Domestic Staff Agency

Pembury Partners are assisting our Client with the search of a professional Live-In Housekeeper/Cook for their home north of Hamburg, Germany to work in a team on rotation with another Housekeeper/Cook. The candidate will work on a flexible rotation of 5 days per week alongside their team member. Our client is seeking an experienced housekeeper with meticulous cleaning and organisational skills with a solution driven attitude. The ideal candidate will be confident in the kitchen and able to prepare basic meals for the two Principals.  This is excellent opportunity for an experienced housekeeper looking for the next step in their career. Please note that only EU passport holders can be considered for this role.

Applications: CLOSED

Amongst the duties:

  • A full-time role, working in rotation with another Housekeeper/Cook 5 days a week on flexible schedule
  • Cooking simple meals for the Principals
  • General housekeeping and organisational duties on the property to an exceptionally high standard
  • Cleaning, polishing and general care of hunting trophies
  • Upkeep and care of antique furniture and surfaces
  • Laundry management

Skillset required:

  • Fluent in German and English with excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience within a similar home is essential
  • Trustworthy and discreet
  • Ability to be flexible, working in rotation alongside another Housekeeper/Cook
  • Forward thinking, and enthusiastic personality
  • Excellent ability to follow instructions and to use initiative on tasks
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Basic, confident cooking skills
  • The family have two dogs, so a dog-friendly attitude is essential

Salary:  €2800 – €3500 DOE net per month, separate private apartment with all bills and utilities paid

To submit your application for the role, please email Darren Lewis at

Interviews and meetings are by appointment only.

Due to the high volume of applications, only suitable candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding. Should you wish to get in touch and register your interest for future opportunities, please do email us at