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DAILY EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER

Sulhamstead, Berkshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3759

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DAILY EXPERIENCED HOUSEKEEPER
BERKSHIRE - SULHAMSTEAD
8am to 4.30pm- Mon to Fri when family not in residence.
Essential Requirements – Flexible for longer working hours and days when the family are in residence. Excellent standards of cleaning, care of fine fabrics, laundry. Care of Silver, fine furniture and flower arranging. Simple family cooking. Driver with own car essential. Strictly Non-Smoker.

A private estate situated in West Berkshire requires an honest, enthusiastic, and experienced Housekeeper to work alongside the current Estate Manager.

This is a part residence home of international employers who are in UK usually no more than 45 days per year. You should have high standards of cleaning and presentation with a keen eye for detail.

The role will include day to day housekeeping, laundry, including the care of fine fabrics, flower arranging, ordering supplies, and general household duties, including serving at table, and the ability to cook light healthy meals when the chef is unavailable.

A chef usually accompanies when the family are in residence, as are a team of local cleaning staff who are a well-established part time crew of ladies who assist as required.   

The estate has a welcoming environment therefore applicants must have a friendly and flexible approach to work, with a willingness to work hard, and be an integral part of a small team. The residence is a second home and can be very busy during the summer months, therefore you will be expected to work longer hours with time off in lieu during the quieter periods. Flexibility to work weekends (with time off in lieu) when needed, mainly during the summer months.  

Full in-depth security screening and first-class references will be required for this position.

Uniform will be provided.  Excellent salary for the right candidate. Applicants should live locally and have own transport.  Strictly non-smoker.  FLUENT ENGLISH ESSENTIAL. (HU3759)

DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

Belgravia, London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
Negotiable based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3743

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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER
40 HRS approx. 11am to 7pm -5 days.
Belgravia London SW1
Essential Requirements: Previous experience of housekeeping in a private home.  Non-smoker, flexible, strong work ethic, and child friendly. Willing to assist with childcare and babysitting.
French or Spanish Speaker an advantage

Newly created vacancy for an experienced housekeeper to be based in Belgravia.

The duties will include daily cleaning, washing and ironing to a high standard, running errands, shopping for fresh ingredients and assisting with minor childcare duties, which may include walking the child to school locally, babysitting occasionally and generally being helpful to Mum.

Cooking is not required, however if you are keen to prepare simple and fresh meals that is advantageous but not essential.

You must have an eye for detail, have experience with special finishes, high end laundry and excellent ironing.
Essential that you are child friendly (ideally with previous childcare experience) and flexible.

Fluent English with either French or Spanish is an advantage but not essential.
Salary Negotiable depending on experience. September start (HU3743)

DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

Mayfair, London

Contract:
Full Time - 5 days per week on rota

Accommodation:
N/A

Salary:
£40,000 to £45,000

Job Ref:
HU3632

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Essential Requirements: Previous Private Formal House Experience, Flexibility, Fluent English. Attention to detail, excellent laundry skills and experience with fine fabrics.

We are looking for a professional and experienced Housekeeper for a family who are based in Mayfair. The family have recently relocated to London and employ a full housekeeping team, 3 of you will be working together at any given time. A full team of staff is employed which includes PA, chefs, nannies and chauffeurs.

You will be required to work on a rotation covering 5 days a week from 9am to 6pm. Someone flexible is required for this role as you will be expected to cover weekends from time to time.

It is essential that you take pride in your work and have a fine eye for detail. You will be responsible for the family residence which has 3 bedrooms. You will also be required to care for another property close to the family home which has four bedrooms and is the residential staff accommodation.

Your role will be to clean the property to an exceptional standard, dusting, hoovering, changing the bedding, wardrobe management, laundry, and ironing. You must be experienced washing fine delicate fabrics and happy to run errands and order shopping.

Essential that you speak Fluent English, are well presented with good communication skills. Previous formal house or yacht experience a plus.  ASAP start

Salary £40,000 to £45,000.  Cooked lunch provided daily. (HU3632)

Daily Housekeeper

Kensington, London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3761

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Laundry-Person Jobs
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Live Out Daily Housekeeper
Kensington, London W8
Essential Skills: Previous private house experience, excellent laundry and deep cleaning skills, Child friendly, attention to detail

An experienced housekeeper is required for this private family based in Kensington. 

Must have experience working in big households and have had on the job training from previous housekeeping work.  Able to run this large house using your initiative.  

Excellent laundress/ironer/packer. 

Warm, sunny personality and well organised that you take everything in your stride.

A kind and friendly personality is of upmost importance.

