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

This vacancy section was last updated on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 12:54 PM

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CSC84764 Full-Time Gardener & Part-Time Housekeeper Oxfordshire May 2020 Full time role - £25kpa Part time role - £12phn
A hard-working, fit and energetic full time and part time couple sought for a large country estate based in Oxfordshire. A returning Staff of Distinction client is looking for a full-time, flexible gardener/groundsman/estate assistant and a part time housekeeper with good experience and high standards. You must be physically fit, personable and able to deal with taking instruction. Duties to include acting as security of the property, collecting firewood, mowing of lawns and paths, woodland management, vermin control, hedge trimming, fence and gate installation and maintenance, topping, harrowing, rolling and spraying of pastures, care of hard tennis court, maintenance of property, cleaning and care of three vehicles as well as tractor, mowers, tools and machinery, clearance of leaves in autumn, clearance of snow and ice in winter, maintenance of gravel path and drive, maintenance of the pond, fountain and water trough (all with pumps). General property maintenance and management. All housekeeping to a very high standard which includes all cleaning, hovering, dusting, washing, ironing and changing beds. Care of two horses, two sheep, two dogs and four hens two days per week and when steward on holiday. The family are looking for a couple with the ability to work independently but also deal with contractors should this be required. Fluent English is essential. A couple with their own car is preferred due to the property's remote location however the use of Land Rover for work-related journeys is provided. The family are looking for a country friendly, non-smoking couple to fill this role. Experience of similar tasks are essential when applying for this role. Must have chainsaw and spraying certificate. Other staff employed include part time handyman, part time Gardener and full time estate steward. Working hours for the groundsman is 8am-5pm but seasonal changes with flexibility to stay later until work is completed and for the PT housekeeper 9am – 12pm both with Sunday/Monday off. 1 bed flat above the garage provided (bills included), a partner & 1 well behaved dog considered. Salary £25kpa for the groundsman and £12phn for the housekeeper. Interviewing now for a end-May start. Please send CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J35663.

CSC84752 HK & Gardener Couple West Sussex ASAP £52000 gross per annum
Pro-active housekeeper & gardener couple sort for a large part-time residence in West Sussex. This position will be to accompany a new gardener and a groom. The estate has 200 acres of fields and woodlands and 5 acres of formal gardens, including some vegetable patches, a tennis court, a swimming pool and outdoor sitting areas. Responsibilities for the gardener will be to keep the gardens manicured and fresh, as well as helping with general outdoor maintenance like fixing fences and working with the groom and gardener. The housekeeper will be required to take care of laundry, ironing, running errands, grocery shopping and general organisation of the home. Some cooking may be required on the very rare occasion, but is not essential. The property is rural but not isolated, however the couple with both need to have full driving license. A car will be provided on and off duty. Accommodation is provided as separate 3 bed lodge, all costs included and can welcome children and possibly small pets. Working days are Monday-Friday with the occasional weekend, 9am-5:30pm approx. Position to ASAP. Salary on offer around £52000 gross per annum. Send CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quotinf job reference number: J35540

HK & Gardener/Maintenance/Handyman Couple Scotland March £40k-£50kgpa
Housekeeper & Gardener/maintenance/handyman couple sought for a rural estate based in Scotland. The large home of 8 bedrooms is suited near Dumfries and Lockerbie and is occupied by the principal and his wife. Duties are to include all housekeeping to a high standard which includes changing linen regularly, washing and ironing and keeping on top of the household cleaning on a daily basis. There is no cooking required but occasionally helping with dinner parties and serving food and drinks will be required when the family entertain. A ‘hands on’ gardener is required for the 4 acres of informal gardens and daily duties are to include keeping the gardens clean and tidy, grass cutting, hedging, running errands, driving duties/station runs and general maintenance and handyman work required at the property. This can be a full time role for both the HK and Gardener however the family would also consider a PT HK and FT gardener. Partner welcome to help in the garden once housekeeping is done to accumulate more hours if gardening is also of interest. This role would suit a friendly, easy going couple looking for long term that have the ability to work unsupervised at their own pace providing the work is done and property is taken care of. Two drivers are preferred. 2 bedroom cottage provided on the property, utilities negotiable and suitable for 1 dog up to the employers discretion. Working days are Monday to Friday working 9am – 4pm. Salary negotiable depending on experience ranging from £40-£50k per annum. End of March start with a handover with current couple. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35598.

CSC84743 Housekeeper & Maintenance Gardener couple Cheltenham ASAP £900pwn+/£65k gross pa
Flexible, “hands on” Housekeeper & Maintenance Gardener couple sought for employers country home near Cheltenham, Glos. Current Filipino housekeeper of 12 years recommends! Duties will involve all cleaning and laundry as well as caring for their dog. Some simple cooking for the family would also be appreciated (caterers brought in when entertaining). Partner to help with general maintenance, mowing lawn, clearing leaves, changing light bulbs and generally assisting where required. Gardener employed. The family have four daughters at boarding school who visit at weekends. Weekend work required for this role, with two days off during the week. Generally 48 hour week. The ideal couple will be discreet, proactive and have a sunny disposition. One driver essential (car can be provided). Salary negotiable according to experience £800-1000 per week net and newly renovated 1 bedroom flat on the estate provided. Pets welcome. ASAP start. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35415.

CSC84741 HK/Cook/Carer & Handyman East Sussex ASAP £55kgpa
Return client looking for a HK/Cook/Carer & Handyman couple in East Sussex, near Tunbridge Wells. Duties for Housekeeper to include hands on domestic cleaning, laundry, ironing and food shopping. A good cook would be ideal to cater for occasional dinner parties and family Sunday lunches (with partner to assist with prepping/serving). You will also need to be happy to offer care to the principals elderly parents if the principals are area, so a candidate with a caring background would be preferred. Handyman will be required to take care of all general maintenance of the property, looking after the cars, driving and helping the full time gardener possibly 2 days a week when necessary. Dog lovers would be a bonus as you may need to look after the principals 2 dogs when they are away. Would be useful for both to drive but essential for one. Working 5 days per week, flexibility is required to work some weekends when entertaining. Super 2 bed cottage with own private garden provided as staff accommodation, well behaved pets may be considered and a salary negotiable around £55kgpa. ASAP start. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35590.

CSC84733 HK & Gardener/Maintenance/security Herefordshire ASAP Negotiable
Looking for a confident and independent couple who can use their own initiative for a 12.5 acre estate (with lots of woodland) based in Herefordshire. All housekeeping duties, cleaning, budgeting and shopping with occasional cooking as a bonus. All gardening and maintenance duties, airport runs, vehicle maintenance, taking care of external properties and dealing with contractors. Helping with security of the property is required at all times (Live-in property when owners are away). Both must be drivers and will need to be comfortable with dogs as they will need to take care of them when principals are away. Along with role accommodation will be provided, this will be a newly renovated 3 bed house which is placed at the end of the estate drives, with underfloor heating! Utilities to be discussed. Working days will be Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Salary will be negotiable depending on experience. Role is to commence ASAP. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35570.

