Filter jobs by type

5 Handy-Person jobs available:


Rome, Italy

Full Time

Immaculate staff quarters


Job Ref:

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Driver Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Security Jobs, Steward Jobs
Read more Apply

Rome, Italy
Essential Requirements: Italian & English Speakers. Previous Experience in a Similar Position or Hospitality Industry. Capable to Work Independently.
Hands on and Practical. Clean Driving Licence. High-end Customer Service

Housekeeper/ Cook /Steward/ Handyperson/Driver/Security

Part residence holiday home of an international family of 3. Their extended family and guests will also visit from time to time. The couple will be responsible for the efficient running of the villa, providing personal service with a distinctive, hands on involvement.  In charge of the efficient, cost and service and maintenance of the household all year round.  A combination of the following skill sets is required: Housekeeping, cooking, waiter service, chauffeur, handyperson with some knowledge of dealing with technology of a smart house. The property is newly purchased and will undergo a large renovation project over the coming months.

The housekeeper will manage the interior on a day-to-day basis, undertaking general housekeeping duties including cleaning, washing and ironing, packing and unpacking suitcases as required.  Good fresh healthy style cooking for family and guests during their stay – light and simple but very well presented.

You will prepare the house for the arrival of family and guests, run errands and manage the household provisioning.

Partner should have good DIY and handy skills, have a technical mind and be able to oversee the boiler room, CCTV and alarm systems.

You will care for the swimming pool and oversee contractors and look after minor repairs and small day to day projects.

Laying and serving at table is also part of the role, but this is an informal home.

The cars will need to be washed and managed accordingly, airport runs and routine household provisioning etc will be required.

Light gardening work will be required but with ability to oversee the heavier work done by others.

You will manage the household accounts and be capable to prepare monthly reports on all household expenses. Arrange and co-ordinate external services and oversee projects and building work on a regular basis.  

Salary negotiable depending on experience. Time off to be managed by the couple but flexible for when the family are in residence when longer hours may be required. Immaculate staff quarters, which will not be affected by the internal building project.





Full Time

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


Job Ref:

Job Categories:
Domestic Couple Jobs, Driver Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
Read more Apply

Monday to Friday 8-5pm with occasional weekend cover
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.



Nr Framlingham, Suffolk

Full Time

) 2-bedroom single storey cottage with small garden

Circa £50-55,000 Gross per annum

Job Ref:

Job Categories:
Cook Jobs, Domestic Couple Jobs, Gardener Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Housekeeper Jobs, Security Jobs
Read more Apply

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 £50-55,000 Gross per annum. Unfurnished (white goods supplied) 2-bedroom single storey cottage with small garden. Strictly Non-Smokers, enhanced DBS and excellent references required. Sorry no dependant children but small well-behaved dog considered. ASAP Start/ (HU3697)



Nr Alresford, Hampshire

Full Time

One-bedroom flat


Job Ref:

Job Categories:
Driver Jobs, Handy-Person Jobs, Security Jobs
Read more Apply


Newly created position for a flexible security and handyperson to assist the owners to run and manage this immaculate large country residence for a family of 5 which includes 3 school age children.  The property stands in a total of approx. 400acres.

The effective responsibilities are as follows:

  1. General Security to the House and whole Estate.
  2. House and estate maintenance. This is to include the following:
  • Lawn Cutting
  • Hedge Cutting if possible
  • Driveway and exterior sweeping,
  • Gravel raking – leaf blowing
  • Dog walking
  • General cleaning to all external areas, garages etc.
  • Power washing to terraces etc.
  • Car Cleaning and car admin such as servicing, tyre change etc.
  • Driving for all family members. School runs for children, airport runs etc. Running errands and confident to drive 4x4 with horse trailer.
  • Handyperson activities, such as changing light bulbs, log collection and storage.
  • Checking and receiving deliveries for packages and utilities
  • Controlling access to and from the house for contractors
  • Rubbish control, such as putting out the bins weekly etc.
  • Ideally capable to assist with the horses, such as mucking out, feeding, turning out and bringing them in etc.

Salary in the region of £30-35,000 Gross depending on skills and experience. Beautiful one bedroom flat for sole use. Strictly Non-Smoker, no pets and no dependants. Driver with clean licence essential. 2 flexible days off per week. (HU3603C)





Kensington, London

Full Time



Job Ref:

Job Categories:
Handy-Person Jobs, House -Person Jobs, Maintenance Person Jobs
Read more Apply

Kensington, London W8
Essential requirements: Strong experience in general maintenance and DIY duties, ideally from a private house background, yacht, or 5* boutique hotel

Duties include

  • Live in full time
  • Can perform house-person / handy-person responsibilities such as tidying up the garden, driveway by sweeping, power washing, watering plants, simple DIY tasks (light painting, fixed loose screws)
  • Contact contractors when needed and arrange for maintenance checks
  • Collect leaves, dispose wastes 
  • Walk the Principals dog, ensure the dog has sufficient food and water
  • Monitor fire alarms and occasional CCTV cameras
  • Do patrols in the evenings and ensure windows and doors are closed
  • Understand the basic gas, electric, water meters of the house
  • Can use Creston to control heat, AC, and lights
  • Understand the basic technical aspects of the house and access points for electrical units, AC, underfloor heating 
  • Someone who has good attention to detail and can find problems / resolve in a timely matter
  • Mow the lawn when needed
  • Occasional grocery shopping
  • Accepting deliveries 
  • Prepare weekly reports 

Salary circa £35,000 gross per annum based on experience.   Accommodation provided, bedroom and bathroom with a shared living staff area with access to a full kitchen. Immediate start.  (HU3723)