HIGHGATE, N6 RESIDENTIAL COUPLE- COOK/CHEF LIGHT HOUSEKEEPER AND HOUSEPERSON/DRIVER/BUTLER/MAINTENANCE PERSON.
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. A daily housekeeper of many years is 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. ASAP START (HU3572)
HIGHGATE LONDON N6
Long Term Hutchinson’s client with a very high tech, large SMART, modern apartment. The owner travels a lot, it is therefore essential that the 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. 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. ASAP start. (HU3574)
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.
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.
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 £45-50,000 Gross per annum.
Well behaved pet considered, but sorry no dependent children. Both must drive. (HU3618)