Uncategorized Archives Page 1 of 7 Poppy Lane Placements

LIVE-IN DOMESTIC COUPLE REQUIRED FOR ESTATE IN SCOTLAND – ASAP START

Role: Domestic Couple (Housekeeper/Cook & Houseman/Driver/Gardener)

Days/Hours: Full time

Location: Scotland, UK  

Salary: £500 – 550 net per week each  

Contract: Permanent

Start: ASAP

We are looking for a full-time live-in Domestic Couple to work for an UHNW family in Scotland, UK.

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LIVE-OUT NANNY FOR B4 MONTHS & B2 IN MARYLEBONE – £12-£15 NET PER HOUR

Role: Nanny

Care for: B4 months & B2.5

Days: Monday – Friday

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Marylebone, London

Salary: £12 – £15 Net P/H (DOE)

Start: ASAP

We are looking for an experienced Nanny for a family based in Marylebone, Central London.

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FULL-TIME LIVE IN NANNY ROLE IN WANDSWORTH – £450-£500 NPW

Role: Full Time, Live In Nanny

Care for: B3 months & G2

Days: Monday – Friday

Hours: 7.00am – 7.00pm

Location: Wandsworth

Salary: £450 – £500 net per week

Start: ASAP

We are a recruiting for a live in Nanny for a family with two children aged 3 months and 2 in Wandsworth.

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FULL-TIME LIVE-OUT (8AM – 7PM) NANNY ROLE IN NOTTING HILL, WEST LONDON – £12 – 16 PER HOUR (DOE)

Role: Nanny

Care for: G16 months & B2

Days: Monday – Friday  

Hours: 8am – 7pm

Location: Notting Hill, West London

Salary: £12 – £16 per hour

Start: ASAP

We are looking for a full-time professional Nanny for a role working for an American family in Notting Hill, West London.

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LIVE-IN STABLES MANAGER/TRAINER REQUIRED IN CONNECTICUT, USA

Role: Live-in Stables Manager/Trainer

Days/Hours: Full-time

Location: Greenwich, CT, USA

Salary: DOE

Start: ASAP

We are recruiting for an experienced and knowledgeable Stables Manager/Trainer for a private estate in Connecticut, USA.

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BUTLER FOR PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD IN HIGHGATE, NORTH LONDON

Role: Butler

Days: 5 days per week

Hours: 45 hours per week

Location: Highgate, North London

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 gross per annum

Start: ASAP

We are looking for a Butler for a full-time role working within a formal private household in Highgate, North London.

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FULL-TIME HOUSEKEEPER/COOK REQUIRED IN SLOANE SQUARE, LONDON £30-40K

Role: Housekeeper/Cook

Days: Monday – Friday

Hours: 10am – 7pm

Location: Sloane Square, London

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 gross per annum (DOE)

Start: ASAP

We are seeking a professional Housekeeper/Cook for a full-time position within a fully staffed household in Sloane Square, London.

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SEEKING 24/5 LIVE IN NANNY/HOUSEKEEPER IN KNIGHTSBRIDGE – £500-£600 NPW

Role: 24/5 Live in Nanny/Housekeeper

Care for: B3 months & B3

Days: 5 days per week with 2 consecutive days off

Location: Knightsbridge

Salary: £500 – £600 net per week  

Start: ASAP

We are a recruiting for a 24/5 live in Nanny/Housekeeper to look after a baby boy aged 3 months. You will be responsible for the care of the baby though you will work alongside another nanny who primarily takes care of the three year old.

We are looking for a candidate who is warm and nurturing, but also professional and discreet and can work well in both a sole charge and shared care capacity; as well as working alongside other household staff. Your duties will include all nanny and nursery responsibilities such as managing the baby’s schedule, sterilising bottles, weaning, preparing healthy simple meals and snacks, playing, bath time and bedtime etc.

You will share an ensuite bedroom with the baby and will be required to ensure the nursery and bathroom is always cleaned and well maintained. Whilst the property is fully staffed, you will be required to help with general housekeeping when other members of staff are off. Flexibility is an important part of this role as whilst you will have two consecutive days off during the week, they may not necessarily be over the weekend. You will however have one full weekend off a month. You will also be provided with a one bedroom apartment as accommodation for your time off.