CSC84727 HK & Garden/Maintenance/Chauffeur Couple Somerset ASAP £800pwn (£50kgpa)
Housekeeper & Gardener Maintenance couple sought for busy family in Somerset with rural property. Duties to include high standard of housekeeping, laundry, family cooking and assisting with dinner parties, general maintenance duties, gardening and chauffeur duties. Around 50% gardening and 50% chauffeuring. The couple must be hands on, happy working in a busy environment and be pet/child friendly. Two drivers are essential and car provided. The housekeeper must have a keen eye for detail and be competent when it comes to organising a home and dealing with contractors. The gardener will be responsible for general garden maintenance and caring for the grounds and walking the dogs. Both will need to help with some driving errands for the family, for work related duties and for school runs. Working most weekends with 2 consecutive days off in the week this will however rotate, 1 bed cottage provided as staff accommodation (costs covered) and salary £800pwn/£50kgpa. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35458.

HK & Gardener Couple Cheltenham ASAP £850pwn+/£57k-£60kgpa
Recommended post with appreciative Staff of Distinction client who needs an experienced Gardener and Housekeeper couple for their Manor house near Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Gardening duties will include all gardening and property maintenance. A qualified gardener/horticulturalist would be ideal but otherwise a very experienced, practical and passionate gardener with good plant knowledge would be considered. Gardens include a walled vegetable garden, greenhouse and 5 acres of lawns, shrubberies and borders. Housekeeping duties to include all housekeeping, laundry, grocery shopping, looking after the 2 family dogs and assisting with occasional entertaining. No cooking required (but if you like to cook it would be welcomed!) One driver essential for occasional airport runs and errands. The couple will also be responsible for security and the family dogs when employer is away. The ideal candidates will be flexible, enthusiastic and pro-active. Monday - Friday, around 8am - 4.30pm with an hour for lunch (+- 40hrs per week which must include flexibility for occasional weekend work when needed. 2 bed cottage with heating bills included provided as staff accommodation. Pets welcome. Interviewing now for ASAP start with salary negotiable from £57k-£60k according to skills and experience offered. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35504.

CSC84716 HK & Gardener/Handyman Couple Gloucestershire July Negotaible
Willing and capable couple sought for a 9 bedroom property with stables and historic gardens. Employer is looking for a couple who are flexible, can use their own initiative and perform their duties to a high standard. Both must be drivers with a car provided, and both must be child and pet friendly. All gardening duties required, pruning, mowing, handyman & maintenance duties, chopping wood and assisting with security. All housekeeper duties, running the household, shopping, running errands and occasionally babysitting. Cooking would be a bonus. Both will be required to collect children from school and take care of pets. 5 days, 40-50 hours per week with the occasional weekend. Separate 3 bedroom cottage provided suitable for pets, utilities to be discussed. £800pwn/£50kgpa (Negotiable for the right couple). Interviewing now for a July start. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35488.

Housekeeper & Maintenance Gardener couple Cheltenham, Glos ASAP £900pwn+ (£61.2kgpa+)
Flexible, “hands on” Housekeeper & Maintenance Gardener couple sought for employers country home near Cheltenham, Glos. Current Filipino housekeeper of 12 years recommends! Duties will involve all cleaning and laundry as well as caring for their dog. Some simple cooking for the family would also be appreciated (caterers brought in when entertaining). Partner to help with general maintenance, mowing lawn, clearing leaves, changing light bulbs and generally assisting where required. Gardener employed. The family have four daughters at boarding school who visit at weekends. Weekend work required for this role, with two days off during the week. Generally 48 hour week. The ideal couple will be discreet, proactive and have a sunny disposition. One driver essential (car can be provided). Salary negotiable according to experience £800-1000 per week net and newly renovated 1 bedroom flat on the estate provided. Pets welcome. Interviewing now to start ASAP. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35415.

HK & Garden Maintenance/Driver Couple Bradford on Avon Jan/Feb 2020 £750-£800pwn (£49.9k-£53.1kgpa)
Current Staff of Distinction housekeeper retiring after 10 years recommends this super post with appreciative employer based near Bradford on Avon (6 miles from Bath). Housekeeper and Garden maintenance couple who love dogs and are happy with hands on cleaning and laundry duties and general garden maintenance, mowing, strimming and driving. Cooking for very occasional dinner parties (with partner serving) would be a bonus but not a requirement. Two drivers preferable (one essential) and dog lovers for three affectionate dogs essential! Retired employers travel regularly hence being aware of security and care of the three dogs important. Gardener employed. Hours are generally Monday - Friday 9am-12pm and 2pm-4pm with flexibility to work occasional weekends with time in lieu. Two bedroom cottage with garden provided as staff accommodation. Dogs welcome (2 max) but regret not suitable for cats. Interviewing now for late January/February start. Salary negotiable around £50k gross pa/£750-£800pwn. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35391.

CSC64692 HK & Gardener/Handyman Couple Hampshire ASAP Negotiable
Housekeeper & gardener/handyman couple sought for a 12 acre, 6-bedroom property near Winchester, Hampshire. The family have two children aged 15 & 12 who attend boarding school but may be in residence sometimes. One driver essential with their own car. All housekeeping duties, laundry, changing bed sheets and occasional basic cooking. All gardening/handyman duties, maintenance, driving the principles and working on the grounds. Potentially serving at the table may be required during dinner parties. Working a 3 day week, flexible days and hours. 2 bed self-contained annex provided, potentially suitable for pets and dependents within reason and is up to the employers discretion. Utilities may or may not be included. ASAP start. Negotiable salary depending on hours. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35321.

CSC64676 Couple in Taunton Taunton ASAP £750-£850pwn (£49.9k-£58kgpa)
Housekeeper/Gardener couple sought for a very rural home based 20 minutes outside of Taunton. The employer is looking for a couple flexible on weekends for their informal household. Duties include all housekeeping, running errands (picking-up the paper), taking care of the upkeep of the cars and caring/walking of the family dog – pet friendly couple is essential. Very light cooking may be required on the rare occasion. The property is set over 70 acres, including woodland, parklands and fields. Gardening will comprise of outdoor pruning, strimming, chopping of wood and maintenance of the pool/outside area. Chainsaw experience would be a bonus. There is an Estate manager & part-time cleaner already employed. 1 driver is essential to help carry out certain duties. This is a weekend residence and days of work will be 5 days including weekends with Tuesday and Wednesday’s off. Hours are flexible from 8am – 5pm however you must be flexible on weekends. Accommodation includes a 2 bed, 2 bath cottage and a small garden next to the main house with utilities provided. Pets considered. ASAP start. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J34849.

