Role: Driver/Houseman  

Days: 5 days per week

Hours: 45-50 hours per week

Location: Mayfair, Central London

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 gross per annum

Start: ASAP  

We are looking for a Tagalog speaking Driver/Houseman for an UHNW couple in Mayfair, Central London.

This is a contracted permanent full-time role, where you will be required to work 5 days per week, 9-10 hours per day. When the principals are in residence flexibility to cover some weekends is essential.

The principals spend 4-5 months of the year in London and during that time your main responsibilities will be airport runs, taking them to and collecting the principals from appointments, meetings and social engagements, running errands and walking the dog. As the Principals are away for a substantial period of time throughout the year the Driver/Houseman will also be expected to assist with the general upkeep of the property, assisting the two full-time Housekeepers with housekeeping, light interior and exterior maintenance such as sweeping the patios and changing lightbulbs, walking the dog and taking him to the vets and groomers regularly,  as well as valeting the principals vehicles, ensuring they have been serviced/taxed and are in an excellent condition.

The principals are looking for someone who has 5+ years of experience working as a Houseman / Driver within a private household, along with excellent contactable references. You will have an upbeat nature, be highly service oriented, with a flexible approach.

Salary £40,000 – £45,000 gross per annum, exact salary offered will depend on qualifications, skills and previous experience.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Duties and responsibilities;

  • Driving the principals to and from airport, social engagements, appointments and meetings
  • Car valeting
  • Accepting deliveries and contractors to the residence, managing them onsite
  • Maintaining household inventories
  • Care for the dog; feeding, taking on daily walks, taking to vets, groomers etc
  • Car fleet care and maintenance to ensure vehicles are taxed, insured, serviced and have MOTs undertaken along with being fully fuelled
  • Light garden and exterior maintenance
  • Receiving guests to the property
  • Accepting deliveries and contractors to the residence
  • Change-over and upkeep of table services for breakfast, lunch and evening meal
  • Assisting the housekeepers with general cleaning
  • Serving food and drinks, ensuring proper service at all times
  • Upkeep of silverware, china, and glassware

To be considered for this role you must;

  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Have a valid passport
  • Have excellent contactable references
  • Have 5+ years of experience working as a Houseman / Driver within a private household
  • Possess (/be willing to get) an up-to-date DBS check
  • Possess a driving license and be confident driving in London

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