Live In Couple Job

Location South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £60,000-£65,000 GPA
Job Number  50377
Created 03 December 2018

Live In Couple Job


A great opportunity for a Live In Couple to work for an old client of Greycoat Lumleys in Warwickshire, they are looking for a Housekeeper/Family Cook and Maintenance Manager to run their home.


As a Housekeeper you will be required to maintain a large 8 bedroom house, part of the house is listed. They are looking for a housekeeper who has a keen eye for detail. The property is their main residence however they do travel frequently. Two Adults live at the house, they have 3 grown up children who visit.


A cleaner is employed part-time to help with the cleaning, you will be required to be hands on with cleaning, washing and ironing, pack/unpack manage their wardrobes.

Cooking- Simple family cooking for the clients 1 of whom is a vegetarian a couple of times a week, ideally you will be able to cook simple dinner parties for small numbers up to 8 people.


Maintenance Manager role

Being hands on with all maintenance duties around the household and estate, you should be competent dealing with basic plumbing and electrical jobs yourself on a day to day basis.

If the client has any maintenance projects small or large you will be responsible for setting and managing budgets, organising and co-ordinating the contractors and overseeing the work.


They employ 3 gardeners so gardening is not required however you should be happy to help out during the busy time with garden maintenance duties i.e. lawn mowing


You should be confident in feeding and keeping an eye on 4 Highland Cows, they have 2 dogs, 1 lives in kennels and 1 in the household. When they are away you will care for the dogs


Security of the estate and administration duties for the household, paying utility bills



Duties will include:


  • Hands on with cleaning, washing and ironing

  • Family style cooking and small dinner parties on occasions

  • Running errands, shopping duties

  • Maintaining household systems, dealing with contractors and any maintenance issues big or small!

  • Driving duties and to look after a fleet of cars

  • Security of the household and estate

  • Dog care


Accommodation 2 bedroom cottage will be provided - A small pet will be considered

Start Date - January 2019

Days 5 days per week

Drivers Essential both drive

Salary £60K-£65K gross combined


Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 50377



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