Couple Role | The Cotswolds

£55K Annum / Circa £850 week net

 

Bourton on the Water.

A family of 2 adults and 4 children aged from 8 to 16, are looking for a domestic couple to work at their beautiful holiday, home-from-home, property situated about 40 mins from Oxford and in the heart of the Cotswolds.

The family who live much of the year abroad, use the property in the Cotswolds for family holidays and breaks. The typical stone build house, includes a main house along with converted coach house and stables, that incorporate a self-contained, staff 2-bedroom accommodation. Along with gym, guest rooms and pool house.

There are 2 full-time gardeners employed along with an estate manager, and the family will travel with a chef when making longer visits, and they will employ extra help for very busy periods.

The property is rural, so applicants must both drive.

This role would suit a couple who are familiar with working in a stylish family home, who have the innate ability to care from their employer’s home as if it were their own, and who can think on their feet and relish the rural environment.

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Salary £55K DOE / Circa £850 week net

CANDIDATES MUST BE IN THE UK

JOB REFERENCE

#6469

SALARY

£55K Annum / Circa £850 week net

CURRENCY

GBP

POSITION

Couple Role: Housekeeper/Service/Handyman

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

Yes

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Professional / Philanthropist, Rural Location

EXPERIENCE

5+ years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the role will include, but not be limited to:

  • Housekeeping: Daily cleaning and Spring/deep cleaning, while maintaining the appropriate presentation of the house
  • Plant care: maintaining house plants and arranging cut flowers during visits
  • Laundry: washing, ironing, pressing and steaming along with linen and wardrobe care
  • Kitchen: Maintaining kitchen stores, some light cooking when chef is not accompanying the family
  • Handyman/woman: keeping an eye on basic maintenance chores, changing lightbulbs, oiling a squeaking door hinge etc
  • Fireplaces: cleaning grates, making fires, keeping adequate dry wood for burning
  • Outdoor Work: maintaining the upkeep of patios and terraces, jet washing outside hard surfaces, keeping garden furniture covered and clean, with cushion covered laundered as needed
  • Vehicles Management: maintaining, cleaning, keeping charged, turning over engines, ensuring tax and overseeing servicing
  • Pets:  Walking 2 dogs & feeding 2 micro Pigs (which are no longer micro)!!

Accommodation

Lovely self-contained, 2-bedroom accommodation.

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