CARETAKER DOMESTIC COUPLE
Italian and fluent English speaker essential
Essential Requirements: One must speak good level of Italian, both fluent English. Driver essential. Previous experience working in a similar role. Motivated, self-sufficient, discreet and responsible persons who work well together. Dog lovers essential. Love of the countryside with outdoor hobbies.
This glorious countryside property comprising of the main house, separate guest house standing in 4 hectares is the part residence home of a mature couple from USA who are in residence between March and June and again September to November annually.
Outside these times rental guests use the property, mainly during the summer months, all of whom are English speaking. You will be required to meet and greet the guests introducing them to the property.
The current couple have been employed for 3 yrs and will shortly return to their home country in South America.
The housekeeper will be responsible for the day-to-day general housekeeping – maintaining a clean interior and dealing with the laundry, washing and ironing and shopping. Assisting the owner when in residence with meal preparation, preparing simple fresh healthy family style home cooking, capable to follow a recipe.
During rental/guest periods, changeover day is Saturday, daily cleaning service will be provided but no personal laundry or cooking necessary unless agreed at local level.
There are 4 hectares of well-established gardens, half of which is Olive Trees and garden, the other half forestry. The area is well known for it’s walking and cycling trails, many guests are keen walkers or cyclists.
Other duties will include caring for the pool, barb-b-que, pizza oven and 4 separate outdoor seating areas for all fresco dining. Care of the garden furniture, maintaining the cars, doing the airport and train station run and managing petty cash and household bills. Liaising with the owner by email and arranging local contractors when needed.
Good DIY skills essential for the day-to-day routine maintenance of the property.
There is one dog (Labradoodle) aged 14yrs, who lives on the property with the owners when in residence, you will need to help care for him, so true dog lovers are essential.
Fully refurbished separate one bedroom apartment attached to the main house. It is essential that the couple are self-sufficient, and self-directing and have previous experience working in domestic or hospitality service.
Salary 4,500 Euros per month. WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF ITALIAN AND DRIVER ESSENTIAL. 6 DAY WEEK WHEN IN RESIDENCE -5DAYS WHEN THE PROPERTY IS VACANT. START DATE APRIL 2024. (HU4104)