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 Overseas Couples  I  Overseas Housekeepers/ Cook  I  Overseas Chef/ Butler/ Chauffeur/ Gardener

This vacancy section was last updated on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:04 PM

Couples

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Job Code

Job Title

Location

Start Date

Salary

SC20547 Good all rounder couple West Ireland March £800+pwn
Beautiful castle and estate set in rural West Ireland (County Galway), require a flexible energetic couple with lots of enthusiasm and a ‘muck in’ attitude. The castle is occasionally let commercially for weddings and has 3 holiday cottages on site that are let so there is always lots to do! Other housekeeping and grounds staff are employed so team players important. The principal has four dogs, so dog lovers essential as couple will take responsibility for them when away. Any cooking and general maintenance skills will be useful as well as occasionally serving at table. A general “ can do” attitude would be perfect for this varied role. Two drivers are a preference due to the remote location and to run errands; an estate car is provided. Role will be 5.5 days per week working most weekends. Private accommodation is provided on site but regret not suitable for couples with dependants or pets. Interviewing now, post to commence in March, salary negotiable according to experience approx. €55,000+ gpa/£800+pw net.Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33585

SC20545 Housekeeper/Cook & Maintenance/Driver Gstaad, Switzerland ASAP £1500pw clear
Recommended post for an experienced domestic couple sought by a return Staff of Distinction client in Gstaad, Switzerland. This position is to take care of employers part-time residence throughout the year. The single employer (and sometimes extended family) are in residence around 3 months a year, but require a trustworthy and self-sufficient couple to manage the household. One half will be taking care of the cooking, cooking fresh family meals, shopping and running errands. All housekeeping will also be required (cleaners and laundress to assist). The other half will be acting as a handyman and taking care of general maintenance. Both will be acting as security also making sure the home is secured. Travelling Butler also employed and will be in residence when employer is. The couple will need to be dog friendly as the principals have a Labrador to look after and walk. Accommodation is provided within the house - bedroom with own bathroom and use of a kitchen. Working 5 days a week with 2 days off, some weekends will be required especially when the employer is in residence. One driver is needed and any knowledge of German or Portuguese an advantage (not essential). Position to start as soon as perfect couple found. Salary negotiable around 10,000 swiss francs per month/ £1500 per week clear. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J15888.

SC20543 Inside couple Wiltshire & Switzerland Flexible £60k gross per annum/£900-£1000pwn
Travelling couple sought to look after family’s newly renovated homes in Wiltshire (edge of the Cotswolds) and Switzerland (near Gstaad). This exciting opportunity will best suit an experienced inside couple who are used to a semi formal environment and happy to travel. The role will be based two thirds of the year in Wiltshire and one third in Switzerland (generally for the ski season and summer holiday). Duties to include all general maintenance/houseman and driving (gardeners employed) with partner looking after all housekeeping and cooking to dinner party standard. Employer has 3 school aged children (two are full time borders) and are based in London during the week so need a proactive, organised couple with lots of initiative. One driver is needed and a car will be provided on and off duty. It is essential the couple have valid passports for frequent travel. A newly renovated 3 bed cottage with own garden is provided as staff accommodation in Wiltshire and separate accommodation is also provided in Switzerland. Pets welcome and older dependents considered. Working hours will generally be 5 days (working weekends), 40 hours a week approx. Interviewing now to start when ideal couple found. Salary negotiable around £60k gross per annum/£900-£1000pwn dependant on experience. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33049.

SC20520 Caretaking couple with Greencard sought Las Vegas (US work visa essential) ASAP £70k/$100k gross per annum
Staff of Distinction client moving to Las Vegas in June is looking for a caretaking couple as Housekeeper/Cook and Driver/Maintenance/Security for his new property. Essential that both parties have a Green Card or the right to work in the US! The employer will be in residence 6 months of the year and during this time the role will be 6 days per week returning to 5 days and lesser hours when employer away. 2 drivers are preferred and a car will be provided on and off duty. Driver with a Military background would be useful as security is important to the employer. Other duties will include family cooking and all general housekeeping, handyman duties and driving as required. Self-contained accommodation with a separate entrance will be provided and salary negotiable according to previous experience around £70k/$100k gross per annum. If you are interested in this position please call Katherine or email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J14704.

