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Live-in Domestic Couple, Cambridgeshire
The Lady Recruits
United Kingdom
Permanent, Full Time
BOX: 1213551
Job Specifications

Our clients are looking for an experienced and cheerful new Housekeeper for their grade II listed Hall close to Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire.  The Hall has origins in the 16th century and is surrounded by formal and informal gardens and is mainly lived in by the principals.  Although a private residence the gardens are open a few weekends in the summer and the principals entertain shooting parties during the season.   Whilst the principals have a live-in Gardener and an additional two gardeners assisting there would be extra work available on an ad hoc basis for the Housekeeper’s partner.  This would mainly be at weekends enabling a full time role to be enjoyed as well.  The partner’s role would encompass helping out at the shoot and open garden weekends as well as providing some driving.   

This position will require the successful candidates to have responsibility for Housekeeping and ensuring the house is always prepared whilst maintaining the highest standards of general property maintenance.  In addition there is a requirement to provide on-site security presence and act as a primary key holder, responding to any call out situations where necessary. 

It is imperative to the role that you are someone who takes real pride in their work and keeps a healthy lifestyle as lots of energy is required.

Previous experience of housekeeping and caretaking in a house of this size is necessary and you should be energetic and capable.  Applicants must be able to demonstrate they are trustworthy, reliable, self-disciplined and with the ability to organise their own schedule as well as work within a team and take direction.  The successful candidates should have exceptionally high standards in all areas of work, being a thorough hands-on housekeeper with an eye for detail and responsible for the upkeep of a beautiful family home.  You should be modest and understand the need for discretion.  

You must be in possession of a full clean driving licence, up to date DBS certificate and three written references.

Newly painted two bedroom flat available and for further details please apply. (AGY)


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