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This vacancy section was last updated on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 5:15 PM

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Salary

CSC54527 Dog loving Housekeeper/Cook & Gardener/Maintenance Gloucestershire ASAP £750pwn/£45,000gpa
Recommended post for a Housekeeper & Gardener/Maintenance couple based in a beautiful rural location near Stroud in Gloucestershire. Informal employer is looking for a positive, cheerful and flexible couple on a long term basis. The property has a 3 acre garden and is surrounded by 35 acres of fields and woodland. An experienced gardener is preferred to look after the kitchen garden, greenhouse, help with general household maintenance, chopping wood laying fires etc. The housekeeping duties will be general cleaning, ironing and food shopping. (Cleaner employed twice a week to assist). Cooking or assisting with food prep would be useful for occasional dinner parties or Sunday roasts. Employer has 2 very gentle black Labs – dog lovers are essential to look after them when they are away or staying at their London home. 2 drivers would be ideal but only one essential for shopping, occasional station or airport runs. A pretty but small 1.5 bed cottage is provided as staff accommodation, close to the main house. Pets are welcome. Appreciative employer needs the couple to work 5 days per week including approx. 2 weekends a month, flexibility important. Position to commence when the right couple is found. Salary negotiable around £750+pwn. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J34628. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J34628

CSC54525 Chef/Houseman/Driver & Housekeeper Manchester October 2019 £40k-£50k + accomm allowance
Top couple sought to look after two properties for employer in Manchester City Centre (one owner occupied) and the other is rented. Excellent Cook/Chef of various cuisines sought to cater for dinner parties and family meals with partner assisting and serving. All housekeeping duties needed including the care of fine fabrics, management of clothes and hands on cleaning. Light maintenance and cleaning required at rental property also. Airport runs and occasional school runs may be needed also. 5 day week, working some weekends (with days off in lieu). 2 bed cottage can be provided as staff accommodation in Bolton or accommodation allowance offered to rent nearby. Competitive salary offered according to experience around £40k-£50k. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J34621

CSC54524 P/time Housekeeper & Knowledgeable Gardener/Maint. Essex August 2019 £750pwn/£45,000gpa
Recommended post for part time Housekeeper & full time Gardener/Handyman couple to be sole staff looking after single employers part time country residence near Ongar, Essex. Housekeeping duties to include all general cleaning of the house and barn. No cooking required. Knowledgeable gardener needed to care for 7 acre garden. Duties to include all general gardening, mowing, pruning, weeding, edging and hedge cutting as well as basic maintenance of the buildings looking after tools and machinery, cleaning cars etc. Employer is in weekend residence only and couple work Monday –Friday, so it is rare to overlap hence essential that couple have real initiative to trouble shoot any potential problems and can call in/supervise contractors when necessary. Animal lovers needed as employer has 3 Siamese cats to look after. Hours will be Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm for Gardener/Handyman and 8am-1pm for the Housekeeper. Accommodation provided is a pretty 2 bedroom cottage, fully furnished with its own garage and garden. Regret not suitable for dependents or dogs. At least one driver is essential. Car provided on & off duty. Excellent salary of £750pwn/£47K gross is offered, interviewing now to start early August. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref:J34620

CSC54517 Gardener/Driver & Housekeeper/Cook Hampshire August 2019 £850-900pwn
Busy family is looking for an experienced “child and animal friendly” professional couple for their informal home near Basingstoke. Good “hands on” organisational skills important to manage and work alongside a Housekeeper & Maintenance couple. Cooking would be a big plus, ideally to dinner party standard but otherwise assisting with food prep and serving for parties required. Partner to have a reasonable gardening knowledge and some basic general maintenance. Driving for school/airport runs required also (only one driver essential). A good track record in private service, excellent references and lots of initiative is important for this role. Working 5 days per week to include most Saturdays. 3 bed newly refurbished cottage provided as staff accommodation suitable for well-behaved pets. Salary negotiable around £850-900pwn according to previous experience to start early August ideally but can wait for the perfect couple. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref:J33649

CSC54515 Head Housekeeper & Maintenance Couple Somerset Flexible £800+pwn
Super Head Housekeeper and Maintenance/Security sought for high profile employers large estate in Somerset. High standards, discretion and flexibility are important. Laundry, cleaning and healthy family style cooking would be useful – knowing how to source the best cuts of meat etc. Cooking only required on occasion and not necessary for dinner parties but must be of a reasonable standard. Cleaners and team of gardeners employed, so no gardening essential but if partner has particular expertise in a certain area e.g. cars maintenance, security, IT, it could well be worked into the job description! Generally post is Monday – Friday with flexibility to work weekends on occasion when needed. 2 bed cottage with private garden and car provided, pets (even horses) welcome too. Salary negotiable, according to experience around £800 per week net. To start when the ideal couple is found. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J34607

CSC54512 Proactive Housekeeper/Cook & Groundsman Oxfordshire ASAP £900+pwn/£68+K gross
Pro-active Housekeeper/Cook & Groundsman couple sought for a family’s principle residence in Oxfordshire. The ideal couple must be flexible, positive and cheerful with lots of initiative. There are times when the house will be quiet when employer in London or travelling and other times when all is busy - children back from boarding school and Uni or the house is hosting a charity event or house party. Any cooking (ideally up to dinner party standard) would be a big bonus, but this is not essential for the right couple. All general housekeeping, cleaning, laundry duties and assisting employer with managing extra cleaning help when needed for any events. General groundsman, maintenance duties include assisting the Head gardener with lawns, hedges, as well as laying fires, and station/airport runs as required. Animal lovers are important as the family have cats, Guinea pigs, hens and dogs to help with. Brand new 1 bed barn conversion provided as staff accommodation, pets welcome. One driver essential. Generally role will be Monday-Friday, 9-5 but flexibility needed to work at least one weekend a month (with notice) with time in lieu. Position to commence as soon as ideal couple found. Salary negotiable around £900-£1000 pwn/ £60-£65k gross for the ideal couple. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33568.

CSC54510 Gardener/Maintenance & Housekeeper/Cook Melrose, Scotland July 2019 £750pwn/£45,000gpa
Employers weekend residence in Melrose on the Scottish boarders (not far from Edinburgh or Newcastle), requires a knowledgeable Gardener/Maintenance person and proactive housekeeper/family cook. This part time residence is set in 2 acres with vegetable garden, beds and lawns. The housekeeper will look after all cleaning, laundry and organisation of the home together with healthy family cooking when employer is in residence. Basic maintenance and gardening required, including looking after the bio mass boiler (full training given). Working 5 days a week including most weekends (approx. 2 weekends a month, but flexibility important), 45/50 hours per week. Accommodation is a 3 bed lodge in the grounds (older children and well behaved small pets considered). Preferable for both to drive but only one essential. Position to commence early July or when ideal couple found. Salary negotiable around £45k gross/£750pw net depending on experience. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J34591.

CSC54508 Housekeeper/Cook & Maintenance Gardener Hungerford, Berks ASAP £800-900pwn+
Housekeeper/Cook & Maintenance Gardener (Tagalog speakers ideal but not essential!) sought for family recently moved to new property in Hungerford, Berkshire. This is a diverse position that will suit an enthusiastic and flexible couple who are used to looking after all aspects of running a home. All housekeeping duties and menu planning, cooking for the family and occasional dinner parties when required. Maintenance Gardener to look after all aspects of the grounds; mowing, weeding, hedges and pool and tennis court maintenance. Accommodation provided is a lovely 2 bed apartment. 5 days per week (flexible to include either a Saturday or Sunday). Salary depending on experience from £800-900+pwn. Interviewing now to start ASAP! Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J34589

CSC54506 Housekeeper/Cook & Garden Maintenance Nr Inverness, Scotland ASAP £35,000gpa/£600pwn
Employer in very part time residence is looking for a long term country loving couple to look after their modern private home and 3 acre garden situated within a large sporting estate. All housekeeping, laundry and light family cooking required together with lawn and garden maintenance. Strong preference for both to drive and important that one is computer literate. Full Estate staff employed on the sporting estate which is run totally separately. Couple will report direct to employer and be responsible for the private home and garden. One bed accommodation is provided within the home (separate entrance), regret not suitable for pets or dependants. The working week averages 40 hours and 5.5 days working weekends. Salary offered £35kpa/£600pwn plus enhanced pension, interviewing now to start in July. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J34579.

CSC54500 Housekeeper/Family Cook & Maintenance/Groundsman Hampshire ASAP £60,000gpa
Housekeeper/Family Cook & Maintenance/Groundsman sought for a full time residence property in Hampshire. The 7 bedroom estate homes a family of 5 with 3 school aged children and their 2 dogs, chickens and ponies. The property is 10,000 sq ft, set over 45 acres. The couples must both be fit and versatile to carry out a range of duties. One part of the couple will be responsible for housekeeping, laundry, cleaning, drop offs and pick offs for the children, shopping, cooking family meals and creating the menu. Experiences with dinner parties would be beneficial, as the principals entertain sometimes. The partner can be responsible for the maintenance/handyman duties around the property. Any horticultural experience/skills would be a bonus. 2 drivers essential. Accommodation provided 50 yards away from the property as a self contained flat. Pets to be considered. Working mostly Monday – Friday. 12 hours a day with a break in the day. To start ASAP. Salary around £60,000gpa negotiable. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J34546

CSC54485 Housekeeper & Maintenance/Driver Couple Kent September 2019 £850pw net/£55k pa gross
Knowledgeable Housekeeper & Maintenance/Driver couple sought by friendly principals with newly renovated estate in Cowden, Kent. This position is to commence in September to help with the care and maintenance of employers home. Animal lovers preferred as employer has a dog & 2 cats to assist with. General duties will include housekeeping, laundry, changing the beds, light & deep cleans, running errands and stocking the cupboards with supplies. Cooking not essential unless particularly enjoyed! The partner will be responsible for general maintenance inside and outside the home, with basic handyman duties and driving the principals. Light gardening such as weeding and mowing also required (2 estate workers employed to assist with the garden and grounds). The couple will need to help when principals have guests and host dinner parties. One driver is essential and a car provided on duty, however due to location would be beneficial if both can drive but not needed for the role. Amazing separate and also newly renovated, 3 bed home Oast house provided as staff accommodation within the estate, regret not suitable for dependents but well behaved pets considered. Working usually Monday-Friday with occasional weekends. Salary negotiable according to experience from £800-£850pw net/£55k pa gross. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J34453

