Live In Couple Job , Bucks
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.
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 household
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
A separate 1 bedroom Annexe which is separate from the main house, with an open plan living/kitchen area
The top of the annexe has a further bedroom/sitting room which will be used as an overflow for the clients nanny if she stays over at the weekend
Start Date - ASAP
Salary - £60K Gross combined
Working Week - 5 or 6 days per week
Drivers: Ideally both to drive, essential one does
Responsible Consultant - Hannah Mckeown
Job ID - 89677