Live In Couple Job, Gloucestershire. Full Time Handyman, Groundsman & Part Time Housekeeper

£550 - 600 NPW
14 Dec 2016
14 Jan 2017
Gardening Jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

Live In Couple Job, Gloucestershire. Full Time Handyman, Groundsman and Part-Time Housekeeper. 
Feb 2017 Start 

A great position to work for an old client of Greycoat Lumleys, you will work alongside an experienced Estate Manager and Gardener Couple.
As a Housekeeper will be required to work only part-time.  Please note that this is a full-time position for the Estate worker/Handyman and 5 mornings only for the housekeeper.  
The Estate is 650 acres some of which is woodland and some is farm land which is managed by a farmer.  You will be working with a small team to make sure that the estate is secure, general estate work (fences, strimming, woodland work etc), mowing the lawns, general gardening.  Housekeeping is 5 mornings per week and occasional help on weekends if they have guests (once per month on average).  The client is looking for a couple who has had some experience working either as a Groundsman, Gardener or Farm worker  and is used to physical work and you must enjoy living and working in the countryside and be around animals!
Duties will include:
Hands on cleaning, laundry and ironing - mornings only
General estate hands on maintenance - both inside the house and on the farm
Maintenance gardening
Mowing lawns and other grassed areas
Woodland maintenance  
Maintaining the river and lake
Maintenance of garden and estate machinery
Care of animals including dogs, cats, chickens, you will be responsible for looking after the client’s dogs when they are away
Running errands
Security of the property and the estate
Hours              5 days Monday to Friday but presence on the property every other weekend by arrangement with the other Live In Couple 
Drivers            Ideally both to drive
Accom            2 bed cottage with conservatory and small garden 
Start                January 2017
Salary               £550-£600npw combined