Residential Housekeeper/Handyman Driver

LIVE IN HOUSEKEEPER/HANDYMAN DRIVER

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the House Manager on a daily basis

  • Inform the HM of any damage and repairs needed
  • Report any issues in any of the principal’s homes
  • Produce a shopping list for any products in a timely manner for the HM to order/purchase
  • Report back when contractors have finished their duty/task and what needs to be followed up

Job description live-in Housekeeper

  • Very good laundry skills, handwashing cashmere, silk, delicates etc
  • Very good ironing skills, all bedding (king-size) is laundered in-house
  • Silver & brass cleaning
  • High ceiling dusting and all other levels
  • Weekly water run of all bathrooms, kitchen sinks
  • Hoovering and mopping
  • Mattress turning when required
  • Cleaning the kitchen after meals
  • Stocking the fridge and dry goods, checking on expiry dates on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Clean all wardrobes, shelves and drawers
  • Tidy and organise all clothing as per the principal’s or HM instructions
  • Pack for the family if required
  • Wardrobe management
  • Mending of holes, buttons etc or report to the HM if items need to be sent out for repair
  • Clean shoes after every use, especially the inside, report repairs when needed
  • Steam all suitcases after arrival, ready for the next departure
  • Reporting to the House Manager when cleaning materials need re-ordering before they run out
  • Cleaning of staff room on ground floor
  • Running the Sky boxes on a weekly basis
  • Run errands
  • Keep dishwashers, washing machines/dryers clean and serviced
  • Watch over contractors when they are working in any of the principal’s homes
  • Ensure the alarms are set and the homes are securely locked prior to departing for the day
  • Clean the steam room, sauna and pool area
  • Attending the same duties at all residences (2 in Belgravia, 1 in Weybridge)

 

Job description for Chauffeur/Handyman/Gardener

  • Window & terrace screens cleaning
  • Water and tidy all plants
  • Garden furniture cleaning & teaking when necessary
  • Clean bird droppings, spiderwebs, leaves from terrace
  • Checking and changing lightbulbs
  • Change a washer/leaking sinks
  • Basic varnishing (not antique furniture)
  • Basic drilling/repairs
  • Basic painting
  • Assist the housekeeper with cleaning duties when required
  • Steam all suitcases after arrival, ready for the next departure
  • Clean the cars in and out
  • Fill up the cars, check/refill windscreen fluid, oil, tires etc
  • Maintain/renew congestion charge, MOT etc
  • Clean/upkeep the garage
  • Clean/upkeep the staff room
  • Drive the principals to required destinations within London and the UK
  • Run errands
  • Watch over contractors when they are working in any of the principal’s homes
  • Ensure the alarms are set and the homes are securely locked prior to departing for the day
  • Clean the steam room, sauna and pool area
  • Attending the same duties at all residences (2 in Belgravia, 1 in Weybridge)

ACCOMMODATION

Lovely 1 bedroom lower ground floor apartment, own front door, on a premier square, in the heart of Knightsbridge – all bills found

 

Negotiable (65K) per annum