BUTLER / COUPLE
Posted - 16 Jul 2018
Location - GLOUCESTERSHIRE, UK
An experienced domestic couple are required for house near Tetbury, Glos.
The family consists of 2 Principals and they have adult children who visit. There is a resident Chef. Formalities regarding dress and communication with the Principals in this role must be upkept. The working week is Thursday – Monday. The Principals, when using the house, are there from Friday – Sunday. Days off are Tuesdays and Wednesdays. There is some entertaining, estimated at approximately once a month. The successful Couple need to be experienced in private households, be accustomed to living in the countryside and who can work effectively together as a team, getting on with the job in hand. They will need to use their initiative and experience to trouble shoot any issues.
Hours: 40hrs per week plus flexibility when Principals are in residence
Salary: Circa £65k+
Start Date: ASAP
Driver: At least one candidate must have a driving licence and be comfortable driving.
Special notes: A 2-bedroom cottage close to the main house, but not attached to it.
The cottage has a garden.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Butler / handyman / houseman / Security
Heavy housekeeping such as changing light bulbs and cleaning chandeliers
Serving formal dinners on occasion
Greeting formal guests
Driving the Principals when required
Butler duties i.e. looking after the male principle and taking care of his clothes/shoes
Laundry, ironing, cleaning
Care of fine furnishings
Wardrobe management, sewing
Other ad hoc duties, occasional light cooking but not essential
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