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Daily Housekeeper

Kensington, London

Contract:
Permanent

Accommodation:
N/A

Salary:
£38,000 pa

Job Ref:
HU3540

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Daily Housekeeper – Stewardess/Steward, with house management responsibilities.
8-5pm Monday to Friday with one weekend working per month.

Experienced, flexible, discreet housekeeper is required for a large newly refurbished UHNW apartment in Kensington.

The principal travels frequently and hence a housekeeper who is self sufficient and able to manage the day to day running of the apartment is required. The duties are hands on cleaning, care and management of the wardrobes, laundry to a high standard and very occasional light simple cooking is a plus. Front of house and service skills are also required.

You will need to have basic computer skills, be able to organise contractors, deliveries and make appointments and run errands on behalf of the principal.

There are 2 cats, so a cat lover is essential.

The normal working day is 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday with some flexibility if the principal needs additional help. One weekend working is required per month, agreed in advance. Any extra hours will be paid as Overtime. You will need to be very well presented, be willing to wear a simple uniform and have the flexibility to work longer hours occasionally. You may be asked to travel with the principal to a property in France occasionally too.

Salary negotiable depending on experience – fluent English essential and French a big plus.
2 days off per week – previous formal house or private yacht experience preferred.

Residential Cook / Housekeeper

Marlborough - Wiltshire

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
£30,000 - £33,000

Job Ref:
HU3105

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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 6 and 2yrs 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 fresh modern Ottolenghi style 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.

There is a small furnished 2-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 £30,000-33,000 per year - depending on experience, driver with own car essential.

Partner and dog very welcome. 

Head Housekeeper

Dublin

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU2257

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Energetic, pro-active, well organised, self sufficient, experienced Housekeeper to assist with the day to day management and running of a large family home in Dublin suburbs. There are 2 dogs and grown up children who visit regularly. The average working day will be 10am to 6pm but with flexibility as needed. Working closely with the house manager.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring the overall housekeeping function and smooth running of a busy household on a daily basis with responsibility for supervision of 2 cleaners. You will organise rota’s – arrange holiday cover and keep records.
  • Running personal errands and shopping for the family, as requested.
  • Ordering household items, as required.
  • Overseeing weekly flowers; daily maintenance of the flowers.
  • Coordinating with external suppliers such as dry cleaning/ Linen ironing service.
  • Ensuring all aspects of the house are in order; cleaned to a high standard and all rooms presented and comfortable.

This is a hands on position with detailed cleaning, washing and ironing involved:

  • Feel comfortable dealing with specialist fabrics and surfaces
  • Packing and unpacking for travelling, as requested.
  • To be responsible for the family’s wardrobe maintenance and organisation.

This is a very busy, relaxed and friendly household, but with high standards. This position is suitable for a flexible and dedicated person who is well organised and pro active, it may be necessary on occasion for you to travel to other homes ahead of the family both in Europe. EU passport and driving licence essential.

Salary negotiable depending on previous experience - 2 bedroom separate apartment approx.
10 min walk away from the main house, use of a car for work duties and 2 days off per week.

Strictly non-smokers and sorry no pets. 

Senior Housekeeper

London SW7

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
N/A

Salary:
£32,000 pa

Job Ref:
HU2496

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10-6pm Monday to Friday with occasional cover at weekends.

Part time residence of UHNW Middle Eastern employers. This is a large fully staffed residence when the principal is in residence. There are no children in the home but guests with young children do visit. You will be responsible for the day to day care of the property. The principals are only in residence a max of 40 days per year and additional cleaning staff are employed during the visits. You will need to be very flexible, available for extra hours and duties, at periods throughout the year especially when the principals are in residence, which will include some evening and weekend working.

Duties will incorporate cleaning to an immaculate standard, washing and ironing, caring for delicate fabrics, polishing and caring for silver and running errands, caring for flowers, beverage and food service, preparing lists for food provisioning, checking cupboards for expiry dates and generally maintaining and organising the household. No cooking required a chef is employed.

Strictly non-smoker. Well spoken, very well presented with a professional manner is required.

2 days off and ASAP start.

Residential Traditional Housekeeper

Geneva, Switzerland

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
Live-in

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3488

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Part residence semi formal, family home in the surrounding Countryside close to Geneva.

