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Domestic Live-In Caretaker Couple, Cheshire UK

Job title:                    Domestic Couple

Location:                   Cheshire, UK

Job Type:                  Domestic Couple, Handyman, Gardner, Driver, Housekeeper, Cook

Position Type:           Permanent

Live Status:               Live-In

Salary:                       £ 50 000- £60 000 / £700-£800 pw

Job Ref:                     # 075

Job Created:             March 2015

Start Date:                September 2015 ( Candidate to be found by June 2015)

End Date:                   ------



Employer Profile:   Lovely informal & relaxed Family with 4 Children ( 2 young twins and 2 older Children). One of the older children is moving out the house in September to study in London.





Live-In Domestic Couple for a large family home which has been renovated in the last 2 years requires an experienced Housekeeper who will keep the 6 bedroom and bathroom house immaculate. The client requires someone who enjoys being outdoors to carry out garden maintenance duties. The ideal candidate will be someone who has knowledge of gardens and plants the gardens are 5.5 acres. You will be responsible for the upkeep of the swimming pool and looking after the leisure area. Driving duties will include occasional school runs, helping run errands etc.

Clients travel a lot in the school holidays so there is downtime when they are away.



Both roles:


  • Working Monday to Friday & Saturday Half Day

  • As needed +/- 40 Hours a week

  • Annual paid holiday: to be taken when family is away, unless mutually agreed in advance

  • You will need to be proactive in the running of the property and be happy to work around young children and have a great love of dogs.

  • Non smoking couple

  • No Personal Animals



Role content – Housekeeper/ Cook/ Driver:


  • Housekeeping duties, keeping a high standard of cleanliness

  • Laundry

  • Ironing

  • Cooking for the family and occasional dinner parties

  • Running Errands

  • Driving duties (School runs, Airport runs, etc..)

  • Dog Walking

  • Occasional baby-sitting if the Principles are away. You will then live in the Principle home looking after the children.

  • Opening & Closing down of the Property Daily


Role content – Houseman/ Handyman/  Gardner/ Driver/


  • General House, Pool & Garden Maintenance

  • Running Errands

  • Driving Duties (School runs, Airport runs, etc..)

  • Dog Walking

  • Dog sitting if the family can’t bring the dogs with them

  • Washing the Cars

  • Opening & Closing down of the Property Daily

  • Looking after the swimming pool (no experience required as can be taught)


Other information:

  • The family is away 14 to 16 weeks, so loads of down time for the couple.

  • A great love of dogs is very important.


Salary and package:


  • Salary £50 000- 60 000 per annum / £700 -800 net per week

  • Accommodation is provided on the estate for the couple, Own home and garden.

  • Car is provided


Preferred couple mid 30’s upwards very stable, looking for a very long-term placement.


Email Us at Quoting Ref # 075

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