The estate is based outside of Saffron Walden market town in a beautiful village a small community with good communication links with Stansted airport and train station for London Cambridge and international flights.
This fantastic role is for a rural minded country loving able and independent couple. The main requirement is for a housekeeper who can run the whole of the interior of a stunning Queen Anne home with beautiful interior. Hands-on cleaning of all areas with housekeeping to a nice standard making sure all is clean and organized and regularly cared for - the house is large but manageable in a cool modern chic design. Visiting adult children have attic apartments so refreshing and turning over between visits making sure no flies dust and refreshing bathrooms. Daily care of the master suite for the couple who both work and who live there on their own the vast majority of the time but who travel to London for 2 days a week and go to Devon for 2 months every year to their staffed holiday home.
If you are a cook or chef and enjoy food and cooking that's an advantage-Preparing a light lunch sandwich soup or salad healthy choices for when they are at home although they do cook for themselves. Helping food prep for any entertaining. Serve clear and care for visitors - one a month dinner party, a couple of weekend shoots.
Driving them to the station or airport if required - shopping errands stocking the house.
Help in the large beautiful gardens mowing large lawns helping with fallen branches.
General handyman making sure the house is working and looking its best at all times.
While appreciative the employers are both busy and work full time so need someone who can be friendly but get on with things and make decisions without a lot of questions and feedback. They have employed staff for long periods in all their homes and are experienced employers- a good relationship is desired but they want someone who will make a life for themselves or has local connections ideally have a long term but professional relationship with her busy employers and their family and friends.