House Manager Cook Job in Hungerford

Location South East England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Temporary vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  47641
Created 27 February 2018


Temporary House Manager/Cook


A young friendly couple are looking for a live in house manager to support them at their country house outside of Hungerford. Building works of the property will commence in the next year or so, so this is a temporary role until the works start (the principles may need the person to continue with them, so flexibility is important. This is not a necessity).


They are recently married and looking for a knowledgeable and experienced individual that can ensure the smooth running of their house when they are in residence and also out of residence. Must have previous experience and strong references.





  • Oversee the 2x cleaners who do all the cleaning of the rooms and ironing etc.

  • Cook homely meals for the principles when they are in residence.

  • Butler duties/front of house when guests are in residence.

  • Silver service when entertaining a reasonable number of guests (6 – 8 at most. Additional staff/chef will be provided for larger groups).

  • Undertaking any reasonable task that is asked of you which is safely within your abilities and as instructed to, include operating gardening tools and machines, including hedge trimmers, strimmer’s, mowers and blowers etc.

  • Keeping all areas clean & tidy – hygiene is of upmost importance.

  • Basic maintenance checks and repairs of machinery and equipment used, reporting all breakages and items requiring repair.

  • Carrying out building maintenance tasks that are within your abilities and can be carried out safely such as clearing gutters, mending doors, painting etc.

  • Driving (collection to and from train station and to London occasionally)

  • Security

  • Walking the principles dogs when needs be





  • Working hours – 5 days a week. 9-5.30am. Needed in residence Friday/Saturday/Sunday with flexibility outside of the working hours

  • 20 days holiday

  • Accommodation provided (Stable Cottage in the grounds of the estate)

  • Salary Negotiable


Job ID 47641 - Contact - Hannah Weeks

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