Live In Couple Job

Location South West England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £51,000 GPA
Job Number  50607
Created 06 November 2018

Live In Couple Job

 

A client in Worcestershire are looking for a Live In Couple for their weekend residence, the European family have a young child of 5 years old. They are approximately in residence 2 weekends a month and on occasions mid-week mainly in the summer months

 

They have a full- time gardener and a part-time gardener employed, however you should be happy to help out the gardeners when required during the week

 

As a Housekeeper you should have a keen eye for detail and be happy to work alongside a Housekeeper, you will be responsible for the upkeep of a 6 bedroom household and be hands on with cleaning, washing and ironing.

One of you should be a competent family Cook and happy to cater for 8-10 people when they entertain.

The household is not a formal home however they do like it run like a Boutique hotel with the table laid for dinner and beds turned down when in residence.

 

As a Couple you will both work in the house at the weekends, you should be efficient think on your feet as being in a weekend residence you will need to be flexible to their diaries when in residence.

 

Duties to Include:

  • High level of thorough cleaning throughout the property, laundry, and stock taking

  • Up-keep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal

  • Flower arranging

  • Supervise and assist with the heavy cleaning tasks, both inside and on the terraces around the pool

  • Swimming pool care

  • Carry out simple maintenance indoors and outdoors

  • Ensure all household equipment including lighting and AV systems are in sound working order – thorough check to be carried out well in advance of family and guests arriving

  • Plan menus (in conjunction with Principal)

  • Shop locally for fresh produce to use alongside the produce from the vegetable and fruit garden

  • Cook nutritious meals for family and guests

  • Front of house service including laying tables, meal and drinks service, meet and greet guests

  • Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required

  • Nightly turn down when family and guests are in residence

  • Ensure vehicles are valeted and in good working order and fueled

  • Ensure health, safety and hygiene standards are adhered to

 

Accommodation ~ Separate 2 bedroom cottage – A small pet will be considered

Start Date~ ASAP

Drivers ~ Essential 1 is a driver

Salary - £48K-£51K Gross combined

 

Responsible Consultant ~ Hannah Mckeown Job ID 50607

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