Live-in Domestic Couple
North Wales, Salary £55,000 gross per annum
Our Clients, with a small estate in North Wales, are looking to appoint a Couple to start ASAP to look after the main residence and the formal gardens on the estate. There is another Housekeeper, a Gardener and Junior Gardener employed. The Clients are a British family. Two of the adults do not reside at the residence full time and come into residence for a week a month. However, there is an older principal who resides there full time, and two teenage/young adult children who attend University/College and who are in residence when they are not at school.
The underlying duty of the Couple is to provide 'guardianship/security to the Estate and its occupants. Ideally if one of the candidates has a military background, this is preferable.
Both of the Couple must be be able to drive. Both must be animal friendly.
The role will be split into two roles:
Laundry, hand-washing, ironing
Dealing with maintenance and contractors
Ensure that the food deliveries are organised
Enure that all necessary products are kept in stock
Occasional driving and pick ups
Head Gardener/ House Manager
Overseeing and managing the formal gardens and extended grounds (6 acres), which is made up of woodland, wild gardens and formal gardens
Management of the garden staff to ensure that pruning and seasonal work is undertaken
Management of the residence, dealing with contractors and maintenance
Running errands and driving
Accommodation: Two bedroom cottage, small garden, all new white goods. All utility bills, water, oil and electric will be paid
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am-6.00pm - weekends away from the residence must be discussed and arranged in advance.
Salary: £55,000 gross per annum