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PHS-195 Urgent - Fantastic couple role in Oxshott, Surrey job. Salary: 55k - 65k for the right couple

PHS-195 Urgent - Fantastic couple role in Oxshott, Surrey job. Salary: 55k - 65k for the right couple

Job Description
Job 195

We are recruitment immediately (interviews this week) for a delightful family, please see the details below:

The Family: The homeowner is a 41-year-old man who lives in Oxshott in Surrey, with his partner. His home is energetic, full of life and lots of fun. The house is extensive over 4 floors, with 8 bedrooms, family rooms, gym, pool, cinema, playroom for kids the children and a large garden. The kitchen is the heart of the home and the family spend the majority of their time there playing or working. He has 3 lovely young children who live with him part time, ages 4, 5, and 8 - the children have a nanny who is live in while they are at the property who is responsible for their care; however some there may be some ad hoc childcare duties so previous experience of a busy family home required

Housekeeping and Cooking: You will be responsible for completing general housekeeping duties including but not limited to laundry, ironing, cleaning, organising and maintaining the cleanliness of bedrooms and rooms in the home. The level of cooking will vary depending if there are guests in the house or his children are visiting. However, as a general rule breakfast, lunch and dinner will be required daily and cooking should be completed to a high standard at all times. Occasional dinner party cooking / event hosting may be required for which notice will be given; at these times menu planning, liaising with caterers and staff will be required

Handyman/ Gardener/ Driver: You will be responsible for maintaining all garden and outside areas of the house, duties including but not limited to; mowing the lawn, weeding, maintenance of water fountain, ensuring patio and driveway is clear and are well maintained. The maintenance of the boiler room, pool, sauna, jacuzzi and summerhouse will also be your responsibility. On occasion you will be required to drive the principal / family to engagements as well as maintaining all vehicles (including super cars / quads / bicycles / children’s cars) – ensuring they have adequate petrol, cleaned prior to use, have no mechanical problems, taking them to services etc. In your role you will be required to manage contractors performing any work on the property

Start date: Immediate

Languages: Excellent English

Type: Live-in, permanent

Driving: Yes, at least person needs to be able to drive

Working days: Monday to Friday

Working hours: 8am to 8pm

 

This job is a live-in role, where you will be in the house in ‘staff quarters’ with a bedroom / living area and separate kitchen. You will also have use of one of the family cars; although having your own car is required for personal use. Weekend domestic cover is provided by an additional housekeeper; however if there are functions over the weekend (such as birthdays / events) your attendance may be required and time off will be given in lieu. The couple must be well spoken, well presented and fluently speak English and the ability to drive is essential

Breakdown:

Experienced couple running a large and busy family household
General house cleaning to be completed on a daily basis
Cooking 3x meals a day for family / visitors to house
Grocery shopping
Laundry and ironing to be done daily.
Wardrobe management including designer labels
Accepting deliveries / organising contractors
Arranging for dry cleaning of delicate fabrics
Daily watering of house plants
Maintenance of outside areas including garages / pool / gardens / plant room and garage
Occasional Handyman work
Driving and car maintenance
Polish silver and metals once a week
Packing for family / business travel
Bed sheets should be changed daily
Managing dinner parties and event cooking
Flower arranging
Providing care for family pets
Working with live-in nanny and home office staff - PA’s / personal trainer etc.
Occasional ad-hoc childcare
Attend weekly staff meetings for household team
Other ad hoc duties as required to ensure the smooth running of household

Must have previous household experience as a couple, be well spoken, well presented with excellent English

For this terrific role please apply on line or call Martin immediately on 0203 3184468 /extn 106 or speak to a member of the team. Email:

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