Housekeeper or couple

Individual recruiter

Location: UNITED KINGDOM, South East England, Kent, Sevenoaks
  • £50000+ /year
  • Negotiable
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Domestic Help
Date: Friday 8th June 2018
Closing date: Sunday 8th July 2018
Our reference: BOX27291
Jobs available: 1

Job description

This is an excellent long-term vacancy for an experienced and professional live-in housekeeper/nanny or a housekeeper and gardener/handyperson/groom couple required to run a large, busy and beautiful country family home near Sevenoaks Kent.

The family consists of the parents and 2 children (5 year old boy and 7 year old girl), a dog, two cats and horses.

Lovely separate accomodation is provided, as well as a car for business and personal use.

The house is located in an idyllic country setting within 40 acres of land but only a short drive from a rail station with a direct link to London.

Job requirements

Housekeeper/nanny: duties to include helping with breakfast and getting children ready for school, light cleaning (the family has a professional cleaning team clean the house weekly), laundry and ironing, running errands, grocery shopping, dealing with outside tradesmen, cooking. Employer is happy to bring in extra help if necessary. 

Gardener/Handyperson/Groom: duties to include looking after 3 cars (including the car provided to the couple), mowing lawns, pool and tennis court maintenance, handling horses, feeding pets, general house maintenance and basic DIY, gardening, occasional driving.

The candidates must be comfortable with dogs, cats and horses.

Occasional babysitting will be required.

Candidates must be friendly, but respectful, discreet, professional, with an easy going attitude, have good household and domestic skills.

Non smokers and no dependant children or pets.

Candidates must both hold full clean UK driving licence and be healthy, fit and active.

This is a Tuesday-Saturday role with babysitting needed some Saturday nights.

Salary for a couple is £850+ pwn depending on the experience of the couple. Salary for a housekeeper alone is commensurate. 

The start date is flexible.

We look forward to receiving your CV together with details of previous experience and a current photo.

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