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