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£50,000 - £55,000 (joint) + 3 bed cottage

Leaman Consulting are looking for an experienced domestic couple to join our clients team on their Oxfordshire shooting estate. The successful couple must be proactive, hardworking and flexible. 

The house you will be managing is a large 7-bedroom country home. It is the principal’s main residence.  The principals have 3 children between aged between 13 and 17. The children are at boarding school during the week and home at the weekends. 

The family employs a team of staff on the estate including:

•             Head Gardner and his team

•             Estate manager and his team

•             2 office workers

•             Secondary / Travelling couple

You will be responsible for managing the Secondary / Traveling couple. For the majority of the year this couple is based on the estate but during the school holiday this couple travel to the family’s holiday homes in the Alps and in Cornwall.

 Duties will include but will not be limited to: 

House Manager

•             Ensure the smooth running of all mechanical and electrical systems, IT and CCTV skills key.

•             Deal with builders and contractors

•             Look after and maintain the high-tech security system

•             Pool and hot tub maintenance

•             Care and maintenance of the family’s cars, ATV’s and dirt bikes

•             Driving and chauffeur duties, general handyman work

•             Managing the household team and experience of this previously

•             Confident driver with clean licence

 

Head Housekeeper

•             Able to create staff rotas

•             Keep the house and other buildings on the property impeccably clean

•             Laundry and care of delicate fabrics

•             Wardrobe management

•             Twice weekly grocery shopping

•             Liaising with the garden team regarding flowers, fruit and vegetables

•             Child care when required

•             Pet care (the family have 2 dogs and chickens)

•             Confident driver with clean licence

 

It is important that at least one of the couple can cook well to cover when the secondary couple is absent (who do the majority of the cooking).

 

Hours of work will generally be Monday to Friday from 8 until 5.  Longer hours and weekend work will sometimes be required, especially when the secondary couple is on annual leave or travelling to the family’s holiday homes.  We also like to ensure that the secondary couple can have 1 weekend off a month so at a minimum you will be required to work this.

 

Further to a very competitive salary, the position comes with a beautiful 3-bedroom cottage with its own garden.

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£60,000 - £60,000

Household Couple - Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire (Live-In)

This lovely family are looking for an experienced Household couple to live in and support them and their

family in every aspect. There will be separate living accommodation attached to the house (Double bed, bathroom, kitchen) which is rent free and bill free. The hours are 7am - 7pm x 6 days with minimum 6 weeks paid holiday - maybe more when the couple travel again. Both individuals within the couple will have to drive for this role.

The household consist of husband/wife and two resident children (8 & 6) with 2 visiting teenage boys (13 & 15) alternate week-ends and shared holidays.

The household is very busy so you will need bags of energy and experience to look after this 6 bedroom 4 bathroom house and grounds. Covering household cleaning, polishing and dusting, washing/ironing/sorting out dry cleaning. Preparing lunch & dinner (not every day) the family eat healthy meals and not complicated in preparation. Ordering food deliveries, occasional errands and driving the children when needed.

The role also will include looking after the grounds/gardening and any general maintenance/repairs to the house and grounds. Walking two small dogs, washing cars, errands, picking up items and general driving for the family when needed

A positive and helpful couple with a flexible and hands on attitude is essential for this role. The family are lovely, relaxed and easy to work with and would welcome a dedicated and experience couple to support them. The role is to start asap and zoom interviews will be the first stage. 5 years+ experience essential.

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£12-£15nph DOE (25-30 hrs p/w)

Our client is seeking an all rounder, who can help run the home when it comes to DIY, Houseman and handyman duties. You will report to the House Manager and work as a small team including housekeepers, security, and a gardener. Reporting to the House Manager, this role will be working as

 

The groundsman/handyman is tasked with a broad range of tasks but in essence to ensure the house and outhouses and grounds, inside and outside are well maintained, in good state of repair, tidy, clean and well organised and to help ensure that the house is always ready for the arrival of the family and/or their guests.

 

Flexibility to work midweek and at weekends is essential, as when the family are expected to stay the handyman may be needed. Weekend work may be taken as time off in lieu mid-week.

 

Responsibilities to include:

- Household maintenance tasks including the repair and maintenance of house, outbuildings and grounds

- Working with other members of the team to ensure the house is in good working order and is clean

- To offer practical help around the house and grounds, inside and outside

- Window cleaning; be proficient at cleaning windows inside and out and happy and confident with climbing ladders.

- Help with heavy lifting e.g. help move heavy things such as beds, appliances and heavy deliveries

- Driving e.g. airport runs, collecting family members, errands etc

- Maintenance and upkeep of the family’s equipment such as quad bikes and bicycles

- Car cleaning and servicing of cars

- General household errands

- Help clearing up after meals (dishwasher etc)

- Light household (inside and outside) duties– e.g. Silver polishing, shoe cleaning, change lightbulbs/fuses, put out recycling/bins etc

- Pet care: help keep an eye on the family’s dogs

- Fireplace – clearing and laying of fire, collecting logs

- Any other tasks that the employer may reasonably ask such as

 

Skills and Experience:

- Ideally a skilled handyman with some experience in DIY or carpentry, although not essential

- Needs to be practical, lots of common sense and reliable

- Good communicator

- Clean driving license and confident driver

- Great attitude: willing and cheerful and nice to have around

 

Contract: Initial fixed term of 3 months. 25- 30 hours p/week.

Either PAYE or self employed.

Salary: £12-15 np/hour depending on experience

Location: Private Household, Chipping Norton area, Cotswolds

 

*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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£30,000 - £35,000

High Profile London based family are seeking a live out housekeeper to help run their Cotswolds home near Chipping Norton. This is a live out role so you must be local and have your own car.

You will work as part of a small household team including Head Housekeeper, Handyman /Groundsman, Chef, Security and Gardener.

The Housekeepers are tasked with ensuring the house is always clean, tidy, efficiently stocked and welcoming for the arrival of the family and/or their guests. When the family are in-situ, in conjunction with the wider Housekeeping team, you will work hard to ensure the house runs smoothly and efficiently for the family’s needs.

 

Main responsibilities:

All to an exception standard:

• Kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms and livings are all kept to a 7* standard.  Cleaning windows inside when necessary.

• Washing, ironing and laundry; keeping on top of this and returning in a neat and tidy way to the appropriate place, hand -wash delicate items or arrange for dry-cleaning when appropriate.

 

Other duties may include:

• Managing the wardrobe

• Watering house plants, caring for cut flowers one they’ve been brought in.

• Carrying out grocery shopping – on line and in store

• Handling expenses and use of debit cards

• Dealing with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors when come in to work

• Keeping an eye on the family’s pet dogs

• Serving at table at family events / meals etc

 

The family are looking for someone with at least 4-5 years experience working within a formal, UHNW private family home. You will be a real team player with a good work ethic and love what you do!

Drivers licences is essential as the property is remote, you will need your own car.

 

Hours/Days: Full-time 40 hours p/w over 5 days p/w (Mon – Sun flexible) Flexibility to work not only Mon - Fri but also at weekends is essential. When the family are expected the housekeeper will need to work, and also at other times perhaps when tradesmen such as window-cleaners are required to come in. Weekend work may be taken as time off in lieu mid-week.

Salary: Dependant on experience.

Location: Private Household, Cotswolds, Oxfordshire

 

*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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