Job Type: Temporary

Temporary Holiday Housekeeper/ Home Help/ Cook, Burnham Overy Staithe – RR1727

We are looking for a wonderful kind, fun and capable temporary housekeeper/ home help for a family holiday in Burnham Overy Staithe for 2-3 weeks in August.

  • 10th August until 27th/28th.  Weekends of 17th and 24th are key.

This is a great opportunity for someone seeking some temporary work with a lovely family for a few weeks in the summer. The family are hoping to find someone for 4-5 hours in the morning from around 9.30am to help clear breakfast, prepare lunch and leave something for their supper. There will also be some light housekeeping duties to include hoovering, dusting, tidying away etc. popping a wash on, making beds and loading and unloading the dishwasher. They would also love someone flexible who is happy to pop to the shops as and when needed to keep the fridge well stocked for guests.

The hours may vary slightly from day to day depending on the families needs and the amount of guests they have staying. There family of 4 will be there all the time but there could be a maximum of 12 people at any time, with guests coming and going throughout the holiday.

The position will include;

  • Keeping the house clean and tidy
  • Preparing meal plans with the client, clearing away from breakfast, preparing light lunch and leaving something basic for supper
  • Popping to the shops as and when needed to make sure the house is well stocked for guests
  • Cooking simple wholesome family meals (there is an Aga to cook with)
  • Bed changing will be required but ironing is not

The ideal person will be;

  • Polite, fun and willing to muck in with the family
  • Someone experienced in cleaning and cooking
  • Happy to be flexible and willing to run small errands such as popping to the shops
  • Easy to get along with and helpful to the family to make their holiday as lovely as possible!
  • Happy around dogs
  • A car driver is essential

For more information please email Rebecca  info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Holiday cover Housekeeper (4 weeks -August 2024)- Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk- RR1718

We are looking for an experienced Housekeeper to step in for one month this August to provide holiday cover. This could materialise into something more full time and permanent for the right person.

  • Minimum hours – 18 per week

The person must have previous private housekeeping experience and be happy to step into the large family home and hit the ground running taking care of the following:

  • Daily cleaning of the 8 bedroom house (dusting, polishing, hoovering, mopping)
  • General tidying, arranging, sorting and organising
  • Changing bed linen
  • Loading and unloading the dishwasher
  • Managing all laundry-there is often quite a lot with 6 children

This position could materialise into something more permanent for the right person.

No accommodation available so the Housekeeper will need to be able to get to Brancaster Staithe.

Car driver essential. Glowing references and DBS check a must.

For more information, please contact Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Temporary Recruitment Consultant- (staff holiday cover)- East Anglia – RR1707

Rural Recruitment are looking for someone lovely and experienced to help cover staff holidays over the next 6-12 months.

The role will be sporadic and will require someone who is flexible with limited commitments if possible. The position will be working from home.

The role could potentially materialise into something more regular and long term  but initially it would be wonderful if someone could just help out as and when necessary.

The role:

  • Responding to emails (correct use of the English language and proficient at spelling)
  • Sending out terms and conditions of business
  • Writing job adverts
  • Filtering, screening and calling applicants
  • Arranging interviews (Teams, Zoom, Face to face)
  • Updating bespoke CRM

The Person:

  • Extremely vigilant, reliable and enthusiastic
  • Polite, professional and friendly
  • Will have excellent communication skills and an exemplary telephone manner
  • Capable with good IT skills
  • Flexible and happy to cover some early morning and early evening enquiries
  • Quick at picking things up and able to use own initiative
  • Able to work independently but communicate effectively with the rest of the team through phone calls and TEAMS meetings
  • Previous experience in recruitment would be beneficial
  • Equine knowledge important
  • Available for one weeks cover in August dates tbc
  • Happy to sign an NDA before starting and have a DBS completed

For more information, please email your CV and covering letter to info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

