Live In Part-time Couple Job Nr Chorley, Lancashire – Maintenance / Security / All rounder and Part-time Housekeeper - April 2024 start
Our client is looking for an professional, flexible and discreet couple to work for them at their home near Chorley. This is a highly recommended role and the current couple who were placed by Greycoat Lumleys are leaving after 6 years to retire.
You will be working along side a Gardener and a part-time Housekeeper looking after a large period property which is home to 2 adults, 2 dogs and occasional visiting family.
The main role will be for the Maintenance / Security / Gardening person with a partner to help with some housekeeping and other household duties.
The couple are very flexible in terms of who does what jobs around the property but it will be based around one working Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm with some flexibility on weekends and afternoons ( if the dogs need walking for example) and the other working around 10 hours per week, currently 2 mornings per week.
The main duties will include:
Security of the property – being on site when the family are away and also when Mr is away travelling.
General property maintenance – being hands on as well as organising and overseeing contractors
Helping with the 2 dogs – dog walking, dog sitting, taking them to the vets etc - must be dog friendly
Driving – airport runs, station runs, some evening driving - car available for work use
Setting and cleaning the fires in the winter
Inside window cleaning
Some housekeeping / tidying
Help with household laundry during busy times
Help if the family entertain – washing up, laying the table but nothing formal
Helping with general maintenance gardening, mowing, leaf clearing
If you had an interest in country sports then you might be able to assist Mr when shooting – loading or beating although this is not essential
Accommodation is offered in the form of a 2 bed self contained flat above the old stables – rent free and employer pays the council tax - part-furnished. Additional storage is available in various outbuildings and you also have the use of your own area of garden - sorry no pets considered - non-smokers essential