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Domestic Couple

  • Job ID #16294
  • Posted by: Staffing Agency

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Summary

Our client is looking for a hands on and proactive couple for their country estate in Oxfordshire. With only 2 people in full-time residence, you will have ample opportunity to keep on top of all tasks and maintain everything to a high standard inside and out. Offering sociable hours Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:30 with well kept, fully furnished accommodation on site.Duties:Housekeeping You will be responsible for all typical household duties and generally keeping the property clean and organised, duties will include but not limited to all cleaning duties, dusting, vacuuming, and changing beds. You will need to manage the laundry and ironing, as well as manage wardrobes. You will be asked to assist with family cooking (not every day) and cater for occasional dinner parties up to 12 people. Maintenance Person/GardenerYou will be the first point of contact for all maintenance tasks in the home as well as maintaining the private grounds as well as the wider estate e.g. Parkland. Using your initiative and experience you will be able to undertake the majority of tasks that come your way to a high standard only seeking the assistance of contractors for specialist/complex works. They have approximately 1 acre of formal garden including lawns which would benefit from a candidate with some knowledge or a passion for gardening. You will be happy to assist with adhoc errands such are occasional driving duties.Candidate requirements: The preferred couple will have proven experience in a similar role and adaptable to the dynamic family environment. Your experience will allow you to operate autonomously and your work ethic will ensure that a proactive outlook. Animal friendly is a must as the family have 2 dogs, those confident around horses is a plus. At least one side of the couple need to be a confident driver.DBS check will be requiredAccommodation:Fully furnished 1-2-bedroom, 2-bathroom modern flat with own entrance. They are unable to accommodate dependants, but pets will be considered on a case by case basis.

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  • Posted 22nd Feb 2021 by Agency

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