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Daily or Live in Cook / Housekeeper

Winchester, Hampshire, Hampshire
£45,000 to £50,000
Job Type
9 Jun 2022

Job Description for daily or live in Cook / Housekeeper near Winchester, Hampshire

Position: Permanent

Job Reference: DB683

Job Title: Cook / Housekeeper - daily or live in

Location: Arlesford, Hampshire

Number of Children: G7, G5

Pets: a whippet and a labradoodle who visits regularly

Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 gross per annum

Holiday: 28 days holiday per year (5.6 weeks) to include bank holidays

Start Date: ASAP

Hours Required: 40 hours a week spread over five days, with at least two weekends a month.

Driver: Yes, a driver is required, and a car is provided for use whilst on duty

Live in accommodation: Pretty, recently refurbished separate two bed cottage two mins walk from main house. Partners and pets welcome


This is a lovely role for an experienced cook / Housekeeper to cook for the family and to clean and care for a large Georgian home.

This is a busy, friendly, informal home, but they do like things done well and have high standards.

Cooking duties will include:

  • Planning menus and cooking light lunch, and supper for the family
  • Cooking for small dinner parties (6 - 10 guests)
  • Preparing meals in advance for the family and guests to eat at the weekends
  • Making the most of the wonderful kitchen garden
  • Stock keeping, organizing food shopping / deliveries

Housekeeping Duties

  • Full care and cleaning of family home, and overseeing cleaner
  • Knowledge and experience with looking after antique furniture and silver
  • Laundry and ironing

We're looking for someone who is:

  • reliable, flexible, organized, discreet and a team player
  • a confident cook who can plan varied menus (including gluten free options) for family meals and for dinner parties
  • kind and loving, and enjoys children in the home
  • Loves the outdoors and is dog friendly

HomeOrganisers Ltd acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent position. Along with your CV, you must also have an up to date DBS and Paediatric First Aid Certificate 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 DB683.

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  • Job Reference: 619868787-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: HomeOrganisers
  • Location: Winchester, Hampshire, Hampshire
  • Salary: £45,000 to £50,000
  • Job Type: Permanent