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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

Kensington, London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
£35-40,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU3724

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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER
Kensington, London 
40 hrs per week - 5days
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Housekeeping/Laundry Experience, flexibility and attention to detail, well presented. Team player. Dog friendly

A flexible housekeeper is required for a large formal property in Kensington, this is a part time residence. We are looking for a candidate with previous private house experience who has excellent attention to detail, who is proactive, a team player and flexible. Additional skills in hair, beauty or massage would be an added plus.

  • Dusting and polishing furniture and fixtures
  • Cleaning and sanitizing toilets, showers, bathtubs, countertops, sinks
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen area
  • Making beds and changing linens
  • Washing windows
  • Vacuuming and cleaning carpets, rugs
  • Sweeping, vacuuming and polishing hard floors (marble and wood)
  • Sorting, washing, unloading laundry
  • Iron clothing
  • Controlling housekeeping supplies and inventory
  • Steaming 
  • Washing blinds
  • Tidying up rooms
  • Immediately report any repairs or replacements
  • Has experience with antiques and valuables 
  • Proactive with a strong attention to detail
  • Polite and good manners
  • Occasionally serve light snacks and beverages.

Salary in the region of £35-40,000 Gross per annum however negotiable based on experience. Simple uniform will be required. 2 days off per week. Average 40 hrs per week. Occasional weekend working will be required (HU3724)

DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

MARYLEBONE - LONDON NW1

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
£35,000 Gross

Job Ref:
HU3954

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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER
9-5pm Monday to Friday
Marylebone, London 
Essential Requirements: Previous private household housekeeping experience, flexible team player, Fluent English, cheerful disposition and a good team spirit essential

Long term position for an additional housekeeper to join a team of 2 others. This large 8-bedroom property is the part residence home of an international businessman / family and is only used 3 months of the year, usually for short periods. The property however is always kept to immaculate standards and ready for the principal’s arrival at short notice.

When the principals visit London, a travelling staff accompany them including a chef. There is no cooking required in this position. During visits meals on duty will be provided for all staff.

Working hours when not in residence are Monday to Friday 9-5pm – however you will need to be flexible when in residence, as additional hours and days will be required. Any extra hours will be paid as overtime, any bank holidays worked will be paid at double time.

Salary £35,000 Gross - ASAP Start. (HU3954)

 

DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

Chelsea SW10

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
Salary circa £40-42,000 Gross

Job Ref:
HU3963

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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER
9am to 6pm Monday to Friday
Chelsea, London
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, excellent laundry skills, understanding of the care of delicates, through and detailed cleaning, flexible, non smoker

An experienced daily housekeeper is required for a family based in Chelsea, London.

The property has 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, your duties will include general housekeeping, cleaning of the kitchen, loading and unloading the dishwasher and ensuring that the property is fully stocked with cleaning products and supplies.

Ensuring the playroom is kept neat and tidy, dusting of the living areas, and balconies, and watering the plants.

You will need to have experience working with delicate fabrics, dealing with household laundry and ironing, including handwashing and arranging dry cleaning.

Working hours will be Monday-Friday 09:00-18:00 with some flexibility required on occasion. Salary circa £40-42,000 Gross. (HU3963)

DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

THIRSK - NORTH YORKSHIRE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3924

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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
40-45 hrs per week - 5days Monday to Friday
8/9am start – 4/5pm finish
Essential Requirements: Previous private house housekeeping/laundry experience, dog lover, friendly, flexibility to cover an odd weekend during the year and attention to detail, well presented, team player, driver with own car essential

A superb position for our long-term clients, working on a large Country Estate approx 4 miles from Thirsk, North Yorkshire. We are looking for a candidate ideally with previous private house experience who has excellent attention to detail, who is proactive, a team player and flexible. The current housekeeper of 8 yrs has recently been promoted to Housemanager but will work alongside the new housekeeper.