Duties will include keeping the house (set on 4 floors with lots of stairs) immaculate, managing the running and cleanliness of the house and cooking for the children's tea: pasta, chicken, salmon, sausages etc., laying out breakfast and organising school uniforms (Nanny employed.)  Children are 8, 5 and 7 months – all gorgeous little boys.

Other duties- general laundry, delicate hand washing of certain clothing, but bed goes to laundry with dry cleaners, who collect and deliver it back and the housekeeper arranges this.   

5-day working week, 8am-6pm. This is a really lovely and highly recommended family.  (HU3761)

DAILY HOUSEKEEPER / CARER

Nr. Whipsnade, Bedfordshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
Circa £30,000 based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3764

Job Categories:
Carer Jobs, Cook Jobs, Driver Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER / CARER
Nr. Whipsnade, Bedfordshire
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Longevity in Previous roles, Reliable, Proactive, Full UK driving Licence

An experienced, friendly daily housekeeper / carer with a can-do attitude is required to support a family of four based Nr. Whipsnade in Bedfordshire.  

The family live in a five-bedroom, three bathroom detached chalet bungalow in a small village in Bedfordshire.   Mrs. works fulltime and Mr. works part-time, Mr. has MS and therefore requires some care assistance.  

This role does require a candidate who is willing to work in the capacity of housekeeper, cook, driver and carer.  

Housekeeping duties will include (weekly requirements)

  • Grocery shopping: ensure the cupboards and fridge are fully stocked
  • Cooking: family cooking, ideally one home-made cooked meal per day
  • Cleaning: maintain the cleanliness of the house for the family including weekly thorough clean of all bathrooms, dusting, polishing, etc.
  • Laundry: washing and ironing. Beds stripped and laundered at least once a week. Ensure kids clothes are ready for school
  • Pets: feed and water the 3 cats
  • Driving: drop off and pick up for 15-year-old who attends prep school
  • Daily errands: dry cleaning, etc.

Monthly

Clean windows (inside and out)

Get cars cleaned

Adult Care

  • Preparing meals, snacks, drinks
  • Preparing of bedding, basic prep of bathroom for daily routine
  • Moving and charging of medical aids and appliances
  • Assisting with mobility and transferring
  • Attending appointments, collecting prescriptions, monitoring supplies

Full UK driving licence required (car provided for work use), Reliability is essential.  Child and pet friendly, Full enhanced DBS along with references will be required.  

This is a friendly, relaxed environment.  Fulltime position, 7am-5.30pm Monday through Friday.   Salary circa £30,000 based on experience.  (HU3764)

DOMESTIC COUPLE

Edenbridge, Kent

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
A beautiful, large 3-bedroom Oast house within the Estate

Salary:
Salary circa £48,000 Gross per annum.

Job Ref:
HU3618

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Domestic Couple
Edenbridge, Kent
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Drivers, Pet Friendly


HOUSEKEEPER – GROUNDS & MAINTENANCE PERSON-SECURITY
Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Proactive, country loving domestic couple is required for a recently refurbished, 500-acre country estate in Kent. The 7-bedroom, grade 11 listed property is the permanent home of a down to earth couple and their very friendly dog and 2 cats. 

Housekeeper
The Housekeeper will primarily be responsible for the day to day cleaning and deep cleans of the 7-bedroom, 6-bathroom home, laundry, preparing the home for guests, running errands and pet care. Ideally the housekeeper will be able to prepare ingredients, cook occasionally and eventually serve at informal dinner parties.

Grounds/Maintenance
Partner will be responsible for the day to day grounds maintenance of the property, which will include gardening, mowing, hedge trimming, greenhouse, and vegetable garden. Other duties will include general property maintenance, overseeing contractors, swimming pool, spa and hot tub maintenance, car cleaning and care of the vehicles, ad hoc driving duties and generally assisting the housekeeper and two additional estate workers when required. You will also be responsible for the security of the estate.

This is a long-term role, suitable for a very hand on, self-motivated couple who are used to working together in domestic service – you must be confident in your ability to provide high standards of work without supervision.

Accommodation and Salary

A beautiful, large 3-bedroom Oast house within the Estate, next to the main house. This can either be furnished or unfurnished. All bills included. Monday to Friday 8-4pm with weekends off, some flexibility will be required for driving duties. Salary circa £48,000 Gross per annum.