Maintenance Operative- West Lexham Retreat, Norfolk -JB1505

We are seeking a diligent and proactive Housekeeping and Maintenance Porter to join our team at West Lexham. The ideal candidate will be responsible for a range of maintenance and housekeeping tasks to ensure our facilities are well-maintained and our guests have an exceptional experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Relationship Management: Maintain effective relationships with management, suppliers, and other key internal and external individuals and groups.
  • Guest Relations: Provide exceptional guest and customer service.
  • Daily Maintenance: Carry out daily maintenance tasks and perform troubleshooting to solve minor repair issues.
  • Improvement and Strategy: Identify areas for improvement and contribute to the maintenance strategy.
  • Maintenance Schedule: Execute tasks to meet the maintenance schedule and satisfy West Lexham’s needs.
  • Event Support: Set up and take down temporary structures for events or bookings.
  • Building Projects: Assist with the installation of building projects, refurbishments, and new build unique structures.
  • Health and Safety: Ensure health and safety policies and procedures are followed within your department.
  • Hosting: Be available for hosting shifts as required.
  • Team Support: Assist in other team responsibilities when necessary and participate in meetings and team briefings.
  • Training: Undertake necessary in-house training and any identified training needs in workplace development practices.
  • Housekeeping Assistance: Assist with transporting linen around the site, cleaning fires, public areas, and heavy equipment.
  • Housekeeping Porterage. 
  • Routine Tasks: Perform any other routine tasks as required by senior staff.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve minor repair issues.
  • Flexibility to assist in various tasks and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Commitment to following health and safety procedures.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Previous experience in maintenance or housekeeping roles is a plus.

If you are a motivated individual with a keen eye for detail and a dedication to maintaining high standards, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Days of work

  • 4 days over 7, paid hourly

Length of placement:

  • Immediate start until January 2025. This could be extended on a month to month rolling basis thereafter.

Type of employment

  • Employed.

For more information about this great opportunity, please email your details to scott@westlexham.org

GCSE Tutor (full or part time)- Newmarket RR1700

Experienced, fun and lovely private tutor required on either a full or part time basis.

The family are located in Newmarket, Suffolk and are looking for someone who can help their two children with all GCSE topics in the comfort of their own home.

The children are 14 and 16 years old and really need someone who can give them plenty of confidence and support.

The opportunity to travel to Dubai with the family is also an option, however when they are overseas sessions can be done remotely.

If you think you could help this lovely family please get in touch.

Contact Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Temporary Gardener, Halesworth, Suffolk – REF JF1698

TEMPORARY Gardener required to start immediately for approx 3-4 weeks, to join established team who are currently refurbishing a beautiful walled garden in a wonderful location in rural Suffolk.

The walled garden is within a large, private, country estate located close to Halesworth and within very easy reach of the Suffolk Coastal town of Southwold.

The ideal person will be happy to carry out general gardening tasks, such as – weeding, digging, mulching, pruning, cutting back, replanting and generally assisting the head gardener where required.

Large garden machinery use required.

Someone physically fit is essential as there will be some heavy work involved.

Car driver with own transport.

Good hourly rate offered to the successful person who can provide fully checkable references.

Please apply to – info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

House / Pet Sitters – East Anglia – RR3624

As the summer holiday season approaches, we are looking for some wonderful and well referenced House / Pet Sitters.

If you are able to help then we would love to hear from you. Experience with animals, in particular dogs is essential. Basic or enhanced DBS checks will be required also.

Please send your details and a covering letter  to Rebecca via info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Current dates:

  • We have a lovely opportunity in Norfolk (by the coast) for 3 weeks in July and 2 weeks in October looking after a family home and 2 dogs.
  • We may also have another opportunity in Norfolk for a week in either July or August for a family by the coast who have a dog, chickens and a cat.

 

Temporary Mothers Help (July-September), Southwold, Suffolk – REF SP1663

Temporary mothers help needed from the end of June to the beginning of September to help look after 3 boys during their school summer holidays near Southwold, Suffolk.

This would suit a university student on their summer holidays or perhaps a gap year student looking for summer work or a Nanny looking for temporary work over the summer.

We are looking for someone fun with lots of energy, enthusiasm and a ‘can-do’ attitude to entertain 3 boys ages 7 (twins) and 5 during their summer holidays. The family live 10 minutes away from Southwold beach and have a beach hut that the children can use. The boys love being outside, so someone to entertain them playing football/ sports/ games etc would be ideal!

