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Live In Couple Job

Location UK, South East England, Buckinghamshire
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £53K Gross +
Job Number  89677
Created 15 October 2020

Live In Couple Job , Bucks

Overview 

An excellent couples position has arisen in the beautiful Chiltern Hills in Bucks. The property is a new home for the Principal and her daughter which will be mainly used as a weekend residence and during the school holidays. The family home has 4-5 bedrooms and is a modern home that was built 4.5 years ago, it's set in 4 acres of land which is made up of paddocks, lawns and hedges. 

The family seek a couple who are able to be self motivated, manage their time, be pro-active and forward thinking. 

Main Duties:

Cooking: You will be required to cook simple family meals and be wiling to cook for family and guests when they entertain - shopping for the house

Cleaning: Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing, making beds and ensuring the house is ready for their arrival at weekends.

They love to decorate the house for seasonal events, i.e. Halloween and Christmas, you will be required to assist the Principal decorating the house

General maintenance: Within the property and general outbuildings, filling wood baskets, checking gas levels, liaising with contractors for yearly servicing of boilers, burglar alarms, chimneys, Overseeing house for any problems, signs of leaks, gutter clearing  Setting out garden furniture in the summer , general caretaking duties of the house and grounds. Outdoor Swimming pool maintenance

Gardening: Garden maintenance duties to include mowing lawns, cutting hedges, planting flowers so some basic plant knowledge would be ideal 

Maintenance and cleaning of a house car

Childcare: You should be child friendly and willing to be hands on with the Principals daughter aged 8 years old - supervising her when mum is not around, taking her to activities such as horse riding and generally being a helping hand when required

Animals: They have 3 dogs and 3 indoor cats who live in London but will come to the house at weekends, so walking the dogs and letting them out in the morning/evening-  when they travel  you will be required to look after the cats and sometimes the dogs. As a Couple you must be pet lovers!

Security: Security of the house and dealing with alarms and being key holders

  

Accommodation:

A separate 1 bedroom Annexe which is separate from the main house- An indoor car would be welcome 

Start Date - November 2020

Salary - £53K-£57K Gross combined

Working Week - 5 days - Tuesday and Wednesdays as days off

Drivers: Ideally both to drive, essential one does

Responsible Consultant - Hannah Mckeown   Job ID - 89677

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