CSC54473 High Calibre Couple Somerset/Dorset ASAP £64,4000 - £73,400gpa / £850 - £950npw
Recommended post with valued Staff of Distinction client for energetic and enthusiastic domestic couple to look after an informal residence on the borders of Somerset/Dorset. Duties to include high standards of housekeeping, laundry, family cooking and general maintenance duties. One member of the couple must enjoy cooking and if not already a competent cook be happy to learn. It is important that both are happy working inside the house particularly if the family are entertaining. A gardener is already employed, so very occasional help in the garden would be appreciated but not necessary. Useful for both to drive to help with errands and drop-offs, but one is essential. Candidates must be animal friendly as the employers have a dog & very occasional dog sitting may be required. Separate coach house provided as staff accommodation – spacious 1 bed, with sofa bed in sitting room also. Regret not suitable for dependants, but small sociable pets welcome. Working hours are generally 40 hours spread across 5 days per week, mostly Monday – Friday. The family enjoy privacy at the weekends when not entertaining but you will need to be flexible to work approximately one (max two) weekends a month. Top salary negotiable for super star candidates from £850-£950pwn. Interviewing now to start ASAP. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J34367.

CSC54457 Chef/Butler & Housekeeper Hampshire ASAP £73,000gpa/ £950pwn
Super post for vibrant and energetic couple to look after young family’s weekend residence on the Hampshire/Berkshire borders.. Duties to include cooking to dinner party standard, serving/butler duties, driving and all housekeeping. Other staff employed including team of gardeners so no gardening required. Any experience working on shoots advantageous but not essential as training given. Two drivers preferred (but not essential) for this role due to country location Opportunity to travel to employers other homes during school holidays (max 2 weeks at a time). Weekend work essential with 2 consecutive days off in the week. 1 bed cottage provided as staff accommodation. Pets welcome. Salary negotiable for the ideal couple around £73k gross pa/£950pwn. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33864

CSC54441 Housekeeper & Driver/Maintenance Couple Northamptonshire ASAP £700pwn
Housekeeper & driver/maintenance couple sought for a family based on a large property in Northamptonshire. The property is set over 40 acres with 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. The family have 4 children aged 13-21 years, and also have friendly pet dogs. A couple who are hardworking and reliable will be suited for this position to take care of a variety of duties inside the home such as housekeeping, cleaning, ironing and helping with dinner party prep. Other duties for the partner will involve driving, helping in the garden, strimming lawns and general maintenance inside and outside. A gardener is employed once a week for additional help. Proxy parenting will be required once a week while the principals are in London. There will ideally be 2 drivers and a car is provided on duty. Accommodation provided as a 1 bed staff flat with a separate entrance. The couple will be required to work 5 days a week including most weekends, around 40-50 hours. Salary negotiable around £700pwn Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33213.

CSC54439 Cook/housekeeper & Maintenance Gardener/handyman Lancashire ON HOLD until Autumn 2019 £60,000 - £73,400gpa
Informal and relaxed employers based near Chorley in Lancashire will be searching for a Cook/housekeeper & Maintenance Gardener/handyman couple to care for their newly renovated, high spec property. Employers newly retired will be travelling a lot so couple must be self-starters with initiative. They have 2 adult children living at the property also. The Cook/housekeeper will be responsible for the general organisation, cleanliness and keeping the home to a high standard. Any past cooking skills or experience would be very useful as employer enjoys entertaining. The partner will be in charge of general garden and house maintenance. Extra cleaning or maintenance help can be brought in as required. A 2-bed cottage (furnished or unfurnished) is offered as staff accommodation. At least one driver is essential for this position and a car will be provided on and off duty. The couple will be required to work 5 days a week, with flexibility to work some weekends. Salary negotiable according to experience and skills offered around £60K-£73K/£800-£950pwn. If you would like to register your interest in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref:J33839

CSC54437 Estate Manager & Housekeeper Couple Essex, IG10 June 2019 £Neg
An Estate Manager and Housekeeping couple are sought for a part time residence estate based in Essex, IG10. Daily Housekeeper responsibilities will include all general housekeeping, laundry, washing, ironing including some light cooking. Estate Manager responsibilities will include running the estate, managing gardeners, mowing the lawn, general maintenance, running errands, shopping, managing caterers for dinner parties and ensuring the boundaries and security are intact. This role would suit a couple able to work together as a team and who would be happy to turn hand to anything. Working hours will be Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm, with the occasional weekends when the family are entertaining (Time given off in-lieu). This role is to commence in June for a negotiable salary. Accommodation provided is a small 1 bedroom cottage with utility bills included. Two drivers would be preferred and a car will be provided on-duty for work purposes. Salary negotiable for the right couple. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref:J33816

CSC54435 Housekeeper/Cook & Gardener/Maintenance/Driver Ross on Wye, Herefordshire ASAP £64,400gpa
Animal friendly couple sought to assist family with 2 older children and beautiful rural home close to Ross on Wye, Herefordshire. Duties to include all housekeeping, some family cooking (cooking for dinner parties would be a bonus but not essential as caterers brought in). Helping employer with the ponies, donkey, dogs and cats is required (any basic horse experience would be helpful but training can be given), no riding needed just helping with mucking out, feeding etc. Reasonable gardening knowledge would be advantageous and general maintenance skills, handling large machinery, driving a tractor etc. Two drivers preferred for this role due to location. Employer will need occasional driving to London. Recently refurbished 2 bed cottage within the estate provided as staff accommodation, all costs covered. 5 day week with help needed most weekends (although family do enjoy privacy at weekends too). Not suitable for dependents but the client is happy to accommodate a friendly dog. Salary negotiable according to previous experience around £64,000gpa/£850pwn. Interviewing now to start ASAP. If interested email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting J33818.

CSC54431 Maintenance Gardener & Housekeeper Rutland ASAP £48-£50k gross pa/£750-800pwn
Hardworking, willing and fit couple sought to work as part of a team for appreciative family with large estate near Rutland, Leicestershire. Nepalese speakers would be a plus but certainly not essential. Daily responsibilities will include all cleaning and housekeeping duties (another housekeeper employed to assist). No cooking required. Spouse to help with general garden maintenance/groundsman duties and sometimes assist re mucking out horses, walking dogs or serving at table. Full training will be given for the right candidate. Most important that couple have real attention to detail and a willingness to help. Occasional babysitting (paid extra) for employers three children although full time nanny employed so no other childcare needed. Working hours will be Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day, with occasional help needed at weekends (days off in lieu). One driver essential. Staff accommodation is a two-bedroom cottage with all bills paid except for telephone. Interviewing now to ideally start ASAP, salary offered is £48k-£50k gross pa/£750-£800pw net. If interested email staff@imperialstaff.com. Job reference: J33780.

CSC54429 Cook/House Manager & Maintenance/Driver Gloucestershire ASAP £950pwn/£62k gross pa
Brilliant Cook/House Manager & Maintenance/Driver sought for recommended post with appreciative employer in Gloucestershire. Employer enjoys entertaining and hosts occasional shooting parties so would love a good cook to dinner party standard. Assistant Housekeeper employed to help with all housekeeping duties whilst Cook/Housekeeper to take charge of all food shopping, menu plans and day to day cooking for employer and ensure high standards are maintained throughout the house. Spouse to be happy with general maintenance, driving for station/airport runs, assisting the gardener, dog walking and car valeting for employers vintage car collection. Stepping in to help with serving at dinner parties would be appreciated. Spacious 2 bed flat provided as staff accommodation. Working 5 days per week including weekends (possible to have 1 weekend off a month). Interviewing now to start when ideal couple found. Salary negotiable from £900-£1000pw net around £62k gross per annum. If interested email staff@imperialstaff.com Job reference: J33782.

CSC54415 Housekeeper & Gardener/Maintenance North Cotswolds ASAP £60,000gpa
Current British couple retiring after 6 years recommend this role looking after single employer’s home near Banbury, Oxfordshire. Would ideally suit a country loving couple who are looking for a long term post. Duties to include all housekeeping duties, occasional cooking would be nice or help with a family Sunday roast. Partner to have reasonable gardening knowledge, to look after lawns and flower beds and maintenance duties dealing with servicing machinery, cars, fencing etc when needed. Grandchildren regularly visit so child orientated couple preferred and dog lovers as employer may get a puppy in the future. One driver essential for errands etc. Hours are 8-5 for Gardener (finish 4pm in winter) and 9-4.30 for Housekeeper, 5 day week working weekends with two consecutive days off during the week. 2 bed cottage provided as staff accommodation - regret not suitable for dependants, preferably no pets also. Interviewing now to start as soon as ideal couple found. Salary of £800pw net. Around £60,000gpa. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref:J33675.

CSC54414 Housekeeper & Maintenance couple Norfolk ASAP £700-£800pw net
A lovely post for a Housekeeper & Maintenance/Houseman/Driver for employers part time residence in Norfolk. Previous Nepalese couple recommend the role! The position will include a variety of duties including; cleaning, laundry and occasional family cooking. Other duties will include basic maintenance (including pool maintenance), running errands, some gardening (the family do employ gardeners), security and occasional driving. Dog lovers important as the principals have 2 dogs that will looking after when the principals are overseas. Flexible, “can do attitude” and good work ethic essential together with lots of initiative. Generally Monday – Friday approx. 40 hours a week but occasional weekends will be needed and days off given during the week. Interviewing now to start asap. 3 bed cottage provided as staff accommodation – pets and dependants welcome. Salary negotiable according to experience and skills offered, around £700-£800pwn. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref:J33671

CSC54409 Housekeeping couple Central London & Surrey ASAP £50-£60k GPA/£800-£900pwn
A VIP household are seeking to recruit an energetic, enthusiastic housekeeping couple to assist with the running of two properties (Kingston, Surrey & Central London). Primary responsibility will involve daily cleaning and laundry tasks as well as engaging in maintenance tasks, driving and occasional table service. Exceptional attention to detail is required, the right couple must be extremely well organised and able to adapt to changes. The couple will be comfortable working during busy periods and have good communication skills. Being trustworthy and handling confidential information is necessary. Occasional travel within the UK to other rental properties will be required. Working 10 hours per day, 5 days a week (to include occasional weekends). Hours may vary when the principal is in residence. Accommodation is provided in South West London. Interviewing now to start as soon as the ideal couple are found. Salary negotiable around £50-£60k GPA/£800-£900pwn depending on experience. If you are interested in this position please email staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job ref: J33653.

