Live In Couples Job, Surrey
An excellent opportunity for a Couple to work for an International client looking after their
Part-time residence in Surrey. The Principals are old clients of Greycoat and we placed their current Couple 6 years ago who are now retiring.
The house is used by all members of the family sometimes separately with their families or occasionally in the summer all together. You should be happy to work in a family environment as they have a range of young children from new born – school aged.
The family do travel with staff members including nannies so when the house is full you will have help to look after the principals while in residence.
As a Housekeeper you will be responsible for looking after a 6 bedroom country home as well as 1 bedroom guest cottage. You will ensure the house is well presented and stocked before the principals arrive.
One of the Couple should be a competent Cook and prepare simple family meals when they are in residence and for their guests.
The house is situated in approx 12 acres of land, which you will be required to maintain including mowing lawns, strimming and cutting hedges. Ideally you will have some basic plant knowledge to maintain the small area of formal garden.
General maintenance of the property and household systems including an indoor and outdoor swimming pool
Between yourselves you will be responsible for running the household administration that will include paying utility bills, manage household accounts and keep records of petty cash.
You will oversee and manage contractors coming to the house and liaise with the family on any work being carried out
The Principal also has an apartment in London which they would require you to check on once a month for them.
There will be some occasional driving duties mainly running errands and airport runs
This is a role suitable for a Couple who are self- motivated and have experience working in a part-time residence. You will be required to be flexible when the Principals are in residence with your working hours/week and take time off in lieu.
Accommodation – 1 Bedroom flat – A well behaved dog is welcome sorry no cats
Drivers – Ideally both essential one is a driver
Salary - £51K-£55K gross per annum depending on experience
Responsible Consultant – Hannah Mckeown Job ID - 51251