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Live In Couple Job

Location UK, South East England, West Kent
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  95569
Created 22 September 2021

Live in Couple Job, West Kent

We have a lovely role for a warm, friendly and informal couple to assist a busy family in Kent. The ideal couple will enjoy a rural lifestyle and must be looking for a long term position.  The property has 6-8 bedrooms and has 45 acres of land, including, woodlands, fields and formal gardens. The clients are looking for a couple who are both happy to work part time. 

Duties to include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry, ironing and fabric care, organisation of wardrobes, keeping clothes and shoes in orderly fashion and cleaning shoes, putting away clean clothes
  • Keep the home clean, orgainsed and well stocked
  • Assist when the family entertain
  • Occasional babysitting, 2 school aged children and a baby on the way
  • Occasional cooking
  • Responsibilities for the bins and recycling on the appropriate day once a week
  • Make sure ducks, chickens and aviary birds have clean water and food
  • Occasional pet feeding and letting out/ putting away chickens etc
  • Clean out Poultry house
  • Occasional pet feeding etc
  • Watering of indoor plants
  • Running errands
  • Mowing and maintaining lawns
  • Hedges - trimming, maintenance 
  • Trees - removal of low dead branches and cutting back ivy, woodland management including collection of wood 
  • Log and kindling cutting and stacking and laying of fires
  • Keeping paved etc areas clear
  • Operation and good working knowledge of garden machinery and maintenance. 
  • Maintenance of gates, fences and posts and ensuring security of boundaries
  • Maintenance of outbuildings, e.g. roof, doors and keeping gutters clear 
  • Pond maintenance
  • Plant and shrub management - pruning, feeding, propagation, seeds, training climbing plants along walls, weeding, watering in summer etc
  • Handyman duties e.g Some painting, repair of windows, putting up shelves etc

Start date: For the right couple  

Accommodation: 2 Bedroom cottage, with own garden and parking        

Working week: 5 days a week, with flexibility

Salary: £30k gross combined 

Driving: Essential, car provided

Job reference number:95569

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster

  

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