  • Daily cleaning to a high standard.
  • Presentation of the interior to high standards.
  • Care of specialist finishes – Marble, Wood, Granite
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen area ( no cooking)
  • Making beds and changing linens
  • Sorting, washing, unloading laundry – confident with delicates and handwashing.
  • Ironing
  • Controlling housekeeping supplies under the guidance of the Housemanager.
  • Shared walking of 2 medium size dogs within the estate.
  • Immediately report any repairs or replacements

Salary Negotiable depending on previous experience. 2 days off per week. Average 40-45 hrs per week. Start and finish times are flexible depending on individual needs. ASAP Start. Driver essential due to the location. (HU3924)

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

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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)

Experienced HOUSEKEEPER & FAMILY COOK

BLACKROCK – SOUTH COUNTY DUBLIN

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
45,000 Euros Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU3932

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EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER & FAMILY COOK
Blackrock, South County Dublin
40 HRS MONDAY TO FRIDAY
8am - 4pm with one day per week 12-7pm
Essential Requirements: Child friendly, flexible experienced housekeeper, capable to prepare fresh simple family dishes, driver essential

Family of five (3 children 14, 11, 7yrs) no pets. Professional working principals require an experienced proactive and flexible housekeeper, capable to run and manage the household on a day-to-day basis and be responsible for the day to day housekeeping function, assisting with cleaning, tidying, washing and ironing and cooking. A cleaner is also employed once per week.
Cooking is good family level. All ingredients are fresh, you will need to prepare vegetables, fruit juices, soups, salads, fresh sauces for pasta and keep prepared dishes for reheating in the fridge.

The children are mostly independent, but you will need to assist with local school runs and collection once per day, and occasionally oversee the children until the parents return, but more supervision that actual childcare. Running errands, dealing with contractors, arranging deliveries and repairs are all part of the role.

Both principals work full time and lead busy professional lives. They occasionally may ask you to extend your hours, but always with plenty of notice. The family are away every July & August during which time you can adapt your working hours or take holiday.

SALARY 45,000 Euros Gross per annum. Driver essential. ASAP Start. (HU3932)

Housekeeper

Dubai, UAE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3961

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HOUSEKEEPER                                                                                                                            
Dubai, UAE 
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, excellent laundry and ironing skills, flexibility, team player

An experienced Housekeeper is required for a formal residence located in Dubai. The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the overall cleanliness and organization of the residence.

Candidate Profile:

The candidate will need to be experienced and well-rounded housekeeping professional who enjoys keeping a clean and organized home. You have a strong understanding of household hygiene and cleaning best practices. You have a ‘do what it takes attitude’ and have a calm and collected approach when things don't go as planned. You are comfortable working on your own the majority of the time.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Daily housekeeping to include dusting, vacuuming, kitchen and bathroom cleaning, washing floors
  • Meal preparation, basic table setting and cooking as required
  • Care of fine furnishings, fixtures, fabrics, finishes, and surfaces
  • Daily laundry, ironing and steaming
  • Special projects include, but not limited to, quarterly deep cleans, household cupboard and closet cleaning and reorganization
  • Other duties as required from time to time

Applicant Qualities:

  • Must have previous experience working in a formal residence
  • Excellent housekeeping, laundry and ironing skills; correct use of products and methods for fine finishes and surfaces
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Must maintain privacy and confidentiality at all times, exercise diplomacy, discretion and respect of boundaries
  • Applicants must be service oriented with excellent English communication skills.

This position is full-time, live-in with a flexible work schedule. Negotiable salary based on experience. (HU3961)

LIVE IN ASST HOUSEKEEPER - CLEANER

DUNS - SCOTTISH BORDERS

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
£25,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU3971

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LIVE IN ASST HOUSEKEEPER - CLEANER
Duns, Scottish Borders
Shooting Estate - Rural Location

A Live-in Asst housekeeper/cleaner is required to join this fully staffed rural residence in the Scottish Borders.  Employed to ensure that the Lodge is maintained to the highest standard possible. The Lodge should always be kept in a state of preparation for occupancy, allowing for family/guests to arrive at short notice. It is, therefore, essential that the standard of service, cleaning and general maintenance of the Lodge is impeccable.

When the Principals are in residence, then general day to day duties of maintaining the Lodge in good, clean working order, thereby ensuring correct standards and practices are maintained.  Paying particular attention to their personal requirements.

When the Principals are not in residence then general day to day duties of maintaining the Lodge in good, clean working order, thereby ensuring correct standards and practices are maintained. They should develop a well-ordered routine for daily tasks during family visits, and an in-depth programme to include specific tasks when the house is unoccupied.   This is working alongside another Housekeeper and other household staff, whilst maintaining a sunny and upbeat and professional disposition.

This is a beautiful shooting estate, and staff must be comfortable with taxidermy in the Lodge.

Must be able to drive.  Please note this role is in the Borders of Scotland with the nearest village being 10 minutes drive away.

