To start ASAP - Live in Couple - Gloucestershire

A good all round, hard working live in couple are required for a beautiful home based in Gloucestershire. This would be a for a chef/cook/house manager and housekeeper/maintenance couple. The role can be combined between the couple but one part of the couple must be a capable cook.

A lovely two bed cottage on site (separate from the main house) is provided, in return for:

  • A high level of thorough cleaning throughout the property, laundry and stock taking (they also have a full time Monday-Friday housekeeper who you would need to overlook).

  • Upkeep of furniture, art, china, silver and crystal

  • Flower arranging

  • Supervise and assist with heavy cleaning tasks, both inside and on the terraces around the pool

  • Pool maintenance

  • Simple indoor and outdoor maintenance/book a contractor to come and fix if more complex

  • Keeping household equipment in good working order / checking lighting and other technical systems and arranging maintenance when required

  • To ensure the house is in excellent working order before owners arrival

  • Plan menus and shop locally for fresh produce, alongside using the produce from the vegetable and fruit garden on site

  • Cook meals for family and guests to dinner party standard

  • Laying, clearing, serving at tables when entertaining/at meal times, including serving wine

  • Greet guests on arrival and attend to their needs

  • Unpack and pack for the clients and their guests, if required

  • Nightly turn down when guests are in residence

  • Vehicles to be fuelled, cleaned and be in good working order

  • Health, safety and hygiene standards should be adhered to

Days of work: Thursday - Monday (Tuesday and Wednesday off)

Holiday Allowance: Statutory

The clients are not always in residence - they use the property as a weekend retreat and do not visit every weekend. The couple must be self motivated and happy to work even when the clients are not there. The couple must enjoy working for a private family and find satisfaction in fulfilling their requests to their best ability. Nothing should be too much trouble.

A lovely role for a couple looking to settle into a beautiful part of the world. One part of the couple (at least) must be a driver.

Salary I.R.O £45,000 plus a 2 bed cottage provided with all bills covered.