The residence is used by the family of 5 ( including 3 children 16,14 and 11yrs and pet dog) during school holidays. The family live in London and have a summer home in France and a chalet for the Winter Season in the Swiss Mountains. You may be asked to travel to these properties on occasion.

When the family are not in residence you will be required to keep the property in tip top order but working hours can be less. However, when the property is occupied longer hours and days will be required.

The role requires a self sufficient and pro active housekeeper with traditional values. Duties will include daily cleaning, washing and ironing to a high standard. You will need to be familiar with high end fabrics and special finishes, working to a high standard, with attention to detail and keeping an immaculate home. When the family are in residence you will attend to evening turn down, tidying of bathrooms and dressing rooms.

You will also be responsible for household provisioning, errands and local shopping but there is no cooking required. Experience in table service, flower arranging is also required. You will report to the house manager who is based on the property, but he travels frequently, a garden team is also employed. When the property is full, additional local housekeeping assistance is available.

This is a uniformed position, black trousers and white top, a separate flat is provided.

Salary negotiable depending on experience – 2 days off per week. Driver essential. Partner to follow own occupation and small well behaved pet accepted. French speaker & non smoker essential

Experienced Domestic Couple

Oxfordshire

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
2 bedroom cottage included

Salary:

Job Ref:
HU1171

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Experienced Domestic Couple

Housekeeper, family cook, maintenance gardener, handyperson, security, driver.

Pro active, self sufficient and experienced, energetic couple required to run and manage this part time residence in Rural Oxfordshire. The property is a large country house in its own grounds which has recently been refurbished and is easy to care for. The family and their dog visit mainly at weekends and some holidays.

Duties are interchangeable between the couple, working well together is key in a proactive and motivated manner. Between the couple you will take care of the daily running and maintenance of the property, this will include day to day cleaning, laundry, and wardrobe management. When the family are in residence fresh simple family cooking will be required. A lot of produce is grown in the gardens, so the ability to make fresh homemade soups, freeze and make preserves utilising the seasonal vegetables is a big plus. If the housekeeper enjoys being in the garden growing vegetables, there is plenty of time to do so.

The gardens are well designed, so a hobby/ maintenance gardener with ability to mow, prune and weed is required. Professional gardening team is employed, so a good team player is essential.

You will be responsible for arranging and liaising with contractors, liaising with the family and the family office, so a good level of computer skills are required.

The principal has a large car collection which any car enthusiast will enjoy to care for. There will be occasional driving for the principal which may include a very occasional evening drive but always with prior agreement.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE. Separate furnished 2 bedroom cottage all found will be provided. 2 days off per week, usually midweek. Both should drive. Sorry no pets or dependant children. Minimum of 4 years experience in a domestic position and first class references are required.

Residential Housekeeper/Family Cook

Cheltenham

Contract:
Full-time

Accommodation:
2 bedroom cottage included

Salary:

Job Ref:
HU3559

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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER-FAMILY COOK

We are seeking an experienced Housekeeper and family cook to work for an established English family in a large country house in Gloucestershire. The current housekeeper of many years will shortly retire but will be available for a handover period.

The successful candidate will fully appreciate the concept of private service – duties will include hands on housekeeping duties, but cleaning staff are employed. You will work closely with the butler to assist with the day to day running of the household.

You will be required to cook plain fresh meals for the 2 principals, good home cooking, well presented using fresh ingredients. The estate hosts shoots during the season but external catering will be brought in for any functions or dinner parties.

In addition you will be required to provide general personal assistance to the lady of the house, supervising bath time, dressing and perhaps escorting her on occasional outings. The lady is very independent, but a background in nursing or care would be beneficial but not essential.

Duties:

Assist butler with daily running of large household

Care of lady’s and gentlemen’s clothes

Ironing

Organisation of large linen cupboard

General housekeeping

Home cooking

Dog walking

Alarm setting and un-setting

Qualities:

Loyalty, honesty and discretion

High standards

Ability to get on with other household staff

Flexibility

Sense of humour

Patience

Skills, Abilities & Needs:

Full driving licence

Understanding of country way of life

Terms:

Salary Negotiable depending on experience. 2 bedroom cottage and use of pool car for work related duties. Contributory pension scheme, 2 days off per week. Weekend working will be required. Non smoker and driver essential.

