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Live in Couple Job

Location UK, England, Oxfordshire
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £48,000 - £52,000 GPA
Job Number  84098
Created 31 March 2020

Live in Couple Job in Oxfordshire

We have a great opportunity for a live in couple. The ideal candidates will be physically fit and able to work independently and well with others. The candidates must have experience working in a similar position and with high standards of work.

Other staff employed:

Part time handyman, part time Gardener and full time estate steward. The Grounds man will ideally hold a chainsaw and spraying certificate.


Duties to include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry, ironing and fabric care
  • Care of two horses, two sheep, two dogs and four hens two days per week and when steward on holiday
  • Assist with lunches, dinners and occasional events
  • Mowing of lawns and paths
  • Woodland management
  • Vermin control
  • Hedge trimming
  • Fence and gate  installation and maintenance
  • Topping, harrowing, rolling and spraying of pastures 
  • Care of hard tennis court
  • Maintenance, cleaning and care of three vehicles as well as tractor, mowers, tools and machinery
  • Clearance of leaves in autumn.
  • Clearance of snow and ice in winter
  • Weeding and watering in Summer
  • Maintenance of gravel path and drive 
  • Maintenance of Pond, fountain and water trough. All with pumps
  • Occasional airport and station runs and others throughout the year 
  • General property maintenance and management 
  • Security of the property
  • Collection for firewood and kindling


Routine hours being 8am to 5pm, but seasonal changes, with flexibility to stay later until work is completed at end of day, and animal care in evening. The candidates must be nonsmokers and speak fluent English and enjoy the rural lifestyle and ideally own their own car

Start date:                    End of May

Working week:            Tuesday – Saturday – (Sunday/Monday off.)
Accommodation:         One bed flat above the garage with bills included

Salary:                          £48 - £52k gross combined

Responsible Consultant: Nicola Forster 

 Job reference number: 84098 

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