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DOMESTIC COUPLE - DEVON

Nr Exeter, Devon

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2-bedroom cottage with a nice garden

Salary:
£60,000 -£65,000

Job Ref:
HU3706

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Nr Exeter, Devon
Essential Requirements: Previous Experience in Private Residence or Yachting, Both Must Drive, Own Car and Dog Lover Essential 

COOK-HOUSEKEEPER- HANDYPERSON, ASST GARDENER -HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANT 

The position is for a full-time live-in couple consisting of a family cook/housekeeper together with a genuine all-round maintenance/houseman/gardener.

The property is a Grade I listed historic building in rural Devon not far from Exeter and close to the sea, due to its rural location driving licenses for both are essential. Own car is required, there is a car that can be used for shopping and other necessary work-related trips.

The property is owned by a family with young children who live in London, this property is their weekend and holiday home. The family anticipate using the property at least every other weekend and every half term and holiday.

Hours of work are based around a 45-hour working week with flexibility expected regarding hours and days off, Tuesday and Wednesday can be taken as days off.

There are 30 days holiday per year inclusive of bank holidays, where it is necessary to work on bank holidays these days can be taken in Lieu.

There is a family dog who will remain at the property therefore it is important to be very comfortable with dogs and be willing to take excellent care of the dog.

The couples expected duties are:

Housekeeping:

  • To ensure the cleanliness of the main house and associated areas.
  • Ensuring the property is clean, prepared and ready before every visit.
  • Making of all beds before visits and on a daily basis.
  • Laundry duties and clothes care for the family.
  • To supervise and be responsible for the cleaner and other housekeeper.
  • Supervising cleaning of bed linen by contractor.
  • Stock control and purchasing of all cleaning and laundry products.
  • Informing manager of any maintenance or other issues and ensuring correct care of all items within the property.
  • Supervision of 2 young children when necessary, ages 6-9.

Family cook:

  • Provisioning kitchen fully before family visits.
  • Menu planning ahead of time with the principal.
  • Preparation and cooking of healthy meals.
  • Essential to be able to cater for dairy, nut, and gluten free.
  • Outside chefs can be brought in for large dinner parties
  • Maximum groups possible would be 6 adults and 10 children.
  • Sat Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Sun Breakfast, Lunch, and light dinner.

 Handyperson/ Asst Gardener/ Household Assistant

  • Must be a genuine team player, happy to do whatever is required.
  • Requires good basic DIY skills including painting and preparation skills.
  • Able to assist in the garden with mowing and other tasks under the supervision of the gardener.
  • Assisting with moving furniture, bringing in firewood, cleaning cars, clearing gutters, leaves, pressure washing patios, taking the bins out and a multitude of tasks as required.
  • Happy to help the property manager with tasks if required.
  • Able to help in the front of house when required.
  • Responsible for ensuring security of the property and monitoring of the security system.
  • Taking the dog for walks, feeding the dog, and ensuring he is well cared for including veterinary visits.

Salary in the region of £60,000 - 65,000 gross per annum. Accommodation is included consisting of a 2-bedroom cottage with a nice garden. The role is not suitable for candidates with children, but pets can be considered. (HU3706)

Domestic Couple

Gstaad, Switzerland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
To be discussed

Salary:
Excellent Salary Package Based On Experience

Job Ref:
HU3710

Job Categories:
Domestic Couple Jobs, Driver Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Laundry-Person Jobs, Security Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Gstaad, Switzerland and Saint Jean Cap Ferrat
Essential Requirements:  Previous Private House Experience, Driver 

Domestic Couple to encompass all household related tasks, to include laundry to a very high standard and ironing/pressing, making purchases for the residences, and helping the chef in the kitchen, food and beverage service and a high standard of cleaning, dusting, polishing, making beds etc.

Partner to undertake various duties both inside and outside the house, working manually and dealing with technical issues, as well as running errands, driving, and assisting in the gardens.

