Live In Couple Job

Location Dorking, South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £45,000-£50,000 GPA
Job Number  54482
Created 06 September 2019



Live In Couple required for a Gentleman in Surrey, near Leatherhead.


The property consists of a 4 bedroom house, a 3 bedroom bungalow for the Couple and four rental houses and farm buildings.

The client is looking for a couple who will be happy to make a long-term commitment to the household, you should have a "can-do" attitude who can help him run the property.


As a handyman you should be very competent with maintenance duties as this is the main part of the role, you will be required to do maintenance on the properties inside and outside as well as on the farm.


Housekeeping role is to carry out all housekeeping duties, cleaning, washing and ironing and some simple cooking for the gentleman for lunch and to leave a meal for dinner


Duties will include:


  • Handyman to look after the main house and also maintenance of the rental properties and farm buildings.

  • You should be able to do general painting and decorating, simple repairs.

  • Felling trees and chopping and bagging logs for sale in the winter months - knowledge of and ability to use a chainsaw and driving a tractor is desirable

  • Security of the house and farm buildings dealing with alarms

  • Washing the household vehicles and occasional driving duties

  • Experience with large farm machinery is desirable but this can be taught

  • Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing with a keen eye for detail


Hours: 5 days per week – 8am-5pm

Monday to Friday one week and then next week work Tuesday to Saturday on a rotation


Drivers: Both must be drivers - car provided for work use


Accommodation: 3 bed bungalow -council tax, water, electric paid and phone line

rental paid. There is no gas to the house, couple to pay for their own coal for heating.


Start: Mid-September or October 2019


Salary: £45K -£50K gross combined (depending on experience)


Consultant: Hannah McKeown Job ID 54482


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