Live In Couple Job,
A great opportunity for a Couple to work in a weekend residence in East Sussex.
The property is a beautiful listed property with antiques and fine art work, it is situated in approx. 40 acres of land.
The family have 2 young children and a nanny tends to travel with them at the weekends
The clients are looking for a Housekeeper/Cook and a Gardener who can maintain an established garden, you will be require to manage contractors and suppliers. Ideally you will have good plant knowledge and worked in gardens previously but this is not essential but have worked at least looking after Garden Maintenance duties. A groundsman is employed part-time.
As a Housekeeper you will be required to maintain the household, ensure the house is ready for their arrival at weekends. Organise the shopping for the household and liaise with the family and the family office while they are in London during the week.
You should be a competent Cook as they enjoy good family style meals, they have visitors for the weekend on occasions, the household is not formal however they have high standards.
This role is suitable for a Couple who can manage their own time and be flexible in their duties and adapt to a young family’s needs.
Duties will include:
Hands on cleaning, washing and ironing
Good Home Cooking when the family are in residence
Running errands, shopping duties
Maintaining household systems, dealing with contractors and liaising with the family office
Occasional driving duties – Ideally both to drive
Security of the household and estate
Accommodation A Separate cottage will be provided – renovation work on the accommodation is in process – so temporary accommodation locally can be provided – Pet will be considered on
Start date Negotiable
Days 5 days per week
(Days off during the week in the main but occasional weekends off when the principals are not in residence
Drivers Ideally both to drive
Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 50229