DOMESTIC COUPLE

DOMESTIC COUPLE

Posted - 10 Nov 2017

Location - CHELSEA, LONDON, UK

 

Butler / Houseman and Cook / Head Housekeeper. Permanent.

 

 

We are looking for an experienced Domestic couple for our private client in Chelsea.

 

The positions will require a proactive approach and a good level of communication skills.

 

Enthusiasm, versatility, integrity and an excellent proven track record is essential, as is the ability to properly care for an outstanding private residence and its contents.

 

This property is a 4-level formal townhouse recently refurbished to an exceptional standard.

 

The family consists of 2 Principals with adult children who visit on occasion.

 

Additional staff are 2 daily housekeeping assistants and a security/driver.

 

At least one candidate must have a driving licence and be comfortable driving in London.

 

Hours: Approx. 40hrs week (Monday to Friday)

Location: Chelsea

Salary: £60k+

Start Date: ASAP

Interviewing: ASAP

Driver: Required

Accommodation: A separate 2-bedroom flat is provided.

 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Heavy housekeeping such as changing light bulbs and cleaning chandeliers
  • Household maintenance
  • Preparing meeting rooms & offering refreshments for guests
  • 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, care of fine furnishings
  • Preparing breakfast
  • Cooking dinner on average twice a week
  • Wardrobe management, sewing
  • Overseeing daily help
  • Other ad hoc duties

 

Candidates must be / have:

  • Previous experience within formal households
  • At least one candidate MUST hold a driving license
  • Flexible to work occasional weekends when the Principals’ are in residence or entertaining
  • Family cooking skills must be practised and confident

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IMPORTANT

We receive a considerable amount of applications for every position and there is tough competition in the employment market.  In order to process your application as efficiently as possible, please note the following instructions when responding:

  • Detail your relevant experience in a cover letter and include this on an up to date CV
  • Quote your required salary
  • Let us know your availability for interview and when you could start
  • If you can forward references to us, these can only strengthen your application

The more information you can give us, the more we can demonstrate to the client that you are exactly what they are looking for and send your CV on quickly. 

 

Please note that these instructions apply to ALL candidates and applications that do not meet these criteria may not be considered.

 

Send your information to: family@thearcadvisory.com

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