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HOUSE MANAGER/Handyperson/Estate Worker & Housekeeper
£50K plus / annually
Permanent, Full Time
Live in
BOX: 1220141
Job Specifications

Home Counties Weekend Residence with full retinue of staff seeks mature and trustworthy House Manager/Handyperson/Estate Worker & Housekeeper to take charge of large informal home with outdoor pool and tennis court for end January/February start. 
Typically arriving Friday and leaving Sunday/Monday, the Principals have an extended adult family and entertain once or twice a month (6-18 people) and have weekend guests approx 10 times a year. 
Housekeeper is responsible for the day-to-day smooth running of the house. All associated housekeeping duties, including turning down beds, care of art/antiques, flower arranging, household admin and supervision of maintenance staff when needed.  Good dinner party standard is highly desirable as is baking. Assistance with food prep, serving at table and other hospitality related duties required. Will be required to work late when Principals entertain.
House Manager/Handyperson/Estate worker will be responsible for the management and maintenance of the property, valeting owner’s cars, care for lawns, gardens, kitchen garden area and hard surfaces around house and general Garden/Estate duties if time allows. 
Will also support the housekeeper with any house duties when needed. 
Both will be responsible for Principals’ cats and dogs. 
One partner must drive to provide occasional driving (airport/train station, etc.), 
All duties to be completed to a high standard although Principals do not expect couple to ‘stand on ceremony’.
Couple will be required to prepare overseas properties for weekend stays or stays of 7-10 days including for New Year celebrations. Couple will travel in advance of Principals stay, will work throughout and remain 2 days longer in order to clean property and lock up securely. Time off in lieu will be given.
Role would suit experienced, high calibre couple who are self-starters, responsible, physically fit and energetic. Non-smokers essential. Fluent command of English language essential.  
5 day week including weekends when Principals in residence with 2 consec weekdays free. 
Role will feel mega full-on which is contrasted with a quiet household when Principals leave or are in residence alone. 
2 bed accomm on estate with all utilities provided except heating. Shared use of an estate car for work purposes. Negotiable gross salary around £60k + depending on experience.

Please apply with CV 



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