CSC54397 Good all rounder couple West Ireland ASAP £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 ASAP, 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

CSC54389 Housekeeper & Maintenance couple County Armagh, Northern Ireland ASAP/flexible £46,800gpa/£650npw
Flexible couple sought for employer based in Northern Ireland, near Armagh. Nepalese speakers a plus but not essential. Located on a large farming estate, the home is spacious and open plan and the property has 2 walled gardens and an orchard. Employers are looking for a hands on Maintenance Gardener & Housekeeper/family Cook to help look after their home and grounds. The couple must be pet friendly to help with the 4 dogs and 2 cats and generally “muck in” where required – possibly even with the sheep and cattle, although Farm workers are employed! Cleaning, laundry and family cooking required – possibility for housekeeper to work part time if preferred. Ideal if both drive due to remote location but one driver essential. Car provided on & off duty. Accommodation is a 2 bed gate lodge with a garden. Older children and pets welcome. Could be part time for housekeeper if preferred.Working Tuesday-Saturday, £46,800gpa/£650npw. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33524.

Housekeeper/Cook & Gardener/Maintenance/Handyman Bridgwater, Somerset Flexible £850pwn
Current Staff of Distinction couple of 6 years recommend this super role as housekeeper/cook & garden maintenance couple. This excellent position is based in Somerset near Bridgwater. Beautiful home set in 7 acres with an indoor pool and a tennis court requires a proactive couple to look after all aspects of running the home and grounds. The housekeeper/cook will take on hands on housekeeping duties such as all cleaning, laundry and organisation of the home. A good cook would be appreciated for occasional meals for employer but dinner party or formal cooking not required. Gardener with reasonable knowledge preferred to look after the grounds and really good maintenance skills needed to look after general maintenance in the home (avoiding the use of contractors where possible) – tractor and ride on mower provided and a part time helper to assist. The couple will be dog friendly and feed, let out the dog when employer not in residence. One driver is essential, car provided. Stunning 2 bed & 2 bathroom barn conversion provided as staff accommodation with a separate walled garden. Pets welcome, dependents may be considered. Working Monday-Friday approx. 40 hrs per week with flexibility to look after the dog on occasional weekends (approx. 10 per year). Salary negotiable for the perfect couple around £850pwn. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33498.

CSC54383 Inside couple Wiltshire & Switzerland ASAP £60,000gpa/£1,000npw
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.

Knowledgeable Gardener & Housekeeper Guilford, Surrey Flexible £850pwn
Recommended post with valued Staff of Distinction client who is looking for a housekeeper & gardener/maintenance couple. This informal family live in Guilford, Surrey in a beautiful home set in substantial grounds. They have 2 older children who are at boarding school, so most of the time it is just the employers and their two dogs. The ideal couple will be proactive and reliable with excellent English and looking for a long term role. Housekeeping will involve cleaning, laundry, washing, ironing and grocery shopping. Cooking family meals or batch cooking for the freezer would be a big bonus but not essential. The gardener will have sole charge of the garden and grounds so a good knowledge of gardening is important and general maintenance duties as required. The couple will be responsible for looking after the dogs so dog lovers preferred. Two drivers would be ideal to help with work related errands, and the very occasional trip to their other home in Wiltshire. Accommodation is provided as a 1 bedroom home with a separate entrance and own garden, regrettably not suitable for dependants, but well behaved pets considered. It is a full time position Monday-Friday, with salary negotiable around £850pw net according to previous experience. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33395.

Passionate Gardener & Housekeeper (no cooking) Near Swindon, Wiltshire ASAP £800-£900pwn
Current Staff of Distinction couple recommended this role with appreciative employer in weekend residence only. This is a new couples role for a high calibre, passionate Gardener & Housekeeper (no cooking) sought for a beautiful property near Swindon, Wiltshire. Employer in weekend residence only is looking for an experienced, professional couple. Gardener to have a real knowledge of gardening to take ownership of the garden which is set in 30 acres (maintenance gardener employed to assist when required). Vegetables, fruit trees and flowers all grown organically in this stunning garden. Housekeeper to be organised, efficient and “hands on” to look after all laundry, cleaning and general housekeeping duties. No cooking required. Employer entertains regularly at weekends so weekends can be very busy. The other couple look after the cooking and all front of house duties but you must be happy working as part of a team with the existing household staff. Car provided on duty – only necessary for one to drive. Animal lovers required as there is a dog at the property. Two bedroom furnished staff accommodation provided within the estate. Hours 8-4, 5 days a week with Tuesdays & Wednesday s off. A joint salary of around £800-£900per week net is on offer. Interviews to commence ASAP for an immediate start. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33175.

Maintenance & (full or PT) Housekeeper couple South West Scotland ASAP £60,000gpa+
Recommended post for Estate maintenance/Handyman and Housekeeper couple for employer with very remote estate in South West Scotland. The position will suit a country loving couple who are hands on and flexible to “muck in” where needed. Fencing, clearing gutters, mowing, leaf blowing are some of the maintenance duties required. Laying fires, helping to serving at shoot lunches also needed. Part time Housekeeper (20hrs) needed for the shooting lodge and to prepare cooked breakfasts (caterers provided so no other cooking needed). If full time hours preferred then hours can easily be made up helping in the hotel (also owned by the family). The main focus will be during the busy shooting seasons where the couple will be required to help put out food and make sure the property is prepared for guests. Accommodation is initially a 2 bed cottage whilst the 3 bed cottage is renovated. Can be furnished or not depending on preference. Pets and dependants considered. Working days are usually 40 hours a week over 5 days, including some weekends (particularly during the shoot season). Position to commence ASAP with a salary negotiable according to experience and hours around £800-£850pwn. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33037.

CSC54326 Country loving Housekeeper & Maintenance couple Exmoor, N.Devon Flexible £55,000gpa
Country loving couple as Maintenance/Gardener/Groundsman & Housekeeper sought for appreciative, informal family relocating to a sporting estate based in rural Exmoor (40mins Tiverton). Some development and renovations and will be going on over the next two years so couple will need to liaise with contractors and work well as a team with the existing Gamekeepers. Proactive, flexible, hands on couple required who would enjoy being involved from the start of an exciting project to enhance the estate and improve its sustainability. Creating a vegetable garden that will supply the family and the shoot is an example of one of the goals for the employer as is planting new hedgerows, improving river banks and the woodland areas. All housekeeping, cleaning and laundry duties required for the home although limited cooking needed for the family. Family consists of two School aged children (one at boarding school), with older children who will visit on occasion. Caterers will be brought in on shoot days and some assistance would be appreciated then. Would best suit an “outdoorsy” dog loving couple as 75% of the work is outside and there are lots of dogs! Previous experience working on a shooting estate would be an advantage but not essential. 5 day week (working most weekends) with two days off provided during the week. Essential for both to drive given location, car provided and two bed stone cottage offered as staff accommodation, pets welcome and dependents considered. Salary of around around £55k gross per annum dependent on experience. Please call 01225 484190 to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33017.

CSC54249 Housekeeper (no cooking) & Maintenance couple Hertfordshire ON HOLD until November 2019 £60,000gpa
Recommend post with previous valued client looking for Housekeeper & Handyman couple for their principle residence in Hertfordshire. Employer has 3 adult children only one at home so housekeeping duties can be very light at times – employer would appreciate flexible attitude so Housekeeper potentially can assist partner when necessary. Drivers and animal lovers a real bonus. Dogs & ponies kept (although groom employed so no horse knowledge required). Dog walking and feeding etc needed when employer is away. Assisting part-time gardener with basic gardening and general maintenance duties required including looking after 3 local properties that are rented out. The 5 bedroom home needs all domestic cleaning and housekeeping. No cooking required. Generally post is Monday-Friday 8.30-5.30, a self-contained 1 bed flat and garden provided as staff accommodation. Regret not suitable for pets or dependants. Appreciative employer is offering £800pwn for the perfect couple. Interviewing now for an ASAP start. Please call Katherine to discuss further or email your CVs to staff@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J15473.


