Couple Job

Location Kent, South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  48969
Created 17 August 2018


Live In Couple Job Kent


A lovely informal family are looking for a Couple to join their busy family life. They live in a rural location in Kent with great access to lovely towns nearby as well as being near the coast.

The family have 3 children aged 10,8 and 2 years old


They are looking for a Mother's Help/Housekeeper to assist mum in running the home, being hands on with childcare and organising the household. They employ a cleaner who works 4 days a week so the role is light housekeeping/tidying and organising.

You will be expected to help out witch school/activity runs, supervising the older children doing homework and cooking family meals.

Mum is hands on, as she works within the family business she does require someone who is willing to be flexible when it comes to what duties need doing.


Interior duties to include


  • Childcare - Some sole charge

  • Before and after school supervision

  • One full day per week for the youngest child and also supervision whilst the mum does school runs for the older children

  • Occasional School runs and running errands

  • Cooking for the three children aged 10, 8, and nearly 2

  • Nursery duties and light housekeeping - alongside the cleaner that comes 4 days a week)

  • Flexibility with occasional family travel to help with the children for a week when they go skiing


Exterior duties to include


  • Maintain the exterior of the property and grounds including garden maintenance duties

  • Swimming Pool and Tennis Court maintenance

  • Assisting the gardener who comes 1-2 days a week.

  • Maintenance of vehicles and outdoor equipment to include the children toys, bikes, quad bikes

  • Communication with contractors to obtain access to the property

  • Occasional driving duties

  • Animal care - family dog - they have two ponies which a groom looks after but ideal if someone is happy to put them away and walk them out if required


The family are a very relaxed and informal family who have a large extended family who live nearby so it's an open house with family and friends visiting, you should be flexible, have a good work attitude and use your initiative.

They have strong values and are very family orientated and look after their staff well.

The family are looking for a long term couple who are looking to be part of a family


This role is suitable for a Couple who have at least 1-2 years experience working in a private household and have had some childcare experience is a must.



  • Working week: 40 hours per week per person but flexibility is a must and help is required before school and after school so a split shift with a break in the day. 2 Consecutive days off

  • Driving: Both to be confident drivers

  • Salary: Negotiable for the right couple

  • Accommodation: All new separate a 1 bedroom apartment next to the main house - furnished

  • Start date: September 2018


Job reference: 48969

Responsible consultant: Hannah McKeown

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