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Domestic Couple

London, Hampton Court, Salary £50,000-£60,000 per annum

EHS #2566

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A private family household are seeking to recruit a Domestic Couple to assist with the running of two properties for the Principal.  Primary responsibility will involve daily cleaning and laundry tasks.  You will also engage in maintenance tasks, driving and daily table service.  Exceptional attention to detail is required, the right candidates must be extremely well organised and able to adapt to last-minute changes.

We are looking for a Couple who are energetic and very practical.  You will both need to be flexible and able to work long hours during busy periods.  You will both have a strong character and good communication skills.  You must both be trustworthy and able to demonstrate that you can handle confidential information appropriately

Key Responsibilities and Hours

Cleaning and Laundry

  • Daily cleaning across two properties – a main residence in South West London and a secondary property in central London.
  • Performing a variety of cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing.
  • Areas to clean will include the interior and exterior of the properties and vehicles.
  • This will include many valuable and antique items so a great degree of care and outstanding attention to detail is required.
  • Daily laundry and ironing of fine clothes, bedding, linens and tablecloths.
  • Managing the stock of cleaning and laundry products.
  • Work with other household staff to pack and unpack for the Principal when he travels abroad.

Maintenance and Technology

  • Maintaining and repairing cleaning appliances.
  • Maintenance jobs such as hanging pieces of art, oiling doors and changing lightbulbs.
  • The properties have several technical systems including televisions, sound systems, heating and lighting.  Experience of operating such systems will be needed.

Driving

  • Running errands into central London using company vehicles to drop off and collect items.
  • Driving to transport luggage to airports.

Service and Events

  • Daily table service.
  • Assist with events hosted by the Principal at properties.
  • Prepare the property before events.
  • Clean the property after events.
  • Assist with service where necessary during events.

Hours

  • Working 5 days out of 7, which will include Saturday and Sunday on a regular basis.  Routine may vary when the Principal is in residence.  Occasional travel required.

Accommodation: Separate accommodation either on Estate or in the local area

Salary: £50,000-£60,000

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Domestic Couple

EHS #2566

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