Well behaved pet considered, but sorry no dependent children. Both must drive. (HU3618)

 

 

DOMESTIC COUPLE

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

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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

 

DOMESTIC COUPLE

Gstaad, Switzerland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
To be discussed

Salary:
Excellent Salary Package Based On Experience

Job Ref:
HU3710

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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

Rome, Italy

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Immaculate staff quarters

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3715

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HOUSEMANAGEMENT COUPLE
Rome, Italy
Essential Requirements: Italian & English Speakers. Previous Experience in a Similar Position or Hospitality Industry. Capable to Work Independently.
Hands on and Practical. Clean Driving Licence. High-end Customer Service

Housekeeper/ Cook /Steward/ Handyperson/Driver/Security

Part residence holiday home of an international family of 3. Their extended family and guests will also visit from time to time. The couple will be responsible for the efficient running of the villa, providing personal service with a distinctive, hands on involvement.  In charge of the efficient, cost and service and maintenance of the household all year round.  A combination of the following skill sets is required: Housekeeping, cooking, waiter service, chauffeur, handyperson with some knowledge of dealing with technology of a smart house. The property is newly purchased and will undergo a large renovation project over the coming months.

The housekeeper will manage the interior on a day-to-day basis, undertaking general housekeeping duties including cleaning, washing and ironing, packing and unpacking suitcases as required.  Good fresh healthy style cooking for family and guests during their stay – light and simple but very well presented.

You will prepare the house for the arrival of family and guests, run errands and manage the household provisioning.

Partner should have good DIY and handy skills, have a technical mind and be able to oversee the boiler room, CCTV and alarm 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.

The cars will need to be washed and managed accordingly, airport runs and routine household provisioning etc will be required.

Light gardening work will be required but with ability to oversee the heavier work done by others.

You will manage the household accounts and be capable to prepare monthly reports on all household expenses. Arrange and co-ordinate external services and oversee projects and building work on a regular basis.  

Salary negotiable depending on experience. Time off to be managed by the couple but flexible for when the family are in residence when longer hours may be required. Immaculate staff quarters, which will not be affected by the internal building project.

(HU3715)

 

DOMESTIC COUPLE

HERTFORDSHIRE / BEDFORDSHIRE BORDER

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Self-contained flat with 2 double bedrooms attached to the house with separate entrance.

Salary:
£50,000

Job Ref:
HU3747

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DOMESTIC COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER & MAINTENANCE GARDENER, HANDYPERSON, DRIVER
Monday to Friday 8-5pm with occasional weekend cover
HERTFORDSHIRE/BEDFORDSHIRE BORDER
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: Previous experience working as a domestic couple. Love of the countryside, working outside with a passion for gardening. Dog lovers. Clean driving licence.

Mature employer with visiting children and grandchildren seeks a new couple due to the retirement of the long-term current couple.

The housekeeper will take care of the interior of the residence, which will include

  • Daily cleaning, hoovering, polishing, sweeping main areas of the house
  • Care of the kitchen, cleaning the oven, surfaces and ensuring freezer and cupboards are clean and tidy. Setting table at mealtimes and assisting in the kitchen if required.
  • Polishing silver, brass, antiques and fine furniture.
  • Washing and ironing to include bed, table linens and towels, dealing with hand washing, fine fabrics and arranging dry cleaning.
  • Making and changing beds, arranging guest rooms.
  • Feeding and walking the dog if the owner is absent.
  • Watering and care of indoor plants and flowers.
  • Keeping patio, doorsteps and downstairs windows clean and free of dirt.

Gardener-handyperson- all rounder

  • Grounds and garden maintenance including repairs i.e. fencing, weeding, lawn mowing, pruning etc.
  • Keep fireplaces clean and stocked with logs
  • Swimming pool maintenance, clear of leaves and debris.
  • Tennis court maintenance.
  • Light household maintenance (light bulb replacements, minor plumbing, basic painting)
  • Care for the cars, cleaning, polishing fuelling and occasional driving when required.
  • Outdoor furniture care

Accommodation - Self-contained flat with 2 double bedrooms attached to the house with separate entrance.

Salary £50,000 Gross per annum. 4 weeks holidays per annum. 8-5pm Monday to Friday with occasional weekend cover. Presence required on the property during the owner’s absence.

Sorry no children or dependants. Clean driving licence essential DBS Checks will be required.

(HU3747)

DOMESTIC COUPLE

Nr Framlingham, Suffolk

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
) 2-bedroom single storey cottage with small garden

Salary:
Circa £50-55,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU3697

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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Nr Framlingham, Suffolk
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Animal Friendly, Strong DIY Skills

HOUSEKEEPER-COOK-GARDENER- HANDYPERSON-SECURITY

Young couple with 2 small children recently moved into this small country estate during Summer 2021. The property is set in 38 acres in rural Suffolk, it is the family’s weekend and holiday home and over the next 2 years will undergo a refurbishment project, building work and major landscaping. There will also be several projects which will include reinstatement of a Victorian walled garden and creating a woodland space.