Housekeeper/family cook & Maintenance/Handyman Dorset ASAP £850pwn (£58kgpa)
Super post for a positive and professional Housekeeper/Cook & Maintenance/Gardener/Driver couple on a small country estate near Gillingham, in North Dorset. The main property – eight bedroom, period building - is currently undergoing renovation, currently the family are living in a five bedroom house on the estate during the work. There are three school aged children, and the housekeeper will need to enjoy working around children, and interacting with them for occasional babysitting although a part time nanny is employed. There is a friendly Retriever who will need walking and feeding. Other duties will include daily domestic cleaning and tidying, family laundry and ironing (part-time cleaner to assist); cooking healthy family meals on a regular basis; assisting with food prep at dinner parties; driving for airport runs, running errands, good maintenance/handyman skills would be ideal and definitely a “muck in” attitude to whatever may need doing essential! Team players important as other staff employed including a Gardener, and Farmer. The ideal couple will have a truly proactive and ‘can-do’ attitude as well as a sense of humour and a love of the countryside. Weekend work will be required on occasions but generally role is Monday - Friday. 2 bed cottage provided as staff accommodation, regret not suitable for dependants, pets may be considered. Salary negotiable around £800 - £900 pw net according to previous experience. Interviewing now to commence when ideal couple found. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35200.

Housekeeper & Gardener couple Chew Valley, North Somerset ASAP £800pwn (£53.1kgpa)
Dog loving couple sought to look after beautiful property set in 50 acres in the Chew Valley area of the Mendips. Employer is in part time residence and her elderly father resides there permanently but no caring is required. Duties to include all Housekeeping, cleaning, laundry and simple family style cooking on occasion or assisting principal if they are entertaining. Partner to look after the garden and grounds so reasonable gardening knowledge a plus. Dog lovers are essential as employer has 4 dogs to look after - when they are away it is necessary to stay at the property for security and for the dogs. Otherwise there is a 2 bed cottage with its own garden provided as staff accommodation, pets considered. Hours are mainly 9-4, 5 days per week to include weekends when busy. Salary negotiable according to experience around £800pw net/£50k gross. Post to start ASAP. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35112.

High Calibre Couple Somerset/Dorset ASAP £850-£950pwn (£64.4k-£73.4kgpa)
Recommended post with valued Staff of Distinction client for energetic and enthusiastic domestic couple to look after an informal residence on the borders of Somerset/Dorset. Duties to include high standards of housekeeping, laundry, family cooking and general maintenance duties. One member of the couple must enjoy cooking and if not already a competent cook be happy to learn. It is important that both are happy working inside the house particularly if the family are entertaining. A gardener is already employed, so very occasional help in the garden would be appreciated but not necessary. Useful for both to drive to help with errands and drop-offs, but one is essential. Candidates must be animal friendly as the employers have a dog & very occasional dog sitting may be required. Separate coach house provided as staff accommodation – spacious 1 bed, with sofa bed in sitting room also. Regret not suitable for dependants, but small sociable pets welcome. Working hours are generally 40 hours spread across 5 days per week, mostly Monday – Friday. The family enjoy privacy at the weekends when not entertaining but you will need to be flexible to work approximately one (max two) weekends a month. Top salary negotiable for super star candidates from £850-£950pwn. Interviewing now to start ASAP. Send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J34367.


 Country Housekeepers, HK/Cooks & HK/Nannies

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Job Code

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Location

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Salary

CSHK84766 P/T Daily Housekeeper/ Nanny Near Marshfield, Wiltshire ASAP £13phn/ £25,771gpa
A wonderful opportunity for a part time Daily Housekeeper/ Nanny near Marshfield, Wiltshire. The busy household is home to down to earth family (including school age children and their 3 cats). The family are in search of an individual who can step in to be an extra pair of hands and act as a positive role model for the children. Role duties will include 1 day a week Nannying, looking after the youngest who is 18 months old, whilst the other children are at school. Housekeeping duties for the rest of the week will include but will not be limited to the following; house tidying, organising, hoovering, bed linen, laundry and ironing (that mum hasn’t been able to do!), super-market shopping and running of errands. Someone who enjoys family style cooking would be a bonus, but is not essential. The chosen candidate will be required to have excellent communication skills, good initiative, be well organised and have lots of energy to be around bubbly children! A driver is required and a car will be provided whilst on duty. The working hours are very flexible, but would ideally be between 25- 30 hours a week, plus additional ad hoc babysitting (paid at an overtime rate). The position is to commence by end of March, but interviews are to commence ASAP. Salary £13phn, based on working 30 hours a week this would be equivalent to £25,771gpa + overtime for babysitting. This lovely position would suit someone looking to work for a relaxed, fun loving family who are simply wanting to secure an extended member of the family! If you are interested in this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J35671

CSHK84756 Live-in Housekeeper/Pet sitter Surrey/Wales/London ASAP £40k gross per annum
HNW professional client seeks a Live-in Housekeeper/Pet sitter. This role will mainly be based between Surrey, Wales and London. The candidate must be happy to travel with the employer between the homes as required, and separate accommodation is provided at each location. Duties to include cleaning, laundry, pet sitting and house guardianship, flower arranging and wardrobe management. Must be a natural pet lover (dogs and cats) and have worked with animals before. Excellent role for someone looking to find the right long-term position with opportunity to grow. Drivers license and own car preferred. 5 day week (usually Monday-Friday) between 50-60 hours depending on the employers schedule. A salary of 40k gross is on offer, and other benefits include 5 weeks holiday, statutory pension and private healthcare. Role to start ASAP or as soon as perfect candidate is found! If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an up to date CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35645

CSHK84754 Daily Nanny/ Housekeeper Near Bexley, London (DA8) ASAP £12phn/ £38,771gpa
Friendly family of 4 based near Bexley, London (DA8) are in search of a caring and hard-working Daily Nanny/ Housekeeper. The chosen candidate will have sole charge of 2 children ages 4 and 2. Housekeeping duties to be completed whilst the children are at school/ nursery will include; washing, ironing and running of errands (a cleaner is employed and visits on a weekly basis). All general nursery duties required, including carrying out the school & nursey drop off/ pick up, assisting with homework and cooking meals for the children. This wonderful role would suit someone who is looking to become part of a family and is wanting to secure a long term role. A minimum of 3 years recent experience as a private Nanny/Housekeeper and a driver is essential. The working hours will be 4 days a week; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 6.30am - 6pm (Wednesday and weekends off). Salary: 12phn (£38,771gpa). Role to commence ASAP. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35643

CSHK84753 Daily P/T Housekeeper Montpelier, Bristol (BS6) ASAP Up to £12phn (dependent on experience)
Lovely opportunity for a daily part time Housekeeper in Montpelier, Bristol (BS6). Home to a relaxed, down to earth family of 3, the chosen housekeeper will be responsible for the general upkeep of the family home. Role duties will include but will not be limited to the following; cleaning, washing, laundry, some ironing, food/ household shopping, running errands and light, healthy family style cooking. The working hours will be Monday - Friday 4 hours a day (total 20 hours a week). There will be regular opportunities to work overtime if required, completing additional tasks such as; assisting with packing for trips away, making guest beds and occasional school pickups. The successful candidate should be really friendly, reliable, honest, flexible and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a private household. A driver is essential for this role and a car can be provided whilst on duty. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to secure for a long-term position. Salary: up to £12phn (dependent on experience). Role to commence ASAP. If you are interested in this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J35635

