Live In Couple Job, Gloucestershire,
An excellent position for a titled Gentleman requires an experienced professional Couple for a weekend residence, the house is a semi -formal home, he uses the property approx 4 days per week over the weekend.
They require a very good Cook - Housekeeper and a Gardener who can maintain 4 acres of garden which is well established as well as do general handyman duties.
As a housekeeper you will be required to look after antiques and fine furniture and keep the house to a high standard, the main house is only used once a month when the principal is home at weekends they stay in a smaller 2 bedroom property on the estate, which needs to be cleaned and maintained for their arrival and through the weekend.
You will be required to cook 2 meals a day for the Principal when he is in residence and family or guests from time to time, they enjoy good healthy and fresh food and traditional meals including fish, meat and game.
You will be required to do the shopping for the household, plan the menus and follow recipes that maybe suggested from the Principal. When extended family and guests visit you will be required to cook for larger numbers and will be more in a formal setting in the main house.
Gardening duties will include garden maintenance duties, maintain an established walled and kitchen garden as well as the plants, contract gardeners are also employed once a week to help out - ideally you will have some gardening knowledge or an interest in gardening.
You will be required to maintain the swimming pool and check the levels etc. The Principal have a Labrador who lives in the countryside, you will be required to look after her, walking, feeding and vet trips. When there are large gatherings or more formal lunches the partner of the Housekeeper/Cook should be willing to help in the house with table service and meeting and greeting guests.
As a Couple you will be responsible for dealing with contractors and suppliers as well as security of the house/estate - Ideally both of you are drivers
Start Date; August 2021
Accommodation; 3 Bedroom Cottage - Well behaved dog allowed - All utilities paid for and a Car is provided for work and Personal use
Salary; From £57K gross per annum combined
Working Week - 5 days per week ( days off in the week)
Responsible Consultant ~ Hannah McKeown JOB ID~ 93210