The housekeeper should have a detailed eye for cleaning, capable to deal with all family laundry including care of delicates and fine fabrics and ensure guest rooms are prepared within the main house and the guest cottages. You will be responsible for food shopping and household provisioning, arranging, and overseeing contractors for servicing and maintenance of household services.

Cooking for the family will be required on a regular basis, fresh healthy dishes, utilising fresh produce from the gardens as and when available. Batch cooking for the freezer, making jams and preserves etc. Ideally the housekeeper will be willing to assist in the gardens, weeding, watering, and harvesting fruits, vegetables, and herbs. 

Partner will be required to care for and develop the gardens, reinstating the walled garden into a kitchen garden to grow vegetables, fruit and develop new flower beds & rose garden. The role requires a knowledgeable gardener but not necessarily a horticulturist. All equipment including ride on mower / tractor will be provided. 

You will have good DIY skills capable to repair fences, deal with small carpentry/ painting repairs, care for the swimming pool, tennis court, pressure wash pathways and patio areas. Weekly cleaning of the cars and the coordination of external contractors are all part of this role.

Both of the couple will need to be animal friendly as long term the family will have Chickens, Alpacas, dogs and possibly ponies in the future. 

SALARY Circa £50-55,000 Gross per annum. Unfurnished (white goods supplied) 2-bedroom single storey cottage with small garden. Strictly Non-Smokers, enhanced DBS and excellent references required. Sorry no dependant children but small well-behaved dog considered. ASAP Start/ (HU3697)

 

DOMESTIC COUPLE

Alresford, Hampshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Beautiful one bedroom flat for sole use

Salary:
Circa £60,000-70,000 per annum (based on experience)

Job Ref:
HU3603

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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Alresford, Hampshire
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, Driver with clean UK license, Pet friendly, Child friendly

Residential grounds and estate handy – person / security and housekeeper

Newly created position for a flexible security and handy-person with Partner to act as Housekeeper, assisting the owners to run and manage this immaculate large country residence for a family of 5, which includes 3 school age children.  The property stands in a total of approximately 400acres.

The effective responsibilities are as follows:

FOR GROUNDS AND ESTATE HANDYPERSON-SECURITY

General Security to the House and whole Estate, House and estate maintenance.  This is to include lawn cutting, hedge cutting if possible, driveway and exterior sweeping, gravel raking, leaf blowing, general cleaning to all external areas, garages etc, power washing to terraces etc. 

Car Cleaning and fleet management - arranging servicing, tyre change etc. Driving for all family members. Possible collections from school for children, airport runs etc.  Handyperson activities, such as changing light bulbs, log collection and storage. 

Checking and receiving deliveries for packages and utilities, controlling access to and from the house for contractors, rubbish control, such as putting out the bins weekly etc. Possible assistance with the horses, such as feeding them, bringing them in etc.

FOR RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER

First-Class high-end cleaning and laundry. Simple family cooking, child and animal friendly. Flexible and organised with great attention to detail in this primary residence, newly built, with high end finishes and in immaculate condition. 

Main duties for the housekeeper will be an excellent standard of day-to-day housekeeping, which will include washing and ironing, cleaning, organisation of contractors, deliveries etc.  Ideally, occasionally you will be willing to prepare simple fresh family dishes, shared with madam as she likes to cook and possibly assisting with childcare when needed.

The family have a pony and a dog, so animal lovers are essential.

You will be required to wear a simple casual uniform of polo shirt and chinos. 

The working day will start early 6.45 am to assist with children’s breakfast during term time, then taking a long break once the house duties are complete and starting again 3-8pm. 

SALARY Negotiable depending on experience. Circa £60,000-70,000 per annum.  Beautiful one bedroom flat for sole use. Strictly non-smokers, no dependants, but small pet considered.  Security/Maintenance person must be a driver with clean licence essential. 2 flexible days off per week - flexibility to cover for some weekends. Excellent references required. (HU3603)

EXPERIENCED SENIOR DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

London, W1

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
N / A

Salary:
£40-45,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
(HU3752)

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EXPERIENCED SENIOR DAILY HOUSEKEEPER
London W1
Essential Requirements: Self-sufficient, experienced housekeeper with previous experience of UHNW residence. Experience of new house set up, working with the property manager to liaise with builders, contractors, and suppliers. Excellent standard of housekeeping and laundry. Fluent English

This is a part time residence, a senior housekeeping role but totally hands on. The daily hours when the principals are not in residence 9-5pm Monday to Friday, but when they are in residence flexibility to alter working hours and days is essential.

 Established & experienced housekeeper.