CSHK84751 Live-in Housekeeper Virginia Water ASAP £500pwn / £35,000gpa
Previous Staff of Distinction client is looking for a new Live-in Housekeeper for their family home in Virginia Water, Surrey. Duties include cleaning the home, doing laundry, vacuuming, dusting/polishing, basic family cooking. The family have two cats and two dogs (one is a friendly German Shepherd) so the candidate must be animal friendly and happy to help with pet duties. Mum is pregnant so babysitting/helping with childcare may be incorporated into the role in the future but not at the moment. A driver would be a bonus but not essential. Working hours are 9am-6pm with a 1 hr lunch break. Monday-Friday but if the candidate is happy to help for a couple of hours on a Saturday morning too that would be a bonus. A lovely en-suite bedroom is provided for candidate and a salary of £500pwn / £35,000gpa is on offer. Role to commence ASAP! Please send an up to date CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J35626

CSHK84749 Live-in Houskeeper role! Maidenhead, Berkshire ASAP/Flex £30k gpa + separate cottage
New Live-in Housekeeper role! This role is based in a village near Maidenhead in Berkshire. The housekeeper will take over from previous candidate who is retiring after 5 years! This role will involve general cleaning of the 5 bedroom home, helping with the pets (2 dogs & 2 cats), and household admin. The employer does have two older children but they are away at university. This role is Monday – Friday, and hours can be flexible for example 7:30-4pm or 8:30-5pm. Salary £30,000 gross per annum. Plus a separate 2 bedroom cottage is provided in the village (1 mile away) with utilities paid for. Partners and pets are considered. The ideal candidate must be energetic, dedicated and trustworthy. Must also be a driver with own car. Role to commence ASAP or when perfect candidate is found. Please send an up to date CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J35619

CSHK84748 Daily F/T Housekeeper Hampshire (SP11) ASAP £12phn (£33,082gpa)
Daily full time Housekeeper sought in Hampshire (SP11). The property is located on a farm and is home to a family of 3 (including 24 year old daughter). The chosen housekeeper will be responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of the family home. Role duties will include but will not be limited to the following; cleaning, laundry, making beds, food/ household shopping, dealing with contractors/ deliveries and answering phones etc. The family have 3 dogs (including a puppy). They also have a second property based in Central London which is used when they travel to London for work. The housekeeper will be required to travel there for the day (travel expenses covered) once every 2-3 weeks to carry out light housekeeping duties. The working hours will be Monday - Friday 9am – 5pm (hours can be slightly flexible to suit candidate). The successful candidate should be flexible, active and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a private household. Due to the properties rural setting, a driver is essential. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is looking for a long-term position. Salary: £12phn (£33,082gpa). Role commence ASAP. If you are interested in this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J35604

CSHK84735 Daily F/T Housekeeper/ family cook Near Windlesham, Surrey ASAP £13.75phn (£38,771gpa)
Daily full time Housekeeper/ family cook sought near Windlesham, Surrey. Home to a professional couple, their two children who are at boarding school and their two dogs. The chosen housekeeper will be required to work well independently as well as alongside existing domestic staff (a live in housekeeper, a full time chauffeur and gardeners are employed). Role duties will include; assisting the housekeeper with cleaning/ ironing/ wardrobe management, walking the dogs and running errands. Family cooking Meal planning of healthy meals, family cooking and shopping weekly groceries will also be required. Client seeks an individual who is proactive, energetic and flexible. Being organised is key in order to keep the house in order. This position would suit an individual who is looking to grow with the family on a long term basis. A minimum of 3 years recent experience in a private Housekeeper position is required. A driver is essential. The working hours will be Sunday – Thursday 8 hours a day. Ideally the hours will be 12noon – 8pm, however the hours can be flexible. Top salary up to £13.75phn (£38,771gpa) dependent on experience. Role to commence ASAP. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35580

CSHK84734 Child friendly Housekeeper (Live-in) Nr Newbury, Berkshire March £450pwn
Lovely family based near Newbury, Berkshire are looking for a child friendly Live-in Housekeeper to start early March. Their current housekeeper of 3 years is sadly relocating. The family have two children ages 10 and 12 years old. The eldest is at boarding school and the youngest boards 2 nights per week. The role involves the full running of the household, from buying groceries, cooking, laundry, cleaning, managing tradespeople, school runs for their daughter, organising dentist appointments etc & looking after the children occasionally. This role is Monday-Friday, on 2 of the days the housekeeper will work 9-5, and on the other 3 days 7am to 7pm is required with a long break in the day. The family would like to find a proactive, highly organised person with warmth and a positive outlook. Accommodation is a flat above the garage with an open plan living area, double bedroom, bathroom and a separate entrance. Regret not suitable for pets because the family are allergic. Partners could be considered! Salary is £450 per week net. Role to commence in March. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J35576

CSHK84723 Live-in HK for weekend residence Marlborough Flexible £28,000-£30,000 gross per annum
Child friendly Live-in housekeeper is sought for a family’s weekend/holiday residence in Marlborough. The family have recently welcomed a baby who is now 4 months old, they have a full-time nanny at home in London but the housekeeper must be happy to occasionally help with baby when they visit on the weekends. This role is working Thursday-Monday with 2 days off during the week. Main duties will be getting the home ready for the weekend, cleaning, tidying, laundry, making drinks or cooking if they entertain (not essential), and then clearing up after the weekend and making sure the house is secure and well-kept in the family’s absence. The family will provide a newly renovated 2 bedroom flat which has its own garden, and partners or pets are welcome. Salary £28,000-£30,000 gross per annum negotiable. Start date is very flexible, could be as early as March/April or as late as August! If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J35503

CSHK84721 Assistant Housekeeper role! Gloucestershire Feb/ASAP £23,000 gross per annum
Live-in Assistant Housekeeper sought for a country house on the edge of a village near Chipping Campden in Gloucestershire. The job is varied including general housekeeping, cleaning, laundry, helping with security and working with the other team members at the occasional dinner party. The ideal person needs to be flexible, reliable, self-motivated and happy to look after pets as there are 3 dogs and a cat. Clean driving licence essential. Car provided for work purposes with own transport needed for private use due to rural location. Work is based on a 42-45 hour week, working weekends with two days off during the week. Generous leave. The accommodation is a comfortable, fully-furnished flat provided on site, separate to the main house, all utilities and Wifi included. Starting salary of £23,000 gross per annum is negotiable depending on experience. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J35501

CSHK84712 Daily P/T Housekeeper Near Peasedown, Somerset ASAP £360pwn (£23,327gpa)
Daily part time Housekeeper sought for return client of Staff of Distinction. Based near Peasedown, Somerset. The chosen candidate will be responsible for maintaining the busy family home. No childcare duties will be required as a full time Nanny is employed to care for the 3 children. Role duties will include; cleaning, tidying, organising, laundry, running errands and walking 3 small, well behaved dogs. Experience handling luxury clothing would be a bonus! A driver is preferred but is not essential. The chosen housekeeper must be hardworking, friendly, a self-starter and child friendly. A minimum of 3 years recent experience in a private Housekeeper position is required. Hours: Mon - Fri 30 hours a week, working either 4 or 5 days a week. Salary: £360pwn (£23,327gpa). Role to commence ASAP. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35459.

