We are searching for an experienced Domestic Couple for an international family to run their large penthouse apartment in Knightsbridge. The principal is primarily in residence alone and his wife and children visit for short stays throughout the year. He also travels so needs a proactive couple who will keep the apartment in an immaculate ready state, and deal with any maintenance issues when needed.
The role will be split between Housekeeper/Driver, Handyman based on a 5 day week when the gentleman is alone; flexibility on days off will be needed when the whole family are visiting.
Ensure the apartment is cleaned throughout to a high standard.
Washing and ironing for the family's clothes and bedding.
Light cooking when required for the gentleman and his family when in residence.
Shopping for all food and laundry items and any ad hoc purchases requested by the family.
Packing and unpacking of suitcases on their visits.
Drive the principal in and around London.
Airport runs for the gentleman and family during their visits to London.
Ensuring all electrical items are in good working order.
Carry out any minor DIY, changing light bulbs, hanging pictures etc.
Overseeing outside contractors, informing reception on arrivals.
Ensuring the security of the property, alarms working, windows closed etc.