Location: UNITED KINGDOM, Oakham
  • £50000+ /year
  • Not specified / hour
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Couple
Date: Tuesday 12th March 2019
Closing date: Friday 12th April 2019
Employer's reference: Couple
Our reference: BOX27858
Jobs available: 2

Job description

A Housekeeper / Gardener couple is sought to join the existing team for a large historic family home near Oakham, Rutland. We are a family of 5, with 3 children(aged 11, 9 & 3), 3 dogs & 3 horses.  

A 2 bedroom house with all bills paid for is part of the package.  The main skills needed are a  "can do" attitude and flexibility, everything else can be learnt on the job!


Job requirements

Gardener (Full Time - 40 hours per week)

Duties and skills:


Caring for existing established gardens

Planting new plants, shrubs and trees

Pruning of Roses and shrubs 



Operation of garden machinery 

Cutting of hedges  

Helping to look after and muck out 3 x horses 

Helping to look after 3 x dogs

Day to day maintenance of wood chip boiler

Pool maintenance 

Helping serve drinks & food when there is a house party

Driving required to collect from station or take out to dinner (car will be provided) 

Housekeeper (Full Time 40 hours per week)

Duties and skills:

Cleaning the interior of the home

Laundry and ironing

Assisting with the cooking (basic preparation) and serving when there is a house party

Making the beds

Polishing the silver, brass and furniture

Mending clothes

Helping to look after 3 x dogs

Occasional Baby sitting 

Maintaining stock of cleaning and household supplies

(Training will be given in all areas required)

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