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Live In Couple Job

Location Oxford, South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £50,000-£55,000 GPA
Job Number  55581
Created 06 November 2019


Live In Couple Job, Oxfordshire


Housekeeper/Houseman/Family Cook/Handyman


A Couple are required for a weekend residence in Oxfordshire, you will join an existing team of staff that includes an Estate Manager and a team of Gardeners.

The principals are looking for a Couple to run the large household, you will be responsible for the cleaning, washing and ironing and ensuring the household is ready for the clients arrival at weekends.

A cleaner will also be employed to help with the upkeep of the property

One part of the Couple should be a competent Cook and be able to prepare good family style cooking even if you don’t have much experience but are willing to learn. Often it will be for smaller numbers when they are in residence.

When they entertain, there can be 20 people for example during the shoot season, however extra staff come to the house to assist.


Houseman role will involve helping your partner in the house, serving the principals when in residence and for more formal events when the principals entertain.

Some ad hoc driving duties maintaining the cars

General household maintenance and dealing with contractors alongside the Estate Manager


This role is suitable for a Couple who are flexible in terms of their working week as the principals have multiple properties so are often in residence for short periods of time and can be at short notice. You should also be happy to work as part of a team as staff come to help when required to help with the workload.


You should be dog friendly as they have a Labrador who you will look after when they are away travelling


Accommodation – Separate 2 bedroom cottage, attached to the house

Working Week: 5 days per week – 2 days off together mainly to be taken during the week days

Start date~ ASAP

Salary ~ £50K -£55K gross combined

Drivers~ Ideally both to drive – essential Houseman drives


Responsible Consultant ~ Hannah Mckeown Job ID ~ 55581


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