Live In Couple, Norfolk
A fantastic role for a lovely client who has a weekend home which is close to the coast in Norfolk, the clients are looking for an experienced Couple to look after their property which is used mainly at weekends and school holidays.
As a Housekeeper you will be responsible for the cleaning of a Georgian Farm House which is 5 bedrooms and a guest cottage which has 2 bedrooms, you will ensure the house is ready for the families arrival and that guest rooms are prepared.
Shopping for the household and liaising with the client beforehand to see what they need for the weekend.
The lady of the house enjoys cooking however if someone likes to cook and can assist when they have a full house this would be great and prepare a simple meal for when they arrive.
The property sits in approx. 10 acres of land which is made up of fields, woodlands, 1 acre of formal garden and meadows. You will be responsible for Gardening maintenance duties, mowing lawns, strimming, hedge cutting and general planting. Ideally you will have some knowledge of gardening and maintaining a vegetable garden or at least willing to learn.
Driving duties will include collecting the family and guests from the local station and run errands, a car will be left at the property.
Outdoor swimming pool maintenance and general handyman jobs around the house/estate
The family have 2 small dogs who live with them in London, when the family travel abroad they would require you to look after them.
As the role is a weekend property, you will be required to look after the security of the house, deal with any contractors and be good communicators with the clients in London.
The family won’t always require you to work weekends when they are in residence so there will be occasions to work Monday to Friday however flexibility is key being a weekend home.
Duties will include:
Hands on with cleaning, washing and ironing
Preparing the household for guests
Running errands, shopping duties
Garden maintenance duties
Maintaining household systems, dealing with contractors
Driving duties to include local errands and train station pick up and drop offs
Security of the household and estate
Occasional dog care when the family are abroad
Accommodation All newly renovated 1 bedroom flat with a small private terrace
Sorry no dogs – cat would be considered
Start date September – October
Days 5 days per week
(Days off during the week but occasional weekends off)
Drivers Ideally both to drive but essential one is a driver
Salary £800npw combined
Responsible Consultant ~ Hannah Mckeown Job ID ~ 45549