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Gardener & Housekeeper Couples Job Cheshire

Greycoat Lumleys
Hale, Altrincham
£50,000+ gpa for the couple
Closing date
20 Dec 2020

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Couples Job Hale Barnes Cheshire

Our client is looking for an experienced Couple to look after a large 6 bedroom family home which is kept to immaculate standards. Must like dogs as the family have a young Cockapoo. The property has undergone a period of renovation and the family will be moving back in early in 2021. The client is looking for a couple who have a history of long-term employment and excellent references.

Duties will include:

Gardener / Handy-Person will be required to care for 4 acres of grounds which include lawns, borders and hedges. Good horticultural knowledge essential. Should also have good DIY skills and be able to undertake general maintenance. Knowledge of pool maintenance would also be useful.

Housekeeper will be required to undertake all hands-on general household cleaning to a high standard and work as part of a team with the other household staff.

Accommodation: Lovely 1 bedroom detached cottage on site. Sorry no dependent children or animals.

This is a long-term position requiring commitment and flexibility and a positive attitude is essential. 5 years experience in a similar role essential. Fluent English required and ideally both to drive.

Start date: February 21

Hours:  These are the ideal although some flexibility can be offered for the right candidate, Gardener: 5 day week; Hours: 8-5 (with break), Housekeeper: 5 ½ day week; Hours: 7:30am – 7:30pm (flexible) (with afternoon break)

Salary: £50,000+ gpa


At Greycoat Lumleys, we register qualified and/or experienced staff that have worked in private gardens and estates or who have strongly related gardening experience in other environments. We are always keen to register staff with specific skills such as organic gardening, arboriculture, botanic collection, historic garden restoration, arboriculture, design and landscaping.


Our Gardening Consultants work closely with our clients and they have established close links with Kew, RHS Wisley, Chelsea Physic Garden and The Professional Gardeners Guild.

Estate Managers | Head Gardeners | Sole Gardeners | Assistant and Under Gardeners | Estate Workers Gamekeepers | Handymen/Drivers | Maintenance | Couples (generally Gardener & Housekeeper)

All roles are registered on a live in or live out basis. Increasingly, we are getting Live out jobs registered, where clients are not offering accommodation as part of the package, so if candidates are seeking live out work in their local areas, we may be able to help.


Are a Gardener looking for your next position?


Greycoat Lumleys Private Households & Estates is here to help.

Our friendly, experienced consultants
• have long established careers in recruitment
• are approachable and well qualified to understand your needs
• will offer advice and assistance throughout the recruitment process and continued support after a placement is made.


We register Gardeners who are

• experienced and/or qualified
• committed to their careers
• passionate about their chosen profession
• discreet and appreciate the employer’s need for privacy
• proactive
• looking for long term commitments


 We have scrupulous vetting procedures and all our Gardeners are
• personally interviewed
• reference checked
• qualifications verified


Please note, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we can only respond to those who fully meet the requirements of the vacancy for which they apply. Visit our website for more details or email us for more information.


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020 7233 9950
Elysium Gate
Units 5
United Kingdom
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