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Live In Couple Job

Location UK, South West England, Somerset
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £60K Gross Combined
Job Number  88849
Created 09 September 2020

Live In Management Couple, Somerset

Estate/Garden Manager & Housekeeper/Cook

A fantastic position in a gorgeous location in Somerset require an experienced Live In Couple to manage the clients new home which they have recently purchased.

A lovely international client of Greycoat Lumleys are looking for a Couple who have experience ideally running a part-time or weekend residence.

The Grade I listed property is situated in 62 acres of grounds, the main house was renovated a couple of years ago however the client will overtime make some interior changes. There are also a number of outbuildings that are currently used as storage and entertaining rooms.

The Clients will use the property as their holiday home, along with family and guests. When they or their guests are in residence they will require the traditional Couple skill set of housekeeping, cooking, driving and looking after them while in residence.

They have 3 children who are school age so you should be happy to work in a family environment. 

You will be responsible for management of the estate/house, the gardens are well established and are made up of formal gardens and lawns. You will need to be hands on, have good gardening knowledge and manage another member of staff to keep the grounds maintained.

Managing and dealing with contractors, building relationships with local suppliers. Being good communicators is key as the clients are not in the UK so regular communication and updates on their home will be very important to them.

This role is suitable for a Couple who are looking for an exciting challenge and to work alongside the family in setting up their new home, being a part-time residence you will be responsible for the security and always be the first port of call.

You should be flexible, self motivated and be able to manage your own time.  

Duties to Include:

All Housekeeping duties - Cleaning/Washing and Ironing Cooking when the family or guests are in residence

Sourcing and managing local cleaners as required for example when the house is full Shopping for the household

Gardening General Maintenance of the estate/house

Project manage any future renovation/building projects

Dealing with contractors and suppliers

Security of the Estate

Driving duties when the family/guests are in residence

Managing petty cash and household accounts

Accommodation - A lovely 2 bedroom separate cottage with a private garden - Pets are welcome

Working Week - 5 days per week -when the family are in residence flexibility required to work longer hours/days and take time off in lieu

Start Date - Beginning of November

Salary - £60K gross Combined

Responsible Consultant - Hannah Mckeown

Job ID - 88849

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