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DAILY HOUSEPERSON / DRIVER

Kensington, London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3989

Job Categories:
Driver Jobs, House -Person Jobs
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DAILY HOUSEPERSON / DRIVER
Kensington, London

Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, experience driving in London, all-rounder, team player

We are looking for a flexible housekeeper who is a confident driver for a part time residence home of our UHNW client in Kensington. A complete all-rounder who possesses a high level of housekeeping skills, to include cleaning and ironing. Basic DIY skills a big plus but not essential. A true team player, willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in.

The working week will be Monday to Friday 8-4pm with occasional weekends when the principals are in residence. Occasional evening working if the principals have a dinner party, but all planned well in advance and any additional hours can be taken back when the principals are away.

Duties:

  • General assistance to the household team
  • Shopping and errand running
  • To identify and report maintenance and repair issues
  • Assistance with cleaning, ironing and making beds
  • Packing and unpacking suitcases
  • Driving to the principal’s country house for deliveries and collections
  • Ideally assist with preparation of occasional breakfast, light lunch /snacks
  • Service of beverages when required.

Requirements:

  • Confident driver – Automatic car.
  • Flexibility and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to use WhatsApp
  • Professional, trustworthy, and discreet is of high importance
  • Full UK Driving License

Full time position working 5 days a week with flexibility to work very occasional weekend. Negotiable salary based on experience. Immediate start. (HU3989)

DOMESTIC COUPLE - Cook – Housekeeper – Driver - Grounds and Household Maintenance (ON HOLD)

Hampshire/Berkshire Border - Nr Basingstoke

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3910

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Driver Jobs, Grounds-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Cook/Housekeeper/Driver/Grounds and Household Maintenance
Hampshire/Berkshire Border, Nr Basingstoke

Essential Requirements: Long term position, clean driving licence, experienced, professional couple, with great attention to detail, proactive and discreet, confident family cook who enjoys cooking, can follow recipes and care for the kitchen, capable to work as part of a team who are all long-term employees

A newly created vacancy for an experienced, energetic and flexible couple to join an established team on a small estate 50 mins from Central London. This is a 6-bedroom property in 200 acres with outbuildings including formal gardens (which are sometimes open to the public), woodland, pasture and a wonderful kitchen garden. This is the primary residence of the principals, but they do travel frequently.

All duties for the couple are interchangeable.

Cooking – Meal planning, preparation and cooking of fresh, healthy family meals. There is access to a large kitchen/vegetable garden for seasonal produce so lots of soups, vegetables and fruits are enjoyed. Weekly shopping of groceries, provisioning and organisation of household supplies. Family and friends visit on a regular basis and the principals enjoy entertaining. However, if required for larger or more formal entertaining, catering staff can be brought in, and you will be required to assist with service.

Housekeeping - To include assistance with daily cleaning, washing and ironing, care of antiques, fine furniture/ fabrics. Wardrobe management experience is a big plus, polishing shoes, ability to lay and serve at table is required. Care of flowers and plants.

Driving – Airport runs, meeting guests and occasional evening driving. General care of the cars i.e. fuel, checking tyres and valeting etc.

Gardening and Property Maintenance – Assisting with general garden maintenance, working alongside the garden team. Assist with maintenance of the kitchen garden and greenhouse. General property maintenance and organisation.

The principals have 2 small dogs & chickens who need to be fed. There are horses on the estate, but no care is required.

An opportunity to travel with the principals to other properties (Belgium, Italy & Switzerland) is optional.

SALARY – competitive, depending on experience. Suitable accommodation will be provided depending on the couples’ needs. 5 day working week with 2 days off, flexibility to cover some weekends will be required. Non-smokers, excellent checkable references and enhanced DBS Check will be required. Well behaved dog welcome. (HU3910)

This vacancy is also open to a single cook-housekeeper.

EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE

RURAL HAMPSHIRE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3973

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Driver Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE
Rural Hampshire
HOUSEKEEPER/FAMILY COOK/HANDYPERSON/MAINTENANCE GARDENER/DRIVER
Essential Requirements: Flexible proactive couple with experience working in a country household, genuine animal and country lovers, long term, family oriented, team players, BOTH must drive, willing to work weekends when needed

An experienced domestic couple is required to share the day-to-day management of a large country household in the Meon Valley, approx. 20 mins drive from Winchester. This is a part residence home of a mature couple who also have a home Overseas and a property in London. Essential that candidates have a flexible attitude to their work and can keep the residence running smoothly in the principal’s absence.

