Domestic Couple, Ascot J36423
Cook/HK and Garden/Maintenance/Driver Domestic Couple required for a property in Ascot. This position requires an experienced and professional couple, who are proactive and self-motivated. It should also be understood that the job description is meant as a guideline and that some tasks may vary or change depending on the family’s needs, provided that any new or additional duties and responsibilities are within the scope of the role. The role can be split between the couple as suits their skill sets best, but should encompass the following tasks – inside the house: Cleaning, Washing, Ironing, Changing bed linen, Shopping and provisioning of food and all household supplies, Cooking and serving meals, Organising and overseeing contractors, Assisting with packing and unpacking for travel. Outside the house: Security, Gardening and maintenance of the grounds, Organising and cleaning of all outside spaces and furniture, Washing, maintenance, servicing and upkeep of all vehicles, Driving, Wine cellar maintenance and care, Cigar maintenance.
When any member of the family is in residence there will be a daily requirement for provisioning, including breakfast, lunch and dinner. Good cooking skills and an interest and understanding of ingredients and cooking methods is important. The family have varied and specific culinary requirements, so a flexible and open-minded approach is essential. The family spend several months of the year outside of the UK, during this time you will be required to be structured and self-motivated to fulfil the larger routine and one-off maintenance and deep cleaning tasks.
The family have 2 adult daughters who often visit the property with guests. They also have a daughter with additional needs and there will be a requirement to provide some supervision and driving duties.
Some pet care may be required for the family’s dog. Fluent English speakers essential. One driver essential. Self-contained 1 bed cottage with double bedroom, bathroom, open living room, kitchen etc. Pets welcome, small area provided as garden. £900pwn on offer for the right candidate.
Hours when the family are in residence are: 08:00-14:00 and 17:00–20:30 Mon-Fri and 09:00–11:00 on Sat. When the family are not in residence the hours are: 09:00–17:00 Mon-Fri.
ASAP start/when the right couple is found.