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Live In Domestic Couple in Oxfordshire

  • Posted 9 months ago
  • Job Type Live In Housekeeper
  • Location West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
  • Salary £800 to £1100 per Week (negotiable depending on experience)
  • Experience 2 years
  • Languages English SL
  • Education 1 year
  • Driver Yes
  • Working Days Monday, Tuesday, Friday - Sunday
  • Working Hours 08:00 - 17:00

A full time live in domestic couple is needed by a lovely family to look after their property in the Oxfordshire area. The couple would assume the role of housekeeper and estate manager. The Housekeeper will be working alongside a cleaner and needs to take on laundry and cooking duties. The perfect candidate is someone with a muck in attitude towards keeping the house in good order. A child friendly candidate who would be willing to take on babysitting tasks will be favoured.

The estate manager role, however, will involve outdoor and D.I.Y jobs around the house. He will be teaming up with the gardener. Someone with a do it yourself mentality will be highly recommended. A chainsaw license or the willingness to acquire one and the ability to use a ride on lawnmower are ideal for this role.

Working hours: ideally Friday to Tuesday, 40 hours per week (flexibility required)

Accommodation: Own two bed cottage on grounds of the estate

Duties include:

  • keep property tidy and secure when principles are not at home
  • handle deliveries and oversee other staff such as cleaner and other occasional tradesmen

Housekeeping Duties:

  • cooking family meals
  • dry cleaning
  • ironing and arranging the wardrobe
  • restocking the home
  • running errands
  • taking the bins out
  • light cleaning like sweeping
  • hovering and mopping when necessary

Estate Manager:

  • estate maintenance
  • outdoor and DIY jobs around the house
  • gardening and landscapinh
  • clearing gutters
  • arrange and oversee tradesmen
  • oversee the security of the estate particularly when principals are absent
  • occasionally drive principals and their guests to/from station/restaurant/airport
  • clean and generally look after cars, arrange repairs/servicing
  • maintain garden machinery and arrange repairs/servicing

The family is looking for a domestic couple who is eager to start as soon as possible.

If you are interested in this position please apply and a consultant will contact you with more information.

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £800 to £1100 per week

Location: Oxfordshire

  • Industry Housekeeping
  • Consultant Housekeeper Department
  • Position ID J37C01112

 

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