Domestic responsibilities: 

  • Cleaning to a high standard throughout the home
  • Laundry, ironing and wardrobe management
  • Care and cleaning of high-quality furnishings, fine art, and fabrics
  • Provisioning and household organisation and management
  • Overseeing 3rd parties including window cleaners, plumbers, electricians, dry cleaners, to ensure household is constantly in full working order
  • Kitchen support and informal service when the family entertain
  • Helping with planning family parties and entertaining
  • Cooking/ food prep for the principals when in residence and their visiting children and grandchildren.
  • Capable to prepare a good Sunday lunch
  • Assistance with caring for the owners 2 dogs when required.
  • Pet sit and house-sit when the family are away.

 Grounds/General Household responsibilities

  • Household maintenance and general maintenance work throughout the house and grounds
  • General garden maintenance, duties include maintenance of flowerbeds, lawns, allotments and use of machinery (tractors/mowers etc). There will be support with outside gardener. 
  • Looking after cars
  • Occasional driving (airport runs)
  • Liaising with security providers, service providers and monitoring systems.
  • Overseeing 3rd parties including oil tanks, cess pit, car services/MOT
  • Pool maintenance alongside contractor
  • Machinery maintenance. alongside contractor
  • Helping/serving when entertaining 
  • Pet sit and house sit when the family are away

Working week: 5 days inc weekends when required. 2 days off per week.

Accom 2 bed cottage within the grounds of the residence, newly refurbished, can be furnished or unfurnished. Sorry no dogs (ideally no pets) or dependents.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE ASAP Start. (HU3973)

Fleet Manager / Head Chauffeur

Kensington, London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
£45,000 - £55,000

Job Ref:
HU3893

Job Categories:
Chauffeur Jobs, Driver Jobs
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FLEET MANAGER/HEAD CHAUFFEUR
Kensington, London
Essential Requirements: Clean UK Driving licence, previous UHNW private family driving experience, high end luxury car Central London driving & multiple car fleet management experience, flexible and adaptable, discreet and immaculate personal presentation

We are seeking an experienced Chauffeur/Fleet Manager, to drive a VIP Principal and care of a fleet of luxury vehicles, together with several smaller cars kept at the residence. The candidate should have high levels of staff management experience looking after a team of 6-7 staff members.

This is a part-residence household, where normal working hours are from 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday. However, flexibility is essential when the family are in residence for a few months annually. An ability to deal with the quieter, routine times and then step up to longer hours is essential.

The candidate should have an excellent knowledge of Central London and be able to get the principal, their guests and core team to functions and events in a timely and efficient manner.

This candidate will have previous high level/VIP chauffeuring experience and staff management skills, and superb manner. Candidates Should have a proven track record of having worked as a chauffeur/Head of transportation for a UHNWI with other drivers under his/her guidance. Previous long-term position essential.

Essential Requirements

  • Clean UK Driving Licence.
  • Previous UHNW Private family driving experience.
  • High end luxury car Central London driving & multiple car fleet Management Experience
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Discreet
  • Immaculate personal presentation.
  • Staff management for part time chauffeurs

Experience in dealing with fleet management issues. All vehicles must

  • Kept in immaculate condition
  • Taxed
  • MOT
  • Fully insured
  • ULEZ and CC compliant and registered
  • Have regular fluid checks to be conducted
  • Regular maintenance and servicing as per manufacturers recommendations and warranties

Salary in the region of £45-50,000 per annum. (HU3893)

GUARDIENNE ESTATE COUPLE

COIRAC – FRANCE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU1556

Job Categories:
Driver Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Grounds-Person Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Security Jobs
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COIRAC – FRANCE
1 hr South of Bordeaux
GUARDIENNE Estate COUPLE
Gardener, Grounds-Person/ Handyperson/Security/Driver/Housekeeper
Wonderful position in a very beautiful but rural part of South West France.
The small six-bedroom chateau is the holiday home of overseas owners. The family of five, which includes 3 adult children, currently use the property an average of 12 weeks during a year, mostly summer months and Christmas. Set in 40 hectares of land, with wonderful cycle rides, shooting and walking for people who enjoy the outdoor lifestyle.

This is a “lifestyle position” living in rural French countryside, but “on duty “ when the owners and their family are in residence. Outside these times generally maintaining and caring for the grounds and gardens, keeping the Chateau clean and aired and ensuring security of the property.

Duties between the couple will be general housekeeping – maintaining a clean interior and dealing with the laundry and shopping when the owners are in residence.
No specific cooking duties are required as the lady of the house loves to cook, but general kitchen assistance and help with occasional dinner parties is expected.
There are 3 acres of formal gardens with large areas of lawns, hedges and roses which must be maintained to a high standard.

