Live in Couple Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Couple
  • Contact: Georgia Lester
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Location: Surrey
  • Salary: £80,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 113647
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Live in Couple Job in Surrey

An opportunity has become available to work as part of a large team for a family based in Surrey. The principals have 2 children, a dog and a cat. They own two properties very close to each other. The family reside in a 5 bedroom house and they also own a separate 9 bedroom property with a swimming pool and tennis court, that is used for guests and visiting relatives. The family frequently travel for extended periods during the school holiday period.

While this is a standalone role, they successful applicant will work as part of a wider team of  approximately 20 staff in total who include Housekeepers, Chefs, Gardeners, Nannies, Drivers, PAs etc.

The ideal Couple will be flexible, have demonstrable team working skills (trustworthy - agreed, but hard to objectively demonstrate in an application?), hardworking and good communicators. You must speak excellent English and ideally have a driving licence.

Main duties and responsibilities: 

  • The upkeep and maintenance of the guest property
  • Working as part of the wider team, to assist, as required, the primary family residence (on average, 1 day a week)
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Shopping and running errands
  • Occasional cooking for the family or guests 
  • Welcoming guests and visitors
  • Maintenance duties
  • Garden maintenance alongside the team of gardeners
  • Driving duties
  • Vehicle maintenance
  • Security
  • Basic repairs and DIY
  • House and pet sitting/walking as required
  • Travelling to France in the summer with the family (bonus, not essential)

Start: Flexible for the right Couple

Working hours: 5 days a week Monday to Sunday, to include some weekends. Working hours will be between approximately 40-45 hours a week.

Accommodation: 2-bedroom apartment within the guest house, with a separate entrance.  Regrettably, no pets.

Driving: At least one

Salary: £80,000 gross per annum, negotiable depending on experience 

Responsible consultant: Georgia Lester

Vacancy Number: 113647