Live In Couple Job In Hampshire

Location South of England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  42024
Created 16 April 2018

 

 

Live In Couple Job, Hampshire

 

Housekeeper, Mother’s Help & Gardener, Handyman Driver, Excellent 2 bedroom flat separate from the main house,

 

This family are going abroad for 6 months, so until now and when they return this is a caretaking and security role and looking after the animals which consist of 2 dogs and 3 cats, 3 pigs, 2 goats and 7 chickens. You will be required to walk the dogs and have a genuine love of animals.

 

When the family are back in residence the below is required:

 

Live In Couple required for a lovely informal family in Hampshire. The family have 3 school aged children and are looking for a flexible Couple who will assist them in the running of their large country house. As a Housekeeper you should have high standards and great attention to detail.

You will be required to carry out the housekeeping, laundry and ideally be happy to cook simple meals for the family.

 

Mum is very hands on however she does require help with getting them ready for school and school

runs and then in the evening at tea time and bedtime so you must be happy to be around children and muck in when required .

 

As a Gardener you will be required to look after 10 acres and be confident in maintaining the plants and beds. You will be required to look after all the garden maintenance duties to include, mowing lawns, cutting hedges, strimming. A gardener currently does come in once a month to give direction on the more specialist gardening and when to cut back etc.

 

Driving duties will vary, there will be times when it’s mainly local driving including help with school runs and running errands. However you will also be required to drive the man of the house to appointments, meetings and events in London, ideally you will have knowledge of London but confidence in London driving is essential.

 

This role is suitable for a Couple who are willing to be flexible in their hours as no day is the same, due to nature of the clients work you are required to be flexible with helping the lady of the house as and when needed at times.

The family are informal and very private, they wish to find a Couple who will stay long term with them.

 

Duties will include:

 

  • Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing to a high standard

  • Family cooking

  • Mother’s help duties, helping with bath and bed time and babysitting

  • General household maintenance inside and outside

  • Maintaining a garden of 10 acres

  • Driving duties to include local errands , airport runs, school runs and London driving

  • Cleaning the cars and ensure serviced and MOT

  • Security of the house when the family are not in residence and care of animals

 

 

Accommodation Excellent accommodation with lovely views, all new 2 bedroom flat, separate from the main house

Start date ASAP

Days 5 days per week - Monday – Friday mainly however occasional weekends will be required

Drivers Ideally both to drive, but essential for the Driver!

Salary Salary negotiable depending on experience

 

Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 42024

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