SC20502 Italian speaking Housekeeper & Maintenance Manager Tuscany, Italy ASAP/flexible 3500-4000 Euros per month
House Manager & Housekeeper/Cook couple sought to look after employer’s beautiful part-time residence based in rural Tuscany. Duties will include garden maintenance, handyman duties, driving, pool maintenance, security, domestic cleaning, family cooking, and mucking in where required to keep the estate running smoothly. One member of the couple must speak fluent Italian for liaising with contractors etc (ideally House manager). The family have 2 dogs and so an animal friendly couple is ideal, one driver is essential (2 preferred) and a car is provided on and off duty. A chef is brought in for dinner parties and extra gardening help contracted during busy times. A one bed house is provided within the grounds as staff accommodation. Salary on offer is 3500-4000 Euros per month for the ideal couple. If you are interested in this position please call Katherine or email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J25544.

Cook/Housekeeper & Maintenance/Gardener/Driver South of France ASAP/flex 3000 euros per month
Cook/Housekeeper and Maintenance/Gardener/Driver couple sought for beautiful villa located in Grasse, South of France. Employer in residence about 2 months a year needs a capable, highly motivated, couple with a happy disposition and a "can do" attitude. At least one candidate is required to speak fluent French. Housekeeper/Cook duties will include overall responsibility for housekeeping, preparing the property for owner's arrival, cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner, organising food and staff for parties and events, liaising with the owner over menus and special requirements, managing petty cash and bills, and care of two dogs. Maintenance/Gardener/Chauffeur duties will include general maintenance duties both inside and outside, managing renovation projects/overseeing and liaising with contractors and keeping the owner updated, upkeep and development of the garden, airport transfers, on call chauffeur, all aspects of dinner service, overall responsibility for the exterior of the property, maintaining the cars, pool, gym, office and outside furniture, making reservations, security. 1 bed apartment provided. Salary 3000 euros per month. Interviewing now for ASAP start. If interested please call Katherine 01225 484190, email CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com


 Overseas Housekeepers, HK/Cooks & HK/Nannies

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SHK20542 Child friendly housekeeper Norway ASAP – can wait for the right person £negotiable salary
A housekeeper is sought for a busy family in Norway. No childcare required but housekeeper must be flexible to babysit (not frequently) when required their two school aged children. Taking care of a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom property. Working 5 days, 8.00am – 6.00pm with an hour break for lunch (flexible for a later finish on occasion, but time off in lieu). Animal friendly candidate as they have a small dog (walk appreciated but not essential). A candidate who is can follow the instructions of the employer but manage own workload is essential. A candidate who enjoys organising a family home and keeping it neat and tidy is also required. Accommodation on offer is the basement floor which has large windows, a separate entrance, shower room, toilet and a kitchenette. The salary is negotiable based on the caliber of the candidate. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to tania@imperialstaff.com.

Housekeeper/Nanny Munich Germany Mid Dec - 1st Jan start £600 - £700 per week
A live in nanny/housekeeper is sought for a family in Munich. Currently based in the UK they are moving to Munich and unfortunately cannot take their long standing nanny who has been with them for over 10 years. Cleaning, family cooking, shopping and looking after the children after school and full time during the holidays. Very flexible family - happy to employ someone to do the ironing if not enjoyed! Looking for a fun and happy nanny. Working 40 hours per week over 5 days, 25 days holiday + 11 German public holidays. They have 3 children aged 5, 8 and 9 years old. A separate apartment is also provided. They are ideally looking for a native Spanish speaker. DRIVER essential. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to tania@imperialstaff.com.