Hours of Work

Principals not in residence: 08:00 to 16:00 with 5 days on and 2 days off out of 7.  Generally, Mon – Fri.

Principals in residence: Whatever hours are required to fulfil the criteria of the position. It is understood that weekends will be worked when Principals are in residence.

Duties (not an exhaustive list)

General Responsibilities (During Family Visits):

  • Reporting to Housekeeper as line manager
  • Laundering as follow:
    • Family and guest laundry
    • Bed and table linen
    • To take clothes/linen to the dry cleaners as instructed
    • Bed linen should be changed at least every four days or more frequently when necessary, and on changeover of guests
  • Turn down procedure when family/guests in residence:
    • Curtains closed, lights on and beds turned down
  • When family in residence bottled water to be placed in suites and replenished as and when required (sometimes twice daily)
  • Cleaning, vacuuming, and laying of fires within the lodge
  • Laundry, Boot Room, Gun Room, Drying Room (and associated areas) to be kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Care of outdoor clothing in the Boot Room
  • Driving for shopping and other Estate duties as required
  • Organising and managing private Lodge functions and shoot lunches in association with Estate Management and relevant staff

General Responsibilities (between visits):

  • Reporting to Housekeeper as line manager
  • Maintain a programme of thorough, regular, ‘Spring Cleaning’ throughout the Lodge
  • Polishing and buffing of the wooden floors with the help of other Lodge staff
  • The cleaning of the inside of the windows including their thresholds
  • All taps should be turned on and run and toilets flushed at least once a week
  • Reporting and responsible to the House Manager/Factor on all administrative matters
  • Ensure the cleaning products and toiletry storerooms are sufficiently stocked.
  • Close communication with Housekeeper and House Manager
  • Monitor the house perimeter and ensure that paintwork and window ledges are kept clean and cobweb free and that pathways are swept and tidy at all times
  • Security: Report any incident details to the House Manager
  • Flower arranging and care of houseplants
  • Additional lodges – should be kept clean and tidy at all times as used for overflow / additional accommodation
  • Assist with ensuring the lunch huts are clean and tidy, fires are working and firewood available prior to the shoot season starting in August.

This is a full-time long-term position – salary circa £25,000 Gross per annum, 28 days annual leave, statutory pension scheme and 2 bedroom self contained separate accommodation with all utilities paid. DRIVER WITH OWN CAR ESSENTIAL. (HU3971)

RESIDENTIAL - HOUSEKEEPER/COOK/DRIVER

MARLBOROUGH - WILTSHIRE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3105

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RESIDENTIAL - HOUSEKEEPER/COOK/DRIVER
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Planned relocation to Rural Gloucestershire
(partner to follow own occupation very welcome)
Live in or Live out
Essential Requirements: Proactive, energetic experienced housekeeper with house management skills, organised, child and animal friendly, ability to work as a team leader
Love the countryside and driver essential

Lovely long-term vacancy for a country-loving traditional housekeeper/cook to join this fun, high-energy, informal family at their MAIN RESIDENCE currently a country farmhouse, on a large estate near Marlborough. The family are looking to relocate in the very near future closer to the children’s’ day school in rural Gloucestershire.

The family of five includes 3 children between ages 9 and 5yrs and they have 3 small dogs. The family also own 4 ponies that are at a livery yard locally and they ride every weekend. They have a love of the outdoors -walking, riding, tennis, wakeboarding, skiing and are always out and about. Both parents are completely hands-on with the children, but you will occasionally be asked to babysit or supervise in mums’ absence, so essential that you love being around and are confident with school age children.

School runs, caring for the dogs, booking grooming, vet appointments etc. are all part of this very flexible role. This is a position which requires a responsible, well organised, pro-active person to work alongside the lady of the house, who is a busy professional working mother.

Other duties will include day to day house management, ensuring smooth daily running of the household, organising contractors, booking services when needed, ordering oil & logs, keeping on top of food shopping, freezers and larder contents.

A good home cook is required, you will have shared duty of breakfast, lunch and dinners as the family also love to cook. You will generally cook for between 2 and 4 adults and 3 children, but with occasional lunch or supper parties and Sunday lunches when required. They also get in support when needed and have a local chef they work with.
The employers enjoy fresh and locally sourced produce. You need to have a natural flair and love for cooking, enjoy trying new recipes and have a genuine passion for it but you do not need to be a qualified chef.

