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Lovely client in Marylebone are looking for a live-in 24/5 nanny to care for their toddler.

The nanny would be required to:

  •  Take the toddler to toddler classes
  •  Take them to activities such as swimming & music lessons
  •  Prepare meals for the children
  •  Take them on outings
  •  Support all aspects of their development
  •  Go for walks to the local park or playground
  •  Help with the evening routine
  •  Read stories to them
  •  Travel with the family 


Start Date ASAP
Working hours: 24/5
Accommodation: Bedroom/bathroom on separate floor
Salary: £1000 net per week

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£50,000 - £60,000

HNW family are seeking an experienced and hardworking couple with a flexible and adaptable approach to work. They are looking for a strong housekeeper cook + handyman driver combination.

 

There is a full time housekeeper who works there, so you will support them with the day to day tasks including general cleaning, laundry and ironing. You will also have good cooking ability and happy to prepare homely family meals on occasion. You will need to be able to assist other staff and be hands on to ensure the house runs smoothly. you must be child and pet friendly too.

 

The second part of the couple will be maintenance and simple DIY work (exterior and interior) there is a team of gardeners employed for the main grounds but you will be happy to help where needed. There is also an Estate manager on site. You will both be confident drivers with clean licences and happy to run clients to airport / dinners etc.

 

You must have experience working together as a couple with longevitiy and proven rapport with previous employers. 

 

Location: Hampshire, Liphook

Starting: ASAP

Hours: 5 days a week, to include weekends (exact hours tbc, but flexibility is key)

Accommodation: A cottage, 2 bedrooms and has a garden, kitchen. The family are open to well trained pets.

Salary: will depend on experience but c/ £50,000 - £60,000 joint

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£40,000 - £45,000

Wonderful opportunity for an experienced and professional head housekeeper to join this family on a live in basis.

 

The property itself is a very large 18,000 sqft contemporary family home with 8 bedrooms, 3 used on a regular basis and the others are guests quarters. There is also an indoor pool and spa, cinema room, entertainment / games room and wine cellar. The home is set over several levels with different staircases (no lift).

 

The home is finished to an extremely high standard and the principal will require you to have an exceptional eye for detail. You will happy to be involved in organising schedules and rota’s, be hands on with the cleaning and ensuring the team are delivering a good standard at all times.

 

Organising ordering of groceries and household supplies. Liaising with contractors and deliveries and generally being the liaison between the rest of the staff and the principal. It is for a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 school age children. The home environment is extremely calm and serene- and this is reflected throughout the whole house and the staff working there. There will be 3-4 full time housekeepers.

 

You will have experience working within high level private homes before, with great checkable references. You will be professional, well presented and switched on.

 

Hours: 5 days per week, 2 off on a rota, so some weekends will be part of your core hours. 10-12 hours a day with breaks – there is a dedicated staff area for breaks

Location: Close to Chalk Farm

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 depending on experience, an all-black uniform will be provided and will food when you are working.

Accommodation: This position is live in and a self-contained apartment will be provided close by to the main house. (partners will be considered)

 

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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£40,000 - £50,000

House manager position in Surrey (Close to Esher)

Highly experienced and loyal house manager required with keen eye for detail and a love of organising, for a beautiful heritage country estate.

You will be required to be flexible for 5 days a week (sometimes 6) if there is no need to be in or at the house there will be flexibility given to work from home on some admin tasks.

Must be extremely animal loving as will be required to walk / pet sit and house sit the family’s 3 dogs and one elderly cat. Excellent, long term role for the right candidate - Employer is seeking someone experienced and calm, whom can assist the running of the estate with ease and grace.

Must have own car and confident driving in and around London, happy to apply for DBS check, 3 references and a stable work history in a similar role.

