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Domestic Couple

HOUSEKEEPER/COOK/DRIVER/HANDYPERSON/ASST GARDENER/SECURITY

Domestic Couple required to run and maintain a large estate near Guildford in Surrey. This is primarily a weekend & holiday home, but is also a working farm.
The family (to include 3 school age children) live in London during the week. It is essential that you are child and animal friendly, although there will be very little childcare (occasional babysitting) and no involvement with the farm.

Salary
£850.00-£950.00 net per week
Location
Near Guildford
Position
Permanent Live-In

Duties are interchangeable and will incorporate the daily housekeeping of this very large residence, but a daily housekeeper is also employed. You will manage the cleaning, laundry, shopping and errands between you.

One of the Couple must be a practiced and confident family Cook, preparing great family food. The family enjoy fresh healthy food and have a wide repertoire of favourite cuisine, including English, French, Asian, Italian and Mediterranean. Fresh produce is available from the kitchen gardens.

‘Professional/Chef standard’ is not required, but you must be confident in the kitchen and able to cater for small dinner parties once per month. However the Principals’ also enjoy cooking so you are not required to cook every day.

2 days off per week are given and accommodation is offered in the form of a one bedroom flat with a garden.

Responsibilities

  • Other duties will include general household maintenance
  • Assisting the gardener and caring for the cars, with some occasional driving (airport/station runs etc.)

Key qualifying criteria

  • Both must drive and a car is available if needed
  • Self contained one bedroom flat with small garden
  • Strictly NON SMOKERS
  • The family have a Labrador who is a trained gundog, shooting on the estate during the season. Therefore, it’s is essential that the Couple are both dog friendly.
  • Considerable experience working as a Domestic Couple
  • Strong level of cooking
Apply Now Start Date: ASAP
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