Live in Couple Job

Location UK, South East England, Hampshire
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £60,000 - £70,000 GPA
Job Number  103150
Created 10 August 2022

Live in Couple Job, Hampshire

A family of 6 are looking for an energetic, proactive, and dedicated couple who have a long-term vision for their next role. Candidates must have a flexible and cheerful approach to work, be fond of children and animals and share a genuine love for countryside living.

They are a busy household with four school-age children between 14 & 4 years old (eldest is at boarding school) and would love to find a long-term couple to share the daily running of their home and gardens with 

Domestic responsibilities: 

  • Cleaning to a high standard throughout the home
  • Laundry, ironing, and wardrobe management
  • Care and cleaning of high-quality furnishings, fine art, and fabrics
  • Provisioning and household organisation and management
  • Overseeing 3rd parties including window cleaners, plumbers, electricians, dry cleaners, to ensure household is constantly in full working order
  • Kitchen support and informal service when the family entertain
  • Helping with planning family parties and entertaining
  • Occasional food prep and cooking for the children/family 
  • Occasional help with the children and babysitting (there is a weekly nanny).
  • Occasional school runs, must be a confident driver
  • Animal care

Grounds/General Household responsibilities

  • Household maintenance and general handy work throughout the house and grounds
  • Confident gardening knowledge, duties include maintenance of flowerbeds, lawns, allotments and use of machinery (tractors/mowers etc). There will be support with outside gardener. 
  • Looking after cars
  • Driving the family (school runs/airport runs)
  • Liaising with security providers, service providers and monitoring systems.
  • Overseeing 3rd parties including oil tanks, cess pit, car services/MOT
  • Pool maintenance alongside contractor
  • Machinery maintenance. alongside contractor
  • Helping/serving when entertaining 
  • Help with caring for the family’s pets (1 large dog, 2 small dogs, 2 cats, and chickens/sheep/donkeys)
  • Pet sit and house sit when the family are away

Start date: As soon as possible

Working week: 5 days, days off Tuesday & Wednesday (weekend off every 6 weeks)

Accommodation: 3 bed cottage with own garden provided next door. All bills included (except Wi-Fi) no pets or dependents

Driving: Essential both are confident drivers

Salary: £60- £70k depending on experience

Job reference number: 103150

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster

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