DOMESTIC COUPLE

Kings Langley, Hertfordshire

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
1-bedroom self-contained furnished apartment

Salary:
£58-60,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU1694

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DOMESTIC COUPLE
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience and Longevity in Previous Positions, Drivers Licence Genuine love of animals, willingness to learn to assist with care of small ponies.

HOUSEKEEPER/HANDYPERSON/SECURITY
Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.30 pm

Five-bedroom contemporary family home in 5 acres of land. A rural location with limited village services 1 mile away, but close to Watford, serviced by good rail links and easy driving distance of the M25. Informal family of 2 adults with visiting adult children from time to time.  

There are 3 very small ponies, who are cared for by a part time groom in the mornings, but you will need to be able to learn to prepare hay nets at lunch time, feed and medicate, collect droppings and stable the ponies in the evening, so previous equine experience or a willingness to learn and a genuine love of animals essential. The family foster dogs and currently have one elderly collie.

The family seek a proactive, creative and forward-thinking couple who are used to working together as a couple. The position comes highly recommended by current and previous couples.   

Duties will include all general housekeeping duties, daily cleaning, washing, ironing, household errands, and potentially dog walking twice daily in all weathers. There is no cooking with this position, no assistance is required for entertaining and driving is limited to running errands and occasional airport runs.

There is a pool and spa complex to be kept clean and maintained and specialist pool contractors to liaise with.    

An experienced handyperson is required with a really good skill base to accommodate most DIY type duties, you will be required to care for all property maintenance indoor and out which will include local tenanted properties. A gardener is employed but some assistance will be required. House sitting and security during the owner’s absence is also part of the role and hence holidays must be taken outside the families holidays.

Salary £58-60,000 Gross per annum–mainly weekends off (some flexibility required to house and animal sit when the owners are away) 1-bedroom self-contained furnished apartment. Business use of car. 

BOTH must be non-smokers, BOTH speak fluent English, ideally BOTH to drive manual cars, but one considered and have experience driving in the countryside with own car for pleasure. Sorry NO PETS or dependants. PREVIOUS DOMESTIC COUPLE EXP AND LONGEVITY IN POSITIONS ESSENTIAL (HU1694)

 

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