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Live-in Houseman

Hampshire, Competitive Salary

EHS #2692

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A beautiful residence in West of South Down National Park are searching for an experienced Houseman to start ASAP.  This is a hands-on role where you will be expected to do the tasks shown below, and not to just manage them.

  • Assist in all aspects of the running of the house
  • Ensure security of residence at all times, opening and closing
  • To assist the Housekeeper when required
  • Supervise and assist with the heavy cleaning tasks, both inside and on the terraces around the pool, pool care and maintenance also required
  • 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
  • Ensure vehicles are valeted, full of petrol and in good working order
  • Drive Principal and guests as and when required
  • Carry out simple maintenance tasks indoors and outdoors
  • Liaise with external contractors and oversee any works that are carried out
  • Plan menus (in conjunction with Principal)
  • Prepare simple family meals
  • Greet guests and ensure they have everything they need
  • Hire temporary staff as and when required
  • Table setting, wait at table and serve wine
  • Ensure stocks of wine and other beverages are correctly stored allowing for temperature changes
  • Keep accurate household records and record petty cash expenditure
  • Ensure health, safety and hygiene standards are adhered to
  • Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required
  • Upkeep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal
  • Maintain inventories of furnishings, wine, arts and collectables

Accommodation: Separate apartment

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

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Live-in Houseman

EHS #2692

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