PHS Job 1487
Our clients, a friendly family with 3 girls (6 y.o., 5 y.o., 2y.o.), who are located in a historical and fashionable part of London, Notting Hill area, nearby St. John's Wood, are looking for an experienced House Managing couple.
The family's cozy property has 6 floors and although it is a fairly large, not all of the rooms are used on a daily basis. The property has fine art, marble, hand-painted walls, antique furniture and due to this we are looking for a candidate with relevant experience.
The successful candidates are expected to do cooking as well as be flexible, trustworthy, energetic and honest. The family would be happy to find Russian speakers as the family speaks Russian as their native language.
Type: Full-time, Live-out, Permanent
Working hours: Flexible hours, 10 hours/ day
Working days: 5 days/ week
Driving Licence: Required
Languages: English, Russian (preferred)
Housekeeper is responsible for day to day smooth running of the house.All normal housekeeping elements such as bed turn downs, cleaning, tidying, laundry, fire setting, washing up etcShopping, flowers, household admin presentCooking for the familyAssistance with meet and greet, food prep, drinks pouring, food serving and other hospitality related efforts important.Organisation the cupboardsKitchen cleaningKeeping the general areas clean and tidy (eg. returning misplaced items, emptying the bins, dusting, wiping away marks, watering plants, dusting doors, removing finger prints from likely areas) Keeping bedrooms clean and tidy (eg. changing of the bed linens, taking away dirty laundry, dusting, replacing water and toiletries)
Handyman/ Gardener duties may include but not limited :
Estate maintenance (machinery, equipment, fencing, irrigation)Responsible for the management and maintenance of the Estates property, mechanical/electrical/plumbing/media and physical assets (main house, stable block and outbuildings, pool house, swimming pool, tennis court, gates and security cameras and systems) Varied support with housekeeperResponsible for lawns, garden/herb area and patios around houseArrange and oversee tradesmen (incl. window cleaning, pool, tennis court)Oversee security of the estate particularly when principals are absentOccasionally drive principals to/from station/restaurant/airport/etcClean and generally look after carsMaintain garden machinery and arrange repairs/servicing
If you are personally interested in the vacancy or are aware of another potential candidate who may be interested in such a vacancy, please apply via the website or email . To speak with Anastasiya, please call +44(0)203 318 4468 ext 110.