 Country Housekeepers, HK/Cooks & HK/Nannies

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Salary

CSHK54531 F/T Daily Housekeeper Near central Oxford ASAP £500pwn (£35,000gpa)
F/T Daily Housekeeper sought near central Oxford. Role duties; online food shopping/ unpacking of deliveries, all cleaning, laundry, running of errands, possible basic PA duties and general tidying and organising. Nanny employed full time to take care of the children. Family seek a candidate who is punctual, organised, flexible and has a good level of detail. Hours; Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Salary; £500pwn/ £35,000gpa. 3+years private Housekeeper experience required. Driver bonus, not essential as there is a bus stop right outside property. Position to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34704

CSHK54529 F/T Daily Housekeeper/Cook Near Chelmsford, Essex ASAP £500pwn (£34,700gpa)
F/T Daily Housekeeper/Cook sought near Chelmsford, Essex. 5-bedroom family home, in large grounds. Role duties; cleaning, laundry and ironing, running errands, grocery shopping, cooking for principals in the evenings and occasionally for their 3 children. Children ages; 14, 12 and 9 years. Principals travel extensively, candidate will be a guardian at the property when they are away. Must be pet friendly, care of the principals 2 dogs is required. Role would suit a pro-active candidate looking for a long term position. Driving license essential (car provided on duty). Hours; Monday – Friday. Salary; £500pwn (£34,700gpa) neg depending on experience. Role to commence ASAP! Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34659

CSHK54526 Live-in Head Housekeeper Somerset ASAP/Flex £450+pwn + 2 bed cottage
Super Head Housekeeper sought for high profile employers large estate in Somerset. High standards, discretion and flexibility are important. Laundry, cleaning and healthy family style cooking would be useful – knowing how to source the best cuts of meat etc. Cooking only required on occasion and not necessary for dinner parties but must be of a reasonable standard. Cleaners and team of gardeners employed. Generally post is Monday – Friday with flexibility to work weekends on occasion when needed. 2 bed cottage with private garden and car provided, partners welcome and pets (even horses) welcome too. Salary negotiable, according to experience around £450 per week net. To start when the ideal candidate is found. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J34619

CSHK54519 F/T Daily Housekeeper/ Nanny Near Hungerford, Berkshire Around the end of July £570pwn (£40,000gpa)
F/T Daily Housekeeper/ Nanny sought near Hungerford, Berkshire. Home to family of 4;2 children ages B1 and G2. Role duties primarily Housekeeping focused; sorting the laundry, ironing, cleaning, putting away of clothes, making beds, silver polishing and cooking for the children (sometimes for parents too). Other part of the role Nanny focused; attending playgroups/ activities and assisting with nursey pickups. 3+ year’s private Housekeeper/ Nanny experience and driver is essential. Family seek candidate who is friendly, organised, flexible and enjoys being around children! Hours; Monday – Friday, 4 OR 5 days a week; 9am – 6.30pm or 8.30am – 6pm. Salary; £570pwn (£40,000gpa) depending on experience. Position to commence around the end of July. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34618

CSHK54518 F/T daily House manager/ Nanny Near Pilton, Somerset ASAP £500pwn/ £35,000gpa
F/T daily House manager/ Nanny sought near Pilton, Somerset. Family of 4 include two boys ages 13, 11 and also Labrador. Chosen candidate will work closely with the weekly housekeeper to ensure a smooth running of the home. Role duties; food shopping, handling bills, managing family calendar, event planning, light housework, dog walking, running of errands and general organising of the home. Parents split week between family home in Somerset and London. They are away on average 3 days/nights each week and approx. 1 week at a time overseas every 6 weeks. When away, candidate will be required to stay overnight (accommodation provided; own bedroom and en suite) and will be responsible for all child related duties on sole charge basis. Employer seeks candidate who is a good communicator, cheerful, proactive, flexible and organised. 3+ years private House manager/ Nanny experience is required. Driver essential (car provided whilst on duty). Hours; Tuesday – Friday, full time. Salary; £500pwn/ £35,000gpa depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34567

CSHK54516 Live-in Housekeeper/Nanny Hawkhurst, Kent August 2019 £30,000gpa
Live-in Housekeeper/Nanny for family home in Hawkhurst, Kent. The family are relocating from London to Kent in the summer and their current long term nanny is not able to relocate with them. The professional parents have 3 children (6 year old and twins age 4). The parents commute to London for work, so they require a candidate who is organised and confident taking sole charge. The role is predominately housekeeping, the only childcare duties are walking the children to/from school (5 minute walk), making dinner for them and keeping them safe and happy until parents get home. While the children are at school during the day, the candidate will focus on the home, taking care of cleaning, laundry & ironing. A driver would be a bonus due to the rural location, but not essential. Working Monday-Friday, hours are 7am-7pm but the candidate is welcome to manage their own time and take a 2 or 3 hour break during the day (or longer if duties are done!). A lovely newly renovated 2-bedroom flat is provided for the housekeeper and salary around £30,000 gross per annum depending on experience. Position to ideally commence at the end of August before the children start back at school. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J34613

CSHK54514 P/T Daily Housekeeper Bath ASAP £11-12phn
P/T Daily housekeeper sought in Bath (BA1). Home to family of 6 including their 4 children; ages between 3 and 8. Role duties; cleaning, washing, ironing, changing of beds, tidying, food shopping, running of errands and some basic family cooking. No childcare duties involved, however chosen Housekeeper must be child friendly. Family seek a candidate who is reliable, has a good initiative and is organised. Hours; Monday - Friday 4pm - 7pm. 3+ years private Housekeeping experience and a driver is essential. Role to commence ASAP. Salary; £11- £12phn depending on experience. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34605

CSHK54511 P/T Daily Housekeeper/ Nanny Southville, Bristol ASAP £12phn (£180pwn)
P/T daily Housekeeper/ Nanny sought in Southville, Bristol. Family of three include little boy age 3 and baby due in August. Role duties; cleaning, sorting of laundry, ironing and occasional shopping. Mum will be around, however some childcare may be required. Ideal candidate must be friendly, proactive and organised. Hours; 15 hours a week across 3 weekdays. Salary; £12phn (£180pwn), driver bonus not essential. 3+ years private Housekeeping/ Nanny experience is required. Position to commence ASAP. Start date; by the beginning of July. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34594

CSHK54504 Live-in HK/Nanny Ware, Hertfordshire ASAP Depends on experience
Full time live-in Housekeeper/ Nanny sought a village in Hertfordshire (SG12). The large property is home to busy family of 3 including a baby boy age 7 months. Role duties will be split 70% housekeeping (carrying out all cleaning, laundry, washing, ironing and basic cooking) and 30% Nannying once mum returns to work part time. The working hours are 5 days approx. 10.30am – 7.30pm with an hour for lunch. The employer seeks a candidate who is looking to secure a long-term position. A trusting, patient, proactive and adaptable individual is necessary. 3+ years private Housekeeper/ Nanny experience and a driver is essential (car provided whilst on duty). A top salary on offer depending on experience and the position is to start ASAP. Accommodation provided will be a private suite on the top floor of the house. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J34568.

CSHK54503 F/T or P/T daily Housekeeper/ Nanny Hertfordshire (SG12) ASAP Depending on experience
F/T or P/T daily Housekeeper/ Nanny sought in Hertfordshire (SG12). Family of 3 including a baby boy age 7 months. Role duties split 70% housekeeping; all cleaning, laundry, washing, ironing and basic cooking. 30% Nanny duties; (once mum returns to work). Hours flexible to suit candidate; 3, 4 or 5 days a week, approx. 10.30am – 7.30pm with an hour for lunch. Employer seek candidate looking to secure a long-term position, is trusting, patient, proactive and adaptable. 3+ years private Housekeeper/ Nanny experience and driver essential (car provided whilst on duty). Top salary on offer depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34559

CSHK54499 Live-in Housekeeper/Cook Hampshire ASAP £30,000gpa
Live-in Housekeeper/Cook sought for a large estate in Hampshire. This is a family of 5 with 3 school aged children. They also have 2 dogs, chickens and ponies so the candidate must be an animal lover! The housekeeper will need to be happy to help with the children on occasion but they are all fairly independent. Main duties will involve cleaning the home, laundry/ironing, cooking family meals and doing a food shop/running errands. A driver is essential and a car can be provided on duty to help with school runs. The family entertain occasionally, so someone who can help with cooking for 8-10 people would beneficial (they can hire a caterer for bigger events). Accommodation is a a lovely self-contained 1 bed flat around 50 yards from the main house. Pets and relatives can be considered. This role is Monday-Friday with weekends off. Working hours will be split, usually 7am-7pm with a long 3 hour break during the day. Position to commence ASAP with a salary of £30,000gpa on offer. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference:J34545

CSHK54498 Live-in Housekeeper Buckinghamshire June 2019 £500pwn/£34,700gpa
Live-in child friendly housekeeper required for a family of 4 who are moving from London to Buckinghamshire in June. The position is to commence in mid-June, and the family would like to find a long term candidate. The employers are family orientated professionals who have two little boys (ages 8mnths & 4 years old). The majority of duties will focus on housekeeping as the mum takes care of the children herself. However the candidate must be child friendly and maternal, to take sole charge of the baby on Thursdays when the mum is at work. Babysitting will also be included in the role (2 nights per week). Household duties will include cleaning the family home, laundry, ironing and general day to day organisation. The family enjoy fresh and healthy food so a candidate who enjoys cooking is important. This role is Monday – Friday, and the working hours are 7am-12pm and then 2pm-7pm. A driver is a bonus but not essential (a car is provided). Accommodation is a spacious bedroom & bathroom on the top floor of the family home. Salary around £500net pw (34,700gross pa) depending on experience. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J34496

Part time daily Housekeeper Northwood, Greater London ASAP £420pwn/ £28,200gpa
Part time daily Housekeeper sought in Northwood, Greater London. The family have 2 children aged 12 and 10, but no childcare will be required. Role duties will include day to day cleaning of the 5-bedroom home, keeping the home organised and running smoothly, laundry and ironing. The family are positive and friendly, and are seeking an energetic and upbeat candidate. The ideal candidate will be family orientated and used to working in a busy home. Working hours are flexible; Monday-Friday, and 20-30 hours per week. The salary on offer is up to (£14phn) £420pwn/ £28,200gpa depending on experience and the position is to commence ASAP. 3+ years private Housekeeping experience is required. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J34520

CSHK54494 F/T Daily Housekeeper Weybridge, Surrey ASAP £440pwn/ £30,000gpa
F/T Daily Tagalog speaking Housekeeper sought in Weybridge, Surrey. Role duties; cleaning, laundry and occasionally dealing with contractors. The employer seeks a candidate who is professional, honest, trustworthy and discrete. Hours; Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Salary £440pwn/ £30,000gpa. 3+ years private Housekeeper experience essential. Position to commence ASAP. Driver not required as property is located a short walk from train station. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J33044

CSHK54493 P/T Daily Housekeeper Wallington, Surrey ASAP £240pwn/ £13,600gpa
P/T Daily Housekeeper sought in Wallington, Surrey. Role duties; cleaning, laundry, ironing and some light vegetarian cooking. Hours; Monday to Friday, 15-20 hours a week (flexible working days). Chosen Housekeeper will be friendly, organised, proactive and cat friendly! 3+ years private Housekeeper experience is essential. Salary; £12phn (£240pwn).Position to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34503