Client is a mature, elegant, widowed lady.

Properties are both large - around 6,000 square meters – filled with precious art, objects d’art and fine furnishing fabrics.  The residences are high end and needs experienced staff to care for them and work well with the other teams of staff.

Full time, permanent contract.   Accommodation to be discussed.  Excellent salary package based on experience.   (HU3710)

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR CO-AGENT - SHE'S IN SWITZERLAND

 

 

DOMESTIC COUPLE

Surrey

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2-bedroom cottage

Salary:
£60,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU2689

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE - COOK/HOUSEKEEPER - GARDENER - MAINTENANCE PERSON
Surrey
Essential Requirements: Non-Smokers, Both to Drive, Previous Experience in Private Service. Very Good Cooking Skills. Must Love Dogs

The position is for a full-time, live-in couple consisting of a family cook/housekeeper together with a genuine
all-round maintenance / gardener.

Hours of work are based on a 50-hour working week, Thursday to Monday.  Yours days off are Tuesday and Wednesday There will be longer days over the weekend, but you can manage your own time. 

The couple’s duties include:

Housekeeping/Family Cook:

Ensure the cleanliness of the main house and associated areas
Cooking
Making of all beds
Laundry, ironing and fabric care
Care of antiques and delicate items
Provisioning for the household
Running local errands
Interior and exterior seasonal changes

 

Gardener/Handyperson

 

Must be genuine team player, happy to do whatever is required
Requires good basic DIY skills
Gardening for large garden
Assisting with moving furniture, bringing in firewood, clearing gutters and leaves, pressure washing courtyards/patios, taking bins out and a multitude of tasks as required
Ensuring security of the property and monitoring of the security system
Taking the dog for walks, feeding the dog and ensuring she is well cared for and pet sitting when family travel
Running errands
Chauffeuring duties, as and when required
Care of the family vehicles including cleaning and servicing schedules

 

Candidate Requirements:

The ideal candidates will be an experienced couple who are responsible and able to look after the property and are also able to work as part of a team.  They need to be proactive and able to manage their own time efficiently.

The family are looking for a couple who are helpful, organised, have a good work ethic, and with good communication skills.  Essential that both are confident drivers. Non-smokers.  No pets but must love dogs.

Accommodation:

Charming 2 bedroomed cottage, separate from the main house, with own garden provided.

Salary commensurate to experience- £60,000 Gross per annum. First class checkable references and Enhanced DBS required. (HU2689)

DOMESTIC COUPLE (HOUSEKEEPER/COOK/HANDYPERSON)

Nr Alresford, Hampshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Private One-bedroom flat (with an option for larger 2 bed accommodation Spring-2021)

Salary:
SALARY BETWEEN £50-60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience

Job Ref:
HU3631

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Live In Jobs, Security Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Nr. Alresford, Hampshire
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Drivers Licence, Pet Friendly

HOUSEKEEPER- FAMILY COOK-HANDYPERSON-ASST GARDENER-SECURITY
Large country estate in rural Hampshire, set in parkland, woodland and arable land with 11 acres of mature gardens and 1.5 acre walled garden.
This is the permanent residence of a family of 5, ( in normal times 2 eldest adult children come and go) and one teenager who is at boarding school and 2 dogs.

The housekeeper will be required to work closely with the lady of the house, you should be able to take initiative, be well motivated but at the same time open to suggestions. A traditional role for a housekeeper with an eye for detail is essential. You will need previous experience in the care of silver and antiques, working alongside a cleaner, but at the same time be very hands on with laundry, washing and ironing, caring for fine fabrics, happy to handwash fine china and glass, know how to lay a table for a formal dinner party, arrange flowers and be capable to deal with tradespeople and suppliers, ordering provisions and taking responsibility for the running of the household especially when the principals are away.

Ideally you will be confident in the kitchen, mainly to prepare light lunches or snacks occasionally, but willing to freeze vegetables and fruits from the garden, assist with jam making and generally assist madam with batch food preparation, but not every day cooking.

