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Live in Management Couple Job

Location South East England, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £70,000 GPA
Job Number  54810
Created 14 October 2019

Live in Management Couple Job, Hampshire



A formal household are looking for an experienced couple to take care of their weekend residence. The ideal candidates must be hands on, forward thinkers with a pro-active attitude and work to a high standard. The clients have multiple properties and often travel, so flexibility is key for when they are in residence. When the family are in residence it may not always be possible to take your allocated days off. All holidays and days in lieu will be honored but may have to be taken when the family are not at the property.


Duties to include


  • Take responsibility for all aspects of the running of the house

  • Housekeeping

  • Laundry, ironing and taking care of fine fabrics and delicate items

  • Wardrobe management

  • Nightly turn down service, when in residence

  • Up-keep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal

  • Flower arranging

  • Front of house, greet and take care of guests

  • Unpacking and packing for Principal, family and guests if required

  • Table setting

  • Wait at table and serve wine

  • Ensure stocks of wine and other beverages are correctly stored

  • Menu Planning

  • Family cooking and the dinner party events

  • Shop locally for fresh produce to use alongside the produce from the vegetable and fruit garden

  • Maintaining a menu book in which meals, dates and guests names are recorded

  • Local errands and managing the household supplies

  • Dealing with contractors

  • Ensure all household equipment including lighting and AV systems are in sound working order – thorough check to be carried out well in advance of family and guests arriving.

  • Maintenance of the interior and exterior of the property

  • Garden and lawn maintenance and swimming pool care.

  • Driving duties, principals and guests

  • Care of Estate Vehicles

  • Keep accurate household records and record petty cash expenditure

  • Security of the property



Start date: As soon as possible

Accommodation: 2 bedroom cottage

Working week: 5 days a week, days off to be taken during the week

Salary: £70k gross combined

Driving: Essential both candidates drive


Job reference number: 54810


Responsible consultant: Nicola Forster


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