Sep 22, 2022

Domestic Couple

£60,000 - £65,000 yearly
  • Eden Private Staff
  • Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire, UK
Full time Housekeeper

Job Description

  • Reference Number: AS-40558
  • Location: Hedgerley, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: pa, gross, £60,000 - £65,000
  • Job Pay Interval: Monthly
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Working Days: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5:30pm
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Contractual Notice Period: 4 weeks
  • Nature of Business: Private Household
  • Statement: Fantastic new position for a hands on and family orientated couple to make their own

 

A family have recently purchased a property in Hedgerley which is going under renovation and should be ready to move into by December. They are now ready to recruit a domestic couple to start in ASAP who can oversee the final bits of the project before the family move in.

The family consist of two adults and two children aged 10 and 7, they also have two Dachshunds and a Boarder Collie.

Core hours will be Monday to Friday, 8am to 5:30pm, however some weekends may be required, and days will be given back in lieu.

Duties:

Housekeeper:

  • All cleaning duties
  • Laundry and changing bed linens
  • Grocery shopping
  • Assist with meal prep for the family to heat up later
  • Assist with hosting at dinner parties and when the family entertain
  • Occasional babysitting

All Rounder:

  • Maintain the 3½ acre garden and use garden machinery
  • Carry out maintenance duties
  • Driving duties, including occasional school runs
  • Swimming pool care
  • Maintenance of the cars
  • Dog walking as well as sitting when the family are away
  • Manage household security

Candidate requirements

  • This is a relaxed and informal household, and the ideal couple will be one who have a flexible approach to their work and are happy to roll up their sleeves and get stuck into family life.
  • Being child and pet friendly is essential
  • At least one half needs to be a confident driver
  • The All Rounder role will suit a candidate who is mechanically minded and is confident with carryout DIY, as well as holds good knowledge on how to care for garden plants
  • It is essential that you are both dog friendly

DBS certificate required

Accommodation:

You will be provided with a 2 bedroom annex that is separate to the main house. A couple with a pet or child will be considered.


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