Couple Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Couple
  • Contact: Lesley Jones
  • Contact Phone: +441315565139
  • Start Date: March 2024
  • Location: Durham
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 113459
  • Contact Email:

Couple Job, County Durham

Greycoat Lumley’s client are seeking a Couple for their Private Estate in County Durham, the family are in residence for school holidays and other periods amounting to approximately 16 weeks per year.  We are looking for an experienced  Housekeeper and Driver/Gardener/Maintenance Couple for the large property. 

Both candidates must be drivers, as this is essential to the role, and pet friendly; the family have a friendly dog. The ideal Couple will be proactive, hardworking team players looking for a long-term position.

Housekeeper Duties Include:

  • Housekeeping to a high standard

  • Laundry

  • Ironing

  • Care of Antiques and specialist fabrics

  • Provide additional support when entertaining at the property

  • Occasional baby-sitting

Gardener/Driver/Maintenance Duties Include

  • Mowing

  • Strimming

  • Cleaning pathways

  • Helping with the grounds

  • Servicing and on-going maintenance of swimming pool and tennis court

  • Some decorating when required

  • Car maintenance - arranging MOTs

  • Driving the Principals locally and to London

  • Overseeing security policies and maintenance of systems

  • Care of pets when family are not resident

  • Liaising with contractors

  • Accurate record keeping (please give an example)

Salary:  £55,000 to £65,000 GPA 

Hours:  Monday to Friday

8.30am – 4.30pm though flexibility will be required when the family are in residence

Accommodation: 2 bedroom cottage, close to the main house

Start:  ASAP

Job Number:  113459

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