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Domestic Couple- Chelsea

An experienced domestic couple are required for a formal household in Chelsea. The family consists of 2 Principals and they have adult children who visit. Additional staff are 2 daily housekeeping assistants and a security/driver.
Ideal candidates will have previous experience within London households (purely countryside experience will not be considered), strong cooking and gardening skills are also essential.

Salary
Up to £850.00-£900.00 net per week
Location
Chelsea, London
Position
Permanent Live-In

The successful couple need to be experienced in private households and 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.

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

Accommodation

A separate 2 bedroom mews house, 30 mins walk/10 min drive/bus from the property is provided.

Hours

40 hours a week (Monday to Friday) with flexibility when required.

 

Responsibilities

Butler/handyman/houseman

Tasks will include:

  • 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

Housekeeper/Cook

Tasks will include:

  • 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

Key qualifying criteria

  • 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
Apply Now Start Date: June
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