  • Discreet and calm character.
  • Intelligent – able to process orders, use smart home system (user level only), identify problems in the house, maintain checklists, email, etc.
  • Daily reporting to the property manager.
  • Able to work alone when the house is empty and maintain meticulous standards.
  • Appreciation for heritage property and follow exact instructions set by the architect.
  • Strong understanding of English – written and spoken.
  • Highly skilled in all aspects of housekeeping – cleaning, laundry, stocking cupboards, etc.
  • Highest quality is expected at all times. Additional support will be provided once the house is completed.
  • Potentially work at other London properties on an as-needed basis to support the family.
  • Oversee some contractors at the house in absence of property manager.

The house is currently being constructed and ideally start date of October 2021

The clients are lovely people, the position offers longevity and a great opportunity to be involved in a new house set up. A dream job for someone wanting to take a step up. The client does not have a large staff and will not occupy the house full-time.

SALARY in the region of £40-45,000 Gross per annum. 2 days off per week. (HU3752)

HOUSEKEEPER & COOK

Killiney Co, Dublin, Southern Ireland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Can be live in or live out

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3717

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HOUSEKEEPER & COOK
Killiney Co Dublin Southern Ireland 
Essential Requirements:   Previous Experience as a Private Household Housekeeper,
Child and Pet Friendly, Driver and Non-Smoker Essential

Experienced Housekeeper required for a family of five who will shortly relocate to Killiney from USA. The children are young teenagers and parents are both professionals. There is also a small friendly dog.

The housekeeper will be responsible for the day to day running of the household, organising and maintaining the property.

Duties will include day to day cleaning, laundry, ironing, meal preparation, menu planning, food shopping, local errands and occasional school runs. If the family are away there may be occasional request to house or pet sit, but optional.

You should be a confident family cook, capable to bake bread, cakes, muffins etc. and be willing to encourage the children to participate in cooking and baking once per week.

The vacancy can be either live out or live in. 40-45hrs working week.

Salary Negotiable depending on experience and if accommodation is required. (HU3717)

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

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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 COOK / HOUSEKEEPER

Marlborough, Wiltshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
£35,000

Job Ref:
HU3105

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Essential Requirements – Good fresh home cooking, child and animal friendly. Country Lover. Non-Smoker, driver with own car.  
Open to Live Out- local candidates too.

(partner to follow own occupation very welcome)

Lovely long-term vacancy for a country-loving traditional cook/housekeeper to join this fun, high-energy, informal family at their weekend country farmhouse, on a large estate near Marlborough.

The family of five includes 3 small children between ages 8 and 4yrs and they have a dog.  They usually arrive on Friday and return to London on Sunday evening during school term-time, but during holidays will spend more time there and will also entertain family and friends.  During the holidays, the children’s nanny will also accompany the family. Both parents are completely hands-on with the children, but you may occasionally be asked to babysit and essential that you love being around small children.

Other duties will include menu planning and superb cooking for small gatherings (up to ten people).  Breakfast, lunch, and dinners will be expected on a daily basis: generally cooking for between 2 and 4 adults and 2-6 children, but with occasional lunch or supper parties and especially Sunday lunches.  The employers enjoy fresh and healthy cuisine with variety and of different tastes and styles. You need to have a natural flair and love for cooking, enjoy trying new recipes and a genuine passion for cooking, 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, so although the housekeeping role is part of the duties when the family is in residence, cooking takes priority.  The usual day to day housekeeping – cleaning, laundry, and shopping etc. all managed easily for a well-organized person.

The family will be moving house in approx. two years within a one hour drive from the current location.

There is a small furnished 1-bedroom ( plus second very small bedroom) cottage available. The daily working hours are 8.00am to 6.30pm with one and half hours off for lunch. 2 days off per week (usually Monday & Tuesday).

Salary circa £35,000 Gross negotiable, driver with own car essential. Partner and dog very welcome. (HU3105)

RESIDENTIAL COOK / STEWARDESS

Jersey, Channel Islands

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Immaculate one-bedroom flat provided

Salary:
Up to a max £45,000 based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3326

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Stewardess Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL COOK-STEWARDESS
Jersey, Channel Islands
Essential Requirements: Cooking to dinner party standard. Dog lover, freedom to travel. Clean driving licence. Previous private household experience and /or Yachting background essential. Strictly Non-smoker

A lovely position for an extremely organised, fun, reliable and hard-working cook/stewardess to join a small close-knit team based at this private estate in Jersey.

You must have excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise and organise contractors, deal with the shopping food, wine household supplies etc.

Duties are primarily that of cook, able to prepare 3 meals per day for the principal and her visiting family and friends. You should be confident to prepare and execute fresh healthy meals to include brunch, lunches, afternoon tea and a small dinner party and cocktail gatherings.

