • Discreet and professional always 
  • Must be able to drive
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