Daily Housekeeper Near Leatherhead, Surrey January 2020 £14phn (£45,271gpa)
Daily full time Housekeeper sought near Leatherhead, Surrey. Home to a HNW professional couple and their 3 cats and 1 dog. Role duties will include; all cleaning, ironing, washing and some light cooking for lunches. The principles travel a few times a year and will require the candidate to live in the house and take care of the pets whilst they are away. Client seeks a candidate who is hard-working, trusting and personable. A minimum of 3 years recent experience in a private Housekeeper position and experience working for HNW principles is required. The working hours will be Mon - Fri 8am-4pm and Sat 8am - 1pm (total 45 hours a week). Top salary up to £14phn (£45,271gpa) dependent on experience. Role to commence in January 2020. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no:J35434

CSHK74697 Live-in Housekeeper role Nr Cheltenham, Glos ASAP £400-500 per week net
Live-in Housekeeper sought for estate near Cheltenham, to take over from current housekeeper of 12 years! Main duties will involve cleaning and tidying the family home, as well as caring for their dog. Some simple cooking for the family would also be appreciated, or help with some PA jobs for the employer. The family have four daughters who are away at boarding school but visit on weekends. Help on weekends is required for this role, with two days off during the week. Occasional flexibility is needed with working hours, but they will usually be 8/9 hours per day. There are other staff employed including a domestic couple 1 day per week and a full time gardener. The ideal candidate will be discreet and have a sunny disposition. A driver would be ideal due to the location but not essential because there is a bus route. Salary £400-500 per week net is on offer, plus a 1 bedroom flat on the estate is provided. Start date ASAP but could be flexible. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J35247

CSHK74695 Live-in Housekeeper! Kingston, KT2 ASAP £34,700 - £38,700gpa
Live-in Housekeeper required for a family based in Kingston, KT2. This role would suit a child friendly candidate as the family have one little girl aged 10. All duties required include housekeeping, laundry, washing, ironing, walking 1 small dog, collecting the girl from school on some days, babysitting occasionally, shopping and family cooking. The family are looking for a candidate willing to commit long term. No driving is required. Days and hours are 5.5 days per week including a Saturday with a half day off during the week (though flexibility would be appreciated). Bedroom and bathroom provided (in a separate part of the house). Salary £500- 550pwn/£34,700 - £38,700gpa depending on experience. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J34382

Daily P/T Housekeeper Headington, Oxford ASAP 12phn
Wonderful opportunity for a daily part time Housekeeper in Headington, Oxford. The informal, immaculately presented household is home to a couple and their friendly dog. The current two cleaners have been employed for an impressive 25 years! Role duties will include; general organising, walking the dog, running errands and some cleaning/ laundry. Cooking light and healthy meals would be a bonus, but is not essential. Hours can be flexible to suit the candidate (up to 30 hours a week). Employer seeks an individual who can become part of the family, is organised, trusting, kind and a self-starter. Role to commence ASAP. Salary: up to 12phn (£23,327gpa dependent on experience). If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35127

CSHK64695 Assistant Housekeeper (Live-in) Henley February 2020/Flexible Negotiable
Assistant Housekeeper sought for large fully staffed household in Henley. Duties will include daily cleaning, tidying, assisting with cooking. A management couple is employed so the housekeeper will work alongside them. The successful candidate must love children, animals, and be flexible to muck in where required. Hours are 7am-7pm (with time off during the day), 5.5 days per week. This role is Live-in and a private flat is provided for the candidate within the main house. Role to commence in February 2020 or could be later, depending on when the perfect candidate is found. Negotiable salary. Please send updated CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J35345

Daily F/T Housekeeper Near Stonehouse, Gloucestershire ASAP (£510pwn) up to £35,000gpa
Daily F/T Housekeeper sought near Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. The beautiful farmhouse is home to a family including 2 young children and 3 dogs and chickens. Role duties will include; general tidying, cleaning, laundry, ironing, running of errands, family style cooking and occasional childcare. There are two holiday cottages in the grounds, cleaning of these will also be required. Family seek an individual who is warm, friendly, and proactive. Working hours; Mon - Fri 8 hours a day (40 hours a week). Salary; up to £35,000gpa (approx £520pwn) dependent on experience. A driver is essential. Role to commence as soon ASAP. Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35030

Daily P/T Housekeeper/ Nanny Bath ASAP £361pwn (£23,406gpa)
Daily part time Housekeeper/ Nanny sought in central Bath. Home to a lovely family of three including 10 month old baby boy. Role duties will include; maintaining the home by carrying out all cleaning, tidying, laundry, preparing healthy meals and some possible childcare when mum runs errands. Client seeks a candidate who is calm, easy-going, has good communication skills and is happy to essentially be an extra pair of hands! Hours: Mon - Fri 30 hours a week. Salary: up to £361pwn (£23,406gpa) dependent on experience. Role to commence ASAP. Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35064

CSHK64673 Live-in Housekeeper/Nanny role! Bristol December £30k gpa
Friendly live-in nanny/housekeeper is sought for a welcoming family living in Bristol. The family are looking for a candidate to work Monday-Friday, caring for their 4 year old little boy. Duties will include sole charge of the little boy, as well as housekeeping, laundry and ironing for the family while he is at pre-school 3.5 days per week. The candidate will also cook a meal for the family each evening (simple vegetarian recipes). The ideal candidate will be smiley, flexible and have a good level of English. A large double bedroom will be provided on the top floor of the house, along with a bathroom shared with the little boy. Salary £450 per week net (£30,000 gross per annum) depending on experience, position to commence early December. Please send updated CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J35280

Daily P/T Housekeeper Near Milverton, Taunton. ASAP £12phn dependent on experience
Daily part time Housekeeper sought near Milverton, Taunton. The grade 2-listed property is home to a family and their four small dogs. Gardeners and a driver are employed. Role duties will include; all cleaning, laundry, running of errands and general tidying of the property. Cooking can be included if this is something that is of interest to the Housekeeper. Employer seeks an individual who is organised, proactive and has excellent communication skills. Due to the location of the property, a driver is essential. Hours; Mon – Thurs 20 hours a week. Role to commence ASAP. Salary: up to £12phn dependent on experience. Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35181

Daily P/T Housekeeper/ Nanny Central Bath ASAP £12phn (up to £21,705gpa)
Daily part time Housekeeper/ Nanny sought in central Bath. The Georgian property is home to a family of 4 including two daughters ages 9 and 7. Role duties; cleaning, laundry, general organising, running of errands, food preparation/ basic cooking and some childcare including carrying out the school pick up when required. Employer seeks a candidate who is responsible, friendly and trustworthy. Good organisational skills are key to ensure a smooth running of the home. Driver preferred and car can be provided whilst on duty. Hours: Monday to Friday 28 hours a week (working days flexible to suit candidate). Role to commence ASAP. Salary £12phn (up to £21,705gpa dependent on experience). Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35177

