Couple Job North Yorkshire

Location Yorkshire & Humber
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Job Number 43150
Created 05 April 2017

Handyman Driver Housekeeper Couple Job North Yorkshire

(43150) Experienced Couple (Handyman / Driver & Housekeeper) required to work for a busy young family based on a large estate in North Yorkshire.

You must have had some previous household experience (possibly also Ski / Yacht background also considered) and be very happy living in a more remote rural location. Country lovers a must with an interest in rural pursuits and sports.


Our client is looking for a professional yet flexible and relaxed attitude in their staff but above all, candidates who can ensure the efficient running of a large busy family home.


The estate is set in a rural location and you will need to be able to settle to be a part of the estate team of staff. The estate includes the main family home, shooting lodge, estate office and numerous other buildings, some residential and other being agricultural.


Duties will include:


Handyman – clearing gutters, cleaning fires, log chopping, managing the Biomass Boiler, basic plumbing and electrics, painting and decorating, basic wood work, light bulbs.

Security of the property – making sure that the property is secure at all times, opening up and closing down.

Driving – some driving duties for the family, school runs, keeping the household cars clean and will maintained

Help looking after the household dogs

As required assist with general estate maintenance duties, including gardening & possible help with shoots if this is of interest


Housekeeping – hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing of the family home

Managing household stocks

Dealing with visitors and contractors

Cooking – the family do have a shoot and if you were able to help with catering for these parties and other events it would be a bonus but not essential

Occasional help with children (Nanny employed)


It would also be helpful if the Couple were able to help front of house when the family have guests or are entertaining.


Accommodation will be provided in the form of a separate cottage across the courtyard of the main house


5 day week normally Monday to Friday with occasional weekends


£750+ npw



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