Caretaking Couple Job

Location UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  54399
Created 09 September 2019

Live In Caretaking Couple Job, Wiltshire


A lovely informal family are looking for a live in couple to take care of their part time residence in the beautiful location of Wiltshire. The family use the property approximately 6 months of the year.



The property consists of 5 bedrooms and is surrounded by 4 acres of formal gardens. There is an established kitchen garden and cutting garden so the ideal candidate must have knowledge of vegetables, plants and experience of using large garden machinery. The ideal candidate must thoroughly enjoy the garden and take pride in their work.



The housekeeping duties are to include the up keep and deep cleans of the main house, to include all laundry and ironing and to maintain the house to a high standard in preparation of the family visits.

This is a lovely position for a Couple who are self-motivated, and dedicated and love the rural, quiet lifestyle. The family have two friendly cats that reside at the property all year round and must be taken care of.



An initial skype interview will take place to be followed by face to face interviews when the client is back within the UK.



Duties will include:


  • Housekeeping

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Deep cleans, polishing and care of fine and delicate fabrics and household items

  • Shopping for the household, stock rotation and preparation for the guests

  • Local errands

  • All aspects of formal gardening

  • Garden maintenance duties

  • General household maintenance inside and outside

  • Driving duties to include local errands and airport runs

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

  • Animal care



Start date: 1st October 2019

Working Week: 5 days per week, flexibility when they are in residence

Drivers Essential one drives – car provided for work

Salary Negotiable

Accommodation: 1 bedroom Apartment - Separate entrance to the main house


Job reference number: 54399

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