PHS Job 203
HOUSEHOLD COUPLE WANTED FOR STATELY HOME IN NORTH WEST LONDON
We are looking for a live-in, long term oriented, reliable and discreet couple, to be the caretakers of an occasionally occupied, third home of a prominent, ultra-high net worth family of two, with occasional visits by their children and grandchildren. It is unlikely that in the foreseeable future the property would be occupied for more than 90 days per annum. The position involves full responsibility for taking care of, and running, the technically sophisticated home to preserve its value while the family is absent, as well as cooking and stewarding duties when the family is in residence.
The position is based in a sought-after, North-West London location and is to look after a stately, four bedroom house, with well-developed common and health/fitness facilities. The position is live-in, with accommodation provided comprising an en-suite bedroom located within the lower ground floor of the property, with a dedicated separate entrance.
Duties to include (but not limited to):
a) Twice a week full cleaning, including moping, vacuuming, dusting, polishing, linen change etc.
b) Daily tidying up and light cleaning
c) Keeping stock and re-stocking cleaning supplies and utensils as required
d) Washing up and kitchen cleaning
e) Wardrobe care: laundry, hand washing delicate fabrics, cleaning, ironing, shoe care and polishing, packing/unpacking etc.
f) Minor garden maintenance and liaising with a contracted gardener for the grounds upkeep, if required
g) Dealing with alarms/security and overseeing builders/tradesmen for minor works if required
i) Some food shopping for daily groceries if required
j) Accounting/general admin for the property
k) Cooking for the family while in residence. Russian and Italian cuisine is preferred
l) Animal care required; the family have a dog so occasional dog walking, feeding etc
m) Chauffeuring - one of the couple must hold a valid UK driving licence
There is unlikely to be any travel involved with the family and the couple will be entitled to 4 weeks paid annual leave per annum (a reasonable arrangement, especially with regards to security, has to be arranged by the couple for their holidays. It can't be guaranteed that any vocation time would be allowed for Easter.
Fluent English speakers are required and it may be likely that uniforms will be required and provided for.
Our clients are looking to interview ASAP with a view for a March start date. Salary to be discussed upon individual application (depending on the candidates' experience).
Please apply via website or contact Andrei on 0203 318 4468 (ext. 105) or email: