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Russian Speaking Domestic Couple

Starting at £55k per couple


Position: Live-in / live-out Domestic Couple
Client(s): Private family
Guaranteed annual gross salary: between £55,000 – £65,000
Requirements: 3 years’ experience, fluent in Russian, confident drivers & own car
Available type(s): permanent, full-time, live-in/live-out, long term
Location: Haslemere, Surrey, UK
Reference: DC-7090

A lovely Russian family is looking for a live-in or live-out domestic couple for their full-time residence in Haslemere, Surrey (GU27). The estate comprises the main property with 6-bedrooms and some other small buildings. This professional role is for an honest, reliable, and hardworking couple who enjoys the great outdoors and working with pets. At least one must drive and you need your own car. No travelling will be required.

Working schedule: Mon-Fri, 40-50 hours/week, but some flexibility is required. The starting date is ASAP.

Main Duties

  • Occasionally cooking and meal planning with Principal
  • Cleaning, laundry, ironing, and shoe cleaning
  • Hold cleaning product knowledge and what to use on correct surfaces (such as marble, silver nickel etc.)
  • Arrange dry cleaning
  • Shopping for groceries for principals and their guests
  • Display cut flower arrangements from the gardens
  • Assist with larger dinner parties and other events; Event management and planning;
  • Supervise ad-hoc cleaning;
  • Look after, walk and pick up after pets
  • Oversee security of the estate and act as the first responder to alarms
  • General property maintenance and gardening
  • Clean and generally look after cars, arrange repairs/servicing
  • Maintain stock of logs for open fires, lay/light/clear when necessary
  • Monitor supplies and re-order
  • Grounds maintenance, leaf clearing, driveway raking, border tidying, sweeping
  • Taking out bins
  • Take deliveries, messages, gate portering / answering the gate to guests

The minimum requirements to apply are:

  • Good level of English and Fluent in Russian
  • 3 years’ experience, with checkable references
  • At least one to be a confident driver & own a car
  • Pet friendly and confident cook (Russian cuisine)
  • Flexible for rotation, to cover evenings/weekends
  • Loyal and looking for a long-term commitment
  • DBS check required prior to start

Job Benefits

The salary starts at £55,000 yearly gross per couple, negotiable for the right couple. Also, 28 days of paid holidays are offered. Pets are not allowed at the provided accommodation, unfortunately. This role might be live-in/live-out.