                Duties:

  • Oversee tradesmen and ensure excellent workmanship
  • Flower arranging/collecting
  • Training staff and creating household manuals
  • Overseeing high end curtain cleaning, upholstery cleaning and driving to London to drop and collect
  • Creating household itineraries 
  • Overseeing payments and working with bookkeepers
  • Regular pet sitting/ dog walking
  • Vet runs on request 
  • Staying ‘on residence’ when employer is away
  • Booking window cleaning/ gutter cleaning and all kinds of exterior works
  • Familiarising oneself swiftly with the intricate running of the electronics/ water systems (including irrigation) of the estate
  • Staff finding 
  • Assisting with dry cleaning drop off and collections 
  • Household stock checking
  • Booking maintenance such as hedge cutters/ lawns/ woodland clearing

Salary Circa 40K-50k with overtime and benefits.

Starting ASAP

Location: Surrey KT11

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

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£32,000 - £33,500

This fully staffed household is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Housekeeper, with very good laundry, ironing and wardrobe skills. This position is live out and you will work 45-50 hours a week over 5 days per week.

You will work as part of a team of 4 ensuring all housekeeping and laundry are delivered to a high standard at all times. There are other staff employed in the home so you need to be a good team player. 

You must have a solid work history working in a similar role with good references. Experience working as a dedicated laundress wardrobe focussed housekeeper role desired.

 

Starting: ASAP

Location: West London

Hours: 45-50 hours a week over 5 days per week, one weekend per month.

Salary: £33,000 gross per year

 

*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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£35,000 - £40,000

 

UHNW Family of 3 in Kensington are looking for a proactive and dynamic Maintenance/All rounder with a driving licence to join their busy home in Kensington. This is a fully staffed household so you will be a good team player.

You will be responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of the household, ensuring that with cleaning and maintenance the house runs smoothly. 

 

The driving element to the role will be mainly running errands and sometimes driving the principal to and from the family office – high level of security and confidentially required. A Range Rover will be provided for driving duties.

 

Other duties may include:

-              Changing light bulbs, fuses, checking boilers & radiators, checking security and alarm systems and performing minor household repairs.

-              Maintaining outdoor area, mowing, sweeping leaves, raking gravel etc. making sure the outside is always presentable

-              General helping where needed, a real muck in attitude needed – moving luggage, receiving deliveries

You must be friendly, easy going, professional and a team player. With experience working in a similar role within a high spec private household. This is a live out role, working 5 days a week Monday – Friday with flexibility for some weekend work.

 

Starting: ASAP

Location: Kensington

Hours: Monday – Friday around 45-50 hours a week with some weekend work

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience.

*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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£50,000 - £60,000

Professional family of 5 are looking for a dynamic travelling couple to support them on a full time basis. The family split their time between the UK, Spain and the USA – so you must be happy to work in all locations. Your accommodation will be provided as a self-contained apartment close by at each place.

Between you both you must be confident with all household duties including:

  • Good knowledge of housekeeping and laundry
  • Cooking to a good family standard on a daily basis
  • Packing and unpacking for trips
  • Liaising with office staff in all locations, as well as dealing with contractors, builders, gardeners and so on
  • Dealing with household and personal inventories
  • PA duties – preempting the families movements and requirements ahead of trips 
  • You must both be confident drivers with clean licences in order to run errands but also on occasion drive the principal.

The family also employ a travelling nanny and a full time housekeeper in who is based at the UK home. The family have 3 young children, so you need to be child friendly and happy to step in to help the nanny if asked. Relevant previous experience taking care of families up to every detail, capable to teach other members of the staff.

You will be incredibly organised, switched on an enjoy a busy fast paced role. Flexible and adaptable nature is key.

 

Hours: 48-50 hours per week, over 5 days, 2 days off.

Start date: ASAP

Salary: up to £30,000 per person

 

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

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£30,000 - £35,000

Professional family of 5 are looking for a switched on and experienced housekeeper to join them on a live out basis. Their UK home is based in West Sussex, close to Midhurst GU29. The family split their time between the UK, Madrid and America. They are usually based full time in West Sussex from April – end July with some occasional visits in between.

