Live In Couple Job

Location East of England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £36,000 GPA
Job Number  56454
Created 21 January 2020

Live In Couple Job, Suffolk  

We have a great opportunity for a Couple to work in a beautiful rural location in Suffolk. The family are a busy family of 5 and have 3 energetic dogs. It is a 7 bedroom property, situated on a working farm with 2/3 acres of formal walled gardens. The ideal couple would be team players and must enjoy the rural life style and be confident with animals.


The candidate taking care of the garden must have horticultural knowledge and be confident with all garden maintenance duties. This role is a full time position and the ideal candidate must be happy with additional DIY requirements for the interior and exterior of the property and have experience with the upkeep of a swimming pool and tennis court.


The candidate assisting in the house with the role of Housekeeper/Mother’s Help, will be working on a part time basis of 20 hours a week, 4-5 mornings a week.


Duties to include and upkeep

  • Gardening

  • Garden maintenance

  • Knowledge and experience with garden machinery, to include a chainsaw.

  • Lawn care

  • Hedges and shrubs

  • Maintain the formal flower beds

  • Maintain the woodlands

  • Housekeeping

  • Laundry, ironing

  • Nursery duties

  • Childcare (Mothers help) sole and shared care

  • Animal care (Walking and feeding the dogs)



This role would be well suited to a Couple who are flexible with their daily duties and have a helpful attitude. The family would like a couple who are enthusiastic,  and who happy to help with the daily running of a working farm. It is essential that both candidates drive, a car will be provided for work purposes.  



Start date:                      As soon as possible

Accommodation            2 Bedroom cottage with a small garden – Suitable for pets

                                       (Utility Bills Not included in the package)

Working week:               Monday to Friday, one full time / one part time

Drivers:                         Essential Both to drive, a car will be provided

Salary                            £36k Gross combined 


Consultant – Hannah McKeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 56454

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