Looking to hire a live-in Domestic couple

1858 LDM
United Kingdom​
March 9, 2022
To be discussed

Job description

An experienced Domestic Couple (a head housekeeper and a houseperson ) is required for a beautiful 14-bedroom country house on Hampshire/ Berkshire border.​The residence is used by a family of 4 as a weekend & holiday home.The couple will have to work in a team with two housekeepers, handyman, chef, PA and gardeners. The right candidates must have strong skillsets and experience in a similar role, and be able to integrate with the existing team.Start: As soon as possible (flexible)


High-standard hands-on housekeepingLeading the housekeeping teamLaundry and ironingMake beds, changing linenTake care of antiques, high-end furniture and delicate materialsTurn down serviceWardrobe managementStaff trainingMake rotas & cleaning schedulesFront of house, formal and informal serviceCare for china, crystal and silverStock managementAnimal care (Look after dogs, feed chickens, etc)Liaise with the estate officeCook simple meals if possible (not a must)Wine cellar careLiaise with contractors and suppliersSwimming pool maintenanceAssisting the handymanBuilding fires and bringing in logsA/V & Creston checksUpkeep of boilers and filtration systemsOccasional driving duties and car cleaningRunning errandsFeeding animals at weekends (goats, chickens, etc)Other handyman dutiesSecurity and attendant key holder duties


​​Solid experience in similar positionsExcellent references from former employersClean driving licenseAble to work in a teamExperience in semi-formal householdsTable service skillsKnowledge of cleaning tools and techniquesPro-active individualsHands-on flexible attitudeNon-smokersDBS checked​

Work conditions

Schedule: 5 days/week including weekends when the principals are in residence; flexibility required.8 am to 4:30 pm when the family are not in residence. ​​Cosy, separate two-bedroom cottage+Around


£ 70000 gross per year per couple (could be negotiable) ​
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This job offer is managed by Morgan Mallet International's agency London - UK
Address : 25 North Row, Mayfair, London W1K 6DJ, United Kingdom
Marina Schevchenko

Marina Shevchenko is a dedicated professional with a decade-long journey at Morgan & Mallet International, beginning part-time in 2014 and transitioning to full-time in 2015. Specialising in client and candidate relations, she excels in catering to individuals from the UK, US, and Eastern Europe. Fluent in English, Ukrainian, and Russian, Marina's multilingual skills facilitate seamless communication. Her role extends beyond borders, having managed Morgan & Mallet's offices in the UK and Ukraine. Marina's passion lies in understanding the distinct requirements of clients and candidates, ensuring perfect matches that align with their goals and personalities. She thrives on forging lasting connections and delivering exceptional service.

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Morgan & Mallet International - Household staffing agency
This job offer is managed by Morgan Mallet International's agency London - UK
Address : 25 North Row, Mayfair, London W1K 6DJ, United Kingdom
Position filled already
Looking to hire a live-in Domestic couple
Full time


1858 LDM


United Kingdom​


March 9, 2022


To be discussed
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