Live in Housekeeping / Groom / Person Friday job in Wadhurst , East Sussex

Location South East England
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £20,000-25,000
Job Number  45140
Created 12 July 2017

Live in Housekeeper / Groom ( 50/50) required near Wadhurst .Start Flexible - ASAP ( Latest end August) Salary £ 22-26 k Gross Per annum ( Approx £ 350-400 npw)

( 45140 ) Experienced and confident Groom / housekeeper is needed for a family with 2 friendly dogs ( German Pointers) and 3 horses. The 3 children are older and visit during weekends and holidays.

The role is for an all-rounder who wants variety in their role which will be split 50/50 between keeping the 7 bed home to high standards, and care of the horses.

We are looking for someone who is confident with horses and experienced to Minimum BHS Level 3 or equivalent


Duties to include



  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing

  • Basic household administration and maintenance

  • Shopping and running errands

  • Walking the dogs when needed

  • House, horse and dog sitting over occasional weekends and when the family are on holiday ( usually for periods no longer than 2 weeks)

  • Helping when the family entertain- usually helping with cooking preparation


  • Helping with the horses, - you must enjoy riding and be happy to ride out, hacking as well as flat work.

  • Look after the dogs and horses at least one night per week when the principals are in London overnight, as well as some weekends and holidays.

  • BHS Level 3 or equivalent would be a minimum requirement.

  • Bringing in the horses in the winter and mucking out ( 3 boxes in use) Sole charge of 4 horses.

  • Feeding and Grooming and turning out to a good standard ( Plaiting and trimming)

  • The principal competes and you may occasionally be needed to travel with her to assist



Partners and pets will be considered, a horse can be accommodated . 

Driving essential, Must have own car but use of car could be provided for work purposes


Hours Monday – Friday approx. 40 hours per week with flexibility

Accommodation  2 bed self-contained cottage

Salary  £ 22-26k Gross per annum

Starts Flexible -ASAP ( Latest end August)

Consultant to contact ;-Rebecca Liljeros

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