Dec 24, 2021

Domestic Couple. Reference Number: MW-20852

£65,000 - £85,000 yearly
  • Eden Private Staff
  • Ascot, UK
Full time Driver Housekeeper

Job Description

 

  • Location: Ascot, Berkshire
  • Salary: pa, gross, £65,000 - £85,000
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Working Days: 5 days a week covering weekends, 09:00 – 18:00 (with flexibility)
  • Start Date: ASAP

Weekend residence in Ascot in need of a proactive domestic couple

Job Summary:

A private family are seeking a proactive and professional domestic couple for their weekend residence in Ascot. Working within a wider team of staff, you will be on hand to ensure the home is immaculately presented and everything is in working order prior to their arrival and throughout their stay.

 

Duties:

All-rounder

  • Overlooking the estate and reporting to Property Manager
  • Maintain the accurate stock control
  • Driving related duties, e.g. running errands
  • Typical household maintenance duties: general maintenance of grounds and building, painting, repairing without involving 3rd party contractors
  • Liaise closely with contractors and keeping eye on maintenance and building works
  • Maintaining of machinery and equipment, e.g. car and to log any defects and report to the manager
  • Maintaining security of the grounds and land
  • Dealing with emergencies, if necessary (e.g. call intruder/fire alarm company)
  • Informing office about problems in the house

 

Housekeeper

  • Household duties: cleaning, vacuuming, dusting & polishing on daily basis
  • Laundry: washing, ironing, making and changing beds
  • Assisting and serving for special events/family/guests visits
  • Groceries shopping
  • Purchasing and maintaining stock of cleaning and household supplies
  • Taking care of antiques and other art works (e.g. cleaning and polishing silver)
  • Wardrobes management
  • Any additional skills such as cooking, floristry, sewing are advantageous

 

Candidate requirements:

The ideal couple will have a proactive and diligent approach with proven experience operating effectively with autonomy and managing their own hours effectively. You will be discreet and effective team player working well with other members of staff and adapting to the fluctuating needs of the household. Couple may be required to travel to the family’s residence in France once a year so those willing to travel are preferred.

DBS check required

 

Accommodation

1 bedroom flat on the top floor of the residence with separate entrance unfortunately they are unable to consider those with pets or dependants.


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