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Live-in Housekeeper / Butler

Buckinghamshire, Salary £32,000-£34,000 per annum

EHS #2861

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Our Client, with a country residence on a large Estate in Buckinghamshire (50 miles outside of London), is looking for an experienced Housekeeper/Butler to work as part of a small housekeeping team.  Essentially you will be looking after one individual, however, at times guest/family will also visit.

The house is usually occupied Wednesday evening to Monday lunchtime, but this may gradually increase over time.  Entertaining will be minimal apart from family.

Experienced individual required to cover the following duties:

  • The house has a valuable art collection and the candidate should have an interest in this field and knowledge of handling works of art, care and cleaning such items
  • Housekeeping – all aspects of housekeeping ensuring high standards of cleanliness of the entire house, with the help of two part-time daily staff
  • Effective co-ordination and communication with Estate, garden and other domestic staff
  • Maintaining adequate household stocks
  • Laundry, ironing, care of clothes, shoe cleaning
  • Care of occasional weekend guests – packing, unpacking
  • Laying table, serving, clearing and pantry work
  • Monitoring of wine cellar usage
  • Packing for travel and unpacking
  • Ability to report expenditure and work to a budget
  • Reporting any household maintenance requirements
  • Clean driving licence is required
  • Working five days per week but flexibility is expected, working days do include weekends

Holiday: 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays.

Accommodation: there is a self-contained flat within the house.

Salary: £32,000-£34,000 gross per annum

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Live-in Housekeeper / Butler

EHS #2861

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