Location: UNITED KINGDOM, Yorkshire and The Humber, North Yorkshire, THIRSK
  • £40000 - £45000 /year
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Live-In Couple-Gardener and Housekeeper
Date: Friday 17th January 2020
Closing date: Monday 17th February 2020
Our reference: BOX28430
Jobs available: 2
Job description:

Job description

An experienced, energetic couple required full time to maintain garden and large Country House on an Estate in Yorkshire. Garden includes lawns, shrubs and bed, vegetable garden, rose garden, small orchard, and woodland with azaleas and rhododendrons. Gardener must have some handyperson experience, knowledge of plants and all aspects of gardening including garden machinery.

Housekeeping responsibilities are predominantly day to day cleaning, laundry, house maintenance and general care of the home to support the working family and frequent guests. An attention to detail and the ability to use initiative required. There will be some after school care required for secondary school children.

Some weekend work required during shooting season. House sitting required when the family are away.

The job comes with a cosy 2 bedroom cottage adjacent to the kitchen garden, and general ancillary expenses. Own transport is essential due to location. References and DBS required.

Job requirements

Gardening experience: preferably with rhododendrons, roses and vegetable plots

Handyperson / estate working

Housekeeping experience with more emphasis on cleaning

This job contains a mini interview

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