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Live In Couple Job

Location Hertfordshire, East of England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £50,000-£55,000 GPA
Job Number  49737
Created 28 October 2019

Live in Couple Job, Kings Langley

 

Live in Couple required for a lovely family home with 3 grown up children who come home occasionally at weekends and in the holidays.

The family require a flexible couple who are happy to take on the roles of housekeeper, handyman gardener.

 

The housekeeping side of the couple must be confident and competent as you will be looking after a 5 bedroom/bathroom house. You will be looking after all the cleaning, laundry and ironing.

 

As a gardener you will work alongside a part-time gardener who has been with the family for 21 years, you will assist him with garden maintenance duties, ideally have used a chainsaw before, the garden is approx 2.5 acres.

The clients also have other properties which have tenants living in them close, you will be required to liaise with the tenants regarding any work required at the property and fix any maintenance issues.

 

You should be a competent handyman and fix problems in the main house and outside, ideally, the family have a large indoor swimming pool contractors do maintain this however you would need to keep the areas clean and check the pool.

If a contractor is required to come out you will be required to call a company and handle the situation if the family are away.

The family have rescue dogs as well as 4 mini horses that are like large dogs, this role is only suitable for a couple who love animals and one of you should at least be confident around horses and have had experience being hands on with horses to help out with the care of them.

 

 

This is a role suitable for a Couple that love the rural life and are happy to be flexible and look after animals at a weekend if required and take days off in the week instead.

Both of the Couple need to speak fluent English

 

Duties will include but not limited to:

 

  • Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing

  • Ideally both candidates to be confident drivers

  • General household maintenance

  • General maintenance gardening, assisting the gardener who works twice a week

  • Animal care ( Very important )

  • General running of errands

  • Pet sitting

 

Accommodation: 1 bedroom self-contained flat, all utilities paid except landline – No Pets

Start date: January 2020

Days: 5 days per week, Monday to Friday. When the clients are away you will be required to work weekends to care for pets,

Hours: 8.30am-5.30pm

Drivers: Ideally both to drive but not essential

Salary: £800npw combined

 

Responsible Consultant -Hannah McKeown Greycoat Lumleys job reference - 49737

 

 

 

 

 

 

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