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Live-in Domestic Couple

Hertfordshire, Salary circa £50,000-£65,000 per annum

EHS #3162

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Our clients, who live in a beautiful country residence, are looking to employ a Domestic Couple (Housekeeper/Chauffeur) to oversee and ensure the smooth running of their home.

It is a substantial residence - 7 bedrooms including a guest apartment, set in beautiful grounds with a lake set in 450 acres.  The residence is in a village; close to a small town and only 20 minutes' drive from Cambridge.

The Principals have lived there for more than 20 years and are now in the position of requiring assistance in ensuring the cleanliness of their home.  You would be required to set your own schedule as to the cleaning and upkeep with duties including:

  • Cleaning
  • Making beds and changing linen
  • Washing windows
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Stock control for bathrooms
  • Tidying rooms
  • Steaming and cleaning draperies
  • Some assistance with cooking
  • Reporting any necessary repairs
  • Assistance with some gardening / lawn care
  • Driving - locally and further afield
  • Basic home maintenance
  • Shopping
  • Running errands

The Principals have a home in the Caribbean which they visit a few times a year for 3 to 4 weeks, especially during the winter months.  You will not be required to travel with them.

Accommodation: a spacious, refurbished two bedroom flat with kitchenette / lounge area, shower room.  The flat is close to the main residence but independent and with your own separate entrance.

Pool Car for your use - business and personal.

The Principal owns a few top end cars which will be used when you are driving them.  It is essential that you are a safe and competent driver for both short and longer distances.

Days of work:  5 days per week -  Monday to Friday.  Some weekends as and when necessary but advance notice will be given.

Working hours:  8.00am-5.00pm - some flexibility required

Salary:  depending on experience - £50,000-£65,000 gross per annum

Interviews to take place:  early April 2020

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Live-in Domestic Couple

EHS #3162

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