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Full Time


£65k gross per annum

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Housekeeper - Family Cook – Handyperson - Security.
Essential Requirements: Previous experience in private residence or yachting.
Both must drive, have own car and dog lover essential. Team players, child friendly with a flexible practical approach.

The position is for a full-time live-in couple consisting of a housekeeper/ light family cook together with genuine all-round property maintenance.
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 mostly reside in London but use this house weekends, school holidays and half terms. Diaries are planned in advance.

Hours of work are based around a 45-hour working week, some weekend, evening and bank holiday working will be required. 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 care for domestic pets during the families absence.

Duties will include


  • To ensure that the alarm systems are fully functioning, maintained adequately and used effectively.
  • To ensure the day-to-day cleanliness of the main house and associated areas.
  • Ensuring the property is clean, prepared and ready before every visit.
  • Making all beds before visits and daily turn down when family and guests are in residence.
  • Laundry duties and care of clothing.
  • To supervise and be responsible for the cleaner, who comes twice a week.
  • Supervising cleaning of bed linen by laundry service company.
  • Stock control and purchasing of all cleaning, laundry and household products.
  • Grocery shopping for family prior to their visits.
  • Laying table for breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
  • Some simple cooking or meal preparation occasionally for family members. The family often cook for themselves, and a chef comes in for busy periods.
  • Clearing and cleaning kitchen after meals.
  • Occasional childcare of 2 boys ages 12 and 10yrs
  • Care of domestic animals during the family’s absence
  • Have a flexible approach with ability to multitask

Handyperson/ Household Assistant    

  • Responsible for ensuring security of the property, monitoring and maintenance of the security system.
  • Requires good DIY skills.
  • Looking after the roofs, clearing gutters.
  • Liaison with contractors on site; meeting and directing as appropriate.
  • Arranging any maintenance service visits as required.
  • Assisting with moving furniture, bringing in firewood, cleaning cars, taking bins out.  
  • Setting and cleaning of fires.
  • Light gardening and external maintenance. Liaising with full time gardener.
  • A flexible approach and the ability to multitask.
  • Liaison with estate staff.
  • Support and assistance to the Housekeeper.
  • To think practically and proactively, be a team player and be prepared to adapt and learn new skills.

Salary in the region of £65k gross per annum. Accommodation is included consisting of a 2 bedroom furnished apartment attached to the main house. The role is not suitable for candidates with children but well behaved pet may be considered. (HU3706)



Full Time


£1,000 net per week

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LONDON NW8 St Johns Wood.
Essential Requirements: Previous experience running a large London residence.
Hands on couple who work well together. Good communication skills, driving licence and being self-motivated is a must. Experienced and confident cook. Team players. Fluent English.

Permanent residence, 6 bedroom home of a mature couple and their 2 dogs.

Duties will include all aspects of housekeeping, cleaning, washing, ironing, arranging flowers, running errands & shopping. There is a full time daily housekeeper also employed who has worked for the clients for 27 yrs.

The cook will be required to prepare breakfast – usually Porridge, toast etc, a light lunch and dinner for the principals each evening. Occasionally a small dinner party for friends and family will also be required, no more than 6 people. You will be required to work 8-1pm and then again 5-7pm Monday to Friday and 8-1pm on Saturday.

Partner 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 2 automatic cars and be proactive in their maintenance.
You will also be responsible for maintaining the gardens approx. 16 hrs per week as part of your duties. This will include mowing, pruning, weeding and maintaining the flower beds and outdoor pots.
General household maintenance – simple repairs, jet washing the terraces, keeping the outside areas clean and tidy are also part of the role. You will supervise any external contractors and ensure security of the residence if the principals are away.
You will also need to walk the 2 dogs each day.

Salary £1,000 net per week. Use of self-contained apartment – all bills paid. Saturday pm and Sundays days off. Fluent English and good team players essential Sorry no pets or dependants. (HU3897)



Full Time



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Current couple of 20 years retiring.
Hebrew and English speakers essential

Part residence holiday home – family of three spend approx. 5 months per year at this newly constructed villa. Extended family and guests also visit. The villa is nine bedrooms and bathrooms and stands in beautiful gardens. There is a swimming pool, gym and media room and lovely terraces with outstanding views.

A couple is required to run and manage this beautiful home, the housekeeper will manage the interior on a day to day basis, undertaking general housekeeping duties including cleaning, washing and ironing etc, but additional assistance is available during peak times. One of the couple must be able to cook to a high standard, modern, fresh and light and healthy but well presented. The owners use this home for entertaining and during the time they spend there, you will cook for up to 25 people, but outside assistance is also available.

You should have good DIY and handy skills, have a technical mind and be able to oversee the boiler room, CCTV, alarm and smart house systems. You will care for the swimming pool and oversee contractors and look after minor repairs and small day to day projects. Laying and serving at table is also part of the role, but this is an informal home.
Ideally one of the couple should be computer literate.

There are 2 cars on the property, one of which can be used by the couple, they will need to be washed and managed accordingly, an airport run and routine household provisioning, shopping etc will be required. The gardens are managed by external contractors.

SALARY NIS 7,500 NET PER PERSON PER MONTH and time off to be managed by the couple but flexible for when the family are in residence.
One bedroom suite which is part of the house but is completely private. Pls note NO work permit assistance is available for this role. (HU4096)