Daily Housekeeper Bath ASAP £420pwn / £28,205gpa (dependent on experience)
Wonderful opportunity for Daily Housekeeper in central Bath. Large property and busy home to a family of 3, role duties will include; all cleaning, laundry, making of beds and running of errands. Employer runs an air b and b apartment within the property that will also need to be occasionally cleaned and tidied. Hours: 4 or 5 days a week 35 hours. Employer seeks a candidate who is proactive, flexible and has high attention to detail. Role to commence ASAP. Salary up to £420pwn / £28,205gpa (dependent on experience). Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35148

Daily P/T Housekeeper Bath ASAP £11-12phn
Fantastic opportunity for part time daily Housekeeper in central Bath. Home to a generous family of 5, role duties will include; cleaning, laundry, general organising and running of errands. Client is very flexible with the hours; anything from 15- 25 hours a week. Employer seeks a candidate who is trustworthy, hard-working, reliable and has good initiative. Role to commence ASAP. Salary £11-£12phn dependent on experience. Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35134

Part time Housekeeper Clifton, Bristol ASAP £30,000gpa (£445pwn)
Lovely position for a Housekeeper with a caring nature in Clifton, Bristol. Based in a fabulous property, working on a part time basis but paid a full time salary. Hours: 3 nights/ 2 days a week (either Saturday and Sunday or Sunday and Monday full days). Home to a single principle, the chosen housekeeper will be required to carry out general housekeeping duties, prepare 3 meals a day and look after the dog/ 2 cats. Employer seeks an individual who is reliable, friendly and proactive. Salary: £30,000gpa (£445pwn) dependent on experience. Accomodation provided for working days only. Role to commence ASAP. Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35119

Live-in Housekeeper for P/T residence East Sussex ASAP/Flex £25,000-£28,000 gross per annum
Live-in Housekeeper sought for large country estate in East Sussex. Employer is in part-time residence only 3 months per year (over the summer). When in residence there could be up to 50 people including family and friends of employer as well as other staff (chefs, drivers, nannies, cleaners). During these times the housekeeper must be flexible to work extra hours if needed (still within 5 days per week but including weekends). When the employer is not in residence you will just be working alongside the House Manager taking care of deep cleaning, dusting, organising the home, keeping it running smoothly. Hours/days will be flexible during this time and any extra hours that you worked during the busy period can be taken back in lieu here. A driver is not required for this role but may be useful as it is a rural location. A separate 3 bedroom apartment is provided for the housekeeper and partners/pets are welcome. Salary £25,000-£28,000 gross per annum. Role to start as soon as perfect candidate is found. To apply please send current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J35117.

Housekeeper/Cook (4days pw) Chippenham November/Flexible £400-450 per week net.
Recommended post with retired employer in part time residence. Beautiful home is based in the Chippenham area, close to Bath. Housekeeper/Cook to work 4 days a week with flexibility to work some weekends when needed. Employer has several homes and is generally in residence around 10 days a month mostly at weekends. All housekeeping duties required to a high standard and good family style cooking with occasional cooking for dinner parties when needed. 3 bedroom cottage provided as staff accommodation and pets/partners are welcome. Interviewing now to start November time, can be flexible until the right candidate is found. Salary negotiable around £400 per week net / £25,000 gross per annum. To apply please send current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J35110.

Daily F/T Housekeeper Near Albury, Guildford ASAP £620pwn (£45,000gpa)
Daily full time Housekeeper sought near Albury, Guildford. Home to a professional couple and their small, friendly dogs. Role duties will include; cleaning (including silver/brass polishing), laundry, ironing, wardrobe management, managing contractors, carrying out food/household shopping and running of pet errands. The chosen candidate must be active (as the role is very busy), bubbly and discrete. Hours; Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm. Salary £620pwn (£45,000gpa). A driver and 3+ years private experience is essential. Role to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J35028

F/T Daily Housekeeper Dorset/ Kingston upon Thames ASAP £565pwn (£35k-£40kpa)
F/T Daily Housekeeper to work in a property in Kingston upon Thames and in Dorset. Home to a VIP client, the chosen candidate will be responsible for ensuring a smooth running of the household. Role duties; cleaning, laundry, wardrobe management and daily table service. The candidate can either be based in Dorset or in London and will travel between locations on a rota basis as another Housekeeper will be employed. Client seeks individual who is hands on, proactive and is looking for a long-term position. Excellent communication skills, a team player, trustworthiness and the ability to be discrete is necessary. Driver essential, car can be provided whilst on duty. Hours; Mon – Fri 8 hours a day (2 weekends required each month, with 2 days off during the week in lieu). Salary; £565pwn (£35k-£40kpa) depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34909

Daily P/T Housekeeper Barton, Cambridge ASAP £390pwn (£25,771gpa)
Daily P/T Housekeeper sought in Barton, Cambridge. Daily duties; sorting laundry, cleaning, general tidying/ organising and accepting deliveries. Some assistance with childcare may be required. Family seek a candidate who is animal friendly, as the family have a dog and also someone who is proactive, bubbly, discreet and used to working within a busy household! 3+ year’s private Housekeeper experience essential and a driver would be a bonus. Hours; Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 7am -5pm (Hours can be flexible). Salary up to £390pwn (£25,771gpa). Starting ASAP. Send up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34800.

Daily P/T Housekeeper Brentwood, Essex ASAP £13phn+
Daily P/T Housekeeper sought in Brentwood, Essex for a family of 4. Role duties; cleaning, ironing, running of errands, general tidying and taking shirts/ bed linen to the dry cleaners. The chosen candidate must be dog friendly as the family are getting two puppies in September. Family seek a candidate who is friendly, kind and hardworking. A driver is not essential for this role. Hours; between 25-30 hours a week. Salary: £13phn+. Role to commence ASAP! Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34788.