CSHK54491 Daily F/T Housekeeper Cotswolds (OX18) ASAP £560pwn/£40,000gpa
F/T Daily Housekeeper sought for weekend residence in Cotswolds (OX18). Working in a team of two, role duties; cleaning, sorting laundry and ironing to a high standard. No cooking or childcare is required, yet Housekeeper must be child friendly. Hours; on rota basis 40 hours a week including weekends, 2 days off during the week. Family seek Housekeeper who is confident, diligent, hardworking, engaging and a good all-rounder. 3+ years private Housekeeping experience and driver is essential. Salary; £560pwn/£40,000gpa depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34492

CSHK54486 P/T daily Housekeeper/ Carer Grantham, Lincolnshire ASAP £240pwn/£13,600gpa
P/T daily Housekeeper/ Carer sought near Grantham, Lincolnshire. Role duties; carrying out cleaning, laundry, ad hoc tasks such as unpacking of parcels, walking the 2 dogs and assisting principle with her morning and evening routine. Employer seeks a candidate who is cheerful, kind, with a good sense of humour. Hours; 16-20 a week (including working 2.5 hours on Saturday and Sunday morning, 5 out of 7 evenings and 2 afternoons each week). Salary; £240pwn/£13,600gpa depending on experience. 3+ years private Housekeeping/ care experience is required. Position to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34462

CSHK54482 Live-in Child Friendly Housekeeper Hampshire Flexible £34,700 - £38,700gpa +Separate annex
An outdoorsy family are looking for an organised live-in child friendly housekeeper for their home in Hampshire. The family consist of professional parents, three school-aged boys (6, 9 & 10 years old), and 3 affectionate dogs! They require someone who is energetic, outgoing, and able to keep family life running smoothly. Duties would include domestic cleaning; tidying; stocking the household; laundry and ironing; linen care; running errands; cooking healthy family meals; walking the dogs, supervising homework; and helping with bath and bedtime. The candidate must be child friendly to help with school runs or babysitting when needed. Working Monday - Friday, 9:00am-7pm or 8:30am-6:30pm, with a break in the afternoon. A full driving licence is essential, and a car can be made available on duty. Experience working in rural locations would be a bonus! A private annex will be provided, which has its own bedroom, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen (plus private entrance & parking). Salary negotiable around £500pwn/£34,700gpa Position to commence when the 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: J32635

CSHK54476 F/T Daily Housekeeper/ Groom Bruton, Somerset ASAP 560pwn/ £40,000gpa
F/T Daily Housekeeper/ Groom sought for weekend residence in Bruton, Somerset. family have three school-aged children; however, no childcare is required. Role duties; general running of the house, laundry, ironing, cleaning, setting the table for breakfast, organising of contractors, dealing with utilities, some cooking/ baking and occasional assistance with parties and babysitting. Full time groom is employed to care for the families 4 horses, however assistance will be required. Good knowledge of horses, running a yard, maintaining horses and turning out, feeding, mucking out, grooming and exercise is required. Employer seek candidate who works well independently/ within a team, flexible, takes initiative and is discrete. 3+ years private Housekeeping/ groom experience and driver essential. Hours; full time(Friday, Saturday, Sunday and 2 weekdays). Position to commence ASAP. Salary; £560pwn/ £40,000gpa depending on experience. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34403

CSHK54474 Live-in Housekeeper/Nanny Kingston, KT2 ASAP £34,700 - £38,700gpa
Live-in Housekeeper/Nanny required for a family based in Kingston, KT2. This role would suit a child friendly candidate as the family have one little girl aged 10. All duties required include housekeeping, laundry, washing, ironing, walking 1 small dog, collecting the girl from school on some days, babysitting occasionally, shopping and family cooking. A confident family cook is required as assisting with dinner parties will be essential. The family are looking for a candidate willing to commit long term. No driving is required. Days and hours are 5.5 days per week including a Saturday with a half day off during the week (though flexibility would be appreciated). Bedroom and bathroom provided (in a separate part of the house). Salary £500- 550pwn/£34,700 - £38,700gpa depending on experience. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J34382

CSHK54471 P/T Daily Housekeeper/ Nanny Chigwell, Essex As soon as the right candidate is found £12phn (£120pwn + babysitting)
P/T daily Housekeeper/ Nanny sought in Chigwell, Essex. Role duties; cleaning, laundry, changing beds, ironing and occasionally watching the 2-year-old little girl when mum runs errands. 3+ years private Housekeeper/ Nanny experience is required. Hours; initially 10 hours a week across 3 weekdays and flexibility to babysit on a Saturday evening once a month. Salary; £12phn (£120pwn + babysitting). Position to commence as soon as right candidate has been found. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J34366

Part time Daily Housekeeper Rode, Somerset ASAP £12phn (£180pwn)
Part time daily Housekeeper sought in Rode, Somerset. The 4 bedroom Georgian property is home to a professional couple. Role duties will include carrying out washing, ironing, changing of beds and cleaning of the home. The employer seeks a Housekeeper who is organised, proactive and responsible. Experience caring for delicate fabrics and antiques is highly desirable. 3+ years private Housekeeper experience and a driver is essential. The hours will be 15 hours a week across 3 days and the position is to start as soon as the right candidate has been found. The salary on offer is £12phn (£180pwn). If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J34364

Full time daily Housekeeper Bath ASAP £560pwn/ £40,000gpa
Full time daily Housekeeper/ Driver/ Family cook sought in central Bath. The fully staffed Georgian townhouse is home to a HNW family of 5 (including their 3 children). Role duties will include; assisting with general housekeeping, collecting the children from school, airport runs, running of errands and some family cooking. 3+ years private Housekeeping experience and a driver is required (car provided on duty). The employer seeks a candidate who has a personality and a proactive attitude. The hours will 9am – 5pm across 5 days on a rota basis alongside the current Housekeeper. Generous salary on offer up to £560pwn/ £40,000gpa depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J34319

CSHK54462 Live-in Housekeeper Marlborough ASAP £30,000-£35,000gpa
Live-in Housekeeper sought for employers weekend residence in Marlborough. The family live in London during the week and then come to Marlborough for weekends and holidays. They have two school aged children but no childcare is required. Duties will include cleaning and tidying the home, keeping everything ticking over during the week, being conscious of security, organising contractors if needed and preparing the home for the family’s arrival. When the family are in residence the housekeeper will help where required, set the tables and cook meals for the family. Working hours are 9am-6pm, 5 days per week. The housekeeper will need to work weekends when the employer is in residence (with Tues & Weds off), but can have weekends off when they are away or staying in London. They also have a small dog who travels with them. The ideal housekeeper will be experienced and proactive, with a sunny disposition. The accommodation for the candidate is a 3 bedroom cottage in the village and a salary of £30,000-£35,000 gross per annum is negotiable dependant on experience. Interviewing now to start ASAP. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference:J34312

Daily Housekeeper P/T or F/T Burford, Oxfordshire As soon as the right candidate is found £12phn
Daily Housekeeper sought in the town of Burford, Oxfordshire. The wonderful farmhouse is home to 3 adults and an array of animals such as Alpacas, wallabies and dogs. Duties will include but will not be limited to the following; cleaning of the home, putting away of laundry, assistance with animal care and occasionally helping with events. The chosen Housekeeper must be very trustworthy, proactive, organised and be able to work to a high standard. A minimum of 3 years recent experience working as a Housekeeper within a private Household is required. The hours on offer can be flexible; Monday- Friday either part time working 20 hours a week or full time 40 hours a week! The salary on offer is £12phn (up to £480pwn). Due to the location of the property, a driver is required. The position is to start as soon as the right person is found. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J33959

CSHK54445 P/T Daily Housekeeper Corsham, Wiltshire As soon as the right candidate is found Depending on experience
P/T Daily housekeeper sought in Corsham, Wiltshire. Home to couple and their 3 dogs and 1 cat. Role duties; cleaning, laundry and some cooking. Chosen housekeeper must be reliable, self-motivated, discrete and physically fit. 3+ years private Housekeeping experience required. Hours; 8 a week, across 2 days. Salary; negotiable depending on experience. Role to commence ASAP. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J33882

CSHK54444 Chef/Butler & Housekeeper Hampshire ASAP £60k gross pa/£950pwn
Super post for vibrant and energetic couple to look after young family’s weekend residence on the Hampshire/Berkshire borders.. Duties to include cooking to dinner party standard, serving/butler duties, driving and all housekeeping. Other staff employed including team of gardeners so no gardening required. Any experience working on shoots advantageous but not essential as training given. Two drivers preferred (but not essential) for this role due to country location Opportunity to travel to employers other homes during school holidays (max 2 weeks at a time). Weekend work essential with 2 consecutive days off in the week. 1 bed cottage provided as staff accommodation. Pets welcome. Salary negotiable for the ideal couple around £60k gross pa/£950pwn.If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33864

CSHK54442 Live-in Housekeeper/Nanny role Oxford June latest £30,600gpa
Staff of Distinction client based in Oxford are seeking a full-time live-in Housekeeper/Nanny, to maintain their modern and newly refurbished home and help to look after their children after school. The clients are busy professionals who have further properties in Norway and Switzerland. They have four children between the ages of 16 and 5 years old but the eldest is away at boarding school. They have had a part-time nanny and housekeeper, but they would now like to combine the two roles and find a live-in candidate to join them. They are looking for someone happy and flexible who has a pro-active work ethic. Duties required will include helping around the household with domestic cleaning, family laundry/ironing and running errands while the children are at school, then picking the children up in the afternoon, taking them to activities or helping with homework and preparing a healthy dinner. This role is Monday-Friday and the hours will be 9am-6pm with a lunch break. The candidate may be asked to work occasional Saturdays and would get a Monday off in return. The family will also require the housekeeper to travel with them on holiday. A driver is essential for the role and a car will be provided. Accommodation will be a separate two-bedroom flat, furnished with all costs covered. Salary on offer is £450pwn/£30,600gpa depending on experience. Interviewing now for the role to start by June 2019 (could be earlier). If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33837

