Live In Couple Job, Dorset

Location South West England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £750 nett per week
Job Number  44837
Created 31 August 2017

Full Time Handyman/Groundsman & Co-Caretaker Couple, Dorset

An old client of Greycoat Lumleys are looking for a Couple to start in September, you will join an existing team which consist of a Full Time Housekeeper, Head Gardener and PA

The household needs to have full-time security, this is shared on a rota system and you will be expected to do a weekend on and weekend off rota to be based at the estate

  • General builder/handyman/maintenance man

  • Reporting to Head Gardener, development and general maintenance and upkeep (weeding, hedge cutting, planting, pruning, etc) of large garden (approx. 2 acres) and variety of plants, in particular roses. (no experience required).

  • Must be self starter, energetic & self motivated, have experience and be available to work unsupervised with minimal instruction. Must be tidy and organised.

  • Must be flexible in outlook (occasional driving shopping duties, etc). Mechanical and/or handyman skills would also be beneficial.


Full Time Housekeeper Secretarial Assistant /Gardening/


  • Assist in the kitchen for approximately 2 hours on Saturdays and Sundays 1 weekend in 2, and undertake some further housekeeping/cleaning responsibilities

  • Assistance to the PA involving general secretarial duties

  • Simple work in the garden, weeding, etc. as required.


Accommodation: Charming secluded cottage with three bedrooms, sitting room, dining room & utility room

Days of work; 5 days per week both to be full-time

Start date: September

Drivers; Both to drive

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience


Responsible Consultant ~ Hannah Mckeown Job ID ~ 44837

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