Live-in Domestic Couple

Oxfordshire, Competitive Salary

EHS #5039

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Our clients are seeking an experienced Live-in Domestic Couple to join their team at their Oxfordshire shooting estate. Acceptance of shooting is required. The Couple will be managing a large, 7-bedroom country home, which is the principals' main residence.

Roles between the Couple will consist of:

  • House Manager/Maintenance role, which will be full-time
  • Admin/Cook role, which can be full-time or part-time

Duties will include but will not be limited to…

  • Ensure the smooth running of all mechanical and electrical systems including gate intercom and operation, entry systems, alarm systems, basic TV and AV problem solving
  • Competent person/couple who can deal with builders and contractors, coordinating works on a regular basis, speaking with UK staff
  • Project management
  • Experience with ground source heat pumps and building management systems is preferable
  • General handyman work
  • Pool and hot tub maintenance
  • Care and maintenance of the family’s fleet of cars, ATVs and bikes
  • Driving and chauffeur duties
  • Managing the household team
  • Liaising with the garden team regarding seasonal items for the house
  • External maintenance and ability to plan preventative maintenance for the house
  • General DIY
  • Pet care (dogs and chickens)
  • Administration relating to the smooth running of the house
  • Cook for the family when needed, simple and healthy meals
  • Cook for the shoots when needed, season appropriate meals
  • Help the housekeeping team if required
  • PA support to the principal when in residence

Candidate Requirements:

  • Proactive
  • Hardworking and flexible
  • Team player
  • Capable and have proven experience within a similar role

Days/Hours of Work: Generally, Monday to Friday from 8.00am until 5.00pm.  Longer hours and weekend work will be required, willingness to be flexible is key.  28 days' holiday including bank holidays.

Accommodation:  A 3-bedroom cottage with its own garden. Dogs are accepted as pets within the cottage.

Salary: Competitive – depending on experience.

Start Date: Flexible 

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Live-in Domestic Couple

EHS #5039

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