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Live In Couple Job

Location United Kingdom
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £45,000 GPA
Job Number  51881
Created 17 May 2019

Live In Couple Job, Rutland


A family of 5 are looking for a Couple to join their existing team of staff to assist running their estate, the property is a 12 bedroom house and has extensive grounds which is made up of farming land and formal gardens. The estate holds corporate events and weddings, the Couples role is to assist the private side of the home and estate.


The family are informal, they have 3 children aged 11, 9 and 3 years old so you must be happy to work in a family environment. As a Housekeeper you will be responsible for cleaning the main house and doing the washing and laundry. They have a part-time cleaner who works 4 mornings a week who your work alongside.


They require a Groundsman who will maintain approx. 25 acres of garden, you will be responsible for all garden maintenance duties and use large garden machinery, the lady of the house is very hands on in the garden with the flowers and bedding. She is very happy to teach someone plant knowledge.

There will be occasional driving duties taking the family to events locally and general running errands.


The family have 3 dogs as well as horses, so being animal lovers is important, this role is suitable for a Couple who have a “can do attitude” as it’s a large estate where are other staff are employed and they all help each other and muck in where required.


The role is suitable for a Couple who are new to private households, ideally some transferable skills but willingness to learn is more important!


My client is looking for Couples who are looking to commit for a long term role, a minimum of 5 years and who are happy living the rural life.


Accommodation – 2 bedroom Cottage – Sorry not suitable for cats, possibly a dog depending on breed/age/size!

Start Date – ASAP

Salary - £40K-£48K Gross per annum combined

Drivers – Ideally both to drive – essential Groundsman is a driver


Responsible Consultant – Hannah Mckeown Job ID - 51881

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