A returning and lovely client is looking to recruit an experienced Domestic Couple for her Estate in North Yorkshire. There is a long-term team of other staff employed on the estate, with some of the team having worked for the family for in excess of 25 years.
The basic requirements of the roles are:
Housekeeper: All related housekeeping duties including cleaning, care of antiques and fine furnishings, laundry, care of fine clothes and wardrobe management, packing and unpacking, good family cooking, and occasional service.
Handyman/Light Gardening: Maintenance, light gardening, helping with the heavy housekeeping tasks and assisting the Housekeeper, driving and cleaning and maintenance of vehicles, and occasionally required to act as butler. Cooking could also be done by the man.
Remuneration: £65,000 gross p.a. for the couple and use of a beautiful, newly refurbished, 3-bedroomed cottage on the Estate. Council tax will be paid (utility bills will be the responsibility of the couple).
5 days a week, 8 hours a day, one month’s holiday per year (30 days)
1. Previous experience in similar roles is a must, with the couple looking for a long-term role in the countryside.
2. The couple must have a good command of the English language, with excellent communication skills.
3. Both candidates must have full cleaning driving licenses and experience driving in the UK.
4. Ability to work well alone and within a team.
DBS check will be required
Start date: 1st March