Live In Couple Newbury Berkshire full time

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 “Live In Couple Newbury Berkshire full time”

Full time live in Couple Berkshire

Top Couple job in Newbury Berkshire

This fantastic opportunity has arisen for a busy family who are looking for an experienced, hard working and flexible live in couple.

The position requires a full-time handyman , driver, gardener , cook and housekeeper , along with some butler service over the weekends when the family are entertaining .

The live in accommodation is a very well-appointed 2 bedroom cottage near the main house. It comprises, entrance hall, 2 bedrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room.

This lovely family live in a beautiful house in Newbury Berkshire and Newbury, and need the right candidates to be very comfortable with dogs as they have two Labradors who need looking after some of the time . They are looking for a couple who are reliable, organised, enthusiastic, flexible and trustworthy.  Someone who has attention to detail, takes pride in their work and is able to be self-motivated and use their own initiative. The family sometimes travel to France and would need the couple to travel with them .

Responsibilities would include:

All aspects of housekeeping in a large busy household, someone who can take charge and keep the house very clean and organised .

  • A high standard of cleaning & use of appropriate products (including dusting, hoovering, mopping, polishing furniture and silverware in all rooms & bathrooms)
  • General tidying & organising of the house i.e. sorting cupboards, book shelves, bedrooms, changing sheets
  • All Laundry
  • Ironing and putting away clothes & linen
  • Helping prepare for guests (either dinner parties or weekend guests)
  • planning and cooking meals, mostly at the weekends .
  • Receiving & putting away groceries and keeping an up to date shopping list
  • Running general errands i.e. post office, collecting dry cleaning, grocery shopping
  • Helping with the dogs
  • Laying tables, butler service, pouring drinks for guests etc
  • Gardening
  • Driving

 Location: Newbury, Berkshire

Minimum Experience: 2+ years working in a similar role

Any specific required training for the role: not essential, however experience as live in Couple is.

Hours: 8:30am to 4.30pm or 9am-5pm , Thursday – Monday (your two days off would be a Tuesday and Wednesday- however the family are flexible on this) Weekend hours would be longer, however with a break in the day .

Pets: 2 dogs

Driver: Yes. Both need to be a driver and there is a car provided with this position .

Job Start Date: As soon as possible

Pay: Negotiable, circa £700 -£750 net a week depending on experience

This is a full time live in Couple position

Harmony at Home Berkshire, Philippa Day, acting as an Employment Agency.

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