Domestic Couple

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2 bedroom apartment

Salary:

Job Ref:
HU3561

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DOMESTIC COUPLE

Butler -houseman – head housekeeper

Lovely new position for a dedicated and flexible, experienced domestic couple 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.

The Estate is fully staffed and the couple 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.

The head housekeeper will ideally have previous experience overseeing a small cleaning/housekeeping team.

Duties will include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Taking care of antiques, brass, silver and fine fabrics.
  • Houseman duties
  • Butler service
  • Taking care of the wine cellar.
  • Turn down service
  • Light family cooking when and if required
  • Walking the dogs
  • Occasional driving duties
  • Keep the fires clean and stocked with logs

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 between £50-60,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. 2 bedroom apartment provided. Tagalog speakers very welcome.

Housekeeper

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
In-residence

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU3488 B

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HOUSEKEEPER

Live out or live in – 8-5 Monday to Friday when principal are not in residence.

French Speaker & Driver essential

Part residence family home in the canton of Vaud.

The residence is used by the family of 5 ( including 3 children 16,14 and 11yrs and pet dog) during school holidays. The family live in London and have a summer home in France and a chalet for the Winter Season in the Swiss Mountains. You may be asked to travel to these properties on occasion.

When the family are not in residence you will be required to keep the property in tip top order but working hours can be less. However, when the property is occupied longer hours and days will be required.

The role requires a self sufficient and pro active housekeeper with an eye for detail. Duties will include daily cleaning, washing and ironing to a high standard. You will need to be familiar with high end fabrics and special finishes, working to a high standard, with attention to detail and keeping an immaculate home.

You will also be responsible for household provisioning, errands and local shopping but there is no cooking required. Experience in table service, flower arranging is a plus but training will be available if required. You will report to the house manager who is based on the property, but he travels frequently, a garden team is also employed. When the property is full, additional local housekeeping assistance is available.

This is a uniformed position, black trousers and white top, a separate flat is provided if you wish to live in.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE – 2 DAYS OFF PER WEEK. DRIVER ESSENTIAL. FRENCH SPEAKER & NON SMOKER ESSENTIAL 

Travelling Housekeeper

Switzerland

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Included

Salary:
4900 CHF per month

Job Ref:
HU3561

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TRAVELLING HOUSEKEEPER

SWITZERLAND WITH TRAVEL

Main Responsibilities:

 

  • You will attend to the needs of the family at their different residences (in Switzerland and abroad) and be present several months a year on board their Vessel
  • You will provide outstanding housekeeping service to the changing needs of the family, anticipating the needs of the principals, working closely and reporting to the head Butler. The job entails working with the rest of the housekeeping and service team, as well as the personal assistants of the Principals and other departments such as Security.
  • You will maintain impeccable standards throughout the home and the yacht and provide hands-on service in areas such as cleaning, tidying, laundry, ironing, wardrobe organization, meal service and packing will also be required.

 

You will carry out the following household tasks during different shifts on a daily basis at the house and on the yacht:

 

  • Clean the bedrooms and bathrooms, common rooms and other areas of the estate
  • Vacuum and clean floors, carpets and other surfaces such as windows and hard floors
  • Dusting and polishing of all surfaces
  • Tidy clothing and pack & unpack travel cases
  • Prepare the breakfast table and clear the kitchen
  • Assist in other meal and event service when required
  • Carry out the cleaning and storage of seasonal clothing
  • Wash clothing and laundry, clean household fabrics
  • Iron the clothes and linen
  • Turndown beds and prepare rooms for the evening

 

In the Swiss properties you will report to the Swiss Residence Manager and on board the Yacht to the Lead Housekeeper and assist in all areas of interior.  The housekeeper will spend most of the time in Switzerland between the main property (9 months) and the Swiss Alps (2.5 months in winter,) with some trips to London and on board the yacht.  Main language in the household with the staff is French. Everyone speaks a bit of English.

Start date: ASAP

Salary per month: 4900 CHF net negotiable with use of a large shared flat with own suite.

