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Live-in Housekeeper - Wicklow - Driver Essential - Top Salary

Job Code: JOB000082

Top Salary - Dependent on experience
Job Description


We are looking for an experienced, professional Housekeeper to look after this beautiful home consisting 12 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, a kitchen, breakfast room, den and various utility rooms.


There is an existing team of staff involved in the upkeep of this property.

With the principal not occupying the property on a continuous basis, you will be responsible for the maintaining the highest standards of housekeeping in their absence, as the sole Housekeeper.



  • This is a full time position - 39 to 48 hours per week depending on whether the principal is in residence.
  • Detailed housekeeping and cleaning.
  • Laundry care, ironing and pressing.
  • Packing and unpacking for travel.
  • Deep cleaning when principal is travelling.
  • Occasional cooking for guests.
  • Running errands including shopping.
  • Minding the dogs.
  • Ad hoc duties.


Approx. salary and benefits:

  • Excellent Terms & Conditions.
  • Top Salary - dependant on experience.
  • Beautiful separate accommodation in the form of a two bed cottage close to the main house. Both bedrooms are en-suite and there is a lovely sized sitting room with open fireplace, as well as a larger larder room and fully equipped kitchen.  Internet and Sky are also provided.
  • Car is available for all work related travel.

If you believe you're the right fit for this lovely position please send us (i) your full and complete CV and (ii) written references/contact details of your Referees from each position you've held.


We look forward to hearing from you.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • A full, clean driving licence.  Ideally a confident driver.
  • Fluent English.
  • Cooking and baking skills would be a distinct advantage.
  • An animal lover is essential.

Education + Experience
  • Ideally a minimum of five years' formal housekeeping experience in a four/five star setting with excellent references.
  • Ideally an excellent knowledge of cleaning products and know how to care for fine fabrics and finishes.
  • Experience of taking care of specialist items such as silver, antiques and bespoke furniture would be preferable.