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Live-in Nanny ~ St Tropez area ~ Long Term

A nanny who is experienced in caring for younger children is required for a residential childcare role close to St Tropez. The French/Colombian parents are seeking a warm and energetic nanny to care for their 19 month-old twin boys. One of the Colombian grandparents lives locally and worked previously as a teacher of young children therefore she will be available 9am-5pm most days to assist with the twins who are already extremely active and engaged.  The children will begin attending the local maternelle/nursery school in September 2021.

Duties will include:

Performing the morning routine of toilette, breakfast etc

Caring for the twins within the family environment throughout the day

Preparing basic nutritional meals for the children and feeding

Cleaning of nursery areas

Children’s laundry

This client does not necessary require candidates to have high level childcare qualifications and certification, they are happy to consider nannies without formal training but who do have extensive childcare experience and excellent references. A French CDI contract is offered with this role therefore applicants must have an EU passport or working rights within France/Schengen visa. Working 6 days per week with Sunday as the regular day off; long working hours may frequently be required therefore there will also be paid overtime. Accommodation of own bedroom and bathroom is provided in the main house for the nanny. Candidates must speak fluent English - candidates who also speak Tagalog and/or Spanish will be seriously considered.

Salary: €2k npm (+ € overtime)

Start date: ASAP

Nanny ~ Northern Europe ON HOLD

An experienced, fun and energetic nanny is required to care for two children B4/B2.  The children are active, boisterous, curious and intelligent, they love being outdoors and playing in a truly natural environment. The family have several homes and the nanny will travel when required to the various properties.

Duties will include:

Hands-on care and safety of the children

Developing and participating in fun, educational activities

Cleaning of nursery rooms, children’s toys and nursery bathrooms

Preparation of children’s meals

Working hours: 50 hrs per week with paid overtime and two consecutive days off per week. An independent apartment is offered as accommodation with this role, Applicants must speak fluent English and preferably have European nationality. Exact location of the main family home and nanny’s apartment will be given on application.

Salary: Negotiable

Start date: TBD

 

Wardrobe Manager/Carer ~ Northern Europe  ON HOLD

A highly experienced wardrobe manager is required to work in a private international family environment. This young informal family are seeking a wardrobe manager/carer who can oversee, organise, launder hands-on, inventory and maintain their extensive collection of designer clothing and household linens. Applicants must have experience and knowledge in the care and maintenance of haute couture items.

Within the household there are two adults and two young children who generate an extensive amount of weekly laundry and ironing and this role might suit a newly-trained valet, maid or butler who is interested in specialising in the care of beautiful and valuable designer clothes. This person will also be expected assist the family’s House Manager/Butler during occasional catered events at the 500m2 apartment; setting out platters, polishing tableware, cleaning counters, helping generally in the kitchen area etc.

An independent apartment is offered with this role and the working hours will be 120hrs per month; generally 30 hours (3 days) per week however some weeks will be quieter if the family is travelling and some weeks will be busier therefore some flexibility will be expected. Overtime will paid for any hours worked in excess of 120 hrs per month. Candidates must speak fluent English and preferably hold a European passport. The exact location of the family home will be given on application.

Salary: €3.2k net pm approx.

Start date: ASAP

Head Butler ~ Monaco  POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced and formally trained Head Butler is required to work for a busy young family in Monaco. Professional chefs are already employed by this client however it is preferable that the Head Butler is also able to prepare light meals and snacks being able to cover for a chef in an emergency situation or to simply prepare a quick meal for the family if required.

This role does not offer accommodation therefore, as the butler is expected to interview and possibly begin a trial this week, all candidates must already live close to Monaco and must speak fluent English and preferably some conversational French. There will be some occasional travel each year with the Principal, generally for a few weeks two or three times per year therefore applicants must be free to travel, possibly at short notice, when necessary.

The Head Butler must possess an air of confidence, have a smooth and polished approach to the running of the service department, be able to work to a high level of formality when required and be happy to work alongside the house manager and head housekeeper already employed at the property. Please note: Applicants must presently be residing on the Cote d’Azur.

