Live In Couple Job, Hampshire

Location South East England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £650 nett per week
Job Number  48295
Created 26 April 2018

Live In House Management Couple Job, Hampshire


A great Live In Couples position for an old client of Greycoat who have employed a Couple for 12 years.


This is a role for a gardening/security/caretaking/housekeeping couple at a country house with circa 9 acres of beautiful grounds. The house, which has a tennis court and swimming pool, is on top of a hill with fantastic views. The owners will generally be in residence 2-3 times each month for weekends and occasional longer stays and the primary aim of this role will be to take care of all aspects of the house and garden in between visits offering additional domestic support on occasions when the house is busy with guests.


Gardener/Grounds Person/Handyman (Full-time)

You will have overall responsibility for the day to day maintenance and security of the property and 9 acres of grounds. The grounds are a mixture of informal gardens and woodland, the client would welcome a hands-on individual with a strong level of experience who would be keen to the take the gardens further.

Other duties include but are not limited to:

  • Grounds maintenance, including use of light machinery (mower, chainsaw, strimmer)

  • Minor building repairs and property maintenance, including pool and tennis court

  • Occasional driving duties for household and garden purposes, plus occasional trips for the family.  

  • Occasional care of small dog

  • Sourcing and supervising contractors

  • Day-to-day management of the maintenance budget


Housekeeper (Part-time) – 25 hours per week

  • Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing

  • Shopping for food and household supplies

  • Basic household administration

  • Cooking required for family meals and stocking the freezer, and although client enjoys cooking, you will be required to follow recipes and be happy to cook for small numbers of 8-10 people on occassions


The ideal applicants will be willing, positive, thorough, self-starting, practical and resourceful all-rounders with very high personal standards. Discretion and flexibility will also be vital. The owners value privacy when in residence.

At least one side of the couple will need to be a driver. A car can be provided if the couple do not have a car.



2 bedroom flat in self-contained building with stunning countryside views. Pets will be considered on a case by case basis, sorry no dependants


Start date: June 2018

Days: Monday – Friday

Housekeeper required 2 weekends a month with days off during the week in lieu.

Hours: Gardener/Grounds person – 45 hours a week (will vary with seasons)

Housekeeper – 25 hours a week - these may vary and may be exceeded from time to time due to the nature of the role – flexibility is required

Salary: £650 net per week


Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 48295


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