Live in Domestic Couple needed in Beautiful Ibiza (Barcelona)
Ibiza, Spain: An enthusiastic couple are required for a second residence in Spain. Working Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm, being flexible when the principals are in residence. You will be provided with a one bedroom apartment. Salary is negotiable. Start date: Oct/Nov Protected content
An energetic couple who have an eye for detail are needed for a newly built villa in Spain. The villa is owned by a small family who will be visiting throughout the year, but mainly during April to October. On the whole the villa will mainly be used for private but later they may decide to rent it out during certain times of the year.
The housekeeper duties will include:
◦Clean and maintain the villa to a high standard and with attention to detail. (The house is modern with specialist interior finishes … polished plaster, limestone, concrete etc. so care needs to be taken.)
◦Ensure the linen, curtains, blinds and fabrics are kept clean, mended and laundered.
◦Good basic standard of cooking required (family have chef who travels with them on occasion).
◦To assist with the preparation, serving, clearing away and washing up after Family meals.
◦All shopping for food and household goods.
◦Keep up to date inventory, house manuals, service agreements etc.
◦Liaising with owners’ office re guest requirements, meals, collection times, etc.
The handyman/gardener duties will include:
◦To carry out property maintenance & be responsible for daily maintenance checks of services and equipment.
◦Must have good knowledge of running a house of this size (AC, pool, underfloor heating, temp control, water filters etc. etc.)
◦To ensure the security of the house and grounds and associated property is maintained at all times
◦All family’s driving needs .. airport collections, shopping, beach runs, to and from restaurants, etc.
◦Oversee upkeep of garden and grounds.
◦Assist partner inside house when necessary – housekeeping, serving table, shopping for food, etc.
On the whole you will be working 8am to 5pm 5 days per week, unless the owners are in residence in which case you will need to be flexible to possible work 6 days but your hours wills stay the same. The family do have other residences in London, the Cotswolds and Mallorca and you should be flexible to occasionally travel to these other properties, but this will only be for ¾ times per year for 2 weeks maximum.
In addition to your salary, you will be provided with accommodation, utility bills, a car, petrol allowance, mobile phone and 20 days paid holiday (excluding bank holidays). The accommodation is a newly built casita (one bedroom, own garden) located on its own away from the villa.
This is a fantastic role for a couple who are able to work well as a team and is looking for a long term commitment.
All the candidates must have experience as a domestic couple in a private household.
5 days per week
8am – 5pm
Lovely one bedroom apartment provided
If you are interested please send your CVs to: Protected content .