Live in Junior Couple Job

Location Gloucester, South West England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £18,000-£20,000 GPA
Job Number  56640
Created 19 February 2020

Live in Junior Couple Job, Gloucestershire


We have a fantastic live in Housekeeping - Handyman / Garden Maintenance position in the beautiful location of Gloucestershire. The ideal candidates will have a pro-active and flexible attitude and be happy to help where needed. The property is a lovely 8 bedroom home. The couple have 3 grown up sons who visit at weekends with their partners. The garden is roughly 2 ½ - 3 acres built up of lawns and an herbaceous boarder and flower beds. There is a weekly gardener that comes one morning a week to take care of the flower beds.


This is a full time position for the gardener and 6hours a day for the Housekeeper.


Duties to include:


  • Cleaning to a high standard – including deep cleaning & care of antiques and silver polishing

  • Laundry & Ironing to a high standard – all done in house

  • Food shopping

  • Helping with food preparation at the weekends

  • Setting and service at dinner parties

  • Cleaning & changing sheets up to twice per week in their onsite holiday let

  • Housesitting when principals away

  • Dog walking a bonus Lawn maintenance

  • Hedges / shrubs / trees

  • A large herbaceous boarder

  • General maintenance

  • Use of garden machinery

  • Strimming

  • Chainsaw

  • Lawn mowers

  • Swimming pool upkeep and maintenance

  • DIY for the interior and exterior of the property

  • Painting and decorating if required.

  • Occasional driving duties if required

  • Animal friendly - family dog and Soay sheep


This really is a lovely role working of a warm and informal family. The ideal candidates must have a friendly and kind disposition and be good all-rounders



Start date: As soon as possible

Working Week: 5 days a week

Salary: £18k gross combined

Driving: Essential both candidates drive

Accommodation: Accommodation: Your own private flat in the courtyard (next door to the main house), 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and living space (all bills paid)



Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster


Job Reference number: 56640


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