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Domestic Couple

  • Job ID #16284
  • Posted by: Staffing Agency

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Job Summary:Stunning newly renovated 8 bedroom property in Cheshire which includes leisure pavilion and pool.There are 4 acres of gardens which are nearing completion and will be ready for handover to a full-time gardener in March of 2021.The garden project is the culmination of 4 years careful planning and over 18 months of extensive site work.  Laid out with a variety of areas there is a classic frame of mature trees and hedges with a series of specific set piece areas.  These include large greenhouse and vegetable borders, patios and terraces and a series of herbaceous borders with lawned walkways, rockery and water gardens, all within a unique collection of planting.Although only recently completed, the gardens have an instant maturity and range of textures that will flourish with the right care.DutiesGardenerTo maintain gardens and grounds to a high standard throughout the yearProduce vegetables, fruit and cut flowers for the householdTo carry out any other reasonable duties and small tasks as specified by the PrincipalsTo co-ordinate and supervise any contractors whilst working in the property groundsSome evening and weekend work will be required, including harvesting of fruit and vegetables, summer watering and similar season-dependent tasks. HousekeeperAll hands-on general household cleaning to a high standardDriving (any necessary shopping runs etc.)Washing, ironing and hand-washingCandidate requirementsThe ideal candidates for this role will have proven experience working together as a domestic couple in private households. This is a long-term position requiring commitment and flexibility and a positive attitude is essential.Fluent English required and ideally both to drive. GardenerThe position will be ideal for a highly skilled and motivated person who wishes to develop this unique garden.Strong plant knowledge and horticultural skills.Excellent timekeeping, flexibility and attention to detail.Must work well as part of a team and be able to liaise well with other staff.Ability to work unsupervised and on own initiative.Candidates should also be experience in using and maintaining a range of garden machinery. HousekeeperExcellent timekeeping, flexibility and attention to detail.Must work well as part of a team and be able to liaise well with other staff (including a live-out Housekeeper and Live-in Cook).Show high attention to detailDBS check required AccommodationAvailable in a newly built 1 bedroom detached apartment on site (Gas, Electricity and Council Tax included)No dependent children or animals (might consider little dog)How 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.                                                                

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  • Posted 22nd Feb 2021 by Agency

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