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Live in Couple Job

Location UK, South East England, Surrey
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  93390
Created 09 June 2021

Live in Couple Job, Surrey

We have a fantastic position for a warm and professional couple to join a busy informal family, with four children in a beautiful rural location in Surrey. The parents are both professionals and have a very busy work week, so a couple who have the initiative and confidence to take care of all aspects of running the home is desired. On their grounds is the main 7 bedroom property as well as a guest house and outbuildings which the couple are responsible for taking care of. There are also chickens and barn cat. 

The ideal couple will have a strong interior background, work well with others and have a positive and flexible attitude. They are looking for a confident housekeeper alongside an experienced Chef/ houseman.  The couple will be working alongside a full time gardener, handyman and there will be a junior housekeeper joining the team. So great team players is a must.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry, ironing and fabric care
  • Maintain traditional fixtures and interior materials, to include silver
  • Local errands
  • Provisioning for the household
  • Oversee the Junior housekeeper 
  • Healthy daily cooking, occasional small dinner parties 
  • Houseman duties
  • Resetting the fires, restocking the logs
  • Keep the close exterior of the property clean and tidy
  • Seasonal changes for the interior and exterior of the property 
  • Driving duties, care of vehicles, cleaning and servicing
  • Care of the indoor swimming pool

The family are looking for a couple who work to a high standard, have an eye for detail and take pride in their work,  enjoy domestic roles within a busy family environment in a rural setting. You should be child friendly even though there is no one to one childcare involved. This is a lovely role for a couple looking for a long term commitment,   you should be trustworthy, reliable and always happy to adjust to the families requirements. The family to travel often so there are busier and then quieter times to the role

Start date: For the right couple

Working week: 5 days a week, (days off - Tuesday and Wednesday)

Accommodation: 2 bedroom Cottage  - all bills included  - with an enclosed patio

Driving: Essential both drive, ideally with their own car

Salary: Negotiable for the right couple

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster

Job reference number: 93390

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