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German speaking Live In Domestic Couple

  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Job Type Live In Couple
  • Location Guildford, Surrey
  • Salary £800 to £1100 per Week (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Experience 2 years
  • Languages English SL, German, Turkish
  • Education 1 year
  • Driver Yes
  • Working Days Monday - Friday
  • Working Hours 07:00 - 19:00

A family residing in Guildford, Surrey is searching for a full time live in German speaking domestic couple to maintain their property to a high standard of cleanliness whilst looking after their two beautiful toddlers. The domestic couple must be people who are kind, respectful, flexible and hardworking who takes great pride in their profession. It is important that either or both of them knows how to drive. Domestic couples who can speak German are ideal for this role, however, Turkish speakers will also be considered.

The candidates will be doing various roles of a nanny housekeeper, gardener and a handyman. A valid first aid qualification is a must.

Working hours: 5 days a week (ideally one day off in the weekend and one off in the week), full time

Accommodation: independent 1 bedroom flat with separate entrance

Duties include:

  • keep property tidy and secure when principles are not at home
  • take care of animals (chicken and dogs) when principals are there and when they are out
  • handle deliveries and oversee other staff such as cleaner and other occasional tradesmen

Childcare Duties:

  • looking after the two children during the day when they are not at nursery or school and at the weekend (every other weekend)
  • babysitting two nights a week
  • dropping off and picking up the children from school using a car
  • arranging playdates and activities when they are home
  • assisting with or carry out alone bath time and bedtime
  • changing nappies
  • cooking for the children and feeding them
  • tidying up with and after the children

Housekeeping Duties:

  • cooking family meals (not every day, batch cook)
  • laundry for the family
  • ironing and arranging the wardrobe
  • restocking the home
  • running errands
  • taking the bins out
  • light cleaning like sweeping
  • hovering and mopping when necessary
  • cleaning the kitchen surfaces and fridge (there will be a weekly cleaning service)
  • occasionally assistance with meet and greet, food prep, drinks pouring, food serving and other hospitality related efforts

Gardener/ Handyman:

  • estate maintenance (machinery, equipment, fencing, irrigation), vegetable and fruit cultivation, mowing
  • responsible for the management and maintenance of the Estates property, mechanical/electrical/plumbing/media and physical assets (main house, guest cottage, pool houses, greenhouses, swimming pool, tennis court, gates and security cameras and systems)
  • varied support with the housekeeper
  • responsible for lawns, garden/herb area and patios around the house
  • arrange and oversee tradesmen (including window cleaning, pool, tennis court)
  • oversee the security of the estate particularly when principals are absent
  • occasionally drive principals and their guests to/from station/restaurant/airport
  • clean and generally look after cars, arrange repairs/servicing
  • maintain stock of logs for open fires, light/clear when necessary
  • maintain garden machinery and arrange repairs/servicing

The domestic couple must be available to start around April next year. Both must have a valid first aid qualification.

To learn more about this role, please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information.

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £800 to £1100 per week for the couple

Location: Guildford, Surrey

  • Industry Care
  • Consultant Housekeeper Department
  • Position ID J39020701

 

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