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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)

 

DOMESTIC COUPLE

HERTFORDSHIRE / BEDFORDSHIRE BORDER

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
Self-contained flat with 2 double bedrooms attached to the house with separate entrance.

Salary:
£50,000

Job Ref:
HU3747

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Domestic Couple Jobs, Driver Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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DOMESTIC COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER & MAINTENANCE GARDENER, HANDYPERSON, DRIVER
Monday to Friday 8-5pm with occasional weekend cover
HERTFORDSHIRE/BEDFORDSHIRE BORDER
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: Previous experience working as a domestic couple. Love of the countryside, working outside with a passion for gardening. Dog lovers. Clean driving licence.

Mature employer with visiting children and grandchildren seeks a new couple due to the retirement of the long-term current couple.

The housekeeper will take care of the interior of the residence, which will include

  • Daily cleaning, hoovering, polishing, sweeping main areas of the house
  • Care of the kitchen, cleaning the oven, surfaces and ensuring freezer and cupboards are clean and tidy. Setting table at mealtimes and assisting in the kitchen if required.
  • Polishing silver, brass, antiques and fine furniture.
  • Washing and ironing to include bed, table linens and towels, dealing with hand washing, fine fabrics and arranging dry cleaning.
  • Making and changing beds, arranging guest rooms.
  • Feeding and walking the dog if the owner is absent.
  • Watering and care of indoor plants and flowers.
  • Keeping patio, doorsteps and downstairs windows clean and free of dirt.

Gardener-handyperson- all rounder

  • Grounds and garden maintenance including repairs i.e. fencing, weeding, lawn mowing, pruning etc.
  • Keep fireplaces clean and stocked with logs
  • Swimming pool maintenance, clear of leaves and debris.
  • Tennis court maintenance.
  • Light household maintenance (light bulb replacements, minor plumbing, basic painting)
  • Care for the cars, cleaning, polishing fuelling and occasional driving when required.
  • Outdoor furniture care

Accommodation - Self-contained flat with 2 double bedrooms attached to the house with separate entrance.

Salary £50,000 Gross per annum. 4 weeks holidays per annum. 8-5pm Monday to Friday with occasional weekend cover. Presence required on the property during the owner’s absence.

Sorry no children or dependants. Clean driving licence essential DBS Checks will be required.

(HU3747)

DOMESTIC COUPLE

Nr Framlingham, Suffolk

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2-bedroom single storey cottage with small garden

Salary:
Circa £52-55,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:
HU3697

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DOMESTIC COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER-COOK-GARDENER- HANDYPERSON-SECURITY
Nr Framlingham, Suffolk
Essential Requirements: Previous Private House Experience, Animal Friendly, Strong DIY Skills

Young couple with 2 small children recently moved into this small country estate during Summer 2021. The property is set in 38 acres in rural Suffolk, it is the family’s weekend and holiday home and over the next 2 years will undergo a refurbishment project, building work and major landscaping. There will also be several projects which will include reinstatement of a Victorian walled garden and creating a woodland space.

The housekeeper should have a detailed eye for cleaning, capable to deal with all family laundry including care of delicates and fine fabrics and ensure guest rooms are prepared within the main house and the guest cottages. You will be responsible for food shopping and household provisioning, arranging, and overseeing contractors for servicing and maintenance of household services.

Cooking for the family will be required on a regular basis, fresh healthy dishes, utilising fresh produce from the gardens as and when available. Batch cooking for the freezer, making jams and preserves etc. Ideally the housekeeper will be willing to assist in the gardens, weeding, watering, and harvesting fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Partner will be required to care for and develop the gardens, reinstating the walled garden into a kitchen garden to grow vegetables, fruit and develop new flower beds & rose garden. The role requires a knowledgeable gardener but not necessarily a horticulturist. All equipment including ride on mower / tractor will be provided.

You will have good DIY skills capable to repair fences, deal with small carpentry/ painting repairs, care for the swimming pool, tennis court, pressure wash pathways and patio areas. Weekly cleaning of the cars and the coordination of external contractors are all part of this role.

Both of the couple will need to be animal friendly as long term the family will have Chickens, Alpacas, dogs and possibly ponies in the future.

SALARY Circa £52-55,000 Gross per annum.  2-bedroom single storey cottage with small garden. Strictly Non-Smokers, enhanced DBS and excellent references required. Sorry no dependent children but small well-behaved dog considered. ASAP Start/ (HU3697)

 

DOMESTIC COUPLE

London, W8

Contract:
Full Time

Accommodation:
2-bedroom separate house adjacent to the main residence with courtyard area.

Salary:
Negotiable

Job Ref:
HU3809

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Cook Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Driver Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
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EXPERIENCED DOMESTIC COUPLE
HOUSEKEEPER-FAMILYCOOK-DRIVER-MAINTENANCE & HANDYPERSON
LONDON W8
Essential Requirements: Previous experience running a large London residence.
Hands on couple who work well together. Good communication skills, driving licence and being self-motivated is a must.

Part residence home of London business couple, particularly busy when the clients are in residence. Their adult children visit occasionally although one is currently in residence. They also have an 18-month-old therefore you must be child friendly, although nannies take care of the entirety of the baby’s needs.

Duties will include all aspects of housekeeping, cleaning, washing, ironing, arranging flowers, running errands & shopping.  Fresh healthy home cooking a few times per week is desired, as the owners enjoy cooking themselves or eating out.  A chef and butler team are available for any larger entertaining or dinner parties.   

One of the couple must drive and be confident driving in London, there will be some driving duties for the principals and also airport runs. You will care for the cars and be proactive in their maintenance.

You will also be responsible for liaising with external contractors and general day to day maintenance of the property. Running errands, dealing with food shopping, provisioning and ensuring the residence runs smoothly.

Hours are longer when the owners are in residence, you will need to manage your own time, plan ahead and be well organised. Essential that both parties of the couple are adaptable and can be flexible on all indoor duties including setting tables, serving guests drinks and wine cellar management. There is a lovely roof terrace which is managed by a gardener, no plant knowledge is required however an eye for detail is.

Salary Negotiable depending on experience.  2-bedroom separate house adjacent to the main residence with courtyard area. 2 days off per week with flexibility to work longer days and take time back when the principals are away. Good communication skills and good team players essential Sorry no pets or dependants. (HU3809)