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Live In Couple Job

Location UK, East Midlands, Leicestershire
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £60,000 gross per annum
Job Number  97047
Created 06 December 2021

Couples Job Leicestershire - excellent separate 4 bed accommodation - £60,000 gpa - part-time residence

An excellent position for an experienced and responsible Couple to work for an international professional couple in the beautiful countryside.  The Principals use the home for periods throughout the year, often just themselves or with friends and family who visit for holidays or long weekends.

The Principals are looking for a self -motivated, professional and experienced Couple to manage the interior of the large home  and ensure it is ready at all times. You should be good team players, willing to work alongside and communicate well with the other staff to ensure the house is kept to a high standards. 

A team of Gardeners and Maintenance staff are employed at the estate who have been employed for a long time.

As Housekeepers you should have experience looking after antiques, fine furniture and fabrics - when the Principals or guests are in residence you will be required to assist in the kitchen as well as front of house service. A Chef travels with the Principals but occasional light cooking may be required.

This role requires a Couple who are discrete and who have experience working in a formal household - you should be flexible in your working week when the Principals are in residence and be able to manage your own time, they are looking for a Couple who wish to stay long term in the position 

Key Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of housekeeping, care of fine fabrics and furniture, deep cleaning, laundry and ironing 
  • Front of House service when the Principals are in residence
  • Managing some household accounts including general household expenses
  • Weekly reports to the Principals
  • Silver cleaning
  • Occasional driving duties when the Principals are in residence
  • General food/grocery shopping (when required)

Accommodation - A lovely spacious separate accommodation, 5 years old new build 10 mins away from the main estate,  4 bed property with a private walled garden & garage overlooking a rural setting, furnished or unfurnished - all bills paid.

Working Week - Monday to Friday when the Principals are not in residence - Flexibility required when they are and longer hours will be necessary (time off in lieu is given)

Salary - £60K Gross per annum combined

Start Date - Negotiable for the right Couple but late 2021 / early 2022

Job ID - 97047

Contact Laura Harrall Managing Consultant for Leicestershire 01298 600 414

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