ALL - ROUNDER / TECHNICIAN
Switzerland, German speaking part
An all - rounder / technician is required for a private family based in Switzerland. Candidates must have previous private house experience.
This is a varied role that will require you to manage the following tasks
Candidates must have a clean driving licence as well as a boat licence. German speaker essential.
5-day working week with flexibility. Strong technical skills and ability to prioritise tasks required. Negotiable salary. Accommodation provided. (HU3843)
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OUR CO-AGENT - SHE'S IN SWITZERLAND
BUTLER / HOUSEPERSON / DRIVER / PERSON FRIDAY
Experienced, full-time, live in person to work with an existing domestic couple and other household team members including a House Manager, Chef and Nanny.
The family consists of two principals, four children and a small dog.
The property is used for weekends, holidays and during Christmas.
Between you, the following responsibilities would be shared:
Heavy housekeeping such as changing lightbulbs, changing plugs and cleaning internal windows.
Cleaning outside areas/furniture
Household maintenance/handy person duties
Serving the family both informal & formal dinner settings
Driving the principals when required
Assisting with overseeing the contractors
Washing, laundry and ironing to a high standard
Maintaining inventories for housekeeping supplies
Assisting with chef with washing up, preparing light snacks, juices, and smoothies
Ad hoc tasks and errands as required
We need the kind of applicant who is willing to learn and be trained in this families likes and dislikes and a person that will work well in a small team, and who takes pride in their work.
A hardworking, “like to produce results,” hands on, person with a very good eye for detail, who is diligent and reliable. Able to use your initiative and a person who likes to contribute - striving for perfection.
A good level of both written and spoken English is essential as is driver who must be a very confident driver and ideally technically savvy too. DBS check will be required, with excellent references.
Monday - 8:00 - 16:30
Tuesday - 8:00 - 16:30
Friday - 10:30 - 21:30
Saturday - 13:00 - 22:30
Sunday - 12:00 - 21:00
Excellent self-contained accommodation and salary (Circa £40,000) are on offer for this lovely long-term client of ours. (HU3371B)
DAILY FAMILY COOK/HOUSEMAN-HOUSEKEEPER -9 hrs per day ( I hr break) – 5 days per week.
10-6pm or 11 -8pm or 12 md to 9pm – hours are flexible when the family are not in residence.
Essential Requirements – Previous long term private house experience, with longevity in similar previous positions. Freedom to travel when required. Good standard of fresh family cooking. Previous experience in housekeeping duties including laundry.
New vacancy for long term clients who currently spend a maximum of 4 months per year in London. They have other residences in Europe, Middle East and USA.
Family of four which includes 2 adult boys who also work in London, so are in residence more than the principals. The house is five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 2 reception rooms.
When the principals are in residence your main duty will be family cooking. This is not a position for a chef, but a good home cook who enjoys following recipes, cooking from fresh ingredients and with a passion for simple but good quality ingredients.
A full time, long-term live-in housekeeper is also employed, so you will work together with daily household duties which will include, cleaning, washing and ironing, bed turn down and tidying of bathrooms in the evenings.
Madam has a very large wardrobe and previous experience in the care of fine clothes, steaming, pressing and wardrobe management a big plus.
A driver/house manager is also employed and has been with family for many years.
Average working day will be around 9 hours, with a one hour break, flexibility is key as during quiet months when all the family are away, you will work less hours but when in residence occasionally work longer or different hours.
Some International travel will be required ( during Jan Feb & March annually) so a valid Passport is essential.
Excellent Salary, negotiable depending on previous experience. You will be required to work an occasional Saturday or Sunday when the principals are in residence. 2 days off per week. (HU2585)
ALRESFORD – HAMPSHIRE
RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE
DRIVER-HOUSEKEEPER-HOUSEMAN –STEWARD (average 48-50 hrs per week).
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 children between 9 and 16 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 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)