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.