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Live In Couple Job

Location UK, South East England, Hampshire
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £70,000 Gross Combined
Job Number  87807
Created 06 August 2020

Live in Couple Job, Hampshire

A semi-formal household are looking for an experienced couple to take care and organize their country residence. The ideal candidates must be forward thinkers with a pro-active attitude and work to a very high standard. The clients have multiple properties and often travel, so flexibility is key for when they are in residence.

When the Principals are in residence they will get a Chef and Butler for more formal lunches/dinners. They require a good Couple to manage the household. 

Duties to include

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of the running of the house
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry, ironing and taking care of fine fabrics and delicate items
  • Wardrobe management
  • Nightly turn down service, when in residence
  • Up-keep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal
  • Flower arranging
  • Front of house, greet and take care of guests
  • Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required
  • Ensure stocks of wine and other beverages are correctly stored
  • Menu Planning
  • Family cooking and the dinner party events
  • Shop locally for fresh produce to use alongside the produce from the vegetable and fruit garden
  • Maintaining a menu book in which meals, dates and guests names are recorded
  • Local errands and managing the household supplies
  • Dealing with contractors
  • 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.
  • Maintenance of the interior and exterior of the property
  • Garden and lawn maintenance and swimming pool care.
  • Driving duties, principals and guests
  • Care and valeting of Estate and Family Vehicles and Classic Cars
  • Keep accurate household records and record petty cash expenditure
  • Security of the property

Start date:                    As soon as possible

Accommodation:         Immaculate 2 bedroom staff apartment with a separate entrance

Working week:            5 days a week, days off to be taken during the week

Salary:                          Circa £70k gross combined

Driving:                       Essential both candidates drive

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