Partner will work alongside the outdoor gardening team, assisting with grounds maintenance, woodland maintenance, and general DIY tasks. Ideally you will be able to use a chain saw, chopping wood for the fires, and dealing with heavier indoor duties as needed. Laying fires, cleaning windows, driving airport and school runs, caring for the cars, assisting indoors during shooting weekends and generally a helping hand. So essential that you enjoy wearing many different hats and working as part of a team.

There are 2 black Labradors who between you will need feeding and walking each day too.

In normal times the family travel frequently and during their absence you will need to take care of the property and security, so essential that you have good levels of communications and during these times be self-sufficient and self-directing.

SALARY BETWEEN £50-60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. Private One bedroom flat is currently available in the main house, with an option for larger 2 bed accommodation Spring-2021.

2 flexible days off per week, average working day is 8am to 5pm. Eventually if there are house guests then additional hours will be required, time off in lieu will be given. Ideally both should drive a car is available if required. Well behaved dog welcome. (HU3631) ON HOLD

 

PART TIME DOMESTIC COUPLE

Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Contract:
Part Time

Accommodation:
Large one bedroom self-contained, fully furnished flat, all utilities paid

Salary:
JOINT SALARY CIRCA £23,000 GROSS PER ANNUM

Job Ref:
HU3317

Job Categories:
Domestic Couple Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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PART TIME DOMESTIC COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER – 15HRS PER WEEK
GARDENER-HANDYPERSON – 25HRS PER WEEK
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Essential Requirements: Previous Experience in a Domestic Setting, Dog lover, Non-Smoker, Good Cleaning and Laundry Skills. Keen Hobby Gardener with Good Maintenance and DIY Skills

An energetic, friendly and experienced part-time gardener and housekeeper required for a country house with extensive outbuildings and two acres of landscaped gardens in rural Shropshire. This job opportunity would suit a couple with no dependent children who would like to live and work in a delightful part of the Shropshire countryside. The principals are a mature retired couple who travel at times during the year during which house sitting and security will be required. Dog walking is also part of the role. The current couple of 3 years will shortly retire.

HOUSEKEEPER:
Experience of housekeeping, cleaning, ironing and polishing. Occasionally, assisting with washing up and clearing away if entertaining and helping with functions at the house. Occasional babysitting of grandchildren.

GARDENER:
Garden maintenance, knowledge of flowers and borders, planting, weeding, pruning, mowing large area of lawn, treating and feeding flowerbeds. Some tractor driving for paddock maintenance and chain saw work will be required.

JOINT SALARY CIRCA £23,000 GROSS PER ANNUM –with use of large one bedroom self-contained, fully furnished flat, all utilities paid. You should be fluent in English, have a clean driving licence with own car essential. Well behaved Pet welcome.
Beginning October start. (HU3317)

RESIDENTIAL CARETAKERS, HOUSEKEEPER AND GARDENER

Amsterdam

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Separate 2 Bedroom Gate House, all newly renovated, with small garden provided

Salary:
Negotiable based on experience

Job Ref:
HU2930

Job Categories:
Domestic Couple Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Security Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Holland, Amsterdam (25km West of Amsterdam- close to the sea)
Essential Requirements:  Previous Private House Experience, Fluent English with either Tagalog, Portuguese, or Italian, Drivers Licence 

Beautiful family estate of approx. 40 acres, in a suburban setting close to the sea and with easy access to Amsterdam. This property is the family estate, of owners, with multiple homes and who currently only visit the property alternate weekends. They are an informal couple and like their privacy when visiting the property. The principal’s adult children and their families occasionally visit using the guest cottage some weekends and holidays. The property is newly refurbished and has full security systems and cameras in place.