You will need to drive the tractor to cut large areas of grassland, chainsaw work, strimming and caring for a potager and orchard. There is a pool and tennis court, the pool has a maintenance contract which will need supervising. Other duties will include caring for garden furniture, maintaining the 2 cars, doing the airport run and managing petty cash and household bills. Liaising with the owners by email and arranging local contractors when needed. DIY skills essential for the day to day routine maintenance of the property.
Lovely 2 bedroom house on the estate, with its own garden area. It is essential that the couple enjoy a rural lifestyle, are self sufficient and self directing and have previous experience working in domestic service. There are no pets on the property but a dog/cat is welcome.

Salary commensurate to experience WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF FRENCH ESSENTIAL. Both must drive due to rural location. (REF HU1556) Current couple of nine years highly recommend.

HANDS ON ESTATE MANAGEMENT COUPLE

SOUTH DEVON

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3984

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Driver Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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SOUTH DEVON
HANDS ON ESTATE MANAGEMENT COUPLE
Exp Gardener, handyperson, driver, housekeeper and family cook.
Duties are interchangeable
Essential Requirements - Previous experience working as a domestic couple on a country estate.
Pro active, self sufficient, diligent, discreet and responsible couple who work together with minimal supervision. Child friendly – both to drive. Computer literate.

A lovely position for a couple who work well together using their own initiative and seek a long term lifestyle position in a rural and very beautiful setting.

The property is an eight-bedroom country house in 8 acres of land. A small country estate with additional small cottages which are occasionally used by visiting family members. The family of five which includes 3 children ( between 14-10yrs) live full time overseas but use this property as their holiday home approx 10 weeks per year. Usually, 8 weeks during summer months and 2 weeks at Christmas.

The current couple of 13 yrs will shortly retire and this wonderful opportunity for a long term country loving, autonomous and self-sufficient couple becomes available. The property stands in a quiet and peaceful setting in a secluded valley in an unspoilt area of South Devon, close to the coast and approx 30 mins drive to the city.

An experienced gardener is essential to this role, 8 acres of beautifully landscaped mature gardens and grounds with sloping gardens, lawns, informal and formal flower beds, woodland and pasture.
The maintenance of the grounds and gardens, lake, stream and general maintenance of the driveway, paths, outbuildings are all part of the role.
You will need to have experience with the maintenance and operating of garden machinery, which includes a tractor, ride on mower, hedge trimmers, chain saw and leaf blowers. Strong DIY skills are required to maintain and manage this property.

The housekeeper will manage the cleaning, laundry, ironing, bed changing, errands and shopping mainly when the family are in residence. Essential that you are child friendly and be willing to drive the children to local activities when required and babysit occasionally.
Ideally one of the couple will cook and be able to prepare simple fresh family meals when they are in residence.

Additional duties will incorporate.
Feeding and care of peacocks and ducks
Security and alarm monitoring.
Driving when the family are in residence ie Airport runs, children’s activities, errands and shopping.
Organisation and supervision of contractors, tradespeople and deliveries
Management of Household and Estate purchases / budgets, record keeping etc.

Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Self contained 2 bedroom cottage separate to the main house. Monday to Friday with weekends off. The working days are longer when the family are in residence with opportunity to take time back during their absence. Both must drive own car a plus, a car is available for business use. Well behaved pet welcome, but sorry no dependant children. START DATE MAY 2023 with a handover period with current couple (HU3984)

Head Housekeeper

Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU2944

Job Categories:
Driver Jobs, Head Housekeeper Jobs
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HEAD HOUSEKEEPER
Live in or Live out
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Essential Requirements: Previous long-term employment in a similar high-end household, minimum of 3 yrs in one position, driver and Non Smoker essential, ability to work weekends, housekeeping to minimum of 5* Boutique standards, yachting background as chief stewardess / stewardess a big plus

A new vacancy for our client with a large residence near Beaconsfield who requires an experienced hands-on head housekeeper to join a team of staff. A large country house within its own estate within easy access to London.
A good team spirit is required, and you must always be willing to work with the team to keep this large home immaculate.
Business family of 3 adults are looking for a hands-on head housekeeper who is willing to undertake varied and diverse roles and who is totally hands on. 5* boutique level housekeeping standards required for this estate.

You must have previous long term hands-on housekeeping experience and be willing to undertake varied duties including cleaning, dusting, polishing, making beds, changing sheets, caring for fine finishes. You will work closely with 2 cleaners, always ensuring exacting standards and detailed presentation of the property.