F/T daily House manager/ Nanny Near Pilton, Somerset ASAP £500pwn/ £35,000gpa
F/T daily House manager/ Nanny sought near Pilton, Somerset. Family of 4 include two boys ages 13, 11 and also Labrador. Chosen candidate will work closely with the weekly housekeeper to ensure a smooth running of the home. Role duties; food shopping, handling bills, managing family calendar, event planning, light housework, dog walking, running of errands and general organising of the home. Parents split week between family home in Somerset and London. They are away on average 3 days/nights each week and approx. 1 week at a time overseas every 6 weeks. When away, candidate will be required to stay overnight (accommodation provided; own bedroom and en suite) and will be responsible for all child related duties on sole charge basis. Employer seeks candidate who is a good communicator, cheerful, proactive, flexible and organised. 3+ years private House manager/ Nanny experience is required. Driver essential (car provided whilst on duty). Hours; Tuesday – Friday, full time. Salary; £500pwn/ £35,000gpa depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34567

Live-in Child Friendly Housekeeper Hampshire Flexible £34,700 - £38,700gpa +Separate annex
An outdoorsy family are looking for an organised live-in child friendly housekeeper for their home in Hampshire. The family consist of professional parents, three school-aged boys (6, 9 & 10 years old), and 3 affectionate dogs! They require someone who is energetic, outgoing, and able to keep family life running smoothly. Duties would include domestic cleaning; tidying; stocking the household; laundry and ironing; linen care; running errands; cooking healthy family meals; walking the dogs, supervising homework; and helping with bath and bedtime. The candidate must be child friendly to help with school runs or babysitting when needed. Working Monday - Friday, 9:00am-7pm or 8:30am-6:30pm, with a break in the afternoon. A full driving licence is essential, and a car can be made available on duty. Experience working in rural locations would be a bonus! A private annex will be provided, which has its own bedroom, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen (plus private entrance & parking). Salary negotiable around £500pwn/£34,700gpa Position to commence when the 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: J32635

Part time Daily Housekeeper Rode, Somerset ASAP £12phn (£180pwn)
Part time daily Housekeeper sought in Rode, Somerset. The 4 bedroom Georgian property is home to a professional couple. Role duties will include carrying out washing, ironing, changing of beds and cleaning of the home. The employer seeks a Housekeeper who is organised, proactive and responsible. Experience caring for delicate fabrics and antiques is highly desirable. 3+ years private Housekeeper experience and a driver is essential. The hours will be 15 hours a week across 3 days and the position is to start as soon as the right candidate has been found. The salary on offer is £12phn (£180pwn). If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J34364

Full time daily Housekeeper Bath ASAP £560pwn/ £40,000gpa
Full time daily Housekeeper/ Driver/ Family cook sought in central Bath. The fully staffed Georgian townhouse is home to a HNW family of 5 (including their 3 children). Role duties will include; assisting with general housekeeping, collecting the children from school, airport runs, running of errands and some family cooking. 3+ years private Housekeeping experience and a driver is required (car provided on duty). The employer seeks a candidate who has a personality and a proactive attitude. The hours will 9am – 5pm across 5 days on a rota basis alongside the current Housekeeper. Generous salary on offer up to £560pwn/ £40,000gpa depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J34319

Live-in Housekeeper Marlborough ASAP £30,000-£35,000gpa
Live-in Housekeeper sought for employers weekend residence in Marlborough. The family live in London during the week and then come to Marlborough for weekends and holidays. They have two school aged children but no childcare is required. Duties will include cleaning and tidying the home, keeping everything ticking over during the week, being conscious of security, organising contractors if needed and preparing the home for the family’s arrival. When the family are in residence the housekeeper will help where required, set the tables and cook meals for the family. Working hours are 9am-6pm, 5 days per week. The housekeeper will need to work weekends when the employer is in residence (with Tues & Weds off), but can have weekends off when they are away or staying in London. They also have a small dog who travels with them. The ideal housekeeper will be experienced and proactive, with a sunny disposition. The accommodation for the candidate is a 3 bedroom cottage in the village and a salary of £30,000-£35,000 gross per annum is negotiable dependant on experience. Interviewing now to start ASAP. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference:J34312

Daily Housekeeper P/T or F/T Burford, Oxfordshire As soon as the right candidate is found £12phn
Daily Housekeeper sought in the town of Burford, Oxfordshire. The wonderful farmhouse is home to 3 adults and an array of animals such as Alpacas, wallabies and dogs. Duties will include but will not be limited to the following; cleaning of the home, putting away of laundry, assistance with animal care and occasionally helping with events. The chosen Housekeeper must be very trustworthy, proactive, organised and be able to work to a high standard. A minimum of 3 years recent experience working as a Housekeeper within a private Household is required. The hours on offer can be flexible; Monday- Friday either part time working 20 hours a week or full time 40 hours a week! The salary on offer is £12phn (up to £480pwn). Due to the location of the property, a driver is required. The position is to start as soon as the right person is found. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J33959

CSHK54444 Chef/Butler & Housekeeper Hampshire ASAP £60k gross pa/£950pwn
Super post for vibrant and energetic couple to look after young family’s weekend residence on the Hampshire/Berkshire borders.. Duties to include cooking to dinner party standard, serving/butler duties, driving and all housekeeping. Other staff employed including team of gardeners so no gardening required. Any experience working on shoots advantageous but not essential as training given. Two drivers preferred (but not essential) for this role due to country location Opportunity to travel to employers other homes during school holidays (max 2 weeks at a time). Weekend work essential with 2 consecutive days off in the week. 1 bed cottage provided as staff accommodation. Pets welcome. Salary negotiable for the ideal couple around £60k gross pa/£950pwn.If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33864

Live-in Housekeeper/Nanny role Oxford ASAP £30,600gpa
Staff of Distinction client based in Oxford are seeking a full-time live-in Housekeeper/Nanny, to maintain their modern and newly refurbished home and help to look after their children after school. The clients are busy professionals who have further properties in Norway and Switzerland. They have four children between the ages of 16 and 5 years old but the eldest is away at boarding school. They have had a part-time nanny and housekeeper, but they would now like to combine the two roles and find a live-in candidate to join them. They are looking for someone happy and flexible who has a pro-active work ethic. Duties required will include helping around the household with domestic cleaning, family laundry/ironing and running errands while the children are at school, then picking the children up in the afternoon, taking them to activities or helping with homework and preparing a healthy dinner. This role is Monday-Friday and the hours will be 9am-6pm with a lunch break. The candidate may be asked to work occasional Saturdays and would get a Monday off in return. The family will also require the housekeeper to travel with them on holiday. A driver is essential for the role and a car will be provided. Accommodation will be a separate two-bedroom flat, furnished with all costs covered. Salary on offer is £450pwn/£30,600gpa depending on experience. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33837

Live-in Housekeeper Oxford ASAP £400-450 per week net depending on experience
Live-in Housekeeper sought for part-time residence in central Oxford. The 2 employers are based overseas and only visit the Oxford property for 3 or 4 months throughout the year, predominately over Christmas and throughout the Summer. Their current housekeeper of 4 years is relocating, and so they are now looking for another long term candidate. The home is a Grade 2 listed property that was newly refurbished 3 years ago and overlooks the University grounds. This role will involve managing the home throughout the year and keeping it to an impeccable standard while the employers are away. This will include cleaning, dusting, general upkeep, liaising with the part-time gardener and window cleaner, keeping the home secure and calling contractors when required. The hours are 8:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday. When the employers are in residence, you will be required to work Monday-Saturday. During these times, the duties will also include laundry, ironing, tidying and helping with errands (no cooking). The housekeeper will live in a spacious first floor apartment, which is attached to the home but has a separate entrance. The flat is newly renovated and has a double en-suite bedroom, fitted kitchen, living space and dining room. The candidate must be bright, flexible, discreet, and have excellent verbal and written English. Salary £400-450 per week net is negotiable depending on experience. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33474