The housekeeper will take care of the interior of the main house and a small guest house, cleaning, dealing with laundry and generally overseeing the day-to-day housekeeping duties. You will need to have previous experience of antiques, fine fabrics, and precious items. When the owners are in residence, some light cooking will be required ideally Mediterranean and Asian in style. You will need to be able to run errands, shop for fresh produce and work alongside the lady of the house to ensure that any guests are well catered for.

Partner will spend approx. 70% in the gardens and 30% in the house, assisting with care of the gardens alongside the full-time head gardener and part time assistant. You do not need to be a qualified gardener, but you must enjoy working outside in all weathers. There are formal and informal areas of woodland and gardens comprising of flower beds, lawns, topiary and rose gardens and vegetables are also grown on the estate. In house you will assist the housekeeper with any high-level cleaning, undertake any basic repairs and monitor the coming and going of any contractors.

There are numerous external contractors who take care of the swimming pool and tennis court, so you will need to have good communication skills and be able to liaise with them.

Security is extremely important, there are full security cameras, and you will need to be very security aware.

Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Separate 2 Bedroom Gate House, all newly renovated, with small garden provided. One pet accepted. FLUENT ENGLISH with either Tagalog, Portuguese, or Italian languages to enable good communication with the other staff.  2 days off per week. Drivers essential, car provided. (HU2930)

RESIDENTIAL COUPLE - ESTATE MANAGER & HOUSEKEEPER

Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Furnished separate accommodation provided

Salary:
£60-65,000 GROSS PER ANNUM DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE

Job Ref:
HU3309

Job Categories:
Domestic Couple Jobs, Estate Manager Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Head Housekeeper Jobs, Security Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL COUPLE
Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk
Essential Requirements:   Previous Private House Experience Required (Minimum of 5 years) Drivers Licence

HANDS ON ESTATE MANAGER & HOUSEKEEPER

Position in a rural village South of Stowmarket. The estate is newly refurbished and requires an experienced domestic couple to maintain and manage the house and grounds to a very high standard. The owners are a mature couple – semi retired with no children. Most of the time only the principals will be in residence, but occasional guests will stay (on average once per month).

The main house is a Grade 2 listed -8-bedroom former rectory, with 2 guest cottages on site, an outdoor pool and tennis court in approx. 50 acres of paddocks, lawns, and formal gardens.

Whilst duties are separate the couple must work well together and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar roles.

The housekeeper will be responsible for the day-to-day housekeeping of the main house with servicing of the cottages when required. You will need to supervise ad-hoc cleaners as needed.  Your duties will include cleaning, bed changing, laundry, ironing, shoe cleaning, arrange dry cleaning, take deliveries, messages and oversee internal tradesmen. You should enjoy displaying cut flowers, working with the gardener to ensure good use of available flowers. You will need to arrange pantry and household supplies (principally online).  Cooking is not essential to the role, but some prep/assistance may be required occasionally.  Caterers will be available for any entertaining, but you will need to oversee this and assist with dinner parties and other events.

The Estate Manager will be responsible for the overall security and day to day running of the estate. You should have a practical background with good hands-on maintenance skills and be capable of property maintenance and hard landscaping.  You will be required to clean and look after the cars and garden machinery, undertaking and arranging servicing, repairs etc. You will arrange external services i.e., window, pool, tennis court cleaning, maintain a stock of logs, lay fires, and fill log baskets, monitor oil and re-order, and manage domestic finances, place orders, and pay bills. You will manage and work with all staff on the estate (housekeeping and gardening) and any external contractors.  Gardening experience will therefore be necessary. Experience of overseeing building projects would be an advantage.  There will be some occasional driving duties for the principals to and from airport- station pickups, restaurants etc.

SALARY IN THE REGION OF £60-65,000 GROSS PER ANNUM DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE.

2 DAYS OFF PER WEEK WITH PLENTY OF WEEKENDS. USE OF FURNISHED SEPARATE ACCOMODATION WITH UTILITIES PAID. NO DEPENDANT CHILDREN OR PETS AND STRICTLY NON-SMOKERS. BOTH MUST DRIVE. (HU3309)