CSHK54436 Live-in HK for weekend residence Cotswolds ASAP £425 per week net
Live in Housekeeper sought in Moreton-in-Marsh in the Cotswolds. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty and a lovely place to live. The large property is the weekend residence of a friendly couple. They want to find someone who will make the weekend residence homely and inviting for their arrival on a Friday, and look after them until they leave on a Sunday. The ideal candidate will be positive, smiley and organised. Duties will include carrying out all cleaning, laundry and cooking of family meals. They have 2 friendly Labradors that the housekeeper will need to care for, so a dog lover is essential! The working days will be Thursday - Monday. On a Thursday and a Monday the hours will be 9am – 5pm, but on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday (when the employers are in residence), the hours will be 8.30am – 8.30pm with a 4 hour break in the afternoon. A dinner party standard cook is not essential but the candidate must be happy to follow recipes and cook for the family. Occasionally they will have a dinner party but they will hire help if needed. Due to the location of the property, a driver is essential. Initially the housekeeper will need to look after the dogs every day (the dogs do not go back to London with the employer), but they are soon hiring a gardener who will have the dogs on the housekeepers’ days off. Accommodation provided is a separate studio flat, could be suitable for a small dog but not a cat as the employer is severely allergic. Salary £425 per week net, position to start ASAP! If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33820

CSHK54433 Live-in Housekeeper/Caretaker role Cornwall ASAP £26,500gpa
Russian speaking housekeeper is sought for a caretaking role in Falmouth, Cornwall. This is the employers part-time residence, they only visit 2 or 3 weeks per year. The main responsibility for this role is working alongside the estate manager, keeping the house clean and tidy, taking care of security and the two dogs. The role is Monday-Friday from approx. 9am-3pm. When the employers are in residence, the hours will remain largely the same, as they are quite relaxed and do not need any cooking or serving etc. The location is rural, so the candidate must be a driver. Accommodation is in the main house, a double bedroom, bathroom and access to the main kitchen (there is a different kitchen to use when employers are in residence). The candidate also has own separate entrance into the accommodation. Salary £400 per week net (£26,500 gross per annum), and the role will be to start as soon as the right candidate is found. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33803

Daily Housekeeper Bath (BA1) ASAP Depending on experience
Professional housekeeper sought in Bath (BA1). The family of 5 live in a beautiful Georgian property in a quiet part of the city. General duties will include all cleaning, hoovering, sorting of laundry, ironing and general tidying. A Nanny is employed, therefore no childcare duties will be involved, however the chosen candidate must be child friendly. The housekeeper will be trustworthy, reliable and discrete. The hours are flexible and can be up to 30 hours a week. The salary is dependent on experience. The role is to start ASAP. A minimum of 3 years’ recent experience working in a private household is required. If you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference: J33743

CSHK54425 Live-in Housekeeper role nr Basingstoke ASAP £26k-£30k gross per annum
Return of Staff of Distinction client based in a village near Basingstoke is searching for a new Live-in Housekeeper. This role is recommended by the current housekeeper (placed by us), who is retiring after 6 years. The housekeeper will look after the single employers’ large property; cleaning the home, doing laundry and ironing (bedding sent to dry cleaners) and general tidying/organisation. No cooking is required on a daily basis, but if the candidate loves cooking then they could cater at dinner parties (usually caterers are brought in). The perfect housekeeper will be fit, energetic, and also knowledgeable to be able to help with security and computers. The employer also has 2 friendly dogs, so the housekeeper must love dogs as this is a big part of the role. Especially when the employer travels the housekeeper will need to look after the dogs. The housekeeper must be a driver with own car, simply due to the rural location of the village. Accommodation for the housekeeper is a 3 bed cottage, with private garden and parking. Partners are welcome, as well as a small well behaved pet. Working hours are 9:30am-3pm, Monday-Friday with occasional weekends (notice given). Salary £26,000-30,000 gross per annum depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33740

CSHK54424 Live-in Housekeeper Kent May 2019 £30,600gpa
Discreet, hardworking Live-in Housekeeper sought for employer’s beautiful home near Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The family have 3 children at boarding school so whilst term time can be quiet holidays are busy when all in residence. They have 10 acres of formal gardens which are open to the public occasionally with 3 full time gardeners employed. Housekeeper will be required for the usual cleaning, laundry duties and running errands. Occasional help with cooking would be needed, but caterers are employed for shoot lunches and dinner parties. The employers elderly mum also lives on a cottage on the estate, so some basic housekeeping and companionship for her would be appreciated, especially if the employer is away travelling. The housekeeper must also be happy caring for the employers 2 dogs when they are travelling. A driver is essential due to the rural location but also for occasional station runs. A lovely 4 bedroom flat is provided for the housekeeper, well behaved pets are welcome. Working days will be Monday-Friday generally 9-5, with the occasional Saturday needed if entertaining (notice given and time off in lieu). A salary of £450pwn/£30,600gpa is on offer. The role is to start in May 2019. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33716

CSHK54423 Smiley Live-in Nanny/Housekeeper Weybridge, Surrey ASAP £30,600 - £34,700gpa
Warm and smiley Live-in Nanny/Housekeeper is sought for a young family based in Weybridge, Surrey. The first time parents have an 8 month old baby, and are looking for a candidate to join them on a long term basis. Mum will be going back to work in the summer, and the role will become sole charge then. The role will be mainly childcare, but with a couple of hours of cleaning/tidying per day while baby sleeps. Also the dad doesn’t work on a Friday so the candidate can get on with household duties on that day. The ideal candidate will be naturally good with children, to be able to keep baby safe and entertained whilst keeping the home running smoothly. Extra cleaning help could be arranged if needed but current 10 hr per week cleaner runs out of things to do so they will most likely not continue. Both parents have busy jobs and so would like to find a candidate that they can rely on. This is a Monday-Friday role, 7am-7pm. The candidate will have own double bedroom and private bathroom on the top floor of the house. Salary £450-500pwn/£30,600 - £34,700gpa depending on experience. Interviewing now, with the role to start when the perfect candidate is found. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33714

CSHK54413 Good all-rounder Housekeeper West Ireland ASAP £30,600 - £38,700gpa
Beautiful castle and estate set in rural West Ireland (County Galway), require a flexible energetic Housekeeper 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 a dog lover is essential as the housekeeper will take responsibility for them when away. Any cooking skills will be useful, as well as occasionally serving at table. A general “can do” attitude would be perfect for this varied role. A driver is 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 dependants or pets. Interviewing now, post to commence ASAP, salary negotiable according to experience approx. £450-550+pwnet/ £30,600 - £38,700gpa. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J33669

CSHK54398 P/T daily housekeeper Costwold village in Gloucestershire ASAP £420pwn/ £28,000gpa
P/T Daily Housekeeper sought in Costwold village, Gloucestershire. Working within a team of housekeepers, duties include; cleaning, making of beds and sorting laundry. Employer seeks candidate with sunny disposition, can take instruction and is pet friendly. Experience caring for antique furniture and textiles would be a bonus. Hours; Thursday – Monday 32 hours. Hours on weekdays will be 9am-5pm and on the weekend, will be 9am – 1pm (paid as full days). Salary; £420pwn/ £28,000gpa depending on experience. Position to commence ASAP. 3+ years private Housekeeping experience required. Send up to date to CV to alice@imperialstaff.com job no: J33607

CSHK54393 Travelling Housekeeper role Wiltshire/Swtizerland ASAP £500pwn
Travelling Housekeeper 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 housekeeper who is 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 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 Housekeeper with lots of initiative. A driver is needed and a car will be provided on and off duty. It is essential the housekeeper has a valid passport for frequent travel. A newly renovated 3 bed cottage with own garden is provided as accommodation in Wiltshire and separate accommodation is also provided in Switzerland. Pets welcome and partners with own employment considered. Working hours will generally be 5 days (working weekends), 40 hours a week approx. Interviewing now to start when ideal candidate is found. Salary negotiable around £30k gross per annum/£500pwn dependant on experience. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33567

Part time Daily Housekeeper Bradford on Avon ASAP £300pwn
Client of Staff of Distinction are in search of a part time daily Housekeeper in Bradford on Avon. The beautiful, recently renovated Georgian property has 4 bedrooms and a tennis court in the grounds. The client is currently in the process of moving back into the property after it being renovated, therefore assistance with the move will be required. Thereafter, general duties will include; the general cleaning of the property, managing of laundry, occasional food preparation and running of general errands. The client has 2 grown up children who live at the property part time and have also got a pet dog. The ideal candidate will be happy to follow routine and have a very calm and easy-going nature. A driver would be beneficial however is not essential. Working hours will be Monday – Friday 25 hours a week. An occasional Saturday may be required to work to assist with dinner party preparations. The salary on offer is up to £300pwn depending on experience. A minimum of 3 years experience working in a private household as a housekeeper is required. This is a wonderful opportunity to start as soon as possible and would suit someone who is looking for a long term position. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J33546

CSHK54380 Live-in Housekeeper Oxford ASAP £400-450pwn
Live-in Housekeeper sought for part-time residence in central Oxford. The 2 employers are based overseas and only visit the Oxford property for 3 or 4 months throughout the year, predominately over Christmas and throughout the Summer. Their current housekeeper of 4 years is relocating, and so they are now looking for another long term candidate. The home is a Grade 2 listed property that was newly refurbished 3 years ago and overlooks the University grounds. This role will involve managing the home throughout the year and keeping it to an impeccable standard while the employers are away. This will include cleaning, dusting, general upkeep, liaising with the part-time gardener and window cleaner, keeping the home secure and calling contractors when required. The hours are 8:30am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday. When the employers are in residence, you will be required to work Monday-Saturday. During these times, the duties will also include laundry, ironing, tidying and helping with errands (no cooking). The housekeeper will live in a spacious first floor apartment, which is attached to the home but has a separate entrance. The flat is newly renovated and has a double en-suite bedroom, fitted kitchen, living space and dining room. The candidate must be bright, flexible, discreet, and have excellent verbal and written English. Salary £400-450 per week net is negotiable depending on experience. If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33474