Annual holidays: 20 days

Hours per week: 45 hours

Residential Housekeeper/Family Cook

Oxfordshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Live in Accommodation

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU2026A

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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER- FAMILY COOK

Rural location -DRIVER ESSENTIAL

Our clients are seeking an experienced housekeeper to care for a beautiful Grade 11 listed manor house, used by the family mainly at weekends and some holidays.

The housekeeper will maintain the interior of the property to a very high standard of cleanliness and with a conscientious work ethic. You will be responsible for the laundry, washing and ironing and keeping the wardrobes in good order. You will be asked to assist with food preparation and cooking for the family when required.

The principals are mainly in residence at weekends, but not every weekend, sometimes just the 2 of them, but small family gatherings during holiday periods.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE. 3 BEDROOM COTTAGE PROVIDED. 2 DAYS OFF PER WEEK USUALLY MID WEEK, BUT ABLE TO TAKE A WEEKEND IF THE PRINCIPALS ARE NOT IN RESIDENCE. PARTNER TO FOLLOW OWN OCCUPATION ACCEPTED- SORRY NO PETS

Daily Housekeeper

London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Not Included

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU3351

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DAILY HOUSEKEEPER

10-6pm Monday to Friday

Flexible Saturday by arrangement.

Cleaner/ housekeeper required for large family home in Kensington. The property is over six floors with no lift so essential that you are physically fit and healthy to manage the stairs. This is a family home with 3 young children, mum is also very hands on with the children, but you must be child friendly. 

You will work closely with the head housekeeper, have a calm, quiet personality, be very discreet and be a good team player.

Previous experience of working in a family home is required, you must show great attention to detail, have previous experience of high end laundry and tip top cleaning. A willingness to assist with food preparation for the children would be welcomed and you may be asked to run errands occasionally. You  will be required to work some Saturdays and then another day off in the week will be taken.

Salary Negotiable – 2 days off per week. 

Daily Housekeeper

London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Not Included

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU3552

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Daily Housekeeper - Laundress with service experience.

9-5pm Monday to Friday with ALTERNATE Saturdays

Experienced, flexible, discreet  and confident housekeeper is required for a part time residence of Overseas principals.  A small team of house manager, butler and housekeeper are long term in the residence, all work very well together so important that you are a good team player. The main principal is only in residence 3 months of the year and during this time daily hours and the working week will be longer.

The duties are hands on cleaning, laundry to a high standard, wardrobe care and very occasional light simple cooking is a plus. Front of house and service skills are also required but training is available if required. An adjacent separate small property is used by 2 adult children, who visit at weekends, during this time a lot of washing and ironing is required.

The normal working day is 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday with flexibility during visits. Alternate Saturdays on a rota with the other Housekeeper agreed in advance and a day off in lieu during the week. You will need to be very well presented, be willing to wear a simple uniform and have the flexibility to work longer hours occasionally.

EXCELLENT SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE – Fluent English essential -ASAP Start.  2 DAYS OFF PER WEEK – previous formal house or private yacht experience preferred.

Nanny/Housekeeper

London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Not Included

Salary:
£35,000

Job Ref:
HU3229

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NANNY - HOUSEKEEPER

DAILY 11.30am to 7.30pm  MONDAY TO FRIDAY

For a family of five near Ladbroke Grove.

This is a large family home with 3 children 16, 13 and 8 yrs all at day school in London and their small pet dog. The older children are pretty independent and now just the youngest needs after school care, both parents work full time. A live in housekeeper/chef is also employed, he manages the house on a daily basis but may ask for occasional assistance with day to day house management issues eg arranging contractors, repairs etc.

Duties will include day to day cleaning of the children’s rooms and bathrooms, children’s washing and ironing, care of the children’s school uniforms and wardrobes, running errands and collecting the youngest from school and taking her to after school activities. Supervision and assistance with homework is essential to the role.

You will cook for the children but not the parents, they have no allergies and eat a normal diet.

The family have a small dog which will also need to be walked once per day between the staff.