Other duties would include:

  • Light cooking for the children
  • Keeping areas within the house clean and tidy and making sure toys are put away etc.
  • Keeping on top of the children’s laundry
  • Driving the children to local areas of interest/ day trips/ beach days etc.
  • Joining in with other family members as and when required, especially the children’s cousins who live locally

The hours would be 11am- 7pm either 4 or 5 days a week with an early finish on a Friday (a little flexibility can be shown).  A local person would be great who would be happy to do the occasional overnight stay.

We are looking for someone responsible, loyal, fun and energetic who can be flexible and muck in with the family’s activities.

Car driver essential.

An excellent hourly rate will be offered for the right candidate.

For more information please email a covering letter and CV to Sophie at info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

Full Time/ Part Time, Nursery Practitioners -East Bergholt -Ref JF1652

Full Time Qualified Nursery practitioners required for a fabulous childrens’ nursery located in East Bergholt with easy access from Colchester and Ipswich.

This is an amazing opportunity to join an expanding team to provide the best childcare possible.

You must have a warm, caring and sensitive nature. It is essential that the nursery practitioner is committed to sharing their skills, training and abilities to ensure that each child is cared for and benefits from all the planned activities and facilities.

The purpose-built nursery is situated within the beautiful village of East Bergholt Suffolk, with easy access to the A12 and sufficient parking. The nursery is bright and inviting and there are two garden spaces, one of these being a Woodland Garden.

Qualifications

The nursery are looking for practitioners who hold a level 2 or 3 qualification in Early Years and Childcare and who have a strong drive and passion for creating an exceptional learning environment for children.

Job type / Hours

The nursery would like staff to be available to work 8am-6pm Monday to Friday, full time staff would be allocated a day off in the week. For part time position this would be three days a week.

These are permanent positions.

Salary

Above minimum wage, dependant on qualifications and experience.

Rewards and Benefits

• A flexible working pattern providing you with an optimal work/life balance.

• Birthday off with pay and gift voucher.

• Staff recognition incentives, for example employee of the month.

• A pension scheme.

• Generous childcare fee discount for staff.

• Well-being support.

• Committed to ongoing training and career progression.

 

The new staff member will be a key person for the responsibilities and safeguarding for the setting.

The nursery is committed to child protection and safeguarding children against harm.

They promote the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff members and volunteers to share this commitment as informed by their robust policies and procedures.

To apply please email-info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk or telephone Sophie 07889 849175

Temporary Nanny Cover (27th -31st May) – Melton Constable, Norfolk- RR1646

We are looking for a lovely, experienced, temporary Nanny who is a bit of a Mary Poppins to help look after 3 wonderful children (6, 4 and 1.5 years).

Dates:

Monday 27th – Friday 31st May.

Hours:

9am-5pm

No weekends or evenings required

The person must have a lovely, caring, kind and fun way about them. Previous experience looking after children is essential as well as an up to date DBS check and excellent references.

The role will include:

  • Taking the children to the beach, playing in the garden, arts and crafts, baking, role play, reading etc
  • Cooking, preparing meals and snacks for the children
  • General tidying up after the children
  • Create a safe and nurturing environment for the children
  • Supervise and engage in age-appropriate activities

Experience:

  • Previous experience as a Babysitter/Nanny or related childcare role
  • Knowledge of child development and age-appropriate activities
  • Ability to handle emergency situations calmly and efficiently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable, punctual, and trustworthy

If you are passionate about working with children and providing a safe and nurturing environment, we would love to hear from you.

**Car Driver not essential**

For more information about this lovely, temporary position, please contact Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Sales Assistant for Hicks & Brown at Badminton Horse Trials – Gloucestershire- RR/SP1640

We are looking for one, possibly two wonderful Sales Assistants to help on the lovely Hicks and Brown trade stand at Badminton Horse Trials this May 2024.

Dates:

  •  Tuesday 7th May (set up) through to Sunday 12th May.

