Live in Housekeeper

  • Job Reference: MD350A
  • Date Posted: 22 May 2020
  • Recruiter: HomeOrganisers Ltd
  • Location: Haslemere, Surrey
  • Salary: £33,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Domestic
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Description for a Live in Child friendly Housekeeper in Haslemere, Surrey

Position: Permanent

Job Reference: MD350

Job Title: Housekeeper

Location: Haslemere, Surrey

Number of Children: 5 children (nannies employed)

Pets: 1 Labrador and chickens

Salary: £33,000 to £35,000 gross per annum

Holiday: Statutory holiday

Start Date: Mid to end of June

Hours Required: 40 hours per week to include Saturday and Sunday 9am to 7pm.

Driver: Yes, and must have own car

Accommodation: Separate Annex with bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom


This is a lovely role working in a large Country house with 8 bedrooms, set in 10 acres. The family is young, vibrant and run an informal, child centred home. The house is a weekend home and there are other staff. You will need to be very honest and trustworthy and happy to work in the house when the family are not there.

Duties will include

  • Preparing the house for the family's arrival
  • Cleaning to a high standard
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Cooking
  • Running errands such as grocery shopping
  • Placing online orders, dealing with trades people for logs, coal, pool maintenance etc.
  • Be responsible for the work credit card and need to keep receipts and a log of all purchases.
  • Childcare when the family are in residence, such as watching the children occasionally or baking with them
  • Collecting family/other staff members from train stations etc. So confident driver required
  • Watering plants and looking after the vegetable / fruit garden. Feeding the chickens and collecting the eggs
  • Covering the London Housekeeper when needed. This would be once a month/once every 6 weeks and the housekeeper could drive to London and live with the family

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 MD350