The family often travel and would like their nanny to accompany the family on trips both domestically and internationally.

The salary offered will be within the range of £500 – £600 net per week, and the exact salary offered will depend on the candidate’s experience, skills and qualifications. The position would suit a reliable, detail orientated and energetic Nanny/Housekeeper who is looking for a long-term position.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Duties:

  • All care pertaining to the baby with predominantly sole charge
  • All nursery duties
  • Sleep training
  • Bath and bedtime routines and managing daily schedules
  • Tidying away all toys and games
  • Create stimulating and engaging activities for the child
  • Attending pre-arranged outings and activities
  • Keeping the children’s bedrooms clean, tidy and ensuring they have clean clothes as required etc
  • Weaning
  • Preparing simple, healthy meals and snacks
  • Tidying up after mealtimes
  • General housekeeping duties; vacuuming, tidying, dusting, laundry and ironing
  • Travel abroad with the family
  • Packing and unpacking of suitcases
  • Managing the child’s wardrobe
  • Shopping for groceries and household items as required

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work within the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have 5+ years of experience working within a private household as a 24/5 Nanny/Housekeeper
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Possess (/be willing to get) an up to date DBS check

 

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.

SEEKING FULL TIME TRAVELLING DOMESTIC COUPLE – £450 – £500 NET PER WEEK EACH

Role: Travelling Domestic Couple

Days: 5/6 days per week

Hours: Full-time

Location: London (Travelling)

Salary: £450 – 500 net per week

Accommodation: Live-in

Start: ASAP

We are looking for an experienced Live-in Domestic Couple to be responsible for maintaining the interior and exterior of the client’s property in London and to travel with the family to their residences in Europe.

The candidates will work as Housekeeper/Cook and Gardener/Houseman/Driver and work together with other members of the Household staff to ensure the properties run smoothly, the family is supported, and the interior and exterior of the properties and grounds are maintained. You will act as caretakers when the family are not in residence. Flexibility is essential as you may be required to work over the weekend and travel with little notice. If so, you will be provided with time off during the week and with accommodation in the residences they travel to.

You will need to be be great team players, with a professional and proactive approach to support the family and household staff wherever needed. It’s essential that both candidates have previously worked in a Domestic Couple position together supporting a high net worth family.

The salary offered will depend on the candidate’s qualifications, skills and previous experience but will be in the range of £450 – 500 net per week each.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Housekeeper/Cook Duties;

  • Greeting all guests to the property
  • Preparing simple, healthy meals for the family
  • Grocery shopping and menu planning
  • Packing and unpacking of suitcases
  • Housekeeping – cleaning all public and private areas
  • Deep cleaning of the properties when required
  • Laundry, ironing and changing linen and towels in bedrooms
  • Good knowledge of caring for delicate materials and valuables
  • Empty bins and organise recycling
  • Care of indoor plants
  • Running errands

Gardener/Houseman Duties;

  • Gardening and exterior maintenance
  • Driving the Principals to and from appointments and social engagements
  • Airport drop offs and collections
  • Interior and exterior painting and specialist treatment of surfaces
  • Liaising with contractors and suppliers
  • Basic plumbing and electrical maintenance
  • Running errands
  • Changing water filters
  • Check, clean and unblock gutters
  • Watering plants, mowing lawns and clearing leaves
  • Checking and monitoring irrigation systems
  • Repairing burst pipes

In order to be considered for this role you must;

  • Have an EU or UK passport (for travel purposes)
  • Have 3+ years of previous experience as a Domestic Couple
  • Possess a driving license
  • Possess (/be willing to get) an up to date DBS Check
  • Have excellent contactable references

To apply for the position please send your CV to info@poppylaneplacements.com. You can also reach the team on +44 (0) 2072439049.

 

FULL-TIME HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED IN MAYFAIR, CENTRAL LONDON

Role: Housekeeper

Days: 5-day ROTA

Hours: 9-10 hours per day

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 gross per annum 

Location: Mayfair, Central London

Start: ASAP

We are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to join a professional team of staff within a fully staffed household in Mayfair, Central London.

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