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DOMESTIC COUPLE

NR CHELTENHAM

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU4049

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Driver Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs, Security Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Housekeeper/Cook/Property Maintenance/Asst Gardener/Driver/Security
NR CHELTENHAM
Approx 8.30am to 5.30pm – 5days per week with flexibility to cover weekends when needed.
Essential Requirements: Experienced domestic couple with attention to detail. Good standard of home cooking, confident in the kitchen. Dog & Cat lovers. Both to drive with own car.
Team players. Caretakers of the property during the owner’s absence. Flexible to cover weekends for planned entertaining. Flexibility is key.

An experienced, proactive and self-sufficient domestic couple are required to manage and care for a well maintained, 11-bedroom country manor house in a rural village location close to Cheltenham.
The principals are a mature couple with adult children who visit on a regular basis. This is a family home but the principals do travel and also spend time in London.

Duties and experience required:

Housekeeping – including cleaning, care of Antiques, silver etc. Additional Housekeeping support is available.
Laundry - Washing and ironing. Packing and unpacking.
Cooking – Fresh home cooking using good quality ingredients. (Chef employed for dinner parties and events).
Shopping, errands to include post office, dry cleaning etc.
Assistance with Entertaining
Animal Care – as and when required -3 dogs 3 cats.
Assistant in garden and grounds maintenance – Head gardener and team employed, general assistance with garden maintenance.
Property Maintenance – General DIY indoor and outdoor, care of machinery and organisation of any specialist contractors as required.
Security and caretaking of the property in the owner’s absence. Housesitting & overnight sleep overs if non of the family members are present.
Care of the vehicles, occasional driving to include airport runs, organisation of servicing/MOT etc. A chauffeur is also employed.

Primarily a Monday to Friday position, however there will be occasions when weekend working will be required, usually pre-planned and in advance. The family are usually in residence over Christmas, and you will be required to be available to work.

Salary Negotiable depending on previous experience. Self-contained 2 bedroom small house in the village with small garden, approx. 5 min walk away. Sorry NO PETS or dependants. BOTH must drive with own car. (HU4049)

ESTATE MANAGER/ MAINTENANCE/ CHAUFFEUR/ SECURITY

PULBOROUGH, WEST SUSSEX

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU4115

Job Categories:
Chauffeur Jobs, Estate Manager Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs, Security Jobs
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ESTATE MANAGER/MAINTENANCE/ CHAUFFEUR/SECURITY
PULBOROUGH, WEST SUSSEX
Essential Requirements: Experience in domestic service. Flexible working hours, willing to travel with principals. Longevity in previous similar position. Fluent English, good communication skills and pro active. Child and pet friendly. Must hold a clean driving licence essential.

Large country house on an estate, home to a family of five which includes three children between 8 and 6yrs who are looked after by two rotational nannies and they are responsible for all nursery duties for the children. The family have two cats and a dog – so you must be comfortable around animals.

Maintenance/Chauffeur/Security role will be responsible for maintaining technical aspects and exterior of the house, regular driving and being part of an on-site security team.

Maintenance Role:

  • Understanding all the highly technical and SMART equipment of the house and actively checking and ensuring all is working correctly.
  • Minor indoor repairs and general household maintenance
  • Co-ordinating the third-party companies for any service and repairs.
  • Running a Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule (PPM).
  • Ensure the exterior of the house, including terraces and windows are clean.
  • Seasonal upkeep of the swimming pool.
  • Outside furniture maintained to a high standard and cushions set up and clearing away
  • Look after the family’s dog and cats - possible future pets if/when required.

Chauffeur Role:

  • Drive whenever requested by the employer, including regularly to/from London and occasionally to Europe, including overnight stays.
  • Flexible work hours will be part of this role as there will be regular driving in evenings and weekends, with some intensive and other quieter periods.
  • Run household errands for the family.
  • Occasionally drive the children to school or activities.
  • Ensure all daily used cars are clean, roadworthy and with charge / fuel
  • Driving License essential

Security Role: 

  • Liaise with security companies who manage the technical aspects of security and have a thorough understanding of these systems.
  • Coordinating with the other team members living on-site to ensure there is a 24/7 security presence, including regular CCTV monitoring and patrols
  • Ensure all security systems are maintained and serviced at the relevant time

Expectations:

  • Total discretion, confidentiality, and integrity at all times.
  • Highly organised, pre-emptive and flexible.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the capacity to maintain an overview of all activities.
  • Good teamwork and communication with the employer, the private office and wider support staff.
  • Smartly presented with a professional outlook and positive “can do” manner

