Live in Couple Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Couple
  • Contact: Georgia Lester
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £70,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 115064
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Live in Couple Job in Oxfordshire

We have a fantastic opportunity for a pro-active and energetic couple to take care of a beautiful large estate in Oxfordshire. This is the main residence for a busy family, with 4 children between the ages of 18-12 years old (they attend boarding school). Completing the family are 3 dogs. The elderly father-in-law lives on another cottage on the estate. The property is a stunning old rectory with 7 bedrooms.

The estate is used to host Shoot Lunches during the shoot season.

Other staff are employed on the estate, include a cleaner (twice a week), a Head Gardener, maintenance person, a Cook for the shoots and a driver.

This a great role for a couple who would like to work in an informal home, you will be hands on, proactive, able to take initiative and be team players. This is a long-term position so longevity is important.

Duties to include but not limited:

  • Housekeeping

  • Laundry, ironing and fabric care

  • Care of antiques and fine furnishings

  • Helping look after the children when required

  • Occasional cooking for the father in law

  • Helping serve at shoot lunches

  • Provisioning for the household

  • Interior and exterior maintenance

  • Handyman responsibilities (basic repairs and DIY)

  • Garden maintenance (lawn mowing, strimming, trimming etc)

  • Occasional driving duties

  • Vehicle maintenance (car washing and filling up with petrol etc)

  • Pet care

  • Liaise with contractors

  • Security of the property

Start date: Flexible for the right Couple

Working week: Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend work

Hours: 8am – 5pm with a break

Driving: at least one must be a confident driver

Accommodation: A separate 2 bedroom cottage with a small garden area - a well behaved pet is welcome

Salary: £70,000 gross per annum, negotiable for the right couple

Job reference number: 115064

Responsible consultant: Georgia Lester