Live in Part Time Housekeeper (Accommodation for a couple)
The Duke & Duchess of Devonshire’s Private Residence in Yorkshire - Bolton Hall at Bolton Abbey
An experienced housekeeper is required to live on site in a two bedroom flat next to, but separate from, the main residence of Bolton Hall which is set in the beautiful grounds of Bolton Priory. The flat is available for occupation by a couple.
The housekeeper will work part time, around 20 hours per week, maintaining the residence in good order in the owner’s absence.
When the owners and/or their family reside in the Hall (for several weeks each year) the Housekeeper will work full time, employing temporary assistance when required. For large house parties assistance will be provided from Chatsworth.
The Housekeeper will report to the Private Head Housekeeper based at Chatsworth and also the agent of the Bolton Abbey estate but will be self-managed for the greater part of the year taking responsibility for all domestic arrangements within the Hall including:, cleaning, polishing, attending to laundry and arranging maintenance repairs. The housekeeper must be competent in handling antiques and precious objects.
Complete confidentiality and attention to detail is a prerequisite, as is a sense of humour.
The role is 5 part days per week, however, flexibility is essential with a requirement to be adaptable, reacting as appropriate to the situation, including working longer hours and weekends when the owners are in occupation.
A DBS check will be required.
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Please apply by sending an up to date CV showing current salary to: Julie Davison, Head of Group HR, Chatsworth, Estate Office, Edensor, Bakewell, DE45 1PJ or via e-mail to email@example.com
Closing date: 31 May 2015