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

This vacancy section was last updated on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 2:43 PM

Couples

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Job Code

Job Title

Location

Start Date

Salary

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.

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.

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.


 Country Housekeepers, HK/Cooks & HK/Nannies

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Job Code

Job Title

Location

Start Date

Salary

CSHK94819 Live in Housekeeper Cirencester, Gloucestshire End of June 2020 £30+kgpa
Located on 26 acres of land and greenery this family is looking for a bubbly housekeeper to complete the team. Looking for a team player who will have a ‘muck in attitude’. With nine bedrooms, and eight bathrooms, the housekeeper will do all general cleaning duties, working alongside another housekeeper; this will also include doing bulk-shopping for the family. They also have two dachshunds, so candidate must be pet friendly, the candidate must be willing to walk the dogs, and look after them when the client is away. Accommodation provided is a spacious 2-bed cottage with a big master bedroom and bathroom. They are looking for someone to start in 6 weeks’ time. Working hours and days to be discussed with the successful candidate. If you are interested, please send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J35834.

CSHK94818 Daily Housekeeper/Cook Marlborough, Wiltshire Around October 2020 Dependent on experience
Child friendly Daily housekeeper/cook sought for a family’s weekend/holiday residence in Marlborough, Wiltshire. The family have recently welcomed a baby and they have a nanny employed. 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. Salary on offer is dependent on experience. Start date will be around October 2020. Interviews to commence ASAP. Please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J35503

CSHK94817 Live in Housekeeper Winchester, Hampshire July 2020 start £450+ per week net
Housekeeper sought to look after beautiful 8 bed property for family based near Winchester, Hampshire. Duties to include all usual housekeeping, cleaning. Occasional driving for boarding school runs would be appreciated and car provided however, driver is not essential. One bed flat within the house, compromises of bedroom, kitchenette and bathroom. Salary very negotiable according to previous experience and expertise offered from £450 pwn. Please send your CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J35802.

CSHK94816 Live-In Housekeeper/Nanny Kensington September 2020 £650pwn
English speaking Live In Nanny/Housekeeper required for household in Kensington with 2 children aged 5 and 2.5 years old. Property is comprised of 6 bedrooms and has an indoor swimming pool. This is a fully staffed household; the chosen candidate will be working alongside another housekeeper, therefore a good team player is key! All nursery duties required, including helping with homework and assisting with healthy, family style cooking. The working hours will be: Mon-Fri 10am-8pm and a Saturday morning. Salary: £650pwn, £46,852gpa. September start. Please send your CV to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting Ref no: J35799.

CSHK94814 Weekend Housekeeper/Cook Melksham, SN12 ASAP start £12phn
Live in Housekeeper/cook sought in Melksham for part time residence. This role requires all housekeeping duties, preparing the property for the employers arrival on a Friday. Whilst in residence, making beds, keeping the property clean and tidy. Preparing meals etc. The chosen candidate must be confident cooking traditional British food (Thai is also a favourite!). Dinner parties and formal events will be catered for by a chef. Working Thursday – Monday, full time hours to be discussed. The role to commence ASAP. Salary of £12phn. Send CV to lucy@imperstaff.com quoting Job ref: J35766.

CSHK94813 Daily Housekeeper/Cook Melksham ASAP £12phn
Daily Housekeeper/Cook sought in Melksham, SN12 for part time residence. This role requires all housekeeping duties and preparing the property for the employers arrival on a Friday. Whilst in residence, the chosen candidate will be responsible for making beds and keeping the property clean and tidy. A confident cook of traditional British food is a must. Dinner parties and formal events will be catered for by a chef. Hours: Thursday – Monday, full time hours to be discussed. The role to commence ASAP. Salary: £12phn. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35783

CSHK94810 Live In Housekeeper Hampshire ASAP £10-£12phn
Live in Housekeeper sought in Hampshire, located on a large old rectory, a 6 bed beautiful Georgian house. This role will be based solely at this location, however the family of 5 have another house in London and France. Duties of the housekeeper will be discussed with the chosen candidate, though the candidate must be comfortable with pets as they must feed the cat only on their working day. The housekeeper will have their own separate, beautiful barn conversion with 1-2 beds, with a large kitchen space, all bills will be payable. The candidate will be expected to work 5 days a week, for 6 hours each day, with occasional babysitting for the family’s children. The candidates days off will alternate with one day off in the week, and one day off at the weekend, however this is negotiable. A car will be provided on duty. The family would like someone ASAP. Salary £10-£12phn. If you are interested in applying please send CV to staff@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35758

CSHK84808 Live-in Housekeeper/Nanny Bristol ASAP £30,000 gross per annum
Friendly live-in Housekeeper/Nanny is sought for a welcoming family living in Bristol. The family are looking for a candidate to have sole charge of their 4 year old little boy, as well as housekeeping, laundry and ironing for the family while he is at school. The candidate will be required to cook a meal for the family each evening (simple vegetarian recipes). The ideal candidate will be smiley, reliable and have a good level of English. This role is Monday-Friday, 50 hours per week generally between the hours of 7am-7pm with a 2 hour break during the day. A large double bedroom will be provided on the top floor of the house, along with a bathroom shared with the little boy. Salary £30,000 gross per annum depending on experience, position to commence ASAP. If you are interested in applying please send CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com ref no: J35280

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

CSHK84753 Daily P/T Housekeeper Montpelier, Bristol (BS6) ASAP £12phn (£23,327gpa)
Daily Housekeeper sought 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 up to 30 hours a week (less hours are possible if this suits the candidate). 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 (£23,327gpa). 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! The employer has two older children but they are away at university. This role will involve general cleaning of the 5 bedroom home, as well as helping with the pets (2 dogs, 2 cats, and 3 horses). The horse care will include feeding them twice daily, putting them out into the field and mucking out the stables. 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

CSHK84723 Live-in HK for weekend residence Marlborough August/September £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 August/September 2020. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J35503

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

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

Country Chef/Butler/Chauffeur/Gardener

Email staff@imperialstaff.comcall +44 (0) 207 795 6255 for further details, or click on a job code number to apply online.

 

Job Code

Job Title

Location

Start Date

Salary

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.

CSB54657 Live-in Dinner Party Cook Oxfordshire ASAP 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.

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