Domestic Couple

Hampshire, Salary £50,000+ gross

EHS #2968

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Our client, who has a country residence on the border of Hampshire and Berkshire, are looking for an experienced Domestic Couple to work as part of a small housekeeping team.  This is a large residence used mainly for weekends.  The family have young children, Nannies are employed, no cooking required.  The Couple will report directly to the House Manager.

Although a substantial residence, the family are semi-formal and not so formal during weekends when they are not entertaining or having shoot weekends when extra staff are brought in to assist the current team of household staff.  It is essential that you have a keen eye for the finer details, to be hands on is essential, and ensure that the residence is in a ready state at all times.  The Couple role will be split into two roles and duties will be different for each part.

You should both have a friendly, positive attitude, be a good team player, and be child and dog friendly, and must not have allergies to animals.

The role is divided as:

Housekeeping role:

  • Hands-on housekeeping
  • Keeping the residence in a ready state
  • Laundry, hand-washing, ironing, steaming of clothes
  • Running errands

Handyman 90% - Driving 2% - Security 2%


  • Ensure the grounds are kept clean and maintained
  • Undertaking handyman duties, household maintenance and facility management
  • Driving of principals and guests (airport runs etc)
  • Key holder and on call alarm response (this is shared with 2 other members of staff)
  • IT savvy a definite bonus

Accommodation: One bedroom, independent cottage with private garden.

Salary: Upwards of £50,000 gross, please present with salary expectation

Hours: 5 days a week, including the weekends.  If there is no need to work the weekends then you may be able to take your time off then.  Key is flexibility.

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Domestic Couple

EHS #2968

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