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Full Time Domestic Couple For Family in St John's Wood, London - United Kingdom

Domestic Couple
Ref: 399 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Jul 2018
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A lovely, family in St John’s Wood, London NW8 are looking for an experienced, live in domestic couple for their busy household.  Due to a personal loss, their much loved housekeeper has to move on, so they are looking for an equally wonderful domestic couple to join their family home.

Background

The family have two children (a new born and a child under 10 years), 3 dogs and a hamster. They are looking for a couple who can join their family home, staff team of 5 for the long term. Their staff team is very important to them.  They have two children so an understanding and enjoyment of family life is crucial. Although the children have a full time nanny you will be expected to help with childcare and support the nanny.  They also have 3 dogs so you should be comfortable around dogs too. The house is 5500 square feet spread over 5 floors and within 2 acres of beautiful grounds.

Duties

For One Person:

This role will entail general immaculate housekeeping, laundry and ironing, errand running, occasional dog walking and cooking for the family.  Organising groceries, light gardening , unless you are confident and happy to do more gardening. You will be happy working within a small household team and happy to liaise with other staff to ensure the smooth running and organisation of the house. You should be happy to undertake day to day cleaning as well as deep cleaning.

For One Person:

This role will entail assisting the other person with general immaculate housekeeping, laundry and ironing, errand running, occasional dog walking and cooking for the family.  You will also be responsible for supporting the nanny and covering her days off.  You should be a great team player able to work alongside both the nanny and your partner. You will be happy working within a small household team and happy to liaise with other staff to ensure the smooth running and organisation of the house. You should be happy to undertake day to day cleaning as well as deep cleaning.

Location

St John’s Wood NW8, London UK. This is a live in role you will be provided with a bedroom and a bathroom which is shared with the nanny.

Days/Hours

7am – 6.00pm 5.5 days per week. You will get one half day during the week and one whole day at the weekend off, these will change ensuring the family always has the support it needs in the home.  

Languages

A good level of English is required.

Special Skills

You need to have experience of working in a busy household and enjoy what you do. Have excellent attention to detail, have energy, be proactive and take great pride in helping maintain a beautiful home.  You need to understand family households and the way they work and importantly use your common sense, be hard working and flexible.

A driving licence would be a bonus but not essential.

Package Offered

  • £500 - £800 NET per person per week, £640 - £1100 GROSS per week, depending on background and experience.
  • Between £33,000 - £57,000 GROSS per annum.

Interview/Start date

ASAP