You will need to have experience with silver service, and be capable to serve drinks, canapes etc.

A daily housekeeper is also employed so you will be required to assist with household duties, cleaning, laundry and ironing as and when needed. You will care for your own kitchen have good presentation and be able to adapt to different occasions.

You will need to accompany the principal, as a companion, on outings for high street shopping, or to cinema and theatre. Also, whenever the principal travels to her private residence in England or on holiday, to carry on providing the above duties as you would as if you were in Jersey.

On occasion you will need to share responsibility for the principal’s dog and being a driver for airport runs, evening outings locally and visits to relatives. 

Hours of work:  approximately 40hrs per week, based on 5 days a week. From Monday to Friday. Generally, 2 days a week off (at times possibly not always together). Average working day will be 11am to 7pm, but again with a degree of flexibility.  There will be no set daily working hours as flexibility is key.

Salary up to a max £45,000 Gross per annum based upon experience. Immaculate 1 Bedroom flat provided with all utilities except telephone, broadband and sky. Flexibility and a “can do “attitude is of paramount importance. Sorry No pets or dependants, strictly NON-SMOKER AND FULL CLEAN DRIVING LICENCE ESSENTIAL. DBS Check will be required. (HU3326)

Residential Head Housekeeper / Family Cook

Nr Reading, Berkshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Beautiful new 1-bedroom apartment

Salary:
circa £40,000 Gross per annum depending on experience

Job Ref:
HU3561B

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL HEAD HOUSEKEEPER / FAMILY COOK
Nr Reading, Berkshire
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Flexibility, Pet Friendly

Fantastic new position for a dedicated and flexible, experienced head housekeeper to work as part of a team taking care of this beautiful Estate near Henley on Thames.

You will need to have previous experience in taking care of the interior of a private household. This property is a combination of both formal and informal service, with great attention to detail to high standards at all times.

As head housekeeper you will report to the principal and House manager and will be responsible for a small team of other housekeepers including a dedicated laundress. This is hands on role, which means you will involve yourself in all aspects of the daily housekeeping tasks needed to keep the house to an immaculate standard.

The Estate is fully staffed, you must have a flexible and positive attitude and enjoy working as part of a team. The residence is occupied half of the year mainly Spring through the summer, the main house has 9 bedrooms and there are 3 guest cottages.

 Duties will include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Overall Management of the housekeeping team
  • Taking care of antiques, brass, silver, and fine fabrics.
  • Assisting Butler with front of house service.
  • Turn down service
  • Family cooking when principals are in residence

(Chef available for formal gatherings or parties)

  • Walking the dogs
  • Assisting the house manager with daily running of the household.

The working week is 5 days out of 7 on a rota, weekend working will be required especially when the principals are in residence. An average of 8 hours per day with any additional hours take in lieu.

Salary circa £40,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. Beautiful new 1-bedroom apartment provided.

Strictly non-smokers, ideally computer literate and previous household experience is essential. Sorry no dependant children. Driver preferred. (HU3561B)  ON HOLD

RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER

Rural Hampshire – Nr Alresford

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Large suite on the 3rd floor of the house

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3603B

Job Category:
Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER
Rural Hampshire – Nr Alresford
Essential Requirements:  First-Class high-end Cleaning and Laundry. Simple family cooking, child and animal friendly. Flexible and organised with great attention to detail

Newly created position for an experienced housekeeper to assist the principals run and manage this immaculate large country residence for a family of 5 which includes 3 school age children. This is the primary family home newly built with high end finishes and in immaculate condition.

Main duties for the housekeeper will be an excellent standard of day-to-day housekeeping, which will include washing and ironing, cleaning, organisation of contractors, deliveries etc. Ideally, occasionally you will be willing to prepare simple fresh family dishes, shared with madam as she likes to cook and possibly assisting with childcare when needed.

The family have a pony and a dog, so animal lovers are essential. You will be required to wear a simple uniform of polo shirt and chinos.

The working day will start early 6.45 am to assist with children’s breakfast during term time then taking a long break once the house duties are complete and starting again 3-8pm.

SALARY Negotiable depending on experience. Large suite on the 3rd floor of the house, large bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and use of sitting/ playroom, all beautifully decorated.   2 days off per week, with flexibility to cover for some weekends. Strictly Non-Smokers and excellent references required. (HU3603B)

 

RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER

Hay on Wye, Herefordshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Own self contained accommodation

Salary:
£35,000

Job Ref:
HU3750

Job Categories:
Domestic Couple Jobs, Head Housekeeper Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER
Hay on Wye, Herefordshire
Essential Requirements - Previous private housekeeping experience.  Good laundry skills. Children and pet friendly. Country Lover, clean driving licence.

