Live In Couple Job, Oxfordshire

Location South East England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £650 nett per week
Job Number  47483
Created 03 April 2018

Live In Couple Job, Oxfordshire


An excellent opportunity for a Couple who are looking for their first job in a Private household in the UK with some travel in the winter season to the Alps

The property in Oxfordshire is a large country home which is the family’s main residence, it also holds private shoots during the season

You will work alongside the current House Manager and Head Housekeeper to help look after a family of five, children aged 11-16 years old.


Housekeeper role will include cleaning to a high standard, washing and ironing and assisting the head housekeeper with organising of the household, when the family entertain you will help with table service which can be formal at times and informal.

The children are all school age and busy with activities and school however you should be happy to act as mothers help at times and supervise them if home alone.


Cook & Houseman


The family enjoy healthy style meals, you should be confident to cook dinner party level for up to 20 people when they entertain occasionally. They hold approximately 16 shoots a year over the weekend catering for breakfast lunch and dinner.

Houseman duties will include helping with basic household maintenance, interior and exterior, checking household equipment is working, cleaning and maintaining cars and other vehicles such as quadbikes and motorbikes

The family own 2 chalets in the Alps, you will be required to look after the families Chalets in the Alps during the winter school holidays when they holiday, you will be required to travel out before the family arrive, set up ready for them, and look after all their needs while on holiday.


The position requires a couple who are able to respond to the changing needs of the family, and understand the importance of being a team player. Self-motivation and initiative is an important part of a varied skill set required.

One half of the couple must be a fantastic cook or chef. They will be required to cook for the family most weekends, while they are on holiday and occasionally during the week. The family love food and enjoy a healthy life style.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Couple to get into the domestic service and gain experience working on a large country estate for a lovely family.

Accommodation ~ Lovely one bedroom separate flat on the estate will all bills paid.

While in the Alps another separate one bedroom flat will be available. Ski passes and insurance will be provided for when you are in resort.


Days of Work ~ The position is five days a week including weekends. Two days off together during the week however there will be some times when this is not possible so flexibility is required

Start Date ASAP

Drivers~ Both are required to drive

Salary ~ £650npw combined

Interviews can be held in Oxfordshire, London, or French Alps


Responsible Consultant ~ Hannah Mckeown Job ID~ 47483

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