Live In Couple Job, West Sussex

Location South East England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £750 nett per week
Job Number  47076
Created 09 January 2018

Live In Couple Job, Housekeeper, Cook & Gardener Handyman, West Sussex


An old client of Greycoat Lumleys are looking for a Live In Couple to run the families Country Farm House which the family use as their weekend residence.

A lovely informal family with 3 children aged 12, 16 and 18 years old, the family use the property most weekends but not every weekend they are looking for an experienced couple to run their home and ensure the house is ready for the families arrival at weekends.


The Farm house has 4 bedrooms plus a 2 bedroom guest cottage and a few further out buildings, the house is set in 50 acres and has 4.5 acres of garden.

As a Housekeeper you will do all the cleaning, washing and ironing. Ideally you will be able to cook family meals

Gardening duties will include all garden maintenance duties, maintaining plants and a small vegetable garden, handyman jobs around the house and ad hoc driving duties locally and occasionally into London


You should be an experienced couple who can run their home and ensure its smooth running, you will be required to look after the security of the house and love dogs as you will care for their Labrador and Terrier who live in the countryside all week.


Ideally both of you to drive but not essential


Duties will include:


Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing

Family Cooking at weekends – should be happy to follow recipes and enjoy cooking

Occasional babysitting and looking after a 12 year old girl for the weekend

Gardening duties to include garden maintenance and looking after the machinery, maintaining the garden plants

General household maintenance and liaising with contractors and trades

Occasional driving duties and care of the cars

Taking care of the dogs who live at the property and two dogs when the family are travelling


Accommodation 2 bed cottage next to main house with a small garden – sorry not suitable for pets

Start date March 2018

Days 5 days per week ~ days off during the week

Drivers Ideally both to drive ~essential one drives

Salary £750npw- £800npw combined


Responsible Consultant ~ Hannah Mckeown Job ID - 47076

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