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Couples Job

Location UK, West Midlands, Shrewsbury
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £40,000+ gpa
Job Number  92458
Created 07 April 2021

Couples Job Shropshire

Our client is looking for a couple with previous experience in a household to take on a role looking after a newly renovated property near Shrewsbury.  The property is now in the final stages of work and the couple plan to move in in September but would like the couple to start in July when their cottage will be ready so that they can help with the move and also be familiar with the building.

Our client is looking for a couple who ideally will make a long-term commitment to them and help them keep the home and garden to a high standard.  The couple themselves are informal and are looking for a couple who are professional, discreet, who can manage their own time and be proactive.  The role for the Gardener / Handyman will be full-time and the Housekeeper role would be for 20 hours per week.

The house itself has 6 bedrooms, reception rooms, cinema room and indoor pool.  The property is set in 4-5 acres of grounds which will be a mix of formal and informal garden as well as a paddock area.

Duties will include:

Hands on cleaning of the house, changing the beds, looking after the bed linen

Hands on gardening - needs to be someone with good gardening skills and plant knowledge, more than just maintenance gardening but does not need to have lots of horticultural knowledge.  You will be looking after all of the garden areas and the couple are keen to also have a kitchen garden.

Use and care of garden machinery

General property maintenance and basic DIY

Household security & occasional dog sitting

Occasional driving and looking after the household cars

No cooking required

Some help will be needed during and after entertaining as and when this resumes

July start

Full-time Gardener / Handyman and part-time Housekeeper

Accommodation offered is a separate 2 bed cottage which will be fully refurbished when completed.  Bills paid by the employer.  Own garden.  Furnished or unfurnished.  Small dogs possibly considered


Contact Laura Harrall Managing Consultant for Shropshire 01298 600 414 laura@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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