You will be responsible for the day to day running of the interior, ensuring personal items and provisions are kept well stocked, ordering of same, ensuring deliveries are made in a timely fashion and external services arranged accordingly.
Previous experience with front of house and table service, flower arranging as well as turn down service is essential.
Weekend working will be required, so 5 days working over 7 days, with daily hours of 8-5pm if the principals are not in residence – 11-8pm if they are. Therefore, flexibility is key.

We seek an energetic and dynamic candidate with a “can-do” attitude; possibly from a yachting background, immaculately presented for this long-term position.

Excellent Salary will be offered, negotiable and based on experience. If you choose to live in, lovely accommodation will be provided, but sorry no dependents or pets accepted.
If you live locally and choose to live out, you must be able to cover the weekends working. 2 days off mid-week.
Fluent English and strictly non smoker essential. Checkable references and enhanced DBS Check will be required. Driver's licence and own car essential. (HU2944)

RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE

LONDON W2

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3844

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Driver Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER/FAMILYCOOK/DRIVER/MAINTENANCE & HANDYPERSON
London
Essential Requirements: Previous experience working in a high-end luxury private residence, excellent standard of housekeeping and basic maintenance skills, understanding of AV/Creston systems, SMART home experience, hands on couple who work well together, good communication skills, driving licence and being self-motivated is a must

New position for large luxury private residence close to Hyde Park. The vacancy requires a flexible hands-on housekeeping couple to maintain and care for this beautiful home.

Duties will include all aspects of housekeeping, cleaning to a high standard, washing, ironing, wardrobe management, arranging flowers, running errands & shopping.
Ability to prepare breakfasts and cook light fresh healthy meals when required.
The property will need to be cleaned on a daily basis and various maintenance checks carried out daily.

One of the couple must drive and be confident driving in London, there will be some driving duties for the principals and also airport runs. You will care for the cars and be proactive in their maintenance.
You will also be responsible for liaising with external contractors and general day to day maintenance of the property. Running errands, dealing with food shopping, provisioning and ensuring the residence runs smoothly.

The family will not be residing in the property for long periods but using it more for entertaining and inviting Overseas guests to stay. During occupancy, you will be required to work throughout the length of time the owners or their guests are in residence. All overtime hours /days can be taken once the house is serviced and no one is in residence. You will need to manage your own time, plan ahead and be well organised.
You will report daily to the property manager, so a good level of English and basic computer skills a must. Tagalog speakers very welcome.

Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Own suite of rooms on 3rd floor comprising bedroom with ensuite bathroom, private living room, and kitchenette. 2 days off per week with flexibility to work longer days and take time back when the principals are away. Good communication/ IT skills and good team players essential Sorry no pets or dependants. (HU3844)

RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE

HAMPSHIRE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3371

Job Categories:
Driver Jobs, House -Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Steward Jobs
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HAMPSHIRE
RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE
DRIVER-HOUSEKEEPER-HOUSEMAN –STEWARD (average 48-50 hrs per week).
Monday 8.00-16.30
Tuesday 8.00-16.30
Friday 10.30 – 21.30
Saturday 13:00- 22:30
Sunday 13:00- 21:00
Experienced, full-time, live in domestic team of 2, required to partner with the existing long term domestic couple and work with other household team members including a House Manager, Chef, Nanny and 4 gardeners. The family consists of 2 principals, and they have 4 school aged children and a small dog. The property is used for weekends, holidays and during the Christmas period. You should be child and dog friendly

Between the 2 of you, the following responsibilities would be shared:
Heavy housekeeping such as changing lightbulbs, changing plugs and cleaning external windows.
Cleaning outside areas/furniture
Household maintenance/handy person duties.
Serving the family both informal and formal dinners on occasion.
Driving the principals when required.
Cleaning and assisting with a large special collection of cars (Vintage and supercars)
Assisting the house manager with overseeing the contractors.
Daily housekeeping to include cleaning, washing, laundry and ironing to a high standard. Wardrobe management.
Maintaining inventories and stock levels for housekeeping supplies.
Assisting the chef washing up, preparing light snacks, beverages, juices and smoothies.
Ad hoc tasks and errands as required.

Willing to learn and be trained. This is a position for 2 people that will work well in a small team, and who both take pride in their work. You will both be hardworking, like to produce results, be hands on with a good eye for detail, diligent and reliable. Able to follow instructions and use your initiative.

A good level of both written and spoken English is essential, one of you must be a very confident driver and ideally one of you should be tech savvy too. DBS checks will be required.

Accommodation: Newly refurbished separate 1 bedroom split level accommodation away from the main house.
Salary: TOP END - Days off Wednesday & Thursday. Driver with own car essential, sorry no pets or dependents. Fluent English written and spoken and basic IT Skills required. Uniformed position – chino’s and polo shirt. (HU3371)