Live in Couple Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Couple
  • Contact: Georgia Lester
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 113269
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Live in Couple Job in Hertfordshire

A fantastic opportunity to work for a lovely Couple who live on a 400 acre Farm in Hertfordshire. The main property consists of large 4 bedrooms with outbuildings. Their daughter lives nearby with 3 children aged 11 & 9 year old twins. The garden consists of 1 acre of formal garden with a walled garden, greenhouse & polytunnel.

A Gardener & Gamekeeper are also employed.

The principals are looking for a Live In Couple to cover the following:


The Gardner /Handyman duties include most aspects of maintaining the grounds and outbuildings

More specifically your duties include:

  • Garden maintenance
  • Greenhouse maintenance
  • Pond maintenance
  • Sowing, planting and trimming for the seasons
  • Operating and maintaining garden machinery and equipment
  • Maintaining security of the grounds
  • Liaison for visiting contractors, tradesmen and deliveries
  • Pest control when required
  • Driving duties (stations runs and taking the principal to appointments)
  • Handyman duties (basic repairs & DIY)
  • Keeping gutters and drains clear

The Housekeeper duties :

  • Keeping the house clean and tidy
  • Laundry and ironing 
  • Preparing simple meals for the couple
  • Shopping and running errands
  • Going to help the daughter nearby with housework and babysitting, when required
  • Managing the house

The ideal couple would be friendly, patient, flexible and easy going. Someone who enjoys family cooking is a bonus.

Accommodation: 4 bedroom cottage with own garden. Pets will be considered

Working days & Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week with flexibility

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 gross per annum combined

Start Date: Flexible for the right couple

Responsible Consultant: Georgia Lester 

Job ID:  113269