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  • Couples

    Desired location: North West / Yorkshire
    Live in or live out: Live In
    Availability: ASAP
    Salary expectations: £50,000+ gpa
    Candidate number: 82724

    A highly experienced Couple who are looking for a role to be closer to family in Yorkshire. Highly recommended by their previous employer of 8 years. Between them they can cover Housekeeping, Cooking, Gardening, Property Maintenance, Gardening, Driving and care of animals. Can start asap / short notice.

    Call 01298 600 414 Email Laura Harrall


    Desired location: North West / Yorkshire / Midlands
    Live in or live out: Live In
    Availability: ASAP
    Salary expectations: £50,000+ gpa
    Candidate number: 106434

    A great down to earth couple who have spent the last 9 years in Cyprus and are now looking to be back in the UK to be closer to family in Stockport. Highly flexible and professional and hard working. They have been looking after holiday properties covering all housekeeping, maintenance and gardening. They have a dog to come with and are looking to start asap.

    Call 01298 600 414 Email Laura Harrall


    Desired Location: South of England 
    Live In or Live Out: Live In 
    Salary Expectation £50k 
    Candidate ID: 106423
    Availability: As soon as possible
     
    A fantastic couple looking for their next role within a private household. She is a great Housekeeper, takes care all the cleaning, laundry and ironing and is a confident cook. They are both confident with animals and children. He is experienced with all forms of maintenance for the interior and exterior of the property and is handy with garden maintenance. They are hardworking couple. Happy to help where needed and they both drive and own their own car. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster


    Desired Location: Southern Home Counties   
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation £48 - £52k gross combined
    Candidate ID:77580 
    Availability: As soon as possible

    A fantastic couple are looking for their next role. She is a great housekeeper, shows attention to detail and likes to keep busy she is a hardworking, she also takes care of all laundry and ironing. He is very versatile and is experienced with all aspects of maintenance and DIY She has lots of energy and would be great to help with school aged children. He is great in the garden and with garden maintenance. He is the driver out of the two. They both love animals and are happy to help where needed. They are happy to babysit and care for pets. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster



    Desired Location:
    Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation: £55K+ Combined Gross annual salary
    Availability: ASAP
    Candidate ID: 105966

    Excellent Nepalese Couple available immediately to interview. They have worked as a Couple in the UK for a family for 12 years who highly recommended them. They offer skills of Housekeeper, Houseman, Chauffeur, Gardening, Security and Animal care. They are very flexible in their duties and working hours and are looking for a Live In role, they have no pets, they have 2 boys at University who like to visit. They work very well together as a Couple and are a real team, they would suit a formal or informal household. Ideally they would like to find a role where they can have some weekends off.

    Call   +44 (0)20 7233 9950  or Email Hannah Mckeown



    Desired Location: London or Home Counties 
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation: £50K+ Combined Gross annual salary 
    Availability: ASAP
    Candidate ID: 76929

    Excellent Portuguese Couple available immediately to interview and start a new position. They have worked as a Couple in the UK in formal and informal homes. They offer skills of Housekeeper, Mother’s Help, Chauffeur, Houseman, Security.  Both have worked for families in London, ideally they would like to find a role in London or the Home Counties, both are drivers.   They are very flexible in their duties and working hours and are looking for a Live In role, they have no pets or dependants.  Both love animals and are happy to look after pets.

    Call   +44 (0)20 7233 9950  or Email Hannah Mckeown

     


     

    Desired location: North of England / North Wales / Midlands
    Live in or live out: Live In
    Availability: ASAP
    Salary expectations: £50,000 +
    Candidate number: 123498

    Highly experienced traditional all-rounder couple looking for a new role to start ASAP.  They have been with their current employer for 10 years and are now looking for a new role as the estate is being passed down to the next generation.  More of an indoor couple they offer the following skills: Hands on Housekeeping, Ladies Maid, Household Management, Catering for family meals, dinner parties and larger events, driving, Butler, Valet, Front of House, Handyman, Wine Cellar Management.  Excellent references and highly recommended.

    Call 01298 600 414 Email Laura Harrall


    Desired Location: Scotland & The North of England
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation:  £35,000 plus Accommodation
    Available from: January 2020
    Candidate ID: 122360

    This couple are both very well presented. They are switched on and competent. Both of them are happy with hospitality aspect of the roles and are happy with cooking and can do vegan cooking. They have both catered for large dinner parties for 20 people. He is happy with car maintenance and gardening and she enjoys doing the housekeeping work. She is a fully qualified Yoga Instructor. This couple are happy with both formal and informal households and to be part of the family and household.

