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 Overseas Couples  I  Overseas Housekeepers/ Cook  I  Overseas Chef/ Butler/ Chauffeur/ Gardener

This vacancy section was last updated on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 5:18 PM

Couples

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Job Title

Location

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Salary

SC20539 Inside couple Wiltshire & Switzerland December/flexible £60k+/£1000pwn
Travelling couple sought to look after family’s newly renovated homes in Wiltshire (edge of the Cotswolds) and Switzerland (near Gstaad). This exciting opportunity will best suit an experienced inside couple who are used to a semi formal environment and happy to travel. The role will be based two thirds of the year in Wiltshire and one third in Switzerland (generally for the ski season and summer holiday). Duties to include all general maintenance/houseman and driving (gardeners employed) with partner looking after all housekeeping and cooking to dinner party standard. Employer has 3 school aged children (two are full time borders) and are based in London during the week so need a proactive, organised couple with lots of initiative. One driver is needed and a car will be provided on and off duty. It is essential the couple have valid passports for frequent travel. A newly renovated 3 bed cottage with own garden is provided as staff accommodation in Wiltshire and separate accommodation is also provided in Switzerland. Pets welcome and older dependents considered. Working hours will generally be 5 days (working weekends), 40 hours a week approx. Interviewing now to start when ideal couple found. Salary negotiable around £60k gross per annum/£900-£1000pwn dependant on experience. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33049.

Housekeeper & Garden Maintenance/Driver couple Portugal September/October £Negotiable
Spanish or Portuguese speaking couple sought! Housekeeper & Garden Maintenance/Driver couple sought for appreciative employers with a home based in Portugal. The employers spend 6 months of the year at their home in Portugal, and the other 6 months in Yorkshire. The modern property, newly built (2yrs old) is situated on 4 acres of property surrounded by 2 other houses belonging to the owners. The family employ a gardening team of contractors 3 days per week to look after the garden and so basic garden maintenance will be required in order to keep the property clean and tidy. Other duties will include security of the property, taking care of the employer’s cars, maintaining and cleaning them, airport/station runs when necessary and taking care of handyman and general maintenance duties around the home. All usual domestic cleaning and housekeeping duties will be required ensuring the homes are kept clean and tidy at all times. A housekeeper who is happy cooking occasional meals for the employers would be a real bonus, cooking for dinner parties will not be required. Two drivers are ideal for this role. The employers are looking for a responsible couple that have the ability to work unsupervised using their own initiative. You will be expected to liaise with the owners regularly and a couple with experience managing a large property is essential. The employers have two dogs that will accompany them so a pet friendly couple is required. Working days are Monday-Friday with weekends free. Accommodation provided is a lovely 3 bedroom house situated next door to the property. Pets and dependants are welcome. The priority for the client is that the couple are a good personality fit and that they will want to stay in the role long term. Salary negotiable, depending on the couple and their experience. Interviews to be held ASAP, with the role to commence as soon as the perfect couple are found (preferably September or October). Please email CVs to Katherine if interested staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: 34275.

SC20529 Skilled Housekeeper/Cook & Maintenance Couple Switzerland September 2018 From £900pwn
Experienced and highly skilled domestic couple sought by a return Staff of Distinction client in Switzerland. This position is to take care of the part-time residence throughout the year. The family are in residence around 3 months a year, but require a trustworthy and self-sufficient couple to manage the household. One half will be taking care of the cooking, cooking fresh family meals, shopping and running errands. All housekeeping will also be required, no bedrooms cleaning required, just entertainment rooms. The other half will be acting as a handyman and taking care of maintenance. Both will be acting as security also making sure the home is secured. There is a laundress already employed. The couple will need to be dog friendly as the principals have a Labrador and will need to be taken on walks. Accommodation is provided as a large bedroom and own bathroom on a separate floor of the house, there will be use of a kitchen too. Working 5 days a week with 2 days off, some weekends will be required especially when the family are in residence. 1 driver is needed and the couple must speak either Tagalog or Portuguese. Position to commence September. Salary negotiable from £900 per week net. Please email CVs to Katherine if interested staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: 34189.

SC20520 Caretaking couple with Greencard sought Las Vegas (US work visa essential) ASAP £70k/$100k gross per annum
Staff of Distinction client moving to Las Vegas in June is looking for a caretaking couple as Housekeeper/Cook and Driver/Maintenance/Security for his new property. Essential that both parties have a Green Card or the right to work in the US! The employer will be in residence 6 months of the year and during this time the role will be 6 days per week returning to 5 days and lesser hours when employer away. 2 drivers are preferred and a car will be provided on and off duty. Driver with a Military background would be useful as security is important to the employer. Other duties will include family cooking and all general housekeeping, handyman duties and driving as required. Self-contained accommodation with a separate entrance will be provided and salary negotiable according to previous experience around £70k/$100k gross per annum. If you are interested in this position please call Katherine or email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J14704.

