EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE
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.
Grounds/General Household responsibilities
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)
Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk
RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANT ESTATE MANAGER / HANDYMAN / CHAUFFEUR
Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk
Lovely position in a rural village South of Stowmarket. This beautiful estate is newly refurbished and requires an experienced residential assistant estate manager to ensure the grounds are maintained 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.
You will be required to assist with 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. Ideally with previous qualifications of a trade or with gardening knowledge and experience.
You will be required to clean and look after the cars and garden machinery, undertaking and arranging servicing, repairs etc. You will be working alongside a team of staff, so essential you are a team player. There will be some occasional driving duties for the principals including airport and station pickups, restaurants, etc.
Detached independent accommodation provided. Salary negotiable based on experience, circa £30-35k. 8 hour working days, with flexibility including working alternate weekends. No pets. (HU3930)
RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER - FAMILYCOOK - DRIVER - MAINTENANCE & HANDYPERSON
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)