HANDS-ON HOUSEMANAGEMENT COUPLE
Thatcham, Berkshire (Borders of North Hampshire)
Essential Requirements: Previous Long-Term Work History in a Private House, Driver’s License, Good level of Cooking, Pool Care and General Maintenance
Long-term clients are in need of a new domestic couple after 10 happy years with the departing couple.
The property is main residence of a mature titled couple with grown up children who visit regularly with the grandchildren. The principals spend 2 days mid-week in London. Security is also part of this role and hence ideally the couple should make this their home.
A large country home, set in beautiful gardens approximately one hour from Central London. Duties will include day-to-day household management, housekeeping, laundry, care of the wardrobes and good quality, fresh family cooking, but to dinner party standard. Mostly Mediterranean with a lot of fish and traditional English style cuisine including game. Most of the entertaining is now family orientated.
One of the couple should be able to serve at table, have good front of house skills and be willing to work as part of a small team. Duties are interchangeable and either of the couple can cook.
A part time daily is employed, along with the gardening staff.
Other duties will include care of the cars, driving duties to include driving to London, airport runs and occasional evening dinners. Care of 2 swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor and the minor maintenance repairs indoors.
Salary circa £65,000 Gross per annum, 2-bedroom self-contained flat with its own small garden and garage, 2 days off per week Tuesday and Wednesday and four weeks paid holiday.
This position requires long-term work history, with excellent references, and enhanced DBS disclosures. Strictly Non-Smokers and sorry the position is not suitable for dependant children. A well-behaved dog is welcome. (HU1638)
JOB REF: HU1638