F/T Experienced Cook / Head Housekeeper Role - Cotswolds.

The Lady

  • Not specified /year
  • Not specified / hour
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Live-in Cook
  • Cook/Housekeeper
Date: Thursday 22nd August 2019
Closing date: Sunday 22nd September 2019
Our reference: BOX28168
Jobs available: 1

Job description

As an Experienced 'Health Conscious' Cook you will focus on providing a varied nutritional diet with a focus on healthy eating for an informal household (2 principles with grown up children) with the ability to work at Dinner Party level for occasional entertaining. You will be a very capable cook who is able to follow recipes and accommodate changing dietary requirements. There is a well-stocked vegetable garden, herb garden, orchard with beehives and home reared meat from the farm that will need to be used in the weekly meal plans. You will have the ability to make preserves form the surplus produce. Someone who cares about the province of their ingredients and enjoys using healthy fresh ingredients is desired.

As the Head Housekeeper you will be required to support this beautiful home on a day to day basis which includes all hands-on general household duties to a high standard with overall responsibility. A cleaner will be employed for two days a week and will work under your directive. Your hands-on duties will include, light cleaning, wardrobe management, family laundry (bed linens are laundered off site), shopping and other duties needed to support a family home. You will need to be organised, efficient and enjoy country life.

You will need to work under your own initiative and have a personality that boasts discretion, loyalty, honesty and a love of animals to fit in to this lovely household.

Job requirements

5 day working week (usually Tuesday – Saturday)

Duties will include:

Cooking for the family when they are in residence. 

Meal planning and online food shop. 

Organising and cleaning of kitchen / keeping stock of household supplies. 

Daily housekeeping tasks; changing sheets / bed-making / washing & ironing. 

Keeping the house clean and tidy. 

Feeding the cat 5 days per week. 

Assisting the House Manager on any additional tasks required. 

The role has a strong emphasis on cooking. When the family are not in residence you will focus more on the housekeeping side of things.

The family are looking for someone who is passionate about their work and who can go the extra mile when necessary.

Live-In position for the right candidate in 1-bedroom apartment.

Can wait for the right candidate - Salary Negotiable.

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