Salary circa £35,000 Gross per annum depending on experience and qualifications. ASAP Start – weekend off. Driver preferred but not essential. FLUENT ENGLISH AND NON SMOKER ESSENTIAL

Domestic Couple

London

Contract:
Full-Time

Accommodation:
N/A

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU3572

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Long Term Hutchinson’s client with a very large, high tech and modern apartment in Highgate is looking for a really good Cook/Chef to assist in very light housekeeping duties and laundry. 2 daily housekeepers of many years are employed.  The client travels a great deal.  This lady is looking for an experienced cook who is familiar with gluten and dairy free diets and duties will include, shopping, provisioning, taking total care of the kitchen and  producing a very good level of simple, but well-cooked and nicely presented dishes, using fresh, seasonal ingredients to dinner party standard. You will be required to care for the kitchen to an immaculate standard. 

Partner to undertake the total running and maintenance of the home to very high standards, be self-sufficient and pro-active with dealing with contractors and deliveries etc.   In addition, a safe and experienced driver, able to deal with the fleet management of the vehicles, deal with the audio visual, security and other high tech equipment in the house and a good DIY person, who can replace light bulbs and keep the place in working order, knowing when to call in a contractor.  You will also be responsible for caring for the roof garden, sweeping balconies etc and serving drinks and dinner at informal dinner gatherings.  There is a separate staff large two-bedroom apartment, sitting room and kitchen close by for the couples’ use.  The apartment is fully furnished, and all utilities paid. Usually 11/2 days off Saturday afternoons and Sundays, when the client is in residence and then all weekends when she is away.  The working hours will be approx 9-6pm, unless a dinner party is planned and then time off in lieu to be taken.  Excellent salary negotiable for the right person.  Start end Aug/Sept  

Chef/Cook

London

Contract:
Full-Time

Accommodation:
Two-bedroom Apartment

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU3573

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Long Term Hutchinson’s client with a very large, high tech and modern apartment in Highgate is looking for a really good Cook/Chef to assist in very light housekeeping duties and laundry. 2 daily housekeepers of many years are employed.  The client travels a great deal and is away for approximately 4 months each year. 

This lady is looking for an experienced cook who is familiar with gluten and dairy free diets and duties will include, shopping, provisioning, taking total care of the kitchen and  producing a very good level of simple, but well-cooked and nicely presented dishes, using fresh, seasonal ingredients to dinner party standard. You will be required to care for the kitchen to an immaculate standard.

There is a separate staff large two-bedroom apartment, with your own bathroom with en suite facilities, sitting room and kitchen close by for the Cook’s use.  The apartment is fully furnished, and all utilities paid. Usually 11/2  days off Saturdays and Sundays, when the client is in residence and then all weekends when away.  The working hours will be approx. 9-6pm, unless a dinner party is planned and then time off in lieu to be taken.  Excellent salary negotiable for the right person. Start end Aug/Sept 

Houseperson/General Assistant

London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Live in or Live out

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU3574

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Long Term Hutchinson’s client with a very high tech, large SMART, modern apartment. The owner travels a lot, it is therefore essential that applicant is capable of totally running and maintaining the home to very high standards, be self sufficient and pro-active with dealing with contractors and deliveries etc.

A full time daily is also employed who has been with the family for years.  A cook is also employed. Computer skills and a good electronic knowledge is essential, as there will be a need to keep in regular touch by email when the owner is traveling.

In addition you must be a safe and experienced driver, able to deal with the fleet management of the vehicles, deal with the SMART audio visual, security and other high tech equipment in the house and a good DIY person, who can replace light bulbs, clean the inside of the floor to ceiling windows, deal with heavier housework, such as caring for the roof garden, keeping the place in working order, knowing when to call in a contractor.  There is a separate, large two-bedroom staff apartment close by for your use (if required) fully furnished and all utilities paid. Own bedroom with en-suite facilities and shared kitchen and sitting room.  Usually Saturday afternoons and Sundays off when the client is in residence and then all weekends free  when she is away.

 The working hours will be approx 9-6pm unless a dinner party is planned, when you would be expected to serve food and drinks.  Top negotiable salary for the right person.  Driver with clean UK license and fluent English essential.   Start end Aug/Sept

Residential Housekeeper/Nanny

Devon

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2 bedroom annexe

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU3570

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Large Country Estate, home to a young family of six, requires an experienced housekeeper with a love of children. The children at home, both boys are 7yrs and 6yrs and attend local day school. 2 older boys visit at weekends and holidays.

