Live in Housekeeper/Cook

Live in Housekeeper/Cook – London W10 -one of the coolest areas in London!


This client has been personally recommended to Dallas Dacre Lacy Domestic Recruitment Agency by one of my most loyal clients.

I have a great job for an enthusiastic & youthful Live in Housekeeper/Cook based in, trendy W10, one of the coolest areas in London!  My clients, who both run their own businesses & are out of the house most of the day. They are looking for an employee who takes pride & is self motivated to make sure their family home runs smoothly.

The Couple have 3 teenage children who are at boarding school and are only around for a few days in the holidays. You will be responsible for creating your own schedule.

The role will involve cleaning, washing and general household duties, shopping & some cooking.

This position would suit a Housekeeper/Cook who loves dogs as the family have 2 which need a minimum of 1 hour walk per day plus little trips to the park.

My clients enjoy food and although they are out a lot, there will be some cooking for them and occasionally help prepare for a dinner party. You do not need to be an expert cook but you do need have an interest in food and be able to follow a recipe. You should be able to prepare healthy & tasty salads, soups etc easily.

Working hours are Monday to Friday approx 45 hours per week, depending on whether my clients are entertaining.

Occasionally help at the weekend might be required however the family usually go to their home in the country at weekends & the majority of the school holidays.

Flexibility of hours is appreciated, some weeks it is very quiet and other weeks it can be busy. My clients understand the concept of give & take & are looking for an employee who does the same.

Ideally you need to be a confident driver with a full EU licence.

The family would like the Housekeeper/Cook to travel with them to their house in France for a few weeks in the summer and other short spells to help with general household and cooking duties.

My clients are looking to find a Housekeeper/Cook who will enjoy working with their family and stay long term. The last 2 permanent employees were with them for 8 years and 6 years. You will be well looked after by this family in return.

A small ground floor studio apartment is provided for the Housekeeper/Cook with double bed & kitchenette & separate bathroom with shower. This would probably suit a Housekeeper/Cook who would like to visit family & friends on their days off.

In order for good communication purposes applicants must be fluent in written & spoken English.

If you meet the criteria & have a solid track record working as a Housekeeper/Cook working for families in the UK please send a copy of your CV & written reference letters to me.

I will not consider candidates without verifiable written references.

All applicants must have a visa/passport to work in the UK be based in the UK already & available to attend an interview with the agency in London before their details will be sent to the client.


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