Live In Couple Job, London
Live In Couple required for a client with two properties in North London. This is a busy informal family with high standards who are looking for a flexible couple to run the day to day running of their weekend residence just outside of London. You should be an experienced Housekeeper who is organised and efficient and always one step ahead and can think on your feet.
The family are not in residence until Friday for the weekend so you’re expected to prepare the house for the family’s arrival each weekend and ensure the household supplies are in stock
Houseman role will include assisting with housekeeping, cleaning the cars, handyman duties around the house and liaising with contractors coming to the house, the family have two dogs who live at the house full-time so you will walk and feed them and look after them as your own.
You will be required to run errands for the family and assist occasionally in the household in London if required maybe with school runs or assisting in the house.
The family have young children and lead busy lifestyles so you should be flexible and have a practical ability, a proactive nature and who work to a very high standard although it is a very family orientated and relaxed working environment. Previous experience of working in a similar large family home is ideal.
The family employ Gardeners at the property and have a full staffed household in London and a House Manager who works in between both properties, a lot of the time you will work alone however you should also be happy to work as part of a team.
This role will suit a Couple who wish to be close to London and can work to their own initiative as well as be flexible for a busy family, Discretion and professionalism is very important
Duties will include:
Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing
Driving – running errands
Care of household cars
General household maintenance
Shopping for the house
Security of the house and estate
Hours 5 days - Monday to Friday
Drivers At least one must be a driver
Accom A separate cottage on site
Salary £850-£1000 npw combined depending on experience
Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 47746