Domestic Couple -Henley on Thames

2020-11-26 14:35:412021-02-23County Couples
Job TypePermanent Full Time
LocationHenley on Thames
AreaBerkshire, EnglandBerkshireEnglandHenley on Thames
SectorCouplesCouples - HousekeeperCouples - DriverCouples - ButlerCouples - SecurityCouples - CookCouples - Houseman
Salary£60-65,000 Gross per annum
Start DateFebruary 2020
Job RefCC3561
Job Views455
Butler -Houseperson – Head housekeeper-family cook
Lovely new position for a dedicated and flexible, experienced domestic couple to work as part of a team taking care of this beautiful Estate near Henley on Thames.
You will need to have previous experience in taking care of the interior of a private household. This property is a combination of both formal and informal service, with great attention to detail to high standards at all times.
The Estate is fully staffed and the couple must have a flexible and positive attitude and enjoy working as part of a team. The residence is occupied half of the year mainly Spring through the summer, the main house has 9 bedrooms and there are 3 guest cottages.
The head housekeeper will ideally have previous experience overseeing a small cleaning/housekeeping team.
Duties will include:
  • Housekeeping
  • Taking care of antiques, brass, silver and fine fabrics.
  • Houseman duties
  • Butler service
  • Taking care of the wine cellar.
  • Turn down service
  • Family cooking when principals are in residence
(Chef available for formal gatherings or parties)
  • Walking the dogs
  • Occasional driving duties
  • Keep the fires clean and stocked with logs
The working week is 5 days out of 7 on a rota, weekend working will be required especially when the principals are in residence. An average of 8 hours per day with any additional hours take in lieu.
Salary circa £60-65,000 Gross per annum depending on experience. Beautiful new 2 bedroom apartment provided. Strictly non smokers and previous large household experience essential. Sorry no dependant children. Driver essential. ( CC3561 )
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