DOMESTIC COUPLE - GARDENER- HANDYPERSON-HOUSEKEEPER-FAMILY COOK- DRIVERS

RURAL HAMPSHIRE

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Provided

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3938

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RURAL HAMPSHIRE
DOMESTIC COUPLE
GARDENER- HANDYPERSON-HOUSEKEEPER-FAMILY COOK- DRIVERS
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS – Flexible proactive couple with experience working for a busy family.
Genuine Animal and country lovers. Child friendly. Long term, family oriented, team players. BOTH must drive. Willing to work weekends.

Family of 6 are looking for an energetic, proactive, and dedicated couple who have a long term vision for their next role. Candidates must have a flexible and cheerful approach to work, be fond of children and animals and share a genuine love for countryside living.
This is a busy, but very well organised and structured household with four school-age children between 14 & 4 years old (eldest is at boarding school) A long term couple who will share the daily running of their home and gardens in the Meon Valley, Hampshire.

Domestic responsibilities: 

  • Cleaning to a high standard throughout the home
  • Laundry, ironing and wardrobe management
  • Care and cleaning of high-quality furnishings, fine art, and fabrics
  • Provisioning and household organisation and management
  • Overseeing 3rd parties including window cleaners, plumbers, electricians, dry cleaners, to ensure household is constantly in full working order
  • Kitchen support and informal service when the family entertain
  • Helping with planning family parties and entertaining
  • Occasional food prep and cooking for the children/family 
  • Occasional help with the children and babysitting (there is a weekly nanny).
  • Occasional school runs, must be a confident driver
  • Help with caring for the family’s pets (1 large dog, 2 small dogs, 2 cats, and chickens/sheep/donkeys)
  • Pet sit and house-sit when the family are away

Grounds/General Household responsibilities

  • Household maintenance and general maintenance work throughout the house and grounds
  • Confident gardening knowledge, duties include maintenance of flowerbeds, lawns, allotments and use of machinery (tractors/mowers etc). There will be support with outside gardener. 
  • Looking after cars
  • Driving the family (school runs/airport runs)
  • Liaising with security providers, service providers and monitoring systems.
  • Overseeing 3rd parties including oil tanks, cess pit, car services/MOT
  • Pool maintenance alongside contractor
  • Machinery maintenance. alongside contractor
  • Helping/serving when entertaining 
  • Help with caring for the family’s pets (1 large dog, 2 small dogs, 2 cats, and chickens/sheep/donkeys)
  • Pet sit and house sit when the family are away

Working week: 5 days inc. weekends ( Days off Tuesday & Wednesday with a weekend off every 6 weeks).

Accom 3 bed cottage with own garden provided next door. All bills included (except Wi-Fi)

SALARY NEGOTIABLE DEPENDING ON PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE ASAP Start. (HU3938)

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