    Call +44 (0) 131 556 5139 Email Lesley Jones


    Desired Location: South West of England
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Availability: ASAP
    Salary Expectation £55K Gross +
    Candidate ID: 66334

    A fabulous Couple who offer the skills of Estate Manager and Gardener and who have over 15 years experience working on private estates. Prior to working in domestic service he was in the military for many years where he reached the rank of Sergeant. They are looking for a new position, ideally running a part-time residence for a Principal and are very open to the size of the estate - large or small, they have experience with both.  As an experienced Estate Manager he is able to manage all aspects of an estate, including the grounds and inside the house. Having been trained in engineering, he is able to maintain a property’s household systems and has looked after some very high tech households. He is hands-on in the grounds, maintaining lakes, ponds and undertaking heavy-duty garden maintenance. He has managed gardening teams and has overseen many projects dealing with contractors and suppliers.  
    She is a qualified gardener who is very passionate about her work. She has worked within a formal garden environment (with particular responsibility within the walled garden). She has a wide range of horticultural skills and is a competent all-rounder. She has undertaken both soft and hard landscaping work. She is also very happy to undertake part-time housekeeping if required

    They are a super Couple who ideally would like to find a role close to Dorset, however they are open on location for the right job,

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Hannah Mckeown 


     

    Desired Location: Rural 
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation £40,000+
    Candidate ID:121801
    Availability: 2 month notice period

    A fantastic versatile couple are looking for their step into private households. They have a great combined skill set, including housekeeping, laundry, ironing and administrative support, as well as maintenance, gardening and security. He is from an engineering background, including electrical and mechanical engineering. They are both confident drivers and both enjoy gardening and the rural lifestyle. They are a great team and they come with one friendly dog. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster

     

     

    Desired Location: Southern Home Counties / South of England  /   
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation £57 - £60k + gross combined
    Candidate ID:121203
    Availability: One month notice period  

    A lovely, genuine couple who are looking for their next role. She is fantastic with children, and is a hardworking Housekeeper. She takes care of all the family laundry and ironing, including care of fine fabrics, along with brass and silver. He is very versatile and is a great Houseman / Butler and is a fantastic Cook. He takes care of the shopping for the household and can cater for dinner parties and often serves. They make a great team and are looking for a long term commitment. He is the only driver and happy to assist with school runs, airport runs and local errands. They both love dogs and would be happy to help with family pets. They are on a month's notice period.  

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster


     Desired Location: Scotland
    Live In or Live Out: Live in 
    Salary Expectation: £35,000 plus  
    Available from: September 2019  
    Candidate ID: 121108

    A wonderful, energetic couple who are looking to get a traditional couple job in Scotland. She is an excellent Cook / Housekeeper and can turn her hand to anything. He is ex-military and is a dab hand in the garden. He is confident with any machinery and all aspects of gardening. They are a sensible and switched on couple who would be a great asset for any estate.

    Call +44 (0) 131 556 5139 Email Lesley Jones


    Desired Location: Ideally Surrey, West Sussex or Hampshire 
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation £52 - £55k Gross
    Candidate ID: 86555
    Availability: On one month's notice period 

    An enthusiastic Hungarian couple are looking for their next long term role. She loves to cook and can offer family cooking with the occasional dinner party. She is an experienced housekeeper, including managing all laundry, ironing and fabric care. He is very versatile and is experienced with all aspects of gardening, both formal and informal land, and also maintenance of green houses and vegetable gardens. He is competent with maintenance, DIY and swimming pools. They are ideally looking for a Monday – Friday role. They are both confident drivers and happy to take care of the family dogs. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster



    Desired Location: Scotland  
    Live In or Live Out: Live In 
    Salary Expectation: £40,000 
    Availability: 4 weeks’ notice 
    Candidate ID: 71215 

    A Scottish couple looking for positions in Scotland. They are hardworking, trustworthy, and passionate about the work they do. They have a strong foundation in the service industry with the necessary skills and experience required for working in private domestic households as a team. They have been together for 26 years, married for 15 with no dependents, and have worked together as a team for the past 10 years. He is a Maintenance gardener and has been an Estate Manager. She is a confident cook and housekeeper. Both drive. 

    Call +44 (0)131 556 5139 or Email Lesley Jones


    Desired Location: Southern Home Counties   / Ideally Rural location  / International 
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation £53- £57k gross combined
    Candidate ID:119717
    Availability: One months’ notice  

    A fantastic Dutch couple are looking for a long term role working together. He offers Valet / Houseman / Butler skills and is confident with silver service, assisting with dinner parties and light family cooking. He is happy to work alongside another housekeeper. His partner is very outdoorsy and is ideally looking for a large property to take care of. He is confident with all formal gardening, landscaping and garden machinery. They both drive and love animals. They are looking for position where they can have Sundays and Mondays as their days off, as they like to go to church. 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster


    Desired Location: Southern Home Counties
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation £51 - £55k gross combined
    Candidate ID:117987
    Availability: As soon as possible

    A dedicated Argentinian couple are looking for their next role. She is fantastic with children and comes from a nursery background, and is happy with children aged between 0-5 years. She loves to cook and is a hardworking housekeeper, including managing all laundry and ironing. He is very versatile and is experienced with all aspects of maintenance and DIY including painting and decorating. He has experience with swimming pools and vegetable gardens. They are happy to babysit and care for pets.

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster

    Desired Location: France, Spain, Europe
    Live in our out: accommodation provided
    Salary expectation: negotiable
    Candidate ID: 118462
    Available: 4 weeks

    Experienced Butler / Host / Housekeeper and Estate Manager / Chef couple with over 10 years of experience working together. Experienced working with UHNW clients and in luxury homes, catering for large number of guests and providing silver service. Chef skills to match and a keen eye for detail and presentation. Fluent in French, and have acquired skills in staff management, maintenance and book keeping as well as budgeting. Definitely a top couple worth interviewing.