SHK20534 Live-in Cook/Housekeeper Count Kilkenny, Southern Ireland ASAP £550-600 per week net plus
Live-in Cook/Housekeeper sought for running of employer’s rural estate in Count Kilkenny, Southern Ireland. The home is based on 200 acres of land and so the role would suit a country loving candidate. This will be the ideal role for a foodie who has a passion for different cuisines. Housekeeping duties will also be required alongside existing part-time housekeeper, as well as helping the general running of the estate. There are 5 cats and 2 dogs on the estate so the housekeeper must be animal friendly. Pets of your own are welcome to accompany too. The successful housekeeper will be provided with a furnished 2 bed cottage and a car for on and off duty. Partners are also welcome to accompany. Working 5 days per week, some weekends may be required with days off in lieu. A driver is essential due to the rural location of the role. The ideal candidate will be a team player, and a skilled multitasker! The employers are an appreciative couple, and they are looking for someone to join them on a long term basis. A salary of £550-600 per week net + is on offer depending on previous experience. Role to start as soon as right person is found. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J32682

Child friendly housekeeper Travelling – New York, Switzerland and London Flexible start £negotiable
Permanent travelling Housekeeper sought for position based between London, New York and Switzerland. The role is mainly based in New York and Switzerland. You must child friendly as there are two little girls aged 2 and 3 and a half years old. They have a nanny but you will need to help mum care for them on the nannies days off. You must have a good attitude, experience with wardrobe management, packing and re packing bags for travel, assisting with laundry, ironing and sewing and children’s cooking when required. A team player is absolutely essential for this role and a willingness to become part of the family and commit long-term. There are full time daily housekeepers in each property so this role is to assist and carry out cleaning duties as required. The working days will be Wednesday to Monday from 8.00am – 8.00pm; overtime/ additional hours will be paid extra. Accommodation in London and Switzerland will be your own bedroom and bathroom, and in New York accommodation with a separate entrance is provided; whilst on holiday/travelling and staying in hotels, you may need to share a room with the children. This position is available ASAP and the family are happy to wait for the right candidate. A salary negotiable based on experience. Ideal candidate will have a Green Card and ability to work in Europe. Visa could be given for exceptional candidate. If you are interested in this position and are not yet registered with us please email tania@imperialstaff.com. Registered candidates call 02077956255 to apply

Overseas Chef/Butler/Chauffeur/Gardener

Email staff@imperialstaff.comcall +44 (0) 207 795 6255 for further details, or click on a job code number to apply online.

 

Job Code

Job Title

Location

Start Date

Salary

SCB20546 All-Rounder/Butler Ireland March 2019 £Neg
A head housekeeper is sought to run and maintain a part time property based in South Kensington. Day to day duties include running the home whilst the owner is away, cleaning to a very high standard, organizing, liaising with various suppliers with regards to particulars (flowers, shopping, maintenance workers etc.) When the family is in town which is approximately 40 days per year the hours are long and you are required to be flexible and stay one step ahead of things. (General hours are 10-6:00pm, Monday – Friday but also covering weekends when the principal is in town. Longer hours when in residence (7:30-8am-9/9:30pm). The housekeeper needs to be able to work off their own initiative and be of a very high standard, pay will be based on experience. If you are interested in this role please email bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting your full name and the job reference number J33584.

SCB20544 Travelling Butler/House Manager Montreal/New York ASAP Competitive Salary
An experienced and professional travelling butler/house manager is sought in Montreal/New York for a *TOP* appreciative employer who really looks after their staff. The family have 2 other homes that are more part time based in Barbados and San Francisco. Daily responsibilities will include the smooth running of all 4 hours, running of errands, butler duties, supervising staff, updating homes and all duties required to ensure everything is kept running smoothly. It is important that the candidates have previous experience managing not only households but renovation projects. Previous PA experience would be a plus but not absolutely necessary. Working for Royalty can be an asset but not a requirement. We are looking for someone that will help us put in place household staff as well as policies and procedures. They must have the ability to guide our HH as well as make suggestions and recommendations. The candidates need to be computer and tech savvy, including proficiency with spreadsheets and docs. Ideally, the candidate has the ability to envision the bigger picture by project long term, anticipate needs as well as having contingency plans in mind. A driver is a bonus but by no means essential, and you must be child friendly. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working within a private household based in the UK or Overseas. You must be well presented and have a positive attitude with the ability to use your own initiative and take pride in their job. You will be moving around throughout your role and accommodation will be provided for you. The role is to commence as soon as the right candidate is found for a competitive salary. You must have a green card/eligibility to work in the USA to apply for this role. If you are interested in this role please email bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting your full name and the job reference number: J33506.

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