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Domestic Couple

  • Job ID #11224
  • Posted by: Staffing Agency

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Stunning property in Berkshire, competitive salary and 2-bedroom accommodationJob Summary:Our client has recently purchased a country estate based in Hungerford Berkshire and are looking for a Housekeeper/Cook and Gardener/Caretaker maintain the property inside and out. Working a flexible 45 hours a week they require cover 6 days a week in the form of 4 full days and 2 half days. The couple travel frequently, particularly over the Christmas period. They are offering a competitive salary of £69,326 gross per annum combined with 2-bedroom accommodation. DutiesGardener/CaretakerThe grounds are made up of Woodlands, Formal gardens, Tennis Court and Swimming pool. You will be responsible for all day to day maintenance on the grounds and inside the property. Tasks such as landscaping, gardening (plant knowledge is beneficial), lawn mowing, clearing woodlands and light tree maintenance, pruning, Household maintenance tasks and adhoc driving duties.Housekeeper/CookYou will be responsible for the day to day cleaning of the property including care of Antiques, Silver, fine furnishings, laundry, wardrobe management and care of fine fabrics. Many of the rooms are not in full-time use so can be maintained on a rota basis or in advance of guests arriving.You will be a confident cook and happy to prepare meals for the couple when required. Someone with a passion for cooking who is willing to cook for dinner parties is a real plus.CandidatesThe client is keen to find a down to earth and hands on couple who have proven experience in a similar role. The Gardener will have worked on country estates with a broad range of skills to maintain such properties, confident using garden machinery and ideally have some plant knowledge. You must be a driver. The Housekeeper will have a strong eye for detail and proven experience working in high end properties, caring to fine fabrics and antiques.DBS check will be requiredAccommodation2-bedroom flat with separate entrance. Pets will be considered on a case by case basisHow to apply:Applying for this position: Please email your interest in this position to application-ps@edenprivatestaff.com. Please ensure you include the reference number for the position you are applying for (found at the top of the advert). For candidates who are not currently registered with Eden Private Staff, please include an up-to-date CV when applying. Applicants for this position should have excellent checkable references and a valid DBS [CRB]. Please note we only register candidates with a minimum 3 years experience in a similar role.                                                                


  • Posted 19th Nov 2020 by Agency


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