Live In Couple Job West Sussex , Housekeeper & Gardener, Houseman
Live In Couple required for a main residence in West Sussex, you will be required to look after a large farm house with 8 bedrooms. You should be a meticulous housekeeper and keep the house to a high standard and ensure the house is kept clean and tidy and be happy to do lots of laundry!
The family are in residence full-time, they do have a property in London so do often go up to London for business and occasionally stay over. They have two children aged 3 and 7 years old, you won’t be required to do much childcare however you should be child friendly and happy to babysit occasionally.
They hold about 4 shoots a year at weekends so there will be busy weekends during the season, when you will be required to assist setting up for formal and informal dinner parties, and serve at the table.
If one part of the Couple can cook simple family meals that would be ideal.
The household sits in approx. 12o acres of land which is managed by farmers, the gardens are approx. 2 acres which you would be required to look after, this will include garden maintenance duties, mowing, strimming and cutting hedges as well as maintaining flower beds.
General handyman jobs, as well as look after an outdoor swimming pool.
Occasional driving duties, cleaning the cars and taking them for services.
The household requires a Couple who have worked in a Private Household before.
You must be animal friendly as they have 2 dogs, 1 very large and friendly and 1 very small and friendly!
Duties will include:
Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing to a high standard
Simple family cooking
General household maintenance inside and outside
Garden maintenance duties
Front of house duties including preparing the dining room, serving and meet and greet when guests visiting
Driving duties to include local errands and airport runs
Security of the house and care of animals
Accommodation A lovely 3 bedroom cottage on the estate, suitable for a dog only
Start date December or January 2018
Days 5 days per week (Monday to Friday) however 1 weekend a month will be required with days off in the week in return
Drivers Both to drive
Salary £750-£800npw depending on experience
Responsible Consultant ~ Hannah Mckeown JOB ID ~ 46399