Cook/Housekeeper & Garden Maintenance Count Kilkenny, Southern Ireland ASAP £900-£1000pwn
Experienced Cook/Housekeeper & Garden Maintenance couple sought for running of employer’s rural estate in Count Kilkenny, Southern Ireland. The large home is based on 200 acres of land and so the role would suit a country loving couple. Cook/HK must be a real foodie with a passion for different cuisines, and housekeeping duties will be required alongside existing part-time housekeeper. Other member of the couple required to work with a team of gardeners to maintain the grounds, as well as taking care of basic handyman duties and the employer’s cars. Other duties will include running errands, liaising with contractors, accounts and managing the general running of the home. There are 5 cats and 2 dogs on the estate so the couple must be animal friendly. Pets of your own are welcome to accompany too. The successful couple will be provided with a furnished 2 or 3 bed cottage and a car for on and off duty. Working 5 days per week, the couple may be required to work some weekends with days off in lieu. 2 drivers are essential due to the rural location of the role. The ideal candidates will be all-rounders and skilled multitaskers! The employers are appreciative and looking for a long term couple. A salary of £900-£1,000 net per week is on offer depending on previous experience. Role to start ASAP, with initial interviews to be held in London. If you are interested in this position please call Katherine or email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: 33605

Dynamic House Manager/Cook/Housekeeper couple Munich, Germany ASAP £1200-1600 per week clear
Professional family are seeking a dynamic and highly competent House Manager/Cook/Housekeeper couple to replace their previous couple of 13 years! The couple will be based at the family’s ultra-modern principle residence in the countryside just outside of Munich. The Cook/Housekeeper will be responsible for all organisational housekeeping duties (laundress employed for all laundry duties), so general cleaning, running errands for the family and daily shopping and cooking for the family. Mum prefers not to cook so a keen cook is essential who will put together a menu plan and cater for the family and also regular dinner parties of 8-10 people. They particularly love Italian food! Duties for spouse to include organising contractors, general handyman duties, basic maintenance of the garden and grounds, as well as driving when required. The chosen couple will also look after the employers’ other homes in Italy and Austria, travelling as required to set up these homes for their arrival and ensuring all runs smoothly during their stay. Fluent English is essential and any German would be very helpful to make their own lives easier. The working days will be Monday-Friday with occasional weekends required (notice given). The family have 4 sons at boarding school (aged between 11-15 years old) and occasional proxy parenting may be required during holidays. Two drivers are preferred (one essential) for airport runs and travelling to the other properties, car provided on and off duty. There are 2 small dogs in the home and so the couple must be animal friendly. A modern 2 bedroom apartment is provided as staff accommodation, with separate entrance from the main house. The ideal start date is ASAP, and top salary is negotiable from £1200 - £1600pw clear depending on experience. If you are interested in this position please call Katherine or email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: 33187

SC20502 Italian speaking Housekeeper & Maintenance Manager Tuscany, Italy ASAP 4000 Euros per month/£800+pw clear
House Manager & Housekeeper/Cook couple sought to look after employer’s beautiful part-time residence based in rural Tuscany. Duties will include garden maintenance, handyman duties, driving, pool maintenance, security, domestic cleaning, family cooking, and mucking in where required to keep the estate running smoothly. One member of the couple must speak fluent Italian for liaising with contractors etc (ideally House manager). The family have 2 dogs and so an animal friendly couple is ideal, one driver is essential (2 preferred) and a car is provided on and off duty. A chef is brought in for dinner parties and extra gardening help contracted during busy times. A one bed house is provided within the grounds as staff accommodation. Salary on offer is 3000-4000 Euros per month depending on previous experience. Interviewing now to start in January 2018. If you are interested in this position please call Katherine or email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J25544.

Butler & Cook/Housekeeper Gstaad, Switzerland ASAP/Flex start £900pwn+
Flexible, professional Cook/housekeeper & Butler sought for a large formal residence in Gstaad, Switzerland. The ideal candidates will have excellent previous experience and be happy working as part of a team alongside existing staff including; house manager, maid and driver. Single employer in part time residence expects very high levels of service and is looking for a committed couple to go the extra mile. A confident cook is required to prepare food to dinner party standard. Some housekeeping is also needed. You should feel confident and have experience laying and serving at the table, serving drinks and greeting guests. Dog lover important as employer has a Labrador. At least one confident driver is essential to assist with any errands. Spacious private bedroom and bathroom provided on separate floor of the house with staff kitchen. Hours will be full time with 2 days off per week. You should be flexible as there will be times when very busy and other times with no one in residence. Interviewing now in London to start when the ideal couple is found. Salary negotiable from £900pw clear for the perfect candidates. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref:427

