DOMESTIC COUPLE REQUIRED FOR FULL-TIME ROLE IN NOTTING HILL

Role: Domestic Couple

Days: 5 days a week, 6 days per week when the family is in residence. 

Hours: 7am – 6.30pm

Location: Notting Hill, London

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

Contract: Permanent

Start: ASAP

We are looking for an experienced Domestic Couple for a private household in Notting Hill, London.

The role is working for HNW couple who have four children. You will be working within a fully staffed household, the family employ Housekeepers, Nannies and a House Manager/Chef.

The Domestic Couple will be responsible for working together with other household staff to ensure the property is kept clean and organised. They will be responsible for managing the household laundry and ironing, preparing daily meals, driving the family members to appointments and school runs, light gardening and household maintenance.

The Domestic Couple will be contracted to work 7.30am – 6.30pm, Monday – Saturday when the family are in residence. During the school holidays the family are overseas so the Domestic Couple will work Monday – Friday with every weekend off.

Lower ground floor apartment provided, consisting of bedroom, bathroom, living room and kitchenette with separate entrance.

The ideal Domestic Couple will be proactive and hardworking with wide ranging skills to bring to a private household. Both individuals must be passionate and confident preparing daily meals, with excellent housekeeping skills, and be able to drive. Flexibility to travel for 3-4 weeks per year with the family is required.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Full housekeeping duties
  • Driving the children to school
  • Menu planning
  • Grocery shopping
  • Preparing daily meals; breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Serving meals
  • Clearing up after mealtimes
  • Evening turndown
  • Sweeping outside the property
  • General maintenance
  • Overseeing contractors
  • Cleaning and maintaining the vehicles
  • Regular deep cleaning when the family are abroad
  • Assisting with the preparation for dinner parties and events
  • Front of house service when the Principals entertain
  • Pet care, scheduling and taking the pets to veterinary appointments
  • Personal shopping and running errands

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Have a valid passport
  • Be eligible to work within the UK
  • Have 5+ years previous experience as a private household Domestic Couple
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Possess (or be willing to get) an up-to-date DBS check
  • Possess a full clean UK driving license

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