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Domestic Couple

  • Job ID #18736
  • Posted by: Staffing Agency

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Lovely 2-bedroom accommodation with car provided, working for a down to earth and friendly coupleJob Summary:A friendly down-to-earth domestic couple is required for a beautiful medieval 6-bedroom manor house nestled in the Cotswolds. The principals are often in London during mid-week and can take regular holidays, as a result they will be looking for you to work over the weekends and have two consecutive days off during the week (weekends off with prior arrangement)DutiesGardener/Maintenance personOne side of the couple will focus on keeping on top of the garden. The garden is not formal, and not too large, but naturally needs more attention during the summer months You will need to be confident at using and maintaining garden machinery; it will be useful if you are also able to drive a tractor as there are fields that will need to be topped (but this can be taught). There is also an outdoor swimming pool which will fall under your remit. When not in the garden you will need to carry out maintenance tasks inside and outside of the properties. The principals would also like you to carry out occasional driving duties, to the airport etc. HousekeeperOne half of the couple will be a diligent housekeeper, who is able to undertake all the cleaning tasks, polishing, laundry, ironing, and wardrobe management. You will also be responsible for ordering groceries, accepting deliveries, and overseeing contractors. They would also like you to assist in clearing up after their meal. The principals do occasionally entertain and it would be fantastic if you are confident to cook to dinner party standard, If you are not a confident cook they would still like you on hand to assist prep, serve, and clean up.The Principals have two very much-loved Labradors, who are with them the majority of the time, however you will be responsible for their care when they travel.Candidate requirementsThe idea candidates will need to love dogs, as theirs are very important to them. The principals enjoy having a relaxed and happy atmosphere around the home. At least one of you needs to drive (preferably both). Proven longevity in a similar role is desirable.DBS check required Accommodation 2 bed cottage, large living room and kitchen. Dogs would be considered but not cats). Ideally no dependants.There is a car (Lexus RX 300) for work usage.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 7th Apr 2021 by Agency

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