Couple to work in Hampshire
Experienced, full-time, live in domestic couple required to partner with our existing domestic couple and work with other household team members including a House Manager, Chef, daily cleaners, Nanny and 4 gardeners.
The family consists of 2 principals, and they have 4 children between 9 and 16. The property is used for weekends, school holidays and during Christmas.
Between the two of you, the following responsibilities would be shared:
Heavy housekeeping such as changing lightbulbs, changing plugs and cleaning internal windows
Cleaning outside areas/furniture
Serving the family both informal & formal dinner settings (chef does not serve).
Driving the principals when required
Assisting with overseeing the contractors
Washing, laundry and ironing to a high standard
Checking stock levels for housekeeping supplies
Assisting the chef with washing up, preparing light snacks, juices and smoothies
Cleaning and assisting with a special and very large collection of cars (vintage and supercars)
Ad hoc tasks and errands as required
Willing to learn and be trained. This is a position for 2 people that will work well in small team, and who both take pride in their work.
You’ll both be hardworking, like to produce results, hands on, good eye for detail, diligent and reliable.
Able to follow instructions and use your initiative and are people who like to contribute – striving for perfection.
A good level of both written and spoken English is essential, one of you must be a very confident driver. DBS check will be required.
Accommodation: 2-bedroom cottage away from the main house. Pets welcome. Would help if one half of the couple drove as it is rurual.
Monday – 8:00 – 16:30
Tuesday – 8:00 – 16:30
Friday – 10:30 – 21:30
Saturday – 13:00 – 22:30
Sunday – 12:00 – 21:00
As you know this is a weekend Estate. They tend to go to USA in summer but do use this Hampshire estate at Christmas, so staff need to be there.