House Manager & Housekeeper - couple

Private Household Manager & Housekeeper Couple £60,000 – £65,000 free live in with all bills paid

I am recruiting for a couple to undertake the House manager & Housekeeper role for a large family country retreat.

The property consists of 8 bedrooms, large entertaining space, swimming pool and large gardens.

The family are London based so this is a weekend home. Busy periods will include Christmas and July/August. These periods may include Bank Holidays so a flexible approach required.

The role is full time, however the clients are only at the property for 9-11 weeks of the year, their other stays are adhoc days and weekends. However your roles will ensure that the property is well managed and & extensively maintained at all times.

The property have been extensively refurbished with all mod cons and technology, so as a result the ideal candidates will have knowledge and confidence around lighting, general tech, heating systems, burglar alarm. Ability to fix problems in-house needed.

This role is designed for a couple to be able to undertake the complete running of the house.
• Housekeeping – cleaning, laundry, maintenance of property, ensuring a high standard at all times
• Shopping for food and necessary household supplies & Planning and preparing meals for the family and their guests.
• Managing Dinner Parties as and when required. Dinner table presentation to high standard.
• Maintaining the swimming pool.
• Maintaining the household plants and flowers. Arranging flowers around the house.
• Managing the gardeners and contractors.
• Competent with children and dogs, dog walking & babysitting when required
• Working as a team with other staff members of the Household.
• Driving the family when instructed.
• Maintaining the cars in Norfolk / maintenance / MOT / service.
• Looking after the boats in Norfolk / maintenance / mooring / service.
• Managing local rental house / guests / cleaning / maintenance.
• Forwarding any post / bills / correspondence etc to office to action.

As well as an attractive salary this role also includes complimentary live-in, with all bills paid in private accommodation

The role would suit candidates who have worked for private households before and understand privacy & discretion at all times.

Due to the nature of the role, an Enhanced DBS may be required as well as reference checks
If you feel this role is for you please contact Jonathan at Cambridge Select

Job Summary

Job Title House Manager & Housekeeper - couple
Location Norwich, Norfolk
Job Type Permanent
Salary £65k
Last Updated 17/03/2021
Reference SF50488
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