• Location: Oxfordshire
  • Type: Permanent
  • Categories Housekeeping
  • Salary £35,000 - £38,000 Per Year
  • ID 3790

Silver Swan is currently seeking a Live-In Housekeeper to work for a wonderful and longstanding client in Oxfordshire, south-east England. This family has maintained strong, enduring relationships with their staff, and they are now looking to welcome another long-term addition to their team. The position involves working under the Head Housekeeper and another Housekeeper in their stately home located in Oxfordshire, taking on a variety of traditional housekeeping responsibilities, as well as occasional simple cooking and travel. With two lovely dogs as part of the household, the ideal candidate must be an animal lover. The estate consists of a 14-bedroom stately home with fine art, antique furniture, and two additional outbuildings. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and experienced Housekeeper to join a warm and welcoming household with accommodation provided. If you meet the required criteria and are eager to become part of a longstanding team, we encourage you to apply.

Please Note: Candidates must have a legal right to live and work in the UK prior to applying as, unfortunately, we do not offer visa sponsorship.
If you do not have a legal right to live and work in the UK, your application will NOT be considered.


  • General housekeeping duties, including cleaning, laundry, and ironing
  • Family-style cooking of easy, healthy meals such as roast chickens
  • Occasional travel to the family's London property to assist as needed

Ideal Candidate:

  • Previous experience in private households, demonstrating a strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Driver's licence is essential for travel and errands
  • Must be an animal lover, as the family has two dogs
  • Honesty and trustworthiness are paramount qualities
  • Legal right to live and work in the UK


  • Salary: £38,000 per year
  • Working Schedule: 5 days per week with 2 consecutive days off. Required to work 2 weekends per month.
  • Daily hours are from 8 AM to 1 PM, and from 3:30 PM to 7 PM
  • Live-In Accommodation: A separate flat provided on the estate, featuring 2 bedrooms. No children or pets allowed, though partners may be considered

Job Status: LIVE
Responsible Consultant: Laura Reeves

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