Cape Town, South Africa
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Essential Requirements: Previous private house or 5* hotel experience, front of house, wardrobe management, cook, driver.
An experienced live-in butler is required for a private property based in Cape Town, South Africa. Previous private house or 5* hotel experience is required. Candidates must have the ability to multitask and prioritize duties effectively.
You will be responsible for food and drink service, front of house, overseeing the housekeepers, and ensuring the workflow of all staff is running smoothly as well as adhering to any requests or tasks from the principals.
A confident and experienced driver is essential as well. You should be a confident cook as you will be required to cook for the team including breakfast, lunch and dinner mainly English and Italian cuisines.
Responsibilities will include:
Candidates must have strong communication skills and be highly organised with exceptional attention to detail.
2 bedroom accommodation is provided on the property. 5-day working week with flexibility. Salary negotiable depending on experience. (HU4127)
CO LAOIS, IRELAND
RESIDENTIAL HANDS-ON HEAD HOUSEKEEPER-LIGHT FAMILY COOK
CO LAOIS, IRELAND
Essential Requirements: Previous experience in similar role in a private household setting. Fluent English written and spoken. Driver essential. Ability to lead from the front and work with the part time housekeeper. Excellent team player.
Large Country Estate in Southern Ireland requires a hands-on senior housekeeper with the ability to assist with food preparation and light cooking for the family of 4 when they are in residence between September and January. The property is a large estate, part residence home to Overseas principals and their adult children.
A wonderful opportunity for a long-term employment in a beautiful rural countryside location.
This is a “hands on” head housekeeper role, which will include all day to day hands on housekeeping duties, whilst running and maintaining the house to the highest standards. Leading the housekeeping function from the front, working with the team and managing at the same time.
Duties will include but not limited too:
Working closely with resident Estate Manager and a part time housekeeper.
Laundry -washing & ironing and care of delicate fabrics.
Care of fine fabrics, Antiques and special finishes.
Feeding and exercising pets, arranging veterinary appointments etc.
Supervision of external suppliers, organisation of contractors and monitoring of external providers.
Liaison with Housekeeping team in other properties.
Menu planning, preparation and service of breakfast, lunch and dinner when the family are in residence, although a travelling butler will usually accompany the family.
Kitchen assistance to the family if required who enjoy cooking themselves.
Grocery shopping, provisioning and stock control.
Self contained accommodation locally will be provided.
Salary in the region of 50-55,000 Euros per annum depending on experience. Excellent references, Driving Licence, Enhanced DBS Check and Fluent English essential. (HU4048)