The main house is a large 6 bedroom country home + annex and you will be responsible for all high level housekeeping and laundry, running errands, dealing with deliveries and groceries and generally turning your hand to anything to ensure the household is ran smoothly at all times. The family are very organised and tidy so your eye for detail will need to be spot on – and able to communicate with the family to ensure repairs, window cleaning, gardening and any other tasks are kept on top of. The family also employ a nanny and domestic couple who travel with them throughout the year, so you will have support from them when in the UK, you must be a team player and have a ‘muck in’ attitude. The family have 3 young children, so you need to be child friendly and happy to step in to help the nanny if asked.

Relevant previous experience within private homes is a must as in good checkable references.

Clean driving licence with own car

 

Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm + flexibly for longer hours when they family are there from April – July, when the family are not in the UK you will only be asked to visit the house around 3 times a week.

Location: West Sussex, close to Midhurst & Haslemere

Start date: ASAP

 

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£33,000 - £43,000

Lovely busy family are looking for a switched on full time housekeeper to ensure their household is ran smoothly at all times.

You will be responsible for all housekeeping and laundry (supported by a part time housekeeper / cook) for this family of 5. All the children are at school and cared for by a nanny, but you must be child friendly and enjoy family life. The home is a large 5 floor 4 bedroom house including a swimming pool.

 

The family are looking for someone professional, friendly and hard working. Responsible for collating a list of groceries and household supplies and able to order Ocado and other food suppliers. Liaising with contractors, repairs and so on.

 

You will be extremely organised and knowledge of the Marie Kondo way is helpful.

 

This is a really lovely down to earth family looking for someone who can join the household seamlessly and hit the ground running.

 

Monday – Friday 45-50 hours a week

Salary will reflect experience

Portuguese, Spanish or French language would be a bonus

 

Holidays 28 days including bank holidays + lots of spare time when the family travel

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£36,000 - £42,000

Professional family in Notting Hill are looking for a child friendly housekeeper cook on a live out basis. You will be responsible for all the housekeeping, laundry and cooking on a daily basis for the family. You will work well alone and take initiative. Liaising with contractors, receiving deliveries and so on. Must be pet friendly. 

Hours are roughly 45-50 hours a weeks, Mon – Fri.

Salary will depend on experience, but circa £36,000 - £42,000 gross per year.

 

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

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£40,000 - £45,000

UHNW family who are relocating to London in Regents Park are seeking a live in senior housekeeper. You will have previous experience working as a head / senior housekeeper within private homes or luxury yachts. The property is set over 4 floors close to Regents Park. You will be hands on with the housekeeping, ensuring the other household staff are cleaning to the highest standard. Knowledge of high level laundry and service too.

This is a live in role, working 5.5 / 6 days a week when the family are in residence with flexibility to help when entertaining. When the family are not there your days and hours can be more flexible.

 

The family will employ other full time housekeepers once they are in the UK full time so you will have additional support and will then manage a small team (2/3 others)

 

The position is live in and staff quarters are provided in the property.

There may be some travel involved.

Salary will reflect individual experience but £600-£650 net per week.

 

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

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£40,000 - £45,000

UHNW family who are relocating to London in Regents Park are seeking a fluent Chinese (Mandarin) and English speaking head housekeeper. You will have previous experience working as a head / senior housekeeper within private homes or luxury yachts. The property is set over 4 floors close to Regents Park. You will be hands on with the housekeepers, ensuring they are cleaning to the highest standard. Knowledge of high level laundry and service too.

This is a live in role, working 5.5 / 6 days a week when the family are in residence with flexibility to help when entertaining. When the family are not there your days and hours can be more flexible.

The family will employ other full time housekeepers once they are in the UK full time so you will have additional support and will then manage a small team (2/3 others)

 

You will speak fluent English and Mandarin.

The position is live in and staff quarters are provided in the property.

There may be some travel involved.

Salary will reflect individual experience but £600-£650 net per week.

 

*please note we cannot guarantee a response to all applications*

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