Experienced, Country house Housekeeper required for a family of five who have recently moved to this large and rural country estate.

The family of five includes 3 children under the age of 8.  A Nanny, 2 cleaners, Butler and Cook will also be employed.

The housekeeper will be responsible for the day to day running of the household, organising and maintaining the property, ensuring the interior runs smoothly. You will have assistance from 2 cleaners, but will need to be hands on with all housekeeping duties.

Duties will include day to day cleaning, laundry, ironing, assisting with household provisioning, local errands and occasional school runs.

There are currently no pets in the household, but in the near future it is possible a dog may join the family.

The vacancy is also open to a domestic couple if partner is a butler or cook.

Salary circa £35,000 per annum negotiable with own self contained accommodation.   2 days off per week, NON smoker and driving licence required. (HU3750)

RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER

Zurich, Switzerland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Self-contained apartment

Salary:
5,000 CHF per month gross

Job Ref:
HU3765

Job Category:
Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER
Zurich, Switzerland
Essential Requirements: Previous private house experience, superb washing and ironing, child friendly, self-starter, Ability to keep a minimalist apartment immaculate, light cooking

We seek a top calibre, experienced private housekeeper who can meticulously care for a small apartment in Zurich belonging to professional clients, who work full time and have a 6-year-old daughter. 

It is imperative that you are a child lover and that you also have high standards of cleaning and laundry.

Daily duties

Start at 06.30 hours when you will be expected to help the little girl get ready for school, prepare a snack and lunch box for her and take her to school, buying any items that you may need for your day or to assist the clients. 

4 days a week you are then free to go home until 16.00 hours, when you return to school to collect the child, prepare a healthy snack for her and if her parents are not home, keep a watchful eye on her.  You will prepare a salad, peel and chop vegetables etc. ready for the evening meal, which the clients prepare themselves.  At around 8pm the working day is over.

2 days a week, you return from school to clean the apartment, which the clients like to keep spotless and run to the standard of a luxury hotel.  The home is very minimalist and so this is a straightforward task for an experienced housekeeper.  Washing and ironing is also to be undertaken and it is important that you know how to care for fine fabrics, hand wash and care for general laundry.           

Clients are busy professionals who work full time and who are looking for an experienced and long-term housekeeper to run the home and care for it.  Their previous housekeeper of 15 years highly recommends this position.  The clients are very respectful and straightforward and just expect top class standard to be maintained in the home.

Self-contained apartment provided and a salary in the region of 5,000 CHF per month gross. (HU3765)

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

RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER / CARER / COMPANION

Nr Stockbridge, Hampshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Newly built 2-bedroom apartment

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3699

Job Categories:
Companion Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER / CARER / COMPANION
Nr Stockbridge, Hampshire
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Animal Friendly, Drivers Licence

Newly created position for a Country Loving housekeeper who is willing to act as friend and carer to the daughter, a young woman with learning difficulties from birth. The family of 3 (2 principals and their daughter) have a large country house and estate with a working farm and equestrian facilities. Extended family live close by and there are frequent visits from grandchildren and friends.

A busy family environment with long term staff, no 2 days are the same. There are horses, dogs, lots of country walks and therefore most suitable for a housekeeper who enjoys these hobbies. Duties will be divided between housekeeping and the supervision and assistance to the daughter.

Housekeeping duties will include day to day household management, assisting the principals with day-to-day care of the property. Hands on housekeeping, cleaning, washing, and ironing, bed making, and shopping will be required, a full-time cleaner is also employed. You will be able to cook fresh family meals, usually shared with the lady of the house, but capable to prepare meals for the daughter (who enjoys baking and assisting in the kitchen) if the principals are absent.

Personal assistant / Carer – this part of the role is more of a personal assistant/ companion than carer, you need empathy and kindness, able to supervise and assist rather than care for. The daughter is passionate about horses and rides every day, loves to spend time at the stables and therefore important that you are “horse and dog friendly”. Riding is not essential but an opportunity if desired. She also enjoys walking the dogs, swimming, shopping, and trips out. There are 2 additional part time staff members who assist her with riding and day trips. A degree of assisting with personal care is required, but there are no physical disabilities.

This is a long-term position that offers security and a lovely family environment.