The garden has a lovely vegetable patch so if you enjoy gardening then a big plus. You will need to provision and use local suppliers, there is a superb butcher and fishmonger locally and farm produce available for fresh ingredients.

This is an informal home and the family are neat and tidy people and very hands-on. The usual day to day housekeeping – cleaning, laundry, and shopping etc. all managed easily for a well-organized person, but additional daily help will be available.

The family will be moving house within I hr drive from current location – closer to the children’s school in Stroud.

Currently there is a small furnished 2-bedroom (1 double/1single) cottage available. The daily working hours are 8.00am to 6.00pm with one hour off for lunch. 2 days off per week.
Salary negotiable depending on experience. Driver with own car essential. Partner and dog very welcome. (HU3105)

RESIDENTIAL COOK - HOUSEKEEPER

DUNS - SCOTTISH BORDERS

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
£35-40,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU3958

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RESIDENTIAL COOK-HOUSEKEEPER
Duns, Scottish Borders
Shooting Estate - Rural Location.
Essential Requirements: Driver, non smoker, experienced cook of healthy fresh dishes to dinner party standard, ideally experience with shoot lunches, eye for detail, team player and previous experience in a formal household

The cook- housekeeper is responsible for the day to day running and maintenance of the Lodge to the highest standard. The lodge is always kept in a state of preparation for the family / guests to arrive at short notice. Essential therefore that standards of service, cleanliness and general maintenance of the Lodge is impeccable.

When the owners/guests are in residence the role is primarily “kitchen based” undertaking menu planning, food preparation, management of food stocks, fridges, freezers, organising small shoot lunches. A chef is available for larger gatherings and any formal entertaining.

Cooking is fresh healthy family level but to dinner party standard. Fresh produce is grown on the estate so someone who will make use of all the produce by making preserves /chutneys etc ensuring minimal waste.

When the principals are not in residence the role is more housekeeping, working with another housekeeper and other household staff to keep the Lodge in tip top order.

Hours of work when not in residence – 8am to 6pm – generally Mon to Fri. Working 5 days out of 7 with 2 days off with flexibility.
When principals or guests are in residence – longer hours /days and weekend working will be required.

Full detailed job description available on application.

Salary £35-40,000 Gross per annum. 2 bedroom cottage with garden – separate from main residence. Driver with own car essential. Partner to follow own occupation and pet welcome.
ASAP Start. (HU3958)

RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE

RURAL HAMPSHIRE - NR Basingstoke

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU1538

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Grounds-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs, Security Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE
Housekeeper/family cook
Maintenance Grounds person/Handyperson/Security
RURAL HAMPSHIRE, Nr Basingstoke
Essential Requirements: Previous experience working in a domestic environment, clean driving licence, flexible, strictly Non smoker.

Family of four which includes 2 teenage children at boarding school/University, currently using this property as a permanent residence, in the long term it will revert back to being their weekend home.

The position requires a flexible couple who can demonstrate self sufficiency and autonomy.

The house has eight bedrooms and six bathrooms, and is completely refurbished and easy to keep immaculate. The housekeeper should have an eye for detail, be able to provision and manage the household and undertake the day to day housekeeping duties. These duties will include polishing silver and brass, polishing furniture, doing all the laundry including bedlinen and taking care of steaming more elaborate dresses/suits etc.

Between you, you will also deal with security, clean windows, clean the BBQ, manage external contractors, deal with suppliers and ideally have basic computer skills.

You may be asked to assist the principal with food preparation and possibly some light cooking, but this is not essential. Occasional entertaining will be for family and friends and on a relaxed basis.

Partner to care for swimming pool, tennis court, cleaning of cars and be able to tend the terraces, patio and undertake any maintenance duties around the property. You will need to lay and tend fires, manage the heating system and deal with any indoor maintenance as required. Also have to co ordinate the servicing of all cars and garden equipment.

There are large areas of lawns and at least 2 days per week will be spent cutting grass in the summer and 2 days dealing with leaves etc during winter months. Previous experience of using a chain saw and large pieces of garden equipment is essential. Contract gardeners are also employed, but any gardening knowledge and expertise highly appreciated. There are also Woodlands to keep tidy during Winter months.

Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Lovely one bedroom (large) self contained apartment, two days off per week usually Tuesday and Wednesday and use of a car. Sorry no dependent children or pets. (HU1538)

RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE

Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
£65-70,000 GROSS PER ANNUM

Job Ref:
HU3309

Job Categories:
Domestic Couple Jobs, Estate Manager Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE
Nr Stowmarket, Suffolk
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience Required. Drivers Licence. Team Players reporting to the Estate Manager and Head Housekeeper.

