Live In Couple Job, Somerset
A fantastic role for an old client of Greycoat who are looking for a Live In Couple to look after their weekend residence in a beautiful rural location in Somerset
The family of 3 are at the property most weekends and also spend more time there during the school holidays
They are a very informal family who have employed staff for a number of years, they employ a full-time Head Gardener who also lives on the estate, you should be happy to work as a team.
The property is a large 5 bedroom house with a 2 bedroom guest cottage that sits in 70 acres of land made up of woodlands, paddocks and parkland.
They are looking for a Gardener to work alongside the Head Gardener and assist with all general garden maintenance duties to include but not limited to:
Lawn care, strimming, hedge cutting, maintaining a vegetable garden, weeding, pruning, chopping wood, cleaning gutters, driveway and patio areas as well as cleaning the house cars as an ad hoc duties.
Your not required to have extensive plant knowledge as you can learn from the Head Gardener however you should have basic knowledge and have experience using large garden machinery and be happy to work outside in all weathers! Ideally you will have a chain saw certificate or at least used one
Housekeeper role will include cleaning, washing and ironing. The client has very high standards and is looking for a highly efficient housekeeper who is very organised and will keep the house immaculate.
A cleaner also helps once a week.
You will be responsible for Security of the estate on the 5 days you work and also looking after the family dog, the Head Gardener will look after him and the security on your days off during the week.
Accommodation 2 bedroom 2 bathroom separate cottage will be provided on the estate which is situated at the back of the main house – it’s furnished. Dog and Cats welcome
Start date May –June 2019
Days 5 days per week – working weekends and days off during the week on a Tuesday and Wednesday
Drivers Ideally both to drive but essential one is a driver – Car for work use provided
Salary £750 -£800npw combined
Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference 52666