A returning client has requested a Domestic Couple for their residence in Kent. This is a new position and is to replace a retiring Housekeeper and to add to the compliment of staff to provide a higher level of service. This is a formal household, so a uniform is required and experience in a similar environment is highly desirable.
The property, is a moted, listed manor house, with coach house. The main property is large with numerous bedrooms, bathrooms and reception rooms, which will need to be kept to the highest standards. There are antiques, art works and fine fabrics that need special care and attention. In addition to the main house, there are 5 bedrooms in the coach house, which are only used when guests stay.
All related duties including, but not limited to, dusting, cleaning, hovering, laundry and ironing, changing beds, care of clothes and wardrobe management. Care of antiques, fine furnishings and art works.
Cooking of family meals, menu planning, ordering and shopping for supplies.
This role is very much in support of the Housekeeper and to help with the above duties. Also, to ensure all AV equipment is working, checking lightbulbs and electrical equipment. Within your capabilities, to ensure boilers and heating systems are operational and to point out issues that need attention. Basic handyman work, door handles, shelves, paintwork etc and any other basic requirements.
When the principals are in residence, you will need to serve drinks and meals and perform other related duties, including: opening and closing the house each day.
As there is already a head gardener, there is no real need for gardening skills, but working as a team is essential.
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