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Live In Couple Job

Location UK, South West England, CHELTENHAM
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £65K-£75K GPA
Job Number  94276
Created 16 July 2021

Live In Couple or Single Housekeeper/Cook

 The family

A wonderful opportunity to work as a pivotal member of a friendly team supporting a lovely HNW family with two young children.  Working within a stunning residence and working with a team of staff, the role offers broad scope, autonomy and teamwork, and the perfect opportunity for a motivated, self-directed Couple or individual.  

Key areas of responsibility for the Housekeeper/Cook:

  • Planning and presenting menus for approval
  • Cooking healthy nutritious meals for the family (2 adults and 2 children) and nanny, and on occasions, preparing and cooking additional meals for their guests.
  • Stocking household supplies and ordering groceries (Ocado) while maintaining a budget
  • Working alongside a cleaner 2 days/week, organising, tidying and maintaining rooms in the house, including appliances, furnishings, fireplaces, plants, clothing, silver.
  • Laundry and ironing; arranging dry cleaning, hand washing delicate items and arranging when needed a seamstress.
  • Answering door and dealing with deliveries
  • Caring for and occasionally walking the dog
  • Monitoring contractors whilst they are in the house.
  • Helping with dinner parties
  • Running errands - dry cleaning/postage/collecting items, etc.
  • Prepare and pack for holidays/weekends away (clothing, toiletries, etc).
  • The family will shortly be acquiring a dog, so ideally a couple who loves dogs / animals

Key areas of responsibility for Property Maintenance/Driver/Houseman

  • Carry out and oversee garden maintenance
  • Responsible for the upkeep of all vehicles including, but not limited to booking services, repair work and general maintenance (checking tyre pressure, filling up screen wash, cleaning the cars)
  • Reliable for driving the family and guests around when required, as well as doing driving errands
  • Responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the estate’s windows
  • Oversee and take responsibility for the upkeep and maintenance of the pool and the heating/filter system.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the playground equipment to keep it safe and tidy for the children and their guests to play on
  • Responsible for the general maintenance of the estate including, but not limited to, ordering gas, ordering oil deliveries; making sure firewood is available and prepared and keeping on top of the general upkeep of the external areas of the estate.
  • To assist with serving drinks and canapés when the family have guests or are entertaining a party

Accommodation- A separate lovely 2 bedroom separate cottage is provided

Working Week -  Monday through Friday 10.30am to 7.00pm with 30 minutes lunch break – 40 hour working week The odd weekend will be required

Start Date - August-September 2021

Driver - Both are required to drive 

Salary - £65K-£75K gross per annum for a Couple

Responsible Consultant - Hannah Mckeown

Job ID 94276

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