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Live-in Domestic Couple

Hampshire, Salary circa £70,000 per annum

EHS #3340

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Live-in Management Couple Job, Hampshire

A formal/informal household looking for an experienced Couple to take care and organize their country residence. The ideal candidates must be forward thinkers with a pro-active attitude and work to a very high standard. The clients have multiple properties and often travel, so flexibility is key for when they are in residence.

Duties to include

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of the running of the house
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry, ironing and taking care of fine fabrics and delicate items
  • Wardrobe management
  • Nightly turndown service, when in residence
  • Up-keep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal
  • Flower arranging
  • Front of house, greet and take care of guests
  • Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required
  • Table setting
  • Wait at table and serve wine
  • Ensure stocks of wine and other beverages are correctly stored
  • Menu Planning
  • Family cooking and the dinner party events
  • Shop locally for fresh produce to use alongside the produce from the vegetable and fruit garden
  • Maintaining a menu book in which meals, dates and guests' names are recorded
  • Local errands and managing the household supplies
  • Dealing with contractors
  • Ensure all household equipment including lighting and AV systems are in sound working order – thorough check to be carried out well in advance of family and guests arriving
  • Maintenance of the interior and exterior of the property
  • Garden and lawn maintenance, and swimming pool care
  • Driving duties, principals and guests
  • Care and valeting of Estate and Family Vehicles and Classic Cars
  • Keep accurate household records and record petty cash expenditure
  • Security of the property

Start date:  As soon as possible

Accommodation:  Immaculate 2 bedroom staff apartment - separate entrance from the main residence.

Family:  No young or teenage children

Working week:  5 days a week, days off to be taken during the week

Salary:  Circa £70k gross combined

Driving:  Essential both candidates drive

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Live-in Domestic Couple

EHS #3340

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