Live In Couple Job,
A great opportunity for a Couple to work for a family home in Warwickshire which is the families main residence, they have 3 children aged 20,18,15
You will join an existing team of staff that include a small gardening team and 2 housekeepers, 1 of whom lives in.
The role requires a Housekeeper/Cook who is confident at least in cooking family meals, particularly when the children are at home during the school holidays and weekends. It would be great if you can cater for dinner parties however this is not essential.
Housekeeping duties to include cleaning, specialist care of antiques and fine furnishings, washing and ironing and working within a team to keep the large house to a high standard.
The Houseman role can be adapted to an individuals skill set as the property is on a large estate, so there is opportunity to either work in the gardens assisting the team as well as handyman jobs in the private house and on the wider Estate. However you must be happy to work inside the house particularly at weekends with houseman duties, informal service, driving duties etc.
As a couple you will, at times, be responsible for and assist with private family entertaining and charity events supported by the estate. You must both be comfortable in front of house hospitality roles.
This role is suitable for a Couple who love the countryside, you will be required to work weekends and have days off during the week.
The estate does hold private shoots so you should be comfortable on a sporting estate. The family have dogs and horses on the estate. (You’re not required to look after horses unless you wish to be involved)!
The role does involve security of the household which is shared with the other housekeeper who lives in.
Accommodation 2 bedroom apartment within the wing of the house, there is a separate entrance – A well behaved dog is welcome, sorry no cats unless an indoor cat!
Start date Between August -October
Days 5 days per week
Drivers Both to drive - An estate car is provided for work use
Salary £50K upwards Gross per Annum combined –
Negotiable dependent upon experience.
Consultant – Hannah Mckeown – Greycoat Lumleys job reference: 53725