Salary: €5k net pm

Start date: ASAP

Live-In Property Guardian/Handyperson ~ Vineyard close to Frejus

A live-in property guardian is required to provide general maintenance, security and the care of a small 500m2 garden - which is mainly lawn and mature shrubs. This client would like to find a mature, experienced and reliable caretaker. The property is located on a 30 hectares vineyard close to Frejus and the owners are in residence only 8 to 12 weeks per year. Working hours and days to be discussed. The guardian must be able to not only maintain the property, (which is not large), but should also be organised, able to work autonomously and to liaise with the owners throughout the year. If possible the client would like the guardian to be able to provide some basic housekeeping service, keeping the home clean and tidy; alternatively the client would consider taking a couple with the partner working elsewhere but who can provide a few hours of housekeeping each week.

Candidates must speak fluent English and preferably reasonable French, they must also be able to drive and if applicants are able to invoice via a microenterprise this would be considered an advantage. A two-bedroom apartment located on the property is offered as accommodation.

Salary: €2k net pm negotiable

Start date: ASAP

 Full-Time Housekeeper ~ Monaco ON TRIAL IN SPRING

An experienced housekeeper is required to work full-time for a family who have a 180m2 apartment in Monaco and a villa on Cap d’Ail. The working day will be split between the two properties starting at the Monaco apartment each morning and working at the Cap d’Ail villa each afternoon. During the summer months the majority of the work will be at the villa; this property is quite large therefore a second housekeeper will be employed on a seasonal basis in the summer months.

Duties will include:

  • High standard cleaning

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Shopping

  • Running errands

  • Cleaning of exterior terraces, small balconies and windows

  • Assist in the villa kitchen if required

  • Assist with table service at the villa

Candidates should speak fluent English and a conversational level of French and because this position does not offer accommodation  candidates must live within an easy travelling distance of Monaco. Working hours will be 8hrs per day 5 (or possibly 6) days per week.

Salary: TBD

Start date: Spring '21

Domestic  Couple ~ Barjols ON TRIAL

An experienced domestic couple is required to work in a residential role in a large 8 bedroom property in Barjols with approx.. 3 hectares of grounds.  This client would like to find a couple with a wide range of skills who are able to assist each other with various duties - ideally the male of the couple will be willing to assist with any heavier cleaning duties and also with table setting and service, especially when the clients have visiting family or guests. One of the couple must speak communicative French, both should speak English fluently and if the couple can also speak Tagalog it would be an advantage.

Duties:

  • High-level housekeeping

  • Family-style cooking when required

  • Assisting occasional chef

  • Laundry and ironing

  •     Table setting and service

  • Property and pool maintenance

  • General garden and technical maintenance

  • Pet Care

  • Driving /Airport runs

All candidates must be holders of an EU passport or have a current French titre de sejour. Please note: British nationals who are not already living in France or do not already have a valid carte de sejour will not be able to apply for this role; the employer application process for work permits for British nationals after 31st Dec 2020 is complicated and lengthy - expected to take at least 10-12 weeks from start to finish, therefore it is not a practical process for employers looking for staff in France. At least one of the couple must have a valid driving license, preferably the male of the couple. A large one bedroom apartment on the grounds of the property is offered as accommodation.

Salary: €TBD

Start date: Jan/Feb 2021

Laundry Person ~ Cap d'Ail ~ Long Term  POSITION NOW FILLED

A highly experienced laundry person is required to work as part of a busy household located close to Cap d’Ail. Applicants must have excellent professional experience of working in a private laundry environment and have very good knowledge relating to the cleaning and care of expensive fabrics and garments. This role requires applicants to be meticulous in the washing, ironing, general care and detailing of the Principal’s wardrobe and of all household linens.

Working 40+hours pw/6 days pw.

Salary: €2.5knet pr month

Start date: ASAP

 Housekeeper/Gardener Couple ~ Avignon POSITION NOW FILLED

An experienced domestic couple is required to provide housekeeping, light cooking, gardening and maintenance skills in a large rural 7 bedroom property close to Avignon. The British employers are seeking a couple who speak conversational French and English. The housekeeper should be able to cook family-style food when required. There are generally only two family members in residence year-round with additional family and guests staying during the summer months. This role requires one of the couple to be a knowledgeable and experienced ‘hands-on’ gardener; the grounds are approximately 2 hectares with topiary, a small maze, mature shrubs and trees, an olive grove and an orchard.

Duties:

  • High level housekeeping

  • Family-style cooking when required

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Property and pool maintenance

  • Gardening and maintenance

  • Driving /Airport runs

A large independent one bedroom apartment is offered as accommodation.

Salary: €4k net pm

Start date: TBD

Please note: Applicants for positions based in France MUST have a current working visa/carte de sejour or be the holder of an EU passport

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