Live in Couple in The Cotswolds

£60000 - £65000 per annum accommodation, car

Job Description

A London based family of 7, plus their friendly Labrador, are looking for an experienced live in household couple for their beautiful 7-bedroom house and outbuildings in the Cotswolds.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work for an informal down to earth welcoming family. The family are based in London Monday - Friday and plan to spend around 3 months of the year in the countryside - during school holidays and the occasional weekend.

Internal duties required, but not limited to:

  • Daily Housekeeping, cleaning, dusting, vacuuming to a high standard
  • Polishing and caring for furniture, antiques, silver, and glassware
  • Laundry & ironing
  • Organising Ocado and Amazon orders and be responsible for taking deliveries at the house
  • Cooking all meals for the family when they visit, the family enjoy eating tasty, family sharing type meals. There is also a vegetable patch in the garden which they would like to make use of seasonal produce.

Outdoor duties required, but not limited to:

  • General day to day maintenance and odd jobs around the house and grounds
  • Ensuring the outdoor pool is maintained and serviced
  • Taking meter readings for all buildings
  • Occasional driving duties
  • Cleaning of outdoor patio and furniture
  • Assisting the gardener with any work required outside
  • Security of the property and setting alarms/ CCTV

The ideal couple will have worked together as a domestic household couple for many years within large country homes and enjoy being part of a family environment with young children and animals. There is no childcare involved as the family employ nannies, but a child friendly nature is essential!

Starting: This role is to start in September 2022

Hours: When the family are not in-residence Monday to Friday 8/9 hours a day. When the family are in residence flexibility will be required

Accommodation: Separate to the main house a 1-bedroom cottage over 3 floors with bathroom, WC, open plan living and kitchen. Fully furnished, well behaved pets considered. You will be able to use one of the client's vehicles for work purposes

Salary: £60,000 gross per annum DOE