Live In Couple Job

Location South of England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £60,000-£65,000 GPA
Job Number  49551
Created 10 August 2018

Live In Couple Job,

 

Live in House Management Couple for a large property near Cheltenham which is a new property to the principal that will be used as a weekend and holiday residence when the principal entertains extensively.

 

They require an experienced Couple for a newly renovated Grade 2 listed large country Manor house near Cheltenham on a shooting estate. It’s Essential you have previous experience in a similar role and are proactive with an eye for detail. Experience in the Royal Household or Military Households would be an advantage but not essential.

As the Head Housekeeper you should have experience and knowledge of looking after fine art and furnishings. The house will be very busy at times and quiet in others, a feast and famine arrangement- you must be flexible.

 

House Manager role will involve dealing with contractors and suppliers, liaising with the principals PA’s in London, being hands on with meeting and greeting, front of house service and ensuring the household runs smoothly and maintaining household systems

 

You will be required to manage a team of staff that will include daily cleaners,

 

Duties to include

  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning to a high standard to include the care and cleaning of fine art and furnishing's

  • Washing and Ironing, Managing the wardrobe where necessary

  • Running a housekeeping team of 2-3 housekeepers to keep the home to high standards

    • Maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen area, including keeping the refrigerators clean and discarding out-of-date items, and cleaning the oven

    • Preparing simple meals as and when required – A Chef will travel from the London house

    • Collecting, washing, ironing and returning laundry to the appropriate place, and hand washing delicate items

    • Meeting and greeting guests and dealing with tradespeople

    • Managing a complement of staff, ensuring staff rosters are fully organised

 

Partners and pets will be considered. 

Driving essential, Must have own car but car provided for work purposes

 

Hours 5 days week, days off during the week generally 40-50 hours per week

Accommodation: Self-contained 2/3 bed accommodation which will have some outside space

Salary: £60k Gross per annum

Starts ASAP

Consultant to contact: Hannah Mckeown Job ID: 49551

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