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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-£57K Gross
Job Number  90737
Created 05 January 2021

Live In Couple Job, nr Henley on Thames

An excellent opportunity for a Couple to work in a historical 18th century property that is situated on the river with stunning views, the property is the main residence for a family of 4 who live their        full-time. They have 2 children aged 13 and 11 years old, the eldest is a weekly border and the youngest is at day school. The man of the house often is away during the week on business.

TThe property is a large 9 bedroom property over three floors, (the top floor with 4 bedrooms is only used when they have guests) a Part-time daily cleaner is employed who as a Housekeeper you will work with to maintain the household to a high standard. They also have an Estate Manager who looks after the gardens. 

The clients are looking for an experienced Couple to cover the following duties:

  • Driving Duties -  Daily school runs morning and afternoon as well as weekly Monday and Friday drop off and pick up at boarding school.
  • Driving the Principals to appointments, shopping and running errands, driving to Cornwall in the school holidays to take the family on holiday (the lady of the house is a non driver) so driving is a key part of the role 
  • Cleaning of the cars and ensuring they are serviced, MOT etc
  • Maintenance duties in the household, dealing with contractors and liaising with the Principals and estate manager
  •  Assisting in the gardens when required
  • Housekeeping duties to include cleaning/washing and Ironing
  • Cooking simple family meals
  • Shopping for the household
  • Caring for the family dog when the family are away if he has not gone with them

Although there are no childcare duties as the parents are home full-time you should both be happy to work in a family enviornment and be happy to muck in as required with occasional supervision if they go out.

It's important that you both have a kind and warm personality, their youngest child has learning difficulties with her speech, she requires someone with patience who can support her when communicating.

Accommodation- A separate 2/3 bedroom Flat (newly renovated) it has it's own private garden - Possible well behaved dog  would be considered

Start Date- Jan/Feb 2021

Working Week - 5 days per week (2 consecutive days off in the week)

Salary - £53K-£57K Gross combined depending on experience

Responsible Consultant - Hannah Mckeown

Job ID - 90737

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