Housekeeper / House Manager (Daily OR live in)

  • Job Reference: DB365
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2019
  • Recruiter: HomeOrganisers Ltd
  • Location: Virginia Water, Surrey
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Sector: Domestic
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Description for Live in OR Daily Child friendly Housekeeper /House Manager

Position: Permanent

Job Reference: DB365

Job Title: Housekeeper / House Manager

Location: Virginia Water

Number of Children: B-12, G-10

Pets: No pets

Salary: Circa £35,000+ gross per annum (Family responsible for Tax, National Insurance and Pension liabilities)

Holiday: 28 days holiday per year (5.6 weeks) to include bank holidays. Family will spend significant time outside UK, allowing for probably more than standard holiday

Start Date: ASAP

Hours Required: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, with long lunch break. Saturday mornings would be very helpful, but not a requirement.

Driver: Prefer driver but not essential

Accommodation for live in: - accommodation within the same premises but in a separate quarter, with beautiful new amenities, own kitchen and en suite bathroom.


This is a lovely role for an experienced Housekeeper / House Manager for a beautiful new, contemporary home in a private estate.

Duties will include

  • Cleaning (there will be cleaning support from cleaning company or cleaner)
  • Laundry
  • Ironing
  • Cooking (family style) - occasional - mostly breakfast
  • Tidying and clearing, especially after meals
  • Shopping for food, house supplies etc
  • Liaise with various suppliers, providers (utility, maintenance, etc.), property manager
  • Make sure house functions in good order (direct or with the support of various maintenance providers)
  • Maintain an expenses house log and archive various house documents
  • Occasionally drive family cars (pick up children) (if a driver)
  • Occasionally spend time alone with children

The family employ private chefs for events, full staff at parties (once a year), drivers etc. The garden and swimming pool are being looked after by a specialist company

This role will suit you if you are: -

  • very responsible and serious about getting the work done
  • committed and very well organized
  • pleasant and respectful to the employer, yet cheerful and nice to be around the kids
  • understands the important of work and values the beautiful chance to work on a great property
  • have similar experience, we are looking for long, consistent jobs with one family, preferably with children
  • basic expenses management
  • be able to handle a large number of different tasks
  • are able to maintain positive attitude and capable to work under pressure (time pressure)

HomeOrganisers Ltd acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent position. Along with your CV, you must also have an up to date DBS or be willing to obtain, along with a minimum of 2 last / current employer professional referees that are immediately contactable.

Apply for this job Please quote job reference number DB365