Daily part time Housekeeper Wookey Hole, Somerset BA5 ASAP £10-£12phn
Part- time Daily Housekeeper sought for a very friendly and down to earth family of 4 in Wookey Hole, BA5. Set in a beautiful Georgian house, the duties will include but will not be limited to; ironing, general cleaning, preparation of guest bedrooms and general preparation for dinner parties. The ideal candidate must be a good all-rounder and be flexible to take on extra duties. A driver is required due to the location of the property. The position will be for 3 days a week at approx. 25 hours, however this can be flexible. Salary between £10-£12phn depending on experience. The position is to start as a matter of urgency. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your most up to date CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J28396

Daily or Live-in Housekeeper Near Bradford on Avon Flexible £27,000pa - £32,000pa
VIP client of Staff of Distinction are in search of a Live-out or Live-in Housekeeper near Bradford on Avon. The stunning, fully staffed country home is set within acres of land. General duties will include but will not be limited to; the general cleaning of the property, managing of laundry, occasional assisting with cooking and also some PA duties/ diary management. The property has a lot of fine fabric, stone and wood, therefore knowledge in how to treat and care for these would be ideal. The client has 3 grown up children who do not live at the property. They live a very busy lifestyle and have homes internationally. They usually visit the property a couple of times a month, therefore when they are in residence the hours will increase. Usual working hours however will be Monday –Friday 9am – 5pm. Depending on whether the Housekeeper will be live in or live out, the salary will be between £27,000pa - £32,000pa, based on a 5 day week, plus overtime for weekend work. Due to the location of the property, a driver is a must. The chosen Housekeeper will be capable of holding their own, be very confident, a good listener and have a strong work ethic. Excellent organisational and communication skills are key. It is essential that the candidate be discreet and confidential and have respect for the family’s privacy. This role can be live-out if the candidate lives locally, or if it’s live-in a 3 bedroom cottage can be provided. Interviews are to commence right away for start sometime after the New Year. The chosen Housekeeper must have a minimum of 3 years experience working in a private household.This is a fantastic opportunity and would suit someone who is looking for a long term position. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com for live out and lucy@imperialstaff.com for live in quoting reference no: J33199

Daily Housekeeper Near Rushton Spencer, Macclesfield ASAP £480pwn
Daily Housekeeper sought near Rushton Spencer, Macclesfield. The stunning property has 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms and is situated within acres of land. Daily duties will include the general running of the household such as cleaning, laundry, watering of plants in the courtyard and running general errands such as going to the post office and signing for deliveries. Some food preparation and occasional cooking may also be required when the client is in residence. Experience in handling antiques and fine arts is a must and experience in handling crystal would be desirable. The client live a quiet, private lifestyle, and are looking for a trusting individual who can be part of the family. Opportunity for global travel within the role may be possible! Due to the location, a driver is essential. Hours will be Monday - Friday 9am-5pm and the salary will be £11-£12phn (up to £480pwn depending on experience). The chosen Housekeeper must have a minimum of 3 years experience working in a private household.The position is to start ASAP. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J33187.

Part time daily Cook/ Housekeeper Bath ASAP Depending on experience
Part time daily Cook/ Housekeeper sought in Bath (BA1). The family of 3 live in a beautiful Georgian terraced house in a quiet part of the city. The role will be split 70% cooking and 30% housekeeping as a cleaner and Gardner are already employed. General duties will include cooking delicious, homely meals for the family and also some hoovering, sorting of laundry and general tidying. A qualified chef is not essential, however someone who has a great passion for cooking and knowledge of gluten free recipes is highly desirable. The hours are flexible, ideally 3 or 4 afternoons a week. Salary is flexible dependent on experience. The role is to start ASAP. This is a fantastic opportunity, so if you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV, along with your salary expectations and ideal hours that you would like to work to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J33133

Daily Housekeeper Near Blanford Forum, Dorset (DT11) ASAP £500-£ 600 per week net
Lovely Housekeeping role available near Blanford Forum, Dorset (DT11), working with a family who have recently relocated to Dorset. This is a Daily role working Monday-Friday 9:15am - 7:15pm. They have a 4 bedroom home and two school age children (one at boarding school). Both employers work full-time from home. They are looking for a smiley and flexible housekeeper to take care of daily cleaning, laundry and ironing. Some help with food preparation would be appreciated but the employer is a keen cook and so they do the majority of the cooking themselves. Childcare is not required as the children are older, but someone who is friendly and comfortable around children is essential. The family have rabbits and a small dog, and help feeding the animals would be appreciated. A good level of English is essential, as well as a full driving licence. Salary is negotiable from £500-£ 600 per week net. Role to start ASAP!If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J33108

New Live-in Housekeeping role! Winchester, Hampshire ASAP/Flexible £450-550 per week net
Live-in Housekeeper sought for new role in Winchester, Hampshire! Duties will include daily cleaning and management of the 6 bedroom property and outbuildings, washing, ironing, caring for and feeding the 2 dogs and 1 cat, wardrobe management, restocking the home of food/household items and helping with occasional dinner parties/food preparation. The employers have a kitchen garden so it would be ideal if the housekeeper could use the fruit to make jam in the summer months for example. The employers travel a lot so they will need help with packing/unpacking suitcases. When they are aware the housekeeper will be required to stay in the main property overnight for security reasons. The ideal candidate will be experienced and capable, and looking for a long term role. Must also be child friendly, as grandchildren stay at the home occasionally. This role is 40 hours per week, Monday-Fri approx. 8am-5pm. Accommodation provided for the housekeeper is a newly built studio flat with double bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and good size living area. A full time groundsman also lives on site. Salary £450-550 per week net, start date as soon as the perfect candidate is found (could potentially wait until New Year). If you would like to be considered for this position please send your current CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: J33055

Daily Housekeeper (Tagalog speaking) Richmond ASAP £420pwn
Positive and professional Daily Housekeeper (Tagalog speaking) sought for family home in Richmond. Day to day duties will include cleaning, ironing, laundry and tidying. Occasional basic cooking will be required at times. The family currently live in a 4-bedroom flat but will be moving to a house in the same area in the near future. It is an informal home but cleanliness is high priority for the principal. It is important that the candidate can get on without supervision and who can understand the family’s needs and work accordingly. Experience working with Lebanese families or middle eastern families would be ideal. This position will be Monday – Friday, 25 hours and then 10 hours on either a Saturday OR Sunday. Total 35 hours a week. The hours can be flexible for the right candidate. Salary £12phn (£420) per week net negotiable. Role to commence immediately. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J33021

High Calibre Live-in Housekeeper Wiltshire ASAP £600pwn
Super role for high calibre live-in housekeeper to look after busy weekend residence 15 miles from Bath. Substantial property has gardening staff employed, and the family are looking for all housekeeping to be completed to a high standard, cooking to include healthy family meals, shoot lunches, and making sure that everything is ready for the family’s arrival, and keeping a low key presence during their stay. Weekends can be full-on, with various guests and requirements, so the housekeeper will need a flexible, ‘can-do’ attitude. The family live in London during the week, and travel during the school holidays, so there will be a lot of down time when they are not in residence. A full driving licence would be a bonus, and a car would be made available on duty. The housekeeper will need to love dogs as the family have three! Working five days a week, to include weekends. A separate two bedroom house with its own garden will be provided, and partners with their own employment will be considered. Interviewing now to start ASAP. Salary negotiable around £600 per week net. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting reference: J33019.

Daily part time Housekeeper Batheaston, Bath. ASAP £12phn
Part- time Daily Housekeeper sought for a charming home in Batheaston, Bath. The old property has lots of character and is situated in a few acres of land. The daily duties will include general cleaning of the property, taking care of the laundry and occasionally doing some food shopping. Experience in handling antique furniture and brass/ copper wear is a must. The ideal candidate will be good at using their own initiative and be very reliable. You must also be pet friendly as client has a small dog Due to the location of the property, a driver is required. The hours on offer are 2 morning a week, total 8 hours. Salary: £12phn. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: 34167.

Daily Nanny/ Housekeeper Near Bath ASAP £570 per week net
A fantastic new opportunity has become available for a fun and playful Daily Nanny/ Housekeeper near Bath. This is a sole charge role for 2 school age children who are part of a VIP family. The most important part of the role will be to care for the children with duties such as collecting them from school, taking them to clubs and keeping them entertained in the evenings. However, during the day when the children are at school you will carry out some child related housekeeping duties such as tidying their rooms, preparing their dinner etc. A housekeeper is already employed, but sometimes you may need to support them with some cleaning. The chosen Nanny/ Housekeeper will be a passionate, warm and organised individual who loves children. The family are very down to earth and live a very busy lifestyle. They are looking for a Nanny to fit in seamlessly, as the Nanny will play a very important part in the children’s lives. The Nanny/ Housekeeper will work full time hours, Monday – Friday, and the hours are 10am – 7.30pm. A driver is a must, car is provided on duty. It is essential that the candidate be discreet and confidential and have respect for the family. Interviews are to commence right away for an immediate start. Salary £570 per week net. If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference: J32951

Daily Housekeeper/ Nanny Peasedown St John, Bath (BA2) ASAP £480per week net
Return client of Staff of Distinction are looking for a Daily Housekeeper/ Nanny to help care for their family home and children. Located near Peasedown, Bath (BA2), the family of 5 have a beautiful home set in the countryside. The main part of the role will involve housekeeping duties such as; helping to prepare family meals, cleaning the property, taking care of the laundry, running general errands and generally making sure that the home is kept tidy and organised. Experience caring for expensive furniture and couture clothing is a must. The other part of the role will involve some childcare duties such as occasionally watching the 6-month-old baby for 2 or so hours during the day. The ideal candidate will high attention to detail and take pride in their work. They must have a friendly presence and a lovely demeanour. Being be pet friendly is important as the family have dogs, cats, chicken and fish. The hours for this position are 40 hours a week (however can be flexible). Salary of up to £480pwn is on offer depending on experience. You must be able to drive, however a car can be provided on duty. The chosen Housekeeper/ Nanny must have a minimum of 3 years experience working in a private household. Position to start ASAP for the right candidate.If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference no: J32948.

