A part time Handyman/House Manager is sought by a UHNW family with 3 young children, to join the small team of permanent staff. The family are in part time residence. This is a hands-on role, 3 full days per week (Mon - Fri) and the family are flexible on days.
The residence is well organized and a PPM schedule with service contracts is in place. The Handyman part of the role is to keep on top of any household maintenance and repairs, with the ability to do basic household repairs yourself and common sense to know when to call in a professional. You must have high standards of work and no cutting corners - which is never good in the long run.
The House Manager part of the role is again hands on, to ensure the house runs smoothly and looks it best at all times, whether the family are in residence or not. It would be helpful if you can drive in order to act as a back-up driver if needed when the family are in residence, but this is not essential. You will liaise with and manage all contractors and service providers, including the gardeners.
You must have previous experience working in a similar residence, be a self- starter, self-motivated, able to manage yourself, your time and your work effectively. Initiative and pro-activity are important and it is vital you are security conscious at all times. You will have high standards and be responsible, discreet and trustworthy.
The residence and young family are informal, but everything is run professionally and efficiently.
- 3 days per week (M-F), 9 - 6 or 7 pm (to be confirmed)
- Salary £17.50 gross per hr (approx. £25K per year)
- 20 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays
There is the option to be self-employed if you prefer.
In order tot be considered for this position, candidates must have the required experience, be in the UK and legally able to work here.