Chef/Maintenance & House Manager Couple - Dorset/Somerset Borders

Imperial Staff

Location: UNITED KINGDOM, South West England, Dorset
  • Not specified /year
  • Not specified / hour
  • £60k gross/£900pwn
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Chef - Private
  • Property Maintenance
  • Couple
  • Co-Management Couple
Date: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Closing date: Saturday 28th April 2018
Our reference: BOX27136
Jobs available: 1

Job description

Chef/Maintenance & House manager couple Dorset/Somerset borders May 2018 £60k gross/£900pwn

Top couple required for a principals weekend residence in Dorset. The large country house is a Grade I listed building and the employers are looking for an experienced couple to keep the home to high standards. The housekeeper should be hands on and ensure that the house is immaculate at all times and ready for the principals arrival. A full-time cleaner is also employed to help with cleaning and laundry. The principals will often entertain at the weekends, one part of the couple should be a competent Chef/Cook who is confident in cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner for up to 15 guests (when entertaining). Front of house duties including setting up the dinner table, serving at dinner parties and being on hand for the principals and their guests, the ideal couple will be confident in a formal environment. Both members of the couple will be liaising with the principals London Housekeeper and PA’s with regards to their diaries and dealing with contractors and suppliers. A team of Gardeners are also employed at the property, however outside duties are still required such as caretaking, general grounds maintenance and animal care. The principal has two dogs who travel with them, so the couple should be confident around dogs and help walk them when they are in residence. This role is suitable for a Couple who can be flexible in their working hours when the principals are in residence, you will be required to look after the security of the estate. It is essential that both members of the couple drive, as driving duties will include local errands and shopping. This role is 5 days per week, with Tuesdays and Wednesdays off when principal in residence and weekends off when they are away. Separate 2 bedroom accommodation is provided for the couple and a well behaved dog is welcome. Salary £60K gross/£900pwn with start date beginning of May 2018.

Job reference 33560 - please apply with CV

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