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Live in Estate worker Job

Location UK, East Midlands, South Northamptonshire
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Estate Hand
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £25,000 - £30,000 GPA
Job Number  93581
Created 10 June 2021

Live in Estate Hand, South Northamptonshire

We have a fantastic position for an experienced all-rounder to join a busy family estate in a lovely village in South Northamptonshire.  The ideal candidate will support both the manor house and other family owned properties within the village.  

The family are looking for a candidate who has a great attitude, flexible with their duties and works well with others. Must be happy to complete general ad hoc tasks to assist the family.

Responsibilities to be included, but not limited to:

  • Handyman jobs across the property portfolio, including village events
  • Maintain the swimming pool
  • Maintain all lawns, at both properties
  • Maintain the yards, paths and grounds
  • Maintain the walls, fences, hedges and trees
  • Maintain the outbuildings
  • Seasonal changes, watering in summer, clear snow, leaves and sweep up yards as needed in winter
  • Carry out basic interior maintenance
  • Carry out basic exterior maintenance
  • Equipment servicing and care of small farm tools (Chainsaws, hedge cutters, blower, ride on mower, strimmers plus some hand tools and other equipment)
  • Biomass – Service and maintain system, fill chip hopper
  • Service and maintain system, fill chip hopper
  • Supervising woodchip supply (from stock pile to chip shed)
  • Security, alarms and CCTV
  • Oversee tradesmen and deliveries and liaise with contractors
  • Pest control
  • Houseman duties, bring in newspapers and post, recycling and refresh logs
  • Driving when required – airport pickups, e.g. pick up supplies, petrol, local errands
  • Animal care of the principals dog when required

The family would love for the candidate to have a partner who would be happy with housekeeping / gardening / cooking / childcare on an ad hoc basis.

Start date: As soon as possible

Working week: 5 days a week

Accommodation: 4 bedroom property, (council tax will be covered by the employer, all other bills to be covered by the candidate) A family + pets are welcome

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 GPA

Driving: Essential

Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster

Job reference number: 93581

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