LIVE-OUT DRIVER / HOUSEMAN
Posted - 5 Feb 2018
Location - LONDON, UK
International family are looking for a Driver / Houseman to join their Domestic Team of Staff, you must be highly professional, energetic, pro-active in approach and flexible, and be able to work as part of a close team communicating clearly and effectively. High levels of discretion and initiative are expected.
The responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
Preparing and serving breakfast
Driving for the family, including early morning children’s school runs
Cleaning the cars, ensuring they are stocked with water/newspapers, as required
Cleaning the Principal’s shoes when required
Checking the house is secure and setting the alarm both when the family is in residence and when they are away
Gaining an understanding of and developing a working knowledge of all systems in the house – heating, cooling, AV, swimming pool etc.
Taking out the rubbish and recycling
Ensuring a good stock of general supplies including light bulbs, shoe polish, batteries, tool kits etc.
Proactively ensuring that the house runs smoothly, reporting any issues to the PA
Undertaking general maintenance – changing light bulbs, fixing small issues, if appropriate
Ensuring drinks fridge is fully stocked
Liaising closely with the chef regarding any supplies that are needed
Communicating with the nannies regarding cars needed for children’s activities
Proactively ensuring that the information in the team calendar is clear and that all the details required are there
Running any errands for the family and household, as required
With the PA liaising with contractors to ensure any work is carried out to a high standard and that security is not breached
Working with the team when the family is away on a systematic ‘spring clean’ of the house, including cleaning the silver, chandeliers, outside space etc.
Being aware constantly of the security of the family and their home
Salary depending on experience circa £35,000 - £40,000 Live Out
Based on a 5 day working week with flexibility to work weekends
Ref: EHS #1813