Live In Couple Job

Location Guildford, South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £55,000 GPA
Job Number  54301
Created 16 August 2019


Live In Couple Job, Housekeeper & Houseman


An excellent opportunity for a Couple to work on a large estate in Surrey, it’s a large property which is renovated to a high specification, the property is used as a weekend residence with friends and family also visiting. The family have multiple properties in the UK and internationally.

You will report to the Estate Manager who also lives on the estate and be happy to work with other household staff who travel with the principals


As a Housekeeper you will be responsible for the upkeep of the house, it has 10 en-suite bedrooms and extensive entertaining spaces, you will be expected to have the house ready for the principals arrival and liaise with other staff members to ensure the house is kept to a high standard.

Houseman duties will be to maintain household systems, general maintenance duties, care of the swimming pool, running errands and working with the Housekeeper.


The Estate employs Gardeners and more household staff when they are in residence, you should be happy to work as part of a team as well as have the initiative to look after the inside of the house without supervision. They have animals on the estate that include dogs, llamas and ponies so you must be happy around them.


Key Responsibilities


  • Cleaning of all properties to an exceptionally high standard

  • Cleaning of immediate exterior areas e.g. terraces, poolside

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Preparing rooms for family and guests

  • Basic DIY and household maintenance

  • Caring for house plants and floral arrangements

  • Receiving deliveries

  • Escorting tradesmen and contractors

  • Ordering and collecting cleaning products and other household supplies and equipment

  • Liaising with the Kitchen Gardener and collecting fruit and vegetable produce and eggs

  • Liaising with estate maintenance staff regarding equipment and building repairs

  • Liaising with estate security staff regarding access and family visits

  • Assisting with basic estate duties when required

  • Occasional overseas travel to the Principle’s other properties


Accommodation ~ 2 bedroom cottage on the estate and separate from the main house – suitable for well behaved pet

Days of Work~5 days per week – 2 days off in the week

Driver ~ Essential 1 is a driver

Salary ~ £55K Gross Combined


Responsible Consultant ~Hannah Mckeown Job ID ~ 54301

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