Live in Housekeeper/Family Cook

Live in Housekeeper/Family Cook – West Sussex

This is a great permanent Housekeeper/Family Cook position working for a mature female client living on the rolling Sussex downs  who has been personally recommended to Dallas Dacre Lacy Domestic Recruitment Agency.


My client would welcome a Housekeeper with a well behaved dog or cat to accompany them. The location of this position would allow the Housekeeper to go for walks in the scenic countryside.


Duties would include:

  • Preparing and cooking appetising meals for the client
  • Doing the shopping & running errands
  • Making sure the household runs smoothly on a day to day basis
  • Driving the client to appointments, making sure that she has regular meals & generally overseeing her day to day well being.

The Client employs a Daily Cleaner. Heavy cleaning is not required however the Housekeeper/Family Cook will be responsible for helping keep the house tidy on a day to day basis.


Accommodation with privacy is provided for the Housekeeper/Family Cook within the main house. You will have your own bedroom, sitting room & bathroom.


You will be required to work a 5 day week. Your 2 days off will be covered by a long term employee.


A UK driving licence is essential for shopping, and other errands. A car is available for work use.


Ideally applicants should have experience of working for someone with emphysema but who is fit & able to bath, dress themselves etc.


It would be great if applicants had family or friends in the Sussex area that they would enjoy spending time with on their days off.


Salary of approx £21k is offered for the right person.


This position start the 2nd week of November.


If you have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position & verifiable written references from your employers, have an European passport & drivers licence, are fluent in written & spoken English & are available to meet the agency in London prior to your details being sent to the client please send a copy of your CV & written references to the agency. Unfortunately I am unable to help applicants without the relevant experience & written references or anyone not based in the UK already.


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