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Live-in Domestic Couple

North Wales, Salary £55,000 gross per annum

EHS #2988

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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:

Housekeeper

  • Hands-on housekeeping
  • 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

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Live-in Domestic Couple

EHS #2988

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