Domestic Team – Live in Housekeeper and Houseman / Gardener
- Job Ref: HN3675
- Telford, Shropshire
- Salary: Fully Negotiable
This is an excellent opportunity for a couple who have a passion for supporting families and also love the countryside. A family in Shropshire are seeking an experienced Housekeeper and a Houseman/Gardener (Couple), to support them with their home. The family have three small children, under the age of 6 years of age. Also living alongside them, are their adored family pets 2 dogs and chickens. So the ideal Domestic Team will need to be upbeat, hardworking, and also able to provide excellent references. Furthermore it may be beneficial if the couple have experience of working in a child centred environment.
Domestic Couple Housekeeper Duties:
- All aspects of general housekeeping, including cleaning to a high standards.
- Excellent home presentation skills.
- Laundry and also ironing.
- Changing the beds and household linen.
- Setting the table for meals and also the food shopping as required.
- Polishing silver and knowledge of cleaning and maintaining antique furniture.
- Strong cooking skills – of course healthy family cooking.
Houseman/ Gardener Duties:
This role will be to carry out basic maintenance in the home, gardening, cleaning and maintenance of the sauna and swimming pool and also the family cars. The Houseman will also need to be able to care for the animals, 2 dogs and chickens.
- Driving the family to appointments and supporting their ad hoc needs.
- Cutting trees and basic gardening.
- Maintaining the sauna and pool area.
- Caring for the dogs and dog walking.
- Shopping and also keeping cupboards/home well stocked.
- Supporting the maintenance of the farm and using initiative.
- Supporting with any additional duties as and when required.
- Looking after the family cars, arranging servicing and also maintenance.
The family are able to provide lodge accommodation, a living room, kitchen -dining room. Large master bedroom with en-suite facilities.
Finally it is vital that you have worked as a domestic couple in a similar role as a Housekeeper and Houseman/Gardener. As a result must have a minimum 3 years’ experience with suitable references. Please be aware this is a role for a couple only – and as such not a single person.
Salary: Negotiable dependant on Domestic Team experience
Hours: 50 Hours a week 8am-7pm
Start Date: As soon as possible
- Domestic Team experience: 3 years minimum
- Driver with own car required
- Enhanced DBS
- Strong References
- None Smoker
- Pet and animal friendly