Live In Domestic Couple - Head Gardener and Housekeeper

MRA UK Investments Ltd

Location: UNITED KINGDOM, Wales, Denbigh
  • £50000+ /year
  • £55,000 plus 2 bedroom accomodation and utilities. Holiday allownace of 23 days per year.
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Gardener
  • Housekeeper
Date: Thursday 28th November 2019
Closing date: Saturday 28th December 2019
Our reference: BOX28355
Jobs available: 2

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Domestic Couple to fulfil the roles of Gardener and Housekeeper. Based in beautiful North Wales close to Denbigh the roles involve being responsible for the management of a sizeable country property. The successful candidates will be responsible for maintaining the property and grounds, ensuring that they are continually presented to a high standard.

Day to day duties include housekeeping, gardening and general maintenance. The Head Gardener will be responsible for the management of two Gardeners and the Housekeeper will work alongside the current Housekeeper. The couple will be required to live on site and provide immediate response to any issues which occur outside of working hours which are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Gardening including care of greenhouses, large grassed areas, woodland and productive gardens.

General property maintenance.

Daily housekeeping including cleaning, tidying, laundry and ironing.

Dog, cat and poultry care.

Driving residents to and from various locations and running a range of errands for principles.  

Job requirements

A background in the military or similar organisation is desirable.

Experience of gardening and horticulture or a committed interest in developing the relevant skills.

Flexiblity and a willingness to become involved in a wide range of activities associated with the running of a large country house.

Must be willing to live on-site and respond to out of hours calls from the principal and family when required.

Able to work to very high standards, highly organised and with a critical eye for detail.

Highly personable, friendly and welcoming and able to work effectively with others.

Please apply with a CV for both roles together with a covering letter outlining your interest in the role and relevant experience.

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