    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Andy Hodges


     Desired Location: South of England, Ideally Hampshire   
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation £51 - £55k gross combined
    Candidate ID: 118340 
    Availability: As soon as possible 

    An experienced and dedicated Nepalese couple who are looking for their next role. She is a fantastic housekeeper, including managing all laundry and ironing. She is confident with fine furnishings, antiques and silverware. He is very versatile and is experienced with gardening (including vegetable gardens), maintenance and basic DIY. He can also maintain swimming pools. They are both hardworking and can accommodate formal dinner parties. They are looking for a Monday - Friday role so they can spend time with their grown up children at weekends, 

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Nicola Forster



    Desired Location: Scotland  
    Live In or Live Out: Live In  
    Salary Expectation:  £30,000 to £40,000
    Available from: ASAP 
    Candidate ID: 111930

    He is a well presented and likeable person. He has clear communication skills and would definitely be a great host for guests. He is more than capable of running an establishment in the GM’s absence. They have a strong connection together and have enjoyed their time in Malawi but are now ready to come back to the UK. She is a very confident cook. She is happy to cater for large groups and small parties and can adapt her cooking to the guests taste. She has great knowledge of menu development and has been training staff in Malawi how to cook using local produce. She currently cooks on an open fire.  

    Call +44 (0) 131 556 5139 Email Lesley Jones 


    Desired Location: Scotland  
    Live In or Live Out: Live In  
    Salary Expectation:  £30,000 to £40,000
    Available from: ASAP 
    Candidate ID: 58770

    This experienced couple have been working together as a couple since 2010 running a large estate for an international client.  Before this, they ran their own hotel, worked in personal security and he served in the Police Force. They have a multitude of skills and are able to look after a house and small estate from top to bottom and are flexible with regard to their duties.

    Call +44 (0) 131 556 5139 Email Lesley Jones

     

     


    Desired Location: South East/ 1- 2 hour drive from Essex
    Live In or Live Out: Live In
    Salary Expectation: £50K-£55K Gross Per annum
    Available from: May/June 2019
    Candidate ID 99932

    Greycoat Placed this excellent couple in a role where they have been for 2.5 years. They are now looking for a role closer to family in Essex and wish to have some weekends free to see them. They are happy to be a 1- 2 hour drive away. They offer the following skills: Housekeeper, Dinner Party cooking, Handyman, Houseman and Garden maintenance. Both are child friendly. Previous to this role they worked summers in a chateau in South West France and two winter seasons working in chalet management and catering for a ski company in Courchevel.   She would love to find a role for a family who want her to cook, as she loves cooking, but is equally happy doing housekeeping. Both are drivers and have no pets.

    Call +44 (0)20 7233 9950 or Email Hannah McKeown 


    Desired Location: Scotland
    Live in or out: Live In
    Salary expectation: £40k - £50K
    Candidate ID: 103611
    Available: ASAP

    This Couple have a vast of knowledge of working in private houses. Having been working in France for 7 years, they have decided it was time to move back to Scotland. They have a wealth of experience working together. He is a gardener and loves to be outside and she is happy in the house, ensuring all the housework is completed. She also loves to do family cooking. They are happy to relocate anywhere in Scotland and currently have no notice period. 
       
    Call +44 (0) 131 5565 139   or Email Lesley Jones


    Desired Location: South of France, Switzerland, UK – other locations Europe - based
    Live in or out: out
    Salary expectation:  negotiable
    Candidate ID:  100469
    Available: 1 month's notice

    This couple have worked together as a very hands-on domestic couple for over 10 years. They have then taken the executive housekeeping and house management route, and have often cooperated together on request. Both are accomplished chefs (de rang and de partie) and they also specialise in silver service and cater for parties. They are incredibly devoted to providing top service to the highest standards and truly understand the meaning and expectations of working in private service. Candidate A is a dedicated facilities and maintenance manager who is hands-on and has been involved in housekeeping, general upkeep and gardening, as well as being in charge of budgeting and staff managing. Candidate B is a specialist in laundry management and providing five star- standard housekeeping, and well as being hands-on in all house management aspects. 

    This couple are the full package: they are experienced, loyal and committed, in addition to being kind and warm-hearted individuals. In a demanding market led by candidates, they are a true rarity! 
       
    Call +44 (0) 20 72339950 or Email Andy Hodges


    Desired Location: Ayrshire or Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland                     
    Live In or Live Out: Live In or Live Out
    Salary Expectation:Competitive 
    Availability:1 month’s notice
    Candidate ID: 96350 

    A very hardworking couple; she has worked as a House Manager in private homes and as General Manager at a luxury exclusive-use venue. She has exceptional attention to detail and a lovely warm manner. The other half of this duo is able to carry out all maintenance, DIY and gardening. He is also qualified in biomass distribution and installation. This dynamic team would be of huge benefit to a large estate looking to diversify. 

    Call +44 (0)131 556 5139 or Email Lesley Jones