Couples Job

Location Hereford, West Midlands, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  53541
Created 19 July 2019

Couples Job Hay-on-Wye Herefordshire

(53541) Our client is looking for a flexible, motivated and kind Housekeeper / Cook & Driver / Handyman / Gardener to work for an elderly couple in their home near Hay-on-Wye. The couple live in a brand new single story property which is part of the wider family estate which is a rural working farm. The property is set in the Wye Valley with beautiful views over the valley and surrounding countryside. This will be a hands on role for a Couple who are kind natured and patient and who have worked in a similar role before.


The couple are both in their 80s and are active and working. They require someone to help with all household duties.


Duties will include:

Hands on cleaning, laundry

General housekeeping and keeping the home running smoothly

Cooking breakfast and lunch and leave a light dinner & cater for informal lunch parties once a week for 6-8 people. Home cooking to include jam making and using home grown produce.


Running errands

Possibly some secretarial work depending on your skills / ability

Both to be drivers

General property maintenance

Gardening – depending on your own ability either basic maintenance gardening or you could be involved in developing a new garden area for the couple at the property

Helping on the farm / wider estate

Care of the couples dog


The most important thing to the family is to find a country loving, happy, flexible, caring Couple with a good sense of humour and love of children and animals who are looking for a long-term role and to become part of the wider estate family.


Working hours are flexible depending on the couple but the Housekeeper will be full-time (40 hours) and the partner could be either full-time or part-time depending on their own preferences and skills. The couple do employ some other part-time help and between the team they do need cover 7 days per week which would be discussed at interview. You will have to be flexible on working weekends and taking some off in the week.


Accommodation is offered as a unique separate 3 bed hay loft barn conversion. It has been newly renovated with a fully fitted kitchen and bathroom, an open plan living area, 3 bedrooms and ground floor area which could be used as storage / workshop / studio. Rent free and council tax covered by employer.


This is a highly recommended role to start asap


£40,000 gpa + (based on both working full-time)



Laura Harrall North of England office 01298 600 414







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