Cook/Housekeeper & Maintenance/Gardener/Driver South of France ASAP/flex 3000 euros per month
Cook/Housekeeper and Maintenance/Gardener/Driver couple sought for beautiful villa located in Grasse, South of France. Employer in residence about 2 months a year needs a capable, highly motivated, couple with a happy disposition and a "can do" attitude. At least one candidate is required to speak fluent French. Housekeeper/Cook duties will include overall responsibility for housekeeping, preparing the property for owner's arrival, cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner, organising food and staff for parties and events, liaising with the owner over menus and special requirements, managing petty cash and bills, and care of two dogs. Maintenance/Gardener/Chauffeur duties will include general maintenance duties both inside and outside, managing renovation projects/overseeing and liaising with contractors and keeping the owner updated, upkeep and development of the garden, airport transfers, on call chauffeur, all aspects of dinner service, overall responsibility for the exterior of the property, maintaining the cars, pool, gym, office and outside furniture, making reservations, security. 1 bed apartment provided. Salary 3000 euros per month. Interviewing now for ASAP start. If interested please call Katherine 01225 484190, email CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com


 Overseas Housekeepers, HK/Cooks & HK/Nannies

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Location

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Salary

SHK20540 Housekeeper/Nanny Munich Germany Mid Dec - 1st Jan start £600 - £700 per week
A live in nanny/housekeeper is sought for a family in Munich. Currently based in the UK they are moving to Munich and unfortunately cannot take their long standing nanny who has been with them for over 10 years. Cleaning, family cooking, shopping and looking after the children after school and full time during the holidays. Very flexible family - happy to employ someone to do the ironing if not enjoyed! Looking for a fun and happy nanny. Working 40 hours per week over 5 days, 25 days holiday + 11 German public holidays. They have 3 children aged 5, 8 and 9 years old. A separate apartment is also provided. They are ideally looking for a native Spanish speaker. DRIVER essential. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to tania@imperialstaff.com.

SHK20535 Nanny/Housekeeper Gstaad, Switzerland ASAP £600-£700 per week net
An energetic and enthusiastic nanny/housekeeper for Gstaad, Switzerland. The family have 3 children aged 5 months, 4 and 2 years old. Duties will include running local errands, supervising the children, babysitting, assisting the housekeeper with the cleaning and tidying, PA duties, doing laundry, dog walking, preparing healthy meals, and assisting at dinner parties. Local driving would be appreciated, so a driving licence would be a bonus. A spacious studio is provided down the road. Working 5 consecutive days, 45 hours per week (including weekends). Fluent French speaker is a must. Non-smokers only. With regret, not suitable for partners or pets to accompany. Salary negotiable around £600 - £700 per week net.If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to tania@imperialstaff.com.

SHK20534 Live-in Cook/Housekeeper Count Kilkenny, Southern Ireland ASAP £550-600 per week net plus
Live-in Cook/Housekeeper sought for running of employer’s rural estate in Count Kilkenny, Southern Ireland. The home is based on 200 acres of land and so the role would suit a country loving candidate. This will be the ideal role for a foodie who has a passion for different cuisines. Housekeeping duties will also be required alongside existing part-time housekeeper, as well as helping the general running of the estate. There are 5 cats and 2 dogs on the estate so the housekeeper must be animal friendly. Pets of your own are welcome to accompany too. The successful housekeeper will be provided with a furnished 2 bed cottage and a car for on and off duty. Partners are also welcome to accompany. Working 5 days per week, some weekends may be required with days off in lieu. A driver is essential due to the rural location of the role. The ideal candidate will be a team player, and a skilled multitasker! The employers are an appreciative couple, and they are looking for someone to join them on a long term basis. A salary of £550-600 per week net + is on offer depending on previous experience. Role to start as soon as right person is found. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J32682

SHK20530 Child friendly housekeeper Travelling – New York, Switzerland and London Flexible start £negotiable
Permanent travelling Housekeeper sought for position based between London, New York and Switzerland. The role is mainly based in New York and Switzerland. You must child friendly as there are two little girls aged 2 and 3 and a half years old. They have a nanny but you will need to help mum care for them on the nannies days off. You must have a good attitude, experience with wardrobe management, packing and re packing bags for travel, assisting with laundry, ironing and sewing and children’s cooking when required. A team player is absolutely essential for this role and a willingness to become part of the family and commit long-term. There are full time daily housekeepers in each property so this role is to assist and carry out cleaning duties as required. The working days will be Wednesday to Monday from 8.00am – 8.00pm; overtime/ additional hours will be paid extra. Accommodation in London and Switzerland will be your own bedroom and bathroom, and in New York accommodation with a separate entrance is provided; whilst on holiday/travelling and staying in hotels, you may need to share a room with the children. This position is available ASAP and the family are happy to wait for the right candidate. A salary negotiable based on experience. Ideal candidate will have a Green Card and ability to work in Europe. Visa could be given for exceptional candidate. If you are interested in this position and are not yet registered with us please email tania@imperialstaff.com. Registered candidates call 02077956255 to apply

Overseas Chef/Butler/Chauffeur/Gardener

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