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Daily or Live in Cook/Housekeeper required in Shiplake, Oxfordshire £680 net per week

Start: ASAP

Children: 4 Children

Location: Shiplake, Oxfordshire

Live in/Out : Live out. Live in can be an option.

Days: Monday – Friday

Hours: 7.30am – 4/5pm

Salary: £680 net per week

Driver: Essential due to rural location. Car can be provided.

Pets: Kittens and outside animals.


Private Cook /Housekeeper required for a wonderful family who have just relocated to the UK from Germany. The family have 4 children who are at home during the day. They are living in Shiplake, Oxfordshire in a beautiful country house with a huge garden and grow their own produce. The family would like a cook to prepare breakfast and lunch (Occasionally dinner), be responsible for sourcing /buying the produce, taking care of the kitchen and some Housekeeping when the family are away or time allows. There is a full time Live in Housekeeper.

The family are looking for a Team player who will become involved in the Household and is looking for a Long Term role. A passion for food and produce is a must. In between breakfast and lunch the Cook/Housekeeper will be required to tend to the vegetable garden and help the Housekeeper as and when time allows. The family travel a lot and when they are away, the Cook/ Housekeeper will help the Housekeeper with maintenance of the house such as polishing silver and deep cleaning.

The family eat Organically and mum prefers vegetarian/ Vegan however the rest of the family eat meat. The cook must be able to prepare fresh bread, condiments, cakes, smoothies, salads, pasta and be creative. The family are also keen on the Ayurveda philosophy. The children are home schooled so you must be happy to be around children and occasionally they may like to help in the kitchen!

If the cook/Housekeeper has no accommodation close to Shiplake, the family are happy to find something near the house.


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