Live In Couple Job, Wiltshire

Location South of England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £750 nett per week
Job Number  43836
Created 21 July 2017

Live In Couple Job, Wiltshire Housekeeper Cook & Gardener Handyman Driver,

2 bedroom cottage on the estate, £750npw


Live In Couple required for a lovely old client of Greycoat Lumleys in Wiltshire, the Couple are looking for a Housekeeper who can maintain a large 5 bedroom country house which is set in a rural location. Two Adults live in the house full-time and their grown up children and grandchildren visit.

Cooking will mainly be simple family meals for two people and when the family have guests visiting you should be confident cooking for up to 12 people for Sunday lunches and dinners.


A Part-Time Gardener is employed 3 days per week, the role will include assisting with Gardener with garden maintenance duties to include mowing lawns, hedge cutting general maintenance duties.

The gentleman is a keen shot and requires you to accompany him and drive him to shoot days/weekends and help with carrying guns, you will be expected to stay occasionally overnight if the shoot is up north or south and too far to drive in one day- client would ideally like someone who has a gun licence but it’s not essential.

Driving duties to include taking the clients out for dinner locally or London, picking up family from the airport and general running errands

The family have 2 dogs who you will be required to look after when they are away and help walk when the client is not around.


Duties will include:


  • Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing

  • Family cooking and simple dinner party cooking

  • Assisting with 3 acres of gardens and working with a part-time gardener

  • General household maintenance inside and outside

  • Driving duties to include local errands, London and airport runs

  • Assisting client on shoots – training will be given

  • Security of the house when the family are not in residence

  • Walking dogs and caring for them when the family are away



Accommodation 2 bedroom cottage on the estate

Start date September/October

Days 5 days per week - mixture of weekends off and days off in the week

Drivers Essential Both to drive

Salary £750npw combined


Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 43836

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