Live In Couple Job

Location Berkshire, South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £50,000-£55,000 GPA
Job Number  54147
Created 16 August 2019

Live In Couple Job,

 

Live In Couple required for an excellent position in a beautiful location close to Henley on Thames and Marlow

The property is a weekend residence for the family who tend to use the house from Thursday/Friday to Monday.

They have 2 Girls aged 17 and 20 years old who are very self-sufficient and independent

The family have employed a Couple for the last 7 years who are now moving on

 

You will be responsible for looking after a stunning period residence which is 5 bedrooms and a 2 bedroom guest cottage. You will be responsible for the shopping of the house and ensuring the house is ready for the families arrival. When they entertain you will be required to be on hand to look after their guests and act as front of house in an informal manner.

 

Handyman/Gardener duties will be to maintain household systems, an outdoor swimming pool, plant room – you will be required to deal with contractors and communicate with the clients regarding projects

The family have a small boat that you will ensure is ready for use, cleaned and serviced

Garden maintenance duties and general caretaking of the outside areas and responsibility for the cars

 

They are an informal family and this is where they come to relax and entertain on weekends and holidays. They have 2 lovely well behaved dogs who are permanently at the house who you should be happy to look after including, walking, feeding and washing as needed!

 

Duties to include

  • Hands on Housekeeping, Cleaning , Washing and Ironing

  • Shopping for the household

  • Tidying, polishing silver and antiques

  • Swimming Pool maintenance

  • Handyman and Gardening duties

  • Occasional driving duties and running errands

  • Dealing with contractors and tradespeople- Excellent English is essential.

  • Cooking – simple family style, the family are keen cooks so it will mainly be to help with preparation, tidying the kitchen before and afterwards

  • Front of house, meeting and greeting when the family entertain as and when needed

 

Accommodation: 1 en-suite Bedroom self-contained flat with lounge, kitchen and small study room – which is part of the main house. Sorry no pets

Hours 5 days per week, days off during the week usually Tuesday and Wednesday

Salary  £53K-£56K Gross Per annum combined

Starts September 2019

 

Consultant to contact ;- Hannah Mckeown Job ID - 54147

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