SEEKING DOMESTIC COUPLE FOR FULL-TIME ROLE IN HENLEY-ON-THAMES, OXFORDSHIRE

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

Days: Monday – Friday 

Hours: 9-10 hours per day 

Location: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire 

Salary: £400 – £500 net per week each (DOE)  

Accommodation: Separate 1-bed apartment provided 

Start: ASAP 

We are looking for a professional Domestic Couple for a full-time live-in role in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

The Domestic Couple will be employed as a Housekeeper/Cook and Gardener/Houseman/Driver, working together to ensure the household runs smoothly, support the family, and maintain the interior and exterior of the property and grounds. The contracted hours of work are 9-10 hours per day, Monday – Friday with occasional overtime/flexibility required.

You will be working for a family from New Zealand, which consists of the two Principals and their 4 children aged between 4 and 10 years old. The family employ a Nanny, but you must be child friendly and happy to assist with the care of the children if required.

You will be a proactive and hardworking Domestic Couple who are looking for a long-term role within a busy household. Both individuals must possess a driving license, and have previous experience working together in a Domestic Couple position for a family or individual.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Housekeeper/Cook Duties;

  • Greeting visitors to the property
  • Taking care of indoor plants
  • Preparing meals for the family
  • Grocery shopping
  • Packing and unpacking for travel
  • Housekeeping – cleaning all public and private areas
  • Deep cleaning of the family home
  • Organising the kitchen
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Sweep and mop floors
  • Polish woodwork and glass
  • Changing linen and towels in bedrooms
  • Empty bins and organize recycling
  • Running errands

Gardener/Houseman/Driver Duties;

  • Greeting visitors to the property
  • Gardening and exterior maintenance
  • House plant care
  • Airport drop offs and collections
  • Driving the family to appointments/social engagements
  • Liaising with contractors
  • Running errands
  • Interior and exterior painting and specialist treatment of surfaces
  • Basic plumbing
  • Assisting with housekeeping duties
  • Basic electrical maintenance; changing lightbulbs etc

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work within the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have a minimum of 3+ years of experience working together as a Domestic Couple
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Possess (/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.