Couples Job

Location UK, North West England, Carnforth
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £45,000+ GPA
Job Number  94034
Created 10 January 2022

Couples Job (Part-time Housekeeper) Nr Carnforth Lancashire - close to the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Park - Full-time Handyman / Gardener & Part-time Housekeeper - PETS CONSIDERED

A returning client of Greycoat Lumleys is looking for an experienced Couple to look after a large period home.   The house is home to 2 adults and visiting family and it set in extensive grounds including formal and informal garden areas, woodland and paddocks.  A full-time Gardener is employed.  The job would suit a couple who have worked in the countryside before, possibly on a shooting estate and where they are happy for the Housekeeper part of the couple to work part-time.  The employers are looking for someone who is professional, flexible, down to earth, country loving and perhaps looking to make a move from a larger estate.

The roles will be as follows:

Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing (20 hours per week ideally) 

Occasional family cooking

Running errands, shopping

Dealing with contractors

General property maintenance both inside and out (gutters, drains, making sure the building is well maintained and doing general maintenance jobs as well as dealing with contractors)

General maintenance gardening and landscaping - working with the full-time Head Gardener

Care of livestock (sheep)

Dog walking & dog sitting when they are away

Chopping of fire wood and laying the fires

Property & estate security - monitoring of CCTV, house and pet sitting

Occasional driving and looking after the household vehicles

Accompanying the principle on shoots and loading (ideal but not essential)

Essential that both are confident drivers

Full-time role / Part-time role normally Monday to Friday with very occasional weekends - part-time for the Housekeeper ideally 20 hours per week

2 bed apartment accommodation provided – free of rent and bills - pets considered 

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Contact Laura Harrall Managing Consultant for Lancashire 01298 600 414

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