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Maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen area, including keeping the refrigerators clean and discarding out-of-date items, and cleaning the oven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
Consultant to contact: Hannah Mckeown Job ID: 49551