Domestic Couple Sought for Luxury Rental Property near Tugby, Leicestershire

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A beautiful stately home in Tugby, LE7, Leicestershire are looking for a new long-term Domestic Couple to look after their family home near Leicester. This is a live-in position. One of you must have a full driving license for this role.

Package Offered      

  • £60,000 - £80,000 gross per year.
  • 40 hours per week
  • Self-contained apartment on site

Family Background
The couple own a beautiful stately home in Leicester which they have recently renovated into a private rental house with high end dining and a Michelin star Chef for their guests. They provide the highest quality of service to their clients and are now looking for a full time housekeeper to be in charge of all aspects of the interior of the property and a maintenance person/gardener to be in charge of all aspects of the property and garden maintenance The couple have chickens on the grounds and are allowing guests to bring pets with them for their stay. 

Duties
Your role will be focused on the daily and deep cleaning of the household, including hoovering, dusting, and general cleaning of the whole house, including bedrooms, bathrooms, all public areas, back of house and staff areas. You should have knowledge of how to care for delicate materials and surfaces, including silverware and glassware.

You will be responsible for restocking housekeeping inventory and work closely with the other housekeepers and house manager.
You should attend to guest requests and help with meal service when required. You should be happy to be flexible in your duties and take on extra duties and responsibilities including cooking, childcare, pet minding and chauffeuring. 

The successful candidate should have strong initiative and an eye for detail. You should be confident with all aspects of housekeeping and be able to clean and care for the property to a high standard. 

Your role will be to oversee the infrastructure of the property to ensure functionality and safety on site, such as: project work, painting & decorating, carpentry, minor electricity & plumbing, assemble furniture, change lightbulbs, general gardening etc. ensuring the highest standard of the maintenance and ensuring a seamless guest experience.

You will be responsible for all maintenance and repairs of the property, including maintaining a log book of all repairs requested, and when the repair work was completed and report regularly to the House Manager on par stock levels, receipts for purchasing maintenance items.

You will also be required to help the gardeners with general gardening and landscaping when required.

Location/Accommodation 
The property is based near Leicester. This is a live-in position. You will be provided with a self-contained one-bedroom apartment on site. 

Days/Hours

  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Languages
You should speak a good level of English. 

Special Skills
You should be an experienced and skilled housekeeper.

Interview/Start date
The couple are interviewing now for the right person. We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations

Permanent
Posted on: 6 September 2021
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