EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE – WILTSHIRE ESTATE


Reference Number
EA1
City
Wiltshire
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£70000.00
Salary To
£80000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
Joint Salary
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
1125
Vacancy Category
Private household

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EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE – WILTSHIRE ESTATE

We have an amazing opportunity for a highly experienced, hardworking, and talented Domestic Couple to support a UHNW family in their country estate in Wiltshire. Working as a Couple, you will hit the ground running to maintain the upkeep of the country house to exacting standards. The estate is occupied by a young family with 2 school-aged children, who live between the estate and their main London residence.

Overseeing all functions of housekeeping, laundry, ironing and cooking, you should be versatile and be good team players. In addition to housekeeping duties, the lady of the couple will be required to care for the children when the family are in residence so being child-friendly is essential for this role. Although this role is mostly housekeeping, flexibility is required to assist other staff on the estate as and when needed. Couples with formal service experience will be highly sought after as the family often entertains.

This role will be live-in with your own private cottage provided on-site in Wiltshire, with bills included. You will also be provided with a car. The family mostly use their Wiltshire residence on weekends and days off will usually be Mondays and Tuesdays, however, flexibility may be required.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE:
• Management of all household laundry, including clothing, fine fabrics, linens etc.
• Ironing, pressing, folding and appropriately hanging/storing all items
• Daily cleaning of the property
• Ensure the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained throughout the household
• Childcare at weekends
• Cooking for the family daily
• Provisioning and taking stock of all household items
• Flower arranging
• Polishing antiques, marble and silverware
• Ensuring all bedrooms are always clean
• General cleaning and upkeep of the grounds
• Managing external contractors
• Deal quickly and responsibly with any issues that arise

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Previous experience in a Couples role supporting a UHNW family within a private estate
• Very high attention to detail
• Team players
• A positive, can-do attitude
• Excellent communication skills
• Good standard of written and spoken English
• Trustworthy and handles confidential information appropriately
• Longevity as demonstrated by previous employment
• Able to prioritise and multitask effectively
• Right to work within the UK
• Excellent checkable references
• Full clean UK driving license

If this sounds of interest and you meet the essential criteria, please do apply within or get in touch to find out more.

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