Live In Couples Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Couple
  • Contact: Laura Harrall
  • Contact Phone: +441298600414
  • Start Date: Flexible depending on the candidate
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £75,000+ GPA
  • Job Ref: 115364
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Live In Couples Job - North Manchester / South Pennines - flexible start date - separate detached bungalow accommodation - £75,000+ GPA

Our client is looking for an experienced Couple to take on the roles of Head Gardener and Housekeeper to look after a large lakeside property in North Manchester.  This is a beautiful rural location near the South Pennines but within easy reach of Manchester by public transport.  The client is looking for a couple who can work to a very high standard as while they are an informal family,  they do like their home and gardens to be kept in immaculate condition.  Household of 2 adults and visiting older children and they travel extensively.  Other exterior staff are employed who the Head Gardener will coordinate with. 

They are looking for a Gardener who ideally has Horticultural qualifications but this is not essential as long as they have strong experience and are passionate about gardening and someone who can bring their own ideas to the garden.

Duties will include:

  • Hands on cleaning
  • Daily cleaning of the rooms that are in use and then rotational cleaning of the parts of the house that are used less frequently
  • Laundry and care of fine fabrics
  • Wardrobe Management
  • Gardening to include looking after all of the borders, bedding, hedges.  Total of 6 acres including a field
  • Use and care of garden machinery
  • Looking after three donkeys
  • Occasional dog sitting
  • Both to be drivers

Excellent references and Enhanced DBS checks required

The client is very flexible on start date and is prepared to wait for the right couple

Working hours will be full-time normally Monday to Friday with some flexibility needed on occasional weekends

Accommodation is a separate detached 2 bed bungalow with its own private garden - all bills paid by the employer - sorry no dependents - pets considered

Salary starting at £75,000 GPA