Historic country house - Live-in House Manager/Keeper & Cook (for family) - flat+food+salary

  • Job Reference: 00044151-1
  • Date Posted: 12 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Wadhurst Castle Estate
  • Location: Wadhurst, East Sussex
  • Salary: £675 Per Week
  • Bonus/Benefits: flat and food, and raises over time
  • Sector: Catering and Hospitality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

LIVE-IN HOUSE MANAGER/KEEPER & COOK (for family) in historic country home

We are looking for a live-in house manager/cook to join us in our beautiful historic country home near Tunbridge Wells, on the border of Kent-East Sussex with stunning, picturesque views.   See it here:  https://wadhurstcastle.co.uk

Job Type: Full-time (Live In) General duties will include:

  • Responsibility for all general housekeeping duties, including cleaning and laundry;
  • Assisting with set up for weddings and events
  • Family shopping
  • Signing for and receiving deliveries.
  • Preparing and cooking meals for the family and some family parties– dinner party experience is desired but not essential.
  • Bringing to/collecting from train station and other errands.
  • Experience necessary

Basic requirements: - We need someone who has a can-do attitude, is happy to turn their hands to different things, and relates well with people, does not smoke and who has a clean driving licence.  The perfect candidate would also love cats, as we have a very sociable cat. This is very much a ‘hands on’ position and is not desk based. The candidate needs to be physically fit and able bodied.

Room and Board: you will have your own bedroom, sitting room and bathroom up a private staircase within the house.

References from past jobs will be required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £675.00 /week