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Management Couple Job

Location Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £60,000 GPA
Job Number  51519
Created 23 April 2019

Live In House Management Couple Job, Oxfordshire


A returning client of Greycoat Lumleys is looking for a Live in Couple for their busy family weekend residence.


The house is situated within 60 acres of beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The family have 5 lovely children. The family do employ Nannies and additional housekeeping staff that will often travel to the property with the family at the weekend. The family do visit the property every weekend so it is vital the property is always prepared for the families visit.


Cooking is very important for this role, so a confident family cook is a must. The candidate must be happy to cater for up to 15 people. The family occasional have more formal dinner parties to which a Chef can be hired on these occasions


The family do have 8 dogs that live at the property and have separate staff to care for them, the ideal candidates must be happy with dogs and happy to help if required. The dogs live in outbuildings but some do go into the property.


A Head Gardener will oversee the 2 gardeners, however you should work together to ensure the estate is presentable and ready for family visits.

The ideal candidates must be a competent Handyman and fix basic problems around the house and deal with systems. It is important to have great communication skills and be happy to deal with contractors.


This role is best suited for a Couple who enjoy being in a busy family environment, it is very busy during the weekends, however they travel a lot in the school holidays so won’t be in residence for periods of time.


Duties will include:


  • Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing to a high standard

  • Good family cooking for up to 15 people

  • General household maintenance inside and outside

  • Overseeing contractors and suppliers

  • Occasional driving duties to include local errands when the family are in residence

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

  • Front of House duties, meet and greet guests



Accommodation: 2 bedroom flat which is separate to the main house – A dog is welcome

Start date: ASAP

Working week:5 days per week – two days off during the week

Drivers: Essential one to drive

Salary: £60K Gross combined


Job Reference:51519

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster



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