Hospitality Pair/Couple For Chateau in SW France

FRANCE / Jo Everett PA

2 helpers sought for a 7-week period at Chateau Dumas, a luxury 12 bedroom chateau operating a seasonal business, hosting creative workshops – millinery, dyeing, dressmaking – in a stunning hamlet location, 1hr from Toulouse. A couple/two friends acceptable. Experience in hospitality and/or experience running a home preferable. A working knowledge of French useful but not essential.

Tasks include table waiting, chambermaid duties, making breakfast, kitchen help, plant watering, laundry, ironing, simple admin. It is pleasant, light work with shifts of no more than 6.5 hours at a time/per day. Some split shifts.
11-18 July
8-15, 15-22, 22-29 August
5-12, 12-19, 19-26 September
FT working week between 35-40 hours. One day off a week.

You will be on a French contract at n hourly rate of 10.03 Euros net (2020 rate TBC), including holiday pay. Social charges (ie, healthcare) are paid by Chateau. Anticipated tips 1-3 Euros p/h. Payment made monthly, transferred to your bank account, converted from Euros to your home currency at prevailing exchange rate at the time. Tips given in cash weekly.

Complimentary shared bathroom accommodation. You may need to share the bedroom with your co-worker. Accommodation could be in the Chateau, Coach House, local B&B and, when space is at a premium, in the gypsy caravan in the garden. You may have to change rooms during your stay.
All meals included.

There is a car for shared use for local journeys (you must be confident driving on the right). If you want to explore the area you should consider bringing your own car.
You may use pool/facilities.

• Positive outlook, enthusiastic, welcoming
• Focused, able to fully complete tasks within agreed timeframe
• Good service; ‘go one step beyond’
• Open, pleasant, polite to guests/co-workers
• Flexible, versatile
• Well presented

Please e-mail CV along with covering letter to

Nationalities Accepted: British/EU nationals only

Expires: May 22, 2020


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