A down to earth family near Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6, are looking for a full-time House Person to join their friendly and welcoming team. This is a live-in role. You must drive for this role.
The family live near Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6. They live in a beautiful stately home which is open to the public for part of the year and often have shoot weekends. They also have three daily housekeepers including the head housekeeper, so you should be happy to work as part of a friendly team. The family also own beloved dogs (two pugs, a spaniel, and a lurcher) so you should be happy to look after the dogs and walk them for this role.
Your duties will include:
• Security of the property and have a good operating knowledge of the alarm systems
• Chopping kindling and bringing in logs
• Driving duties
• Happy to help the gardening and estate teams when required
• Cleaning of gutters and pipework, and of empty estate properties
• Meter readings and checking the boiler dials daily
• Daily checks of swimming pool and cleaning when required
• Leaf blowing
• Dog walking and caring for the dogs when the principals are away
You will also have some driving duties, including driving the principals to locations they need to go to during the day, as well as airport runs and collecting guests from the airport. Any evening/weekend driving duties will be agreed in advance.
You must have a flexible attitude and be prepared to work as a team to get all tasks done as requested.
The main family home is near Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6. This is a live-in role and you will be provided with a 3-bedroom cottage with a garden
You must speak a good level of English to communicate with the family.
You should have good experience working as a House Person.
The family are interviewing now for the right candidate to start as soon as possible. We are recruiting safely with the COVID-19 government guidelines.
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