EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE FOR UHNWI ESTATE


Reference Number
KM52
City
Surrey
Country
United Kingdom
Salary
£60000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
Joint Salary
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
374
Vacancy Category
Private household

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EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE FOR UHNWI ESTATE

We are looking for an experienced and hardworking Domestic Couple who can to support an UHNWI at their country estate in Weybridge, Surrey. Working as an existing couple, you will hit the ground running to maintain the upkeep of the six-bedroom, two-acre estate to the highest standard. The estate is occupied by a single principal and her three medium-sized dogs – she is looking to recruit a dedicated, thoughtful and kind Housekeeper and Groundsman team.

The Groundsman will be responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the garden and surrounding areas and will be supported by contracted gardeners. The Housekeeper/Laundress will ensure that the property is maintained to a very high standard of cleanliness and will also manage the laundry, ironing and care of fine fabrics.

This is a household where exceptionally high standards are required at all times, and this role requires a hardworking and diligent couple who is happy to muck-in across the board to ensure all of the principal’s needs are met.

This role will be full-time hours (12-hour days), five days a week and has the option to be live-in or live-out. The principal is looking for a couple who can start as soon as possible.

HOUSEKEEPER/LAUNDRESS DUTIES TO INCLUDE:
- Management of all household laundry, including clothing, linens etc.
- Care and laundering of fine fabrics including cashmere, silks, bespoke suit materials 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
- Take stock of all household items ensuring everything is well-stocked - managing inventory and stock lists
- Flower arranging
- Polishing antiques, marble and silverware
- Loading the dishwasher/doing the dishes
- Dusting furniture
- Freshening the rooms
- Hoovering the carpets and floors
- Ensuring all bedrooms are always clean

GROUNDSPERSON DUTIES TO INCLUDE:
- General cleaning and upkeep of the grounds
- Leaf cleaning
- Driveway raking
- Border tidying
- Sweeping and keeping the formal gardens clean and tidy, taking out bins
- Gate portering
- Managing external contractors
- Deal quickly and responsibly with any issues that arise

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
- Previous experience in a Couples role supporting a UHNWI 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

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

 

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