You will be required to work 5 days a week. Flexible to cover weekends when needed. The family travel during the school holidays. TOP SALARY DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE. Accommodation provided if required, 2 days off per week. Driver with clean license Essential. ASAP Start. (HU4115)

EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE

CIRENCESTER, GLOUCS

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU4139

Job Categories:
Domestic Couple Jobs, Facilities Manager Jobs, Head Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE
SENIOR HOUSEKEEPER – MAINTENANCE/FACILITIES PERSON
CIRENCESTER, GLOUCS
Essential Requirements: Professional and experienced domestic couple with exceptional eye for detail and understanding of first class levels of service. Flexible and pro active, with a “can do” attitude. Strong IT skills, technically minded with impeccable record keeping and good communication skills. Fluent English, Clean driving licences and Longevity in previous positions essential.

The property is a well-established, totally refurbished manor house in a beautiful location. This is a part residence property of long-term international clients who visit especially during the summer months, the house is also used by extended family and friends throughout the year. The current couple will shorty retire home to New Zealand, after 12 very happy years, but will be available for a handover period. The Interior team of 4 include: cook/ assistant housekeeper, daily cleaner.

Maintenance – Facilities management role

  • Develop and understand a working knowledge of the mechanical and electrical installations, including heating, lighting, security, alarm systems, swimming pool and boiler room. Working through daily/weekly/monthly checklists.
  • Ensure that all facilities are tested thoroughly prior to any member of the family visiting. To include all tech equipment, audio-visual and telephones.
  • Liaison with all external companies and contractors servicing these installations, ensuring timely implementation.
  • Ensure all operating manuals, warranties, guarantees are kept scheduled and up to date.
  • Maintain comprehensive inventories of household contents, maintain diary, log all faults, snags, breakages, operational costs and repairs.
  • Supervision of the care and maintenance of the fabric of the building and where appropriate liaison with the Managing Agents and contractors. To include and ensure windows are cleaner, chimneys swept, bird guards are cleaned. All outdoor furniture is well maintained and the gym, swimming pool, tennis court are all clean, well maintained and all manufacturers maintenance procedures are carried out by the relevant contractors.
  • Occasional driving duties may be required.

Housekeeping Role

  • To ensure that the interior of the property is always immaculate.
  • Maintain and care for all contents of the residence, which includes special finishes,   Antiques, fine art and high end fine fabrics.
  • Assist with Laundry, wardrobe management and packing and unpacking during visits.
  • When the property is occupied, you will be responsible for provisioning, maintain bedrooms and bathrooms, turn down service, serving food and beverages and generally taking care of the principal and family or guests.
  • Preparation and serve breakfast and provide support and kitchen assistance to the cook for any large dinner parties or functions.
  • Maintain and record household budget and expenditure.
  • Oversee, supervise and work with local part time staff. Interact with any travelling staff as required.
  • Occasional driving duties may be required.

Excellent salary depending on experience, with 2 bedroom all found cottage. Based on a 5 day week, you must be prepared to work as required when the house is occupied. This will include some weekend working. Time off in lieu can be taken when the clients are not in residence. Both must drive. Sorry No pets or dependants. (HU4139)

RESIDENTIAL MAINTENANCE / HOUSE - PERSON

Kensington, London

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
£30,000

Job Ref:
HU3857

Job Categories:
House -Person Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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RESIDENTIAL MAINTENANCE / HOUSE - PERSON
Kensington, London W8
Essential requirements: Strong experience in general maintenance and DIY duties, ideally from a private house background, yacht, or 5* boutique hotel

Duties include

  • Can perform house-person / handy-person responsibilities such as tidying up the garden, driveway by sweeping, power washing, watering plants, simple DIY tasks (light painting, fixed loose screws)
  • Contact contractors when needed and arrange for maintenance checks
  • Collect leaves, dispose wastes 
  • Walk the Principals dog, ensure the dog has sufficient food and water
  • Monitor fire alarms and occasional CCTV cameras
  • Do patrols in the evenings and ensure windows and doors are closed
  • Understand the basic gas, electric, water meters of the house
  • Can use Creston to control heat, AC, and lights
  • Understand the basic technical aspects of the house and access points for electrical units, AC, underfloor heating 
  • Someone who has good attention to detail and can find problems / resolve in a timely matter
  • Mow the lawn when needed
  • Occasional grocery shopping
  • Accepting deliveries 
  • Prepare weekly reports 

Salary circa £30,000 gross per annum based on experience.   Live in or Live out.   Accommodation provided, bedroom and bathroom with a shared living staff area with access to a full kitchen. Immediate start.  (HU3857)