Live In Couple Job, Somerset

Location South West England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £750 nett per week
Job Number  45720
Created 12 September 2017

Live In Couple Job, Somerset


A fantastic role for an old client of Greycoat are looking for a Live In Couple to look after their weekend residence in a beautiful rural location in Somerset


The family of 3 are at the property from Friday to Sunday most weekends and also spend more time there during the school holidays


They are a very informal family who have employed staff for a number of years, they employ a full time Estate Manager who also lives on the estate


The property is a large 5 bedroom house with a 2 bedroom guest cottage that sits in 70 acres of land made up of woodlands, paddocks and parkland.

As a Gardener/Handyman you will be required to assist the estate manager look after the gardens and do general garden maintenance duties, care of vegetable garden, weeding, pruning, cutting hedges, chopping wood. Ideally be able to help with maintaining machinery.

Handyman jobs around the house as and when needed as well as ad hoc driving duties


Housekeeper role will include cleaning, washing and ironing. The client has very high standards and is looking for an efficient housekeeper who is organised and will keep the house immaculate – A cleaner also helps once a week.


You will be responsible for Security of the estate on the 5 days you work and also looking after the family dog, the estate manager will look after him and the security on your days off during the week.


This role is ideal for a Couple who love the countryside and rural life.


Duties will include:


  • Hands on with cleaning, washing and ironing – to a high standard

  • Running errands

  • Gardening duties

  • Ad hoc driving duties

  • Security of the household and estate

  • Dog care


Accommodation 2 bedroom separate cottage will be provided on the estate

Start date October 2017

Days 5 days per week – working weekends and days off during the week

Drivers Ideally both to drive but essential one is a driver

Salary £750npw -£800npw combined


Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 45720

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