London, South of France, Yacht
LONDON SW7 – SOUTH OF FRANCE -YACHT
TRAVELLING RESIDENTIAL HOUSEKEEPER
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 house 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 with an EU Passport and legally able to work in UK for approx. 4 months of the year. Summer months are usually at the property in South of France with trips to Italy. Ideally you will also be prepared to travel with the principals on their yacht, a candidate with a previous yacht background looking for a mix of a “land and sea” based role is ideal.
When working at the large property in France you will join the household team and, on the yacht, join the crew, so a good team player is essential. In the future there may 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, on the yacht a shared cabin. (HU2863)
JOB REF: HU2863