HANDS ON ASSISTANT 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 Assistant 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. 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 in liaison with the Estate Manager 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. 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 £65-70,000 GROSS PER ANNUM DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE.
2 DAYS OFF PER WEEK WITH ALTERNATE WEEKENDS - USE OF FURNISHED SEPARATE HIGH QUALITY 2 BED ACCOMODATION WITH UTILITIES PAID. NO DEPENDANT CHILDREN OR PETS AND STRICTLY NON-SMOKERS. BOTH MUST DRIVE. (HU3309)

RESIDENTIAL DOMESTIC COUPLE

LONDON W2

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3844

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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 HOUSEKEEPER

RURAL HAMPSHIRE - NR Basingstoke

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU1538B

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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER
Rural Hampshire, NR Basingstoke.
Essential Requirements: Previous experience working in a domestic environment, clean driving licence, flexible, strictly Non smoker, current DBS check and good level of English

Family of four which includes 2 teenage children at boarding school/University, currently using this property as a permanent residence, in the long term it will revert back to being their weekend home.

The position requires a flexible housekeeper who can demonstrate self-sufficiency and autonomy.

The house has eight bedrooms and six bathrooms and is completely refurbished and easy to keep immaculate. The housekeeper should have an eye for detail, be able to provision and manage the household and undertake the day-to-day housekeeping duties. These duties will include doing all laundry including household and bed linen, polishing furniture, silver and brass and steaming of more elaborate clothes dresses suits etc. as and when required.

You will also manage external contractors, deal with suppliers, deal with household expenses and ideally have basic computer skills.

You may be asked to assist the principal with food preparation and possibly some light cooking, but this is not essential. Any entertaining will be for family and friends and on a casual basis.

Security of the property will be part of the role. Gardening contractors are currently employed.

Salary Negotiable depending on experience. Lovely one bedroom (large) self-contained accommodation, two days off per week and use of a car. Sorry no dependent children or pets. (HU1538B)

Residential Housekeeper

LONDON - KNIGHTSBRIDGE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Salary circa £40-45,000 Gross

Job Ref:
HU3968A

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Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER
Knightsbridge, London
Essential Requirements: Previous private household experience, team player, experience with high end laundry and fabrics, child and dog friendly, Non smoker

An experienced housekeeper with good laundry skills is required to join a team of 3 housekeepers, chef and driver. Family of 3 which includes 11 yr old daughter and their 2 pet dogs. This is a 5 bedroom / 6 bathroom apartment in Central London.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 7am to 1pm, then a break until 4 pm and finishing by 9.30pm.

Duties will include:
Daily general housekeeping duties, which will include cleaning, making and changing beds, cleaning bathrooms, evening turn down service, setting up tables for breakfast/lunch/dinner.
Washing and ironing.
Organising dry cleaning.
Packing and unpacking suitcases
There are 2 dogs, they have a dog walker but occasional dog walking will be required
Making sure the daughter is ready for school each morning.
Occasional light cooking if required, reheating dishes as requested.
Preparation of a family breakfast.

Salary circa £40-45,000 Gross. Bedroom and bathroom provided. ASAP Start. (HU3968A)

RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER-LIGHT COOK

HAMPSTEAD HEATH - LONDON NW3

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3943

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER - LIGHT COOK
Hampstead Heath, London
Monday to Friday
Essential Requirements: Previous experience working in a private home, caring personality, freedom to travel occasionally, light family cooking, the working day is 8am to 8pm with a long break during the afternoon – 5 days per week

An experienced housekeeper is required for a single mature lady who lives close to Hampstead ponds. The 3 bedroom apartment requires a housekeeper who has previous experience working in a home with antiques, silver, nice linens and delicate fabrics. You will care for the lady’s clothes and have very good standards of laundry and ironing.

Ability to prepare fresh, healthy but simple dishes on a daily basis. Primarily breakfast and an evening meal each day, with a light lunch occasionally.
You will be asked to run errands and possibly attend to local shopping for fresh ingredients.

Strictly Non Smoker and fluent English. Own bedroom and bathroom provided.

TOP Salary negotiable depending on experience. Weekends off (acceptable to return to your own home at weekends if preferred). ASAP Start (HU3943)