The property is a Grade I listed historic house at the centre of a traditional country estate comprising cottages, farms, woodland (and shoot).

The family also have dogs, so an animal friendly person is essential.

Duties will include all daily housekeeping, cleaning, washing and ironing, errands and school runs working alongside Mum. Occasionally you will need to have 1 overnight care of the boys when the parents travel to London on business trips, so essential that you have previous childcare experience. You will be asked to supervise homework, so fluent English is essential.

The position is primarily Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 6.30 pm with a break during the day.

There is a cook employed but you may be asked to prepare simple family meals on the cooks days off and additional housekeeping assistance is also employed.

Outdoor Staff including Estate Manager Gardener and Gamekeeper.

Partner ideally to work part time hours, approx. 25 hrs per week, responsible for security of the main house, setting and cleaning fires, chopping and bringing in logs, light gardening and external maintenance, cleaning gutters, cleaning cars and general assistance to the Estate team.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE. Self contained 2 bedroom annex apartment. Strictly Non Smoker and Drivers essential. Dog welcome.

Residential Housekeeper/Nanny

Devon

Contract:
Full-Time

Accommodation:
2 bedroom apartment

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3570

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RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER /NANNY -FT

MAINTENANCE PERSON- PT

Large Country Estate, home to a young family of six, requires an experienced housekeeper with a love of children. The children at home, both boys are 7yrs and 6yrs and attend local day school. 2 older boys visit at weekends and holidays.

The property is a Grade I listed historic house at the centre of a traditional country estate comprising cottages, farms, woodland (and shoot).

The family also have dogs, so an animal friendly person is essential.

Duties will include all daily housekeeping, cleaning, washing and ironing, errands and school runs working alongside Mum. Occasionally you will need to have 1 overnight care of the boys when the parents travel to London on business trips, so essential that you have previous childcare experience. You will be asked to supervise homework, so fluent English is essential.

The position is primarily Monday to Friday – 7.30am to 6.30 pm with a break during the day.

There is a cook employed but you may be asked to prepare simple family meals on the cooks days off and additional housekeeping assistance is also employed.

Outdoor Staff including Estate Manager Gardener and Gamekeeper.

Partner ideally to work part time hours, approx. 25 hrs per week, responsible for security of the main house, setting and cleaning fires, chopping and bringing in logs, light gardening and external maintenance, cleaning gutters, cleaning cars and general assistance to the Estate team.

SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE. Self contained 2 bedroom annex apartment. Strictly Non Smoker and Drivers essential. Dog welcome.

Household Manager/Head Housekeeper

Contract:
Full-Time

Accommodation:
Included

Salary:
Competitive

Job Ref:
HU3012

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HOUSEHOLD MANAGER/ HEAD HOUSEKEEPER

Fabulous opportunity for a Hands on Household Manager/Head House person to run and monitor this 10 bedroom, 7 reception room former Royal Hunting Lodge, set in 25 acres -  the summer residence of long term Hutchinson's clients, who own other worldwide residences.

This stunningly restored property boasts 20,000 Sq. ft. accommodation together with 4 cottages, a pool, pool room, Jacuzzi and gym + cellar, equestrian complex and snooker room.  The whole property is set in fabulous grounds and includes a Victorian Walled garden and a Tuscan Garden with extensive woodlands.

We seek an applicant who has polish and style, who is able to run this property (closed up for much of the year) in a totally hands on manner, working alongside the cleaner, assisting with housekeeping and laundry and who can also assist the butler with front of house and service duties and act as a Personal Assistant when the family are in residence during July and August.  She/he needs to also be a PA, but still willing to roll up her/his sleeves.  A Chef is employed, and seasonal staff will also be employed to assist, together with a full-time Head Gardener/Estate Manager.   Start as soon as possible.  The current, long service travelling household manager will be there for the first two weeks with the new candidate.   Candidate can be single or married, (without children.)  Partner to follow own occupation.   Dogs would not be welcome, however, cats would.  TOP salary and lots of time off, however you would be expected to work on a 7 day a week basis when the clients are in residence.  One of the gorgeous 4 cottages available for accommodation.  Excellent references are required. Circa £45-50k gross per annum all found. 

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Hutchinson’s Domestic Staff,
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