Live in Couple Job

Location Surrey, South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £55,000-£60,000 GPA
Job Number  56348
Created 17 January 2020

Live In Couple Job, Surrey

 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a pro-active, hardworking and flexible couple to take care of a beautiful family home in the lovely rural location of Surrey. They will be replacing a long standing couple of 13 years.

 

The ideal couple would have previous private household experience, working within a similar role. The property is situated on 40acres of land, 6 of which are formal gardens. The interior of the property has 7 bedrooms and is a lovely family home. The family currently employ an estate manager and a head gardener, so the ideal candidate must be happy outdoors and can work well within a team and have a great work ethic. The housekeeper will be the sole housekeeper and work closely with the lady of the house.

 

Duties to include but not limited to:

 

  • Housekeeping

  • Laundry, ironing and fabric care

  • Light family cooking, (a strong cook would be an advantage but not essential)

  • Local errands

  • Supermarket shopping and product rotation

  • Animal care of the family dog, cats and chickens

  • Security of the property

  • Occasional support if the family entertain

  • Occasional driving duties

  • Garden and grounds maintenance

  • Formal lawns, beds and herbaceous border care and maintenance

  • Use and maintenance of machinery

  • Farmland and woodland management

  • Support the Head Gardener with:

  • Kitchen gardens

  • Greenhouse management

  • Fruit and vegetable production

 

This is a great Monday – Friday position, the ideal candidates will be flexible to meet the family’s needs and have a positive and helpful disposition.

 

Start date: As soon as possible

Working Week: Monday – Friday – with flexibility

Accommodation: 2 bedroom accommodation provided, all bills included. A small dog might be considered.

Driving: Both candidates to drive

Salary: £50-60k Depending on experience

 

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster

nicola@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Job reference number: 56348

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