Salary Negotiable depending on previous experience, newly built 2-bedroom apartment – 2 days off per week Monday and Tuesday with one weekend per month. Non-Smoker and Driver essential, enhanced DBS Check will be required. Prefer no pets but willing to consider. (HU3699)

 

 

 

RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER / COOK

Zurich, Switzerland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
New build one bedroom apartment

Salary:
Negotiable based on experience

Job Ref:
HU3622

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER / COOK
Zurich, Switzerland
Essential Requirements:   Previous Private House Experience, Driver, Fluent English and Conversational German, Pet Friendly

RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER / COOK
Monday to Friday with flexibility to cover occasional weekends

New position for a young professional couple who require an experienced housekeeper to care for the family villa approximately 10 mins drive from Zurich City.

The housekeeper will have sole responsibility for the day-to-day housekeeping of this family home which will include all household cleaning, making beds, changing linens, laundry and co-ordinating and scheduling servicing contractors and suppliers.

You will be required to provision and keep the residence well stocked with supplies, run errands, and ensure that linens, writing supplies, bathroom items etc are all replenished.  You should have experience with delicates and fine fabrics and ideally wardrobe management skills with couture clothing experience.

Fresh healthy cooking is required and ideally previous experience of table service.

A gardener is also employed, any assistance in the gardens would be welcomed as time allows.

You should be pet friendly and willing to assist with feeding the chickens, in the future the family may acquire a dog.

The principals are looking for a long-term housekeeper with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a private residence. The working week is Monday to Friday, 42 hrs per week, but with flexibility for occasional extra duties if there are guests. Overtime hours will be paid.

Occasionally you may be asked to travel to additional properties in Switzerland and Europe.

Salary negotiable depending on experience, fluent English and conversational German.
New build one bedroom apartment will be provided. Driver essential.
DBS Check and excellent written references essential (HU3622)

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

SENIOR DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

Central Oxford

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Not Provided

Salary:
£35-38,000

Job Ref:
HU3514

Job Categories:
Head Housekeeper Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs
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SENIOR DAILY HOUSEKEEPER
Central Oxford
Average 45 hrs per week – 5 days.
Essential Requirements – Flexibility – good communication skills, fluent English. Team Player and excellent standards of housekeeping. Previous High End Private House experience essential.

Lovely Full-Time position for an experienced, flexible, sole senior housekeeper for a young International professional couple with one school-age child and nanny who usually visit the property at either weekends or school holidays.

This part-time residence has undergone an extensive renovation project to a very high standard and the housekeeper will maintain it, in a prepared state at all times.

 Our clients are looking for a responsible, discreet and flexible candidate who will oversee and run the household alongside the house manager, chef and gardener; keeping it in immaculate condition at all times.  You will work closely with the house manager when the family are in residence.

You will be responsible for liaising with gardeners, contractors, window cleaners, etc. Duties will include day to day housekeeping, occasional shopping and provisioning for the household. Laundry: you must have excellent laundry skills and be able to launder delicate fabrics, as well as excellent ironing skills and be able to fix a hem or sew a button, basic lady’s maid skills: wardrobe care and packing, floristry skills a plus.  

This is a relatively informal, fun household, that offers an excellent work-life balance, but you will be required to wear a simple uniform. This will be a 5-day working week with 2 days off when the family is not in residence; when they are in residence you will be required to be flexible and adjust your working days and hours. Some weekend working will be required.

SALARY £35-38,000 Gross. Driver preferred but not essential. Strictly Non Smoker.

( HU3514)

TRAVELLING RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER

London, SW7 with travel

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
own bedroom and ensuite bathroom in all land locations.

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU2863

Job Categories:
Housekeeper Jobs, Laundry-Person Jobs
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TRAVELLING RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER
London, SW7 and South of France
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Flexibility to Travel, Good Team Player

Experienced, flexible housekeeper who enjoys travelling is required for long term clients who travel between multiple homes and their yacht throughout the year.  The couple have an immaculate penthouse apartment in London.  A Household Manager who drives and cares for the property is also employed at the London residence and has also been in post for many years.

This vacancy requires a candidate who is happy to spend the summer months at the property in South of France with trips to Italy. When working at the large property in France you will join the household team and so a good team player is essential. In the future there will also be some International travel too.

Duties are mainly housekeeping, you must have excellent cleaning skills with attention to detail, be able to care for the bed linen and towels and care for the wardrobes. Washing and ironing of shirts and cleaning shoes etc.

You may be asked to run errands and occasionally assist the chef with kitchen prep. Ideally you will have previous table service experience and basic cooking skills to cover the chef on his day off when in London.  The working day is usually 9-2pm then again 6-9pm, five and half days per week.

You must be very well presented, have fluent English and be available and free to travel. Strictly Non-Smoker essential.

Salary negotiable depending on experience, accommodation of own bedroom and ensuite bathroom in all land locations. (HU2863)