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Live in Couple Job

Location UK, South West England, Devon
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £53,000 - £57,000 GPA
Job Number  91705
Created 02 March 2021

Live in Couple Job


Mother's Help/Groom / Groundsmans / Maintenance  / Drivers - The client would also consider two separate candidates 


We have great position for a pro-active and energetic couple to work on a beautiful estate in Devon. This is a busy family of 6 and requires a flexible and hardworking couple to join them. 

 Responsibilities to include but not limited to:  

  • Daily pony and stable management to include riding and exercising (lunging etc) the 3 ponies on a regular basis, keeping stables and tack room organised and tidy,
  • Driving the children and ponies (trailer licence essential) to pony club events/rallies/riding lessons and riding around home
  • Helping to care for the family animals (ponies, two dogs, two mini pigs, Guinea pig)
  • Light housework: responsible for the children's clothes, keeping family rooms tidy and organised, washing and ironing (we have a daily cleaner for the house)
  • Driving children to various after school activities during the week (football/tennis/riding lessons)
  • Playing with/occupying the children - tennis, cricket, football, table tennis, riding, swimming, board games
  • Proxy parenting
  • Family cooking
  • Shopping and errands (supermarket, dry cleaning etc)
  • PA work/Admin (e.g. online orders, ticket booking)
  • Looking after the family cars, regular valeting
  • General DIY maintenance jobs in and around the house and grounds (to include helping cleaner with high cleaning/heavy work; fires and fireplaces etc)
  • Security/Responsibility for liaising and overseeing contractors/swimming pool maintenance/helping gardeners around the garden and kitchen garden/helping with shooting parties
  • House/animal sitting while we are on holiday

Start date: As soon as possible

Accommodation: Two bedroom flat – all bills included.( No pets or dependents ) live in or live if separate candidates 

Working week: Flexible

Drivers: Both must drive

Salary: £53 - £57k

Job reference number: 91705

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster 

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