Part time, child friendly Daily Housekeeper. Chigwell, Essex ASAP £10-12phn
Staff of Distinction client in Chigwell, Essex are looking for a part time, child friendly Daily Housekeeper. The family of 3 live in a lovely 4-bedroom house in a quiet area of the town and are in search of a warm, professional, honest housekeeper to help maintain their home to a high standard. The main duties for this role are housekeeping related, however some childcare duties are included to help care for the little girl who is 2 years old. General duties will include; cleaning, laundry, changing beds, ironing and sometimes watching the baby if mum needs to pop out. The candidate must be flexible to babysit on a Saturday evening twice a month, but this can be increased if the housekeeper is looking for more hours. The set working days and hours will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday with the hours of 11.30am – 2.30pm (these can however be flexible). With the additional babysitting hours on top. Salary £10-£12per hour net depending on experience. No car required. Position to commence ASAP. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cv to: alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference number: J32947

(Live-in) Positive & Professional Housekeeper/Cook Gillingham, Dorset ASAP Negotiable + 2 Bedroom Cottage
A fantastic new role has become available for a positive and professional live-in Housekeeper/Cook on a small country estate near Gillingham, in North Dorset. The main property – eight bedroom, period building - is currently undergoing renovation, and the family will be living in a five bedroom house on the estate during the work. There are three children: 7 year old, and 4 year old twins, and the housekeeper will need to genuinely enjoy working around children and interacting with them. They will be required to lend a hand, and to babysit/proxy-parent as needed. There is also a friendly Retriever, and the housekeeper will need to take him on walks/feed him. Other duties will include daily domestic cleaning and tidying (deep cleaning will be conducted by an outside company); family laundry and ironing (a part-time laundress lends a hand); cooking healthy family meals on a regular basis; assisting with food prep at dinner parties; running local errands; accepting and unpacking grocery deliveries; and supervising contractors when the family are away. The family currently employ a nanny, a P/T gardener, and a F/T farmer. This role is best suited to a housekeeper who has a truly proactive and ‘can-do’ attitude. Someone with a sense of humour, who is flexible, helpful, and who loves the countryside. Working Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, plus weekends when extra help is needed (with time in lieu). A separate two bedroom cottage will be provided, and partners with their own employment will be considered to accompany. Salary negotiable. To commence ASAP (could be slightly flexible for the right person). If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting reference: J32915

Live-in Housekeeper/Cook Badminton, South Glos ASAP £400-450pwn
Current Staff of Distinction couple recommend this role looking after employers part time residence in Badminton, South Glos (20 mins from Bath). The employers are now looking for a single Live-in Housekeeper/Cook to cover Housekeeping, and cooking to a high standard for occasional formal dinner parties or family gatherings. Important that the candidate is proactive, as employer is in residence for max 2 months per annum so they need a self-starter with initiative. Employer is looking for a candidate with with long term private service experience and knowledge of caring for antiques and fine fabrics. Attention to detail and high standards are crucial re housekeeping, as is a really good/passionate cook for dinner parties when in residence. Occasional serving at table will be required and a uniform will be provided. Other staff employed including gardeners and a daily cleaner and houseman. Employer has 2 dogs who travel with them but you must be pet friendly. A driver is essential for this role. Brand new self-contained apartment with own entrance is provided, all costs included. Working Thursday - Monday with Tuesdays and Wednesdays off. Generally hours will be 8-4.30 but flexibility will be required when entertaining or at particularly busy times. Salary of £400-450 per week net offered to well qualified candidate. Interviewing ASAP to start right away. If interested please email your CVs to lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference J32921.

CSHK54303 Child friendly Housekeeper (Live-in) Scotland ASAP/Flexible £35,000-40,000 gross per annum
A child friendly Housekeeper is sought for a new live-in position near Elgin, in Scotland. The area is one of outstanding natural beauty, and is less than an hour’s drive from Inverness airport. The housekeeper would work with a welcoming family of five; the parents and their three young children. Duties will include tidying, laundry, ironing, cleaning the home and running occasional errands. Mum is at home so she does the childcare, but a housekeeper who can occasionally help with the children would be ideal. A dog friendly candidate is essential, as the family have two affectionate Labrador dogs who will ideally need walking. This role is Monday-Friday and hours can be negotiable, around 10 hours per day. Accommodation for the housekeeper is your own flat in a separate wing of the house, including double bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and living space. Salary between £35,000-40,000 gross per annum depending on experience. Start date flexible, as soon as perfect candidate is found! If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to Lucy@imperialstaff.com quoting reference: J32819

(Live out) Full or Part time Housekeeper Seaton and Budleigh Salterton ASAP £11-12phn
A unique opportunity has become available for a Staff of Distinction client for a Daily Housekeeper(s) to help maintain either 1 or 2 large, high end luxurious holiday lets in Seaton and Budleigh Salterton. Both properties are privately owned and are located in sought after locations, finished to extremely high standards. Daily duties will include; general cleaning, washing, ironing, bed linen, cleaning of windows and reporting of any maintenance. The hours available can be either on a full time or part time basis depending on if 1 or 2 properties are assigned to the individual. There may be occasional weekend work. The ideal Housekeeper must have high attention to detail and be very self-sufficient. Salary will be £11-12phn with a start date of ASAP. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com ref no: J32807

Daily Housekeeper Basingstoke ASAP £10-11phn
Client in Basingstoke is looking for a daily housekeeper to look after their family home 3 days per week. The family of 4 have a school aged daughter and also a teenage son who is at boarding school. They require help with all household duties including cleaning, laundry / ironing, shopping, dog walking, and basic assistance with the pony when required. Preparing an evening meal for the family would also be appreciated. Working days will be Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Hours 9am-8pm on Mondays and Fridays, and 9am-7pm on Tuesdays. A non-smoker and confident driver essential. There are two black Labradors and a pony so the ideal candidate will be animal friendly! Salary £10-11phn. To start ASAP! If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting reference:33709

Daily Housekeeper Hilmarton, Wiltshire ASAP £10-£12phn
Daily Housekeeper sought for a lovely family in Hilmarton, Wiltshire. This is a part time role, (between 25 - 30 hours per week).Household duties will include cleaning, tidying, laundry and ironing. Housekeeper must have cleaning knowledge of antiques, a mix or floor/worktop/furniture finishes. The main garden is 1.5 acres, with fields surrounding.The family have 2 children ages 9 and 8, two cats and rabbits. Salary: £10-£12per hour net. Role to start ASAP! If you are interested in this role, please send your cv to alice@imperialstaff.com quoting job reference: 34040

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CSB54530 Live-In/Out Gardener/Handyman Southampton ASAP £28kgpa/Negotiable
Gardener/Handyman with 10+ years’ experience sought for 10 acre estate in Southampton. Working in a team undertaking gardening duties, basic DIY, pool maintenance, using machinery, planting and running errands. Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm. Driver essential. 2 bed flat suitable for pets & partners if live-in option required. ASAP start £28kgpa for live-in, negotiable salary for live-out. If interested send updated CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting ref: J34684.

CSB54509 Live-in Caretaker/Handyman Witney ASAP £25k-£30kgpa
A super helpful Caretaker/Handyman is sought for a private estate in Witney. You must be passionate and committed to the role. The role will involve light gardening duties, security of the estate, general maintenance, remote monitoring, station pickups, dealing with contractors, washing vehicles and supporting the housekeeper. Pet friendly and a driver’s license is essential. Role is generally Monday to Friday 9am-5pm but you will be on call throughout the night for security purposes. Accommodation provided is a 1-bedroom cottage, regrettably unsuitable for guests or dependants. The role is to start as soon as the right candidate is found for a salary of £25k-£30kgpa. If you are interested in this role please send your CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting your full name and the job reference number J34592.

CSB54496 Live-in Chef KT11, Surrey July 19 £35kgpa
A high-calibre live-in Chef is required for a household based in KT11, Surrey. Ideally the candidate will be Michelin trained and will be confident with cooking Asian and French cuisine. You will be required to cook breakfast, light lunches and dinners for the principal, shopping for the kitchen, menu planning, laying the table, food preparation, being solely responsible for the kitchen, fine dining as well as serving dinner. A confident chef with the ability to cook for 30+ guest will be required when in France. This role will be working 5 days a week to include weekends, however you will have one weekend off a month. The day starts at 8am preparing light breakfast for the principal, then preparing for the evening meal, going out shopping and then having downtime till around 6pm where you will complete dinner and serve at 8pm. The average days is around 4.5-5hrs per day and generally ends at 9pm once kitchen is cleared and clean. The kitchen will be the sole responsibility of the chef. You must be well presented and have good knowledge of hygiene and cleanliness. EU or British passport is required for travel to France. You must be able to travel to France three times a year for a few weeks at a time. Accommodation provided is a shared four bedroom flat and utilities are included. Role is to start in July for a salary of £35kpa. If you are interested in this role please send your CV to bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting your full name and the job reference number J34524.

Daily Gardener/Groundsman East Burford, BA4 ASAP Negotiable
A well-kept and active daily Gardener/Groundsman is sought for a 6 acre estate containing lakes, greenhouses, gardens and fields (additional 6 acres of fields) based in Somerset, East Burford. The successful candidate will be passionate about gardening and will be able to use their own initiative. You must have at least 5-10 years’ experience working as a gardener with the ability to work independently giving advice to the owners on the daily upkeep as well as managing the property bringing forward ideas etc. Daily responsibilities will include taking care of the grounds, picking up items from the garden centre and starting up a new garden space in the grounds (already in progress). Working hours will be Monday to Friday for 35 hours a week. Driving is essential for this role and you will need to be pet friendly. The role is to commence as soon as the right person is found for a negotiable salary depending on experience. If you are interested in this role please email bridgette@imperialstaff.com quoting your full name and the job reference number J34335.

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