Full-time housekeeper required for an academic couple and young son living in central Cambridge. Our clients are looking for an experienced housekeeper who can run the house in cooperation with a PA in their absence, have everything ready for their arrival and look after them when they are in residence.
You need to be flexible, organised and able to work independently to a high standard. You must be fluent in English and non-smoking. You must be discrete. Attention to detail is essential as is being able to prioritise work. Occasional childcare will be needed. Currently 4 months old he is adorable.
When the couple are in residence the house will, at times, be particularly busy. There will be entertainment (offering coffee on a regular basis, lunch and formal dinner parties, guests, occasional weekends).
Hands on cleaning with an eye for detail Care of extensive antique furniture collection
Laundry and ironing all sheets and linens are send to Swiss laundry but lots baby clothes in team work with the nanny
Shopping and local household errands
Occasional basic meals and assisting with all aspects of dinner parties, especially “front of house”, receiving guests, etc