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Cook/Housekeeper ~ Venice/Italy ~ Long Term

An experienced cook/housekeeper who also has management skills is required to work in Venice Italy for a family of 3, two parents with a young child. Also employed is a British nanny and a live-out housekeeper who works 4 or 5 days per week. The Cook/Housekeeper will be able to prepare and serve excellent Italian cuisine alongside other international cuisines, be able to organise and manage the home, oversee the work of the housekeeper, assist ‘hands on’ with housekeeping duties, wardrobe care and management, packing/unpacking when the family travels etc. Applicants should have very good knowledge and experience of both cooking and housekeeping as alongside cooking daily for the family they will also be involved with the overall cleaning and care of expensive items/surfaces/silverware etc, putting in place systems where needed to aid in the smooth-running of the family home.

Working 5.5 days per week – 8 hours per day. Fluent English is essential and some spoken Italian would be an advantage.

The employer is willing to provide accommodation locally for the successful applicant.

Salary: TBD (guideline €3k npm)

Start date: ASAP

Live-In Cook/Housekeeper ~ Rome & Travelling  ON TRIAL

An experienced cook/housekeeper is required to work for a family of 4 who have homes in Rome and the UK with additional travel to other locations during the year. Simple family cooking is required, a light breakfast, lunches comprising a pasta dish or an omelette with a salad, suppers are generally fish or meat with a pasta or fresh vegetables. The parents often travel therefore frequently there is only the children to cook for and the employer would appreciate a cook who can sometimes bake a cake or some pastries for the family.

The five-room/three bathroom apartment is not excessively large and the required housekeeping is easy to manage. 5.5 days per week/4 weeks paid holiday and annual bonus x 2. An independent apartment is offered as accommodation with this role. Applicants must be able to speak English fluently and some spoken Italian would be an advantage.

Salary €2k net pm ( negotiable) plus bonus twice per year and own apartment

Start date: ASAP

 Housekeeper/Gardener Couple ~ Avignon

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

 Female Property Manager/PA ~ Kuwait

An experienced female Property Manager/PA is required to take up a role as Manager/PA to a busy Middle Eastern family who have a large property in Kuwait. For cultural reasons this client can only consider female applicants.

Seeking a candidate:

  • Female only – 5yrs minimum experience as Property Manager

  • Fluent written and spoken English - mandatory

  • Knowledge of Middle Eastern customs and culture is essential

  • Willing to travel with the family – mainly US and Europe

  • Highly organised

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Flexible approach

  • Strong personality

  • Preferably with a passport that has easy access worldwide

  • Exceptional letters of reference essential

  • Recent criminal records check

 

Duties to include:

  • Supervision of 15 staff including gardeners, maids, chef etc.

  • Act as intermediary between staff and Principal

  • Knowledge of care of antiques/artworks

  • Knowledge of formal table settings/seating

  • Consult with chef re: menus for family meals and events

  • Organise travel arrangements

  • Organise events, receptions etc

  • Travel in advance of Principal to prepare location

 

Six days per week, Saturday to Thursday; daily hours to be discussed. Included in the package will be four weeks annual vacation and one return flight home each year. A separate apartment approx.15 minutes from the family home is offered as accommodation, a car is also provided.

Salary: Excellent/Negotiable

Start date: ASAP

Maintenance/Handyperson ~ Live out ~ Cap d'Antibes

An energetic and personable handyperson is required to join the exterior team of a large luxury property on Cap d’Antibes. Applicants must have good experience working professionally in general property maintenance/handyman duties, must be able to drive and speak good English and French. This is a permanent role and offers a 13-month salary.

Salary:€1.7knpm + 13th month

Start date: ASAP

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