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German speaking Live In Domestic Couple

  • Posted 5 months 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 German speaking domestic couple is needed by a family in Guildford, Surrey to look after their two toddlers and maintain their property in a full time live in role. The family is ideally looking for a kind, respectful, flexible and hardworking couple who takes great pride in their profession. It is essential that one of them could drive.

The candidates will be doing various roles of a nanny housekeeper, gardener and a handyman. The family ideally requires a German speaker but couples who can speak the Turkish language are very much welcome to apply.

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 Nanny Housekeeper Department
  • Position ID J39022712

 

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