Location: UNITED KINGDOM, South West England, Devon
  • £50000+ /year
  • Not specified / hour
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Couple
  • Live-In Couple-Gardener and Housekeeper
  • Co management Couple
  • Estate Management Couple
Date: Friday 26th October 2018
Closing date: Monday 26th November 2018
Employer's reference: J33017
Our reference: BOX27620
Jobs available: 1

Job description

Exmoor - Country loving Maintenance/Gardener - Housekeeper

£850+pwn - February 2019

Country loving couple as Maintenance/Gardener/Groundsperson & Housekeeper sought for appreciative, informal family relocating to a large shooting estate based in rural Exmoor (40mins Tiverton). Some development and renovations will be going on over the next two years so couple will need to liaise with contractors and work well as a team with the existing Gamekeeper. Proactive, flexible, hands on couple required who would enjoy being involved from the start of an exciting project to enhance the estate. Creating a vegetable garden that will supply the family and the shoots is a goal for the employer as is planting woodland and other land enhancements.  All housekeeping, cleaning and laundry duties required for the home but no cooking needed for the family. Family consists of two School aged children (one at boarding school), with older children who will visit on occasion.  Caterers will be brought in on shoot days and some assistance would be appreciated then. Would best suit an “outdoorsy” dog loving couple as 75% of the work is outside and there are lots of dogs! Previous experience working on a shooting estate would be an advantage but not essential. 5 day week (working most weekends) with two days off provided during the week. Essential for both to drive, car provided and two bed stone cottage offered as staff accommodation, pets welcome and dependants considered. Interviewing now for a February start with salary of around £800-900pw net /around £55k gross per annum dependant on experience.

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