Daily part time Housekeeper Wookey Hole, Somerset BA5 ASAP £10-£12phn
Part- time Daily Housekeeper sought for a very friendly and down to earth family of 4 in Wookey Hole, BA5. Set in a beautiful Georgian house, the duties will include but will not be limited to; ironing, general cleaning, preparation of guest bedrooms and general preparation for dinner parties. The ideal candidate must be a good all-rounder and be flexible to take on extra duties. A driver is required due to the location of the property. The position will be for 3 days a week at approx. 25 hours, however this can be flexible. Salary between £10-£12phn depending on experience. The position is to start as a matter of urgency. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your most up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J28396

Daily Nanny/ Housekeeper Near Bath ASAP £570 per week net
A fantastic new opportunity has become available for a fun and playful Daily Nanny/ Housekeeper near Bath. This is a sole charge role for 2 school age children who are part of a VIP family. The most important part of the role will be to care for the children with duties such as collecting them from school, taking them to clubs and keeping them entertained in the evenings. However, during the day when the children are at school you will carry out some child related housekeeping duties such as tidying their rooms, preparing their dinner etc. A housekeeper is already employed, but sometimes you may need to support them with some cleaning. The chosen Nanny/ Housekeeper will be a passionate, warm and organised individual who loves children. The family are very down to earth and live a very busy lifestyle. They are looking for a Nanny to fit in seamlessly, as the Nanny will play a very important part in the children’s lives. The Nanny/ Housekeeper will work full time hours, Monday – Friday, and the hours are 10am – 7.30pm. A driver is a must, car is provided on duty. It is essential that the candidate be discreet and confidential and have respect for the family. Interviews are to commence right away for an immediate start. Salary £570 per week net. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference: J32951

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CSB84765 Gardener/groundsman/estate assistant Oxfordshire May 2020 £25kgpa
A hard-working fit and energetic candidate sought for a large country estate based in Oxfordshire. Returning Staff of Distinction client are looking for a full-time, flexible gardener/groundsman/estate assistant with good experience and high standards. You must be physically fit, personable and able to deal with taking instruction. Duties to include acting as security of the property, collecting firewood, Mowing of lawns and paths, woodland management, vermin control, hedge trimming, fence and gate installation and maintenance, topping, harrowing, rolling and spraying of pastures, care of hard tennis court, maintenance of property, cleaning and care of three vehicles as well as tractor, mowers, tools and machinery, clearance of leaves in autumn, clearance of snow and ice in winter, maintenance of gravel path and drive, maintenance of the pond, fountain and water trough (all with pumps). General property maintenance and management. Care of two horses, two sheep, two dogs and four hens two days per week and when steward on holiday. The family are looking for a candidate with the ability to work independently but also deal with contractors should this be required. Fluent English is essential. A candidate with their own car is preferred due to the property's remote location however the use of Land Rover for work-related journeys is provided. The family are looking for a country friendly, non-smoking person to fill this role. Experience of similar tasks are essential when applying for this role. Must have chainsaw and spraying certificate. Other staff employed include part time handyman, part time Gardener and full time estate steward. Working hours 8am-5pm but seasonal changes with flexibility to stay later until work is completed. Sunday/Monday off. 1 bed flat above the garage provided (bills included), a partner & 1 well behaved dog considered. Salary £25kpa. Interviewing now for a May start. Send CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J35644.

CSB84747 Daily Gardener Cheltenham ASAP Negotiable
Flexible and ‘hands on’ gardener sought for a country home in Cheltenham. Driver essential. Duties will involve all gardening, mowing the lawn, clearing the leaves, undertaking handyman duties, general maintenance and generally assisting where required. 3-5 days per week. Salary negotiable. ASAP start. Send CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35601.

CSB84729 Live-in Gardener/Groundsman Essex ASAP £30kgpa
Gardener/groundsman sought for a 3-acre estate in the Essex countryside. Driver essential with a car provided for you. All gardening duties, maintenance, security, mowing, driving, household maintenance, cleaning the ponds & lake and tending to the plants including planting. Must be pet friendly, as you will need to take care of the dog when principal is away. 5.5 days a week but must be flexible to work 6 days. 1 bedroom flat provided with utilities included. ASAP start. £30kgpa. Send CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35544.

Live-in Gardener/Caretaker Oxford ASAP £25k-£27kgpa
Live-in Gardener/Caretaker sought for a 7-acre property in Oxford. Must have good communication skills, understand plants and be able to build a good relationship with the neighbours. Must be a driver with a car provided for you. All gardening/caretaking duties, maintenance, operating machinery, maintaining the greenhouse, mowing the lawn, assisting with security, looking after dogs and airport runs. Mon-Fri 8 hours per day. Self-contained 2-bedroom cottage provided with utilities included, suitable for small dogs and a partner at the employers discretion. ASAP start. £25-£27kgpa. Send CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35435.

Handyman/Gardener/Driver Ascot ASAP Negotiable
Child friendly handyman/gardener/driver with good knowledge of seasonal requirements sought for property in Ascot. All typical duties such as property & pool maintenance, tending to the garden, driving principles and their children and dealing with contractors. 5 days a week 8am-5pm with an hour for lunch. Live-out or live-in, 1-bedroom studio apartment provided. ASAP start. Negotiable salary. Send CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35207.

CSB54657 Live-in Dinner Party Cook Oxfordshire January TBC
Cook sought for family’s weekend residence in Oxfordshire. Must be happy to travel to family’s other home in Switzerland approx. 3 times a year for up to 3 weeks at a time. No housekeeping required as Housekeeper employed just keeping the kitchen etc tidy and fridge/larder well stocked. Menu planning, serving, sourcing the best ingredients and cooking for the family and for formal/informal dinner parties will be required. On occasion may be required to help at their London home so a flexible attitude important but principally role based in Oxfordshire working weekends. Driver essential. Separate cottage provided as staff accommodation. 5 day week (potentially could be less in Oxfordshire). Salary negotiable according to experience. Interviewing now to start in January. Send CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting ref num: J35165.

Daily Gardener/Groundsman East Burford, BA4 ASAP Negotiable
A well-kept and active daily Gardener/Groundsman is sought for a 6 acre estate containing lakes, greenhouses, gardens and fields (additional 6 acres of fields) based in Somerset, East Burford. The successful candidate will be passionate about gardening and will be able to use their own initiative. You must have at least 5-10 years’ experience working as a gardener with the ability to work independently giving advice to the owners on the daily upkeep as well as managing the property bringing forward ideas etc. Daily responsibilities will include taking care of the grounds, picking up items from the garden centre and starting up a new garden space in the grounds (already in progress). Working hours will be Monday to Friday for 35 hours a week. Driving is essential for this role and you will need to be pet friendly. The role is to commence as soon as the right person is found for a negotiable salary depending on experience. If you are interested in this role please email bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting your full name and the job reference number J34335.

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