We are ideally looking for someone who can do all of the dates although any help from Thursday/Friday onwards would be great too.

Retail experience would be preferred or a front of house/customer facing background as an alternative.

The person must be well presented, warm and bubbly with a lovely way about them. This role would suit someone who loves fashion and is competent helping customers and taking payments.

The role:

  • Setting up the trade stand before the event
  • Selling during the show
  • Stocking up
  • Tidying of the stand and breaking down at the end
  • Representing the brand to the highest level

If you are experienced and able to help then we would love to hear from you. Please contact Rebecca or Sophie  info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Temporary Housekeeper, Braintree, Essex REF JF1573a

TEMPORARY experienced Housekeeper required for private country house located near Braintree, Essex.

The ideal person will be able to manage the housework of a large family house as both parents work. The family have 2 small children and a dog so child and animal friendly person essential.

We are looking for someone who can work Monday to Friday, preferably full time – 8am to 5pm, but part time mornings only would be considered.

High standard cleaning, laundry and ironing required as well as food preparation if possible(not a deal breaker)

There is accommodation available if required.

Good salary offered to the successful person who can start asap and work for a minimum of 4 weeks.

Email/info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

Afternoon Nanny/ Mothers Help- Albury, Hertfordshire- REF RR1622

Lovely, reliable and flexible afternoon Nanny / Mothers Help required to assist busy family of 4, 3-4 afternoons a week.

The children are both school age, one is at a local school and the other is at boarding school.

Hours: 

  • 15- 18 hours a week

Days of work:

Ideally a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and possibly a Friday afternoon. The core days would be a Tuesday and Thursday as these tend to be the busiest afternoons with a lot going on.

Breakdown of the position:

Term time:

Monday – 3pm-6.30pm (3.5 hours)

  • Would involve a school collection at 3.15. A short walk to a dance class (500 metres away). Dance ends 4.45. Home for tea etc

Tuesday- 3pm or 5.30pm start- 9pm finish (3.5 or 6 hours)

  • School collection at 3.15 . Home for quick supper. Leave home at 6.30 for Guides in Ware (20 min drive). Involves waiting nearby and collecting at 8.30pm. This could potentially be a shared day – Mum could perhaps do school pick up, but would then need someone to take over later, by 5.30 latest. Mum will then need to go to Cambridge to see her son perform. Someone could cover the lot from 3,15-9pm or they could do 5.30-9pm if more convenient. This is to be confirmed.

Thursday- 2.45-8.15pm (5.5 hours)

  •  School pick up at 2.45pm. Drive to Hertford for singing lesson (takes 25 mins). Wait at singing lesson/nearby. Come home for tea etc. Mum wouldn’t be around at all and would be back  at 8.15pm so  it will be sole charge.

Friday- 3.15pm-6pm (2.45 hours)

  • 3.15 school collection. Little play in the park with friends, then home for tea etc.

All mileage will be covered for driving but the person must be happy to use their own car.

School Holidays:

A lot more flexible. If the person would rather have holidays off entirely that’s not a problem, if however they would like to continue working throughout, that’s fine too. The hours will change and will be more daytime than afternoon/evening.

This would suit an experienced, local, caring and kind person who is ultra reliable and trustworthy.

Clean driving licence essential.

Experience looking after children vital.

Excellent references and an up to date DBS check will be required before starting.

For more information, please contact Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

TEMP – PA/Coordinator, Stowmarket, Suffolk Ref JF1599

TEMPORARY PA/CO-ORDINATOR required for busy household who live in London and are preparing to sell their lovely Suffolk home over the next few months.( 4 – 6 months )

The ideal person will be local and able to visit the house from time to time to check that it is ready for viewings and to help co-ordinate contractors or services related to the sale.. The property is in a village 6 miles north of Stowmarket, Suffolk

The majority of the role can be managed remotely, as most of the required tasks will be liaising with tradespeople and arranging for repairs etc at the property. This is more a co-ordinating role rather than a doing role!

The person will need to be available at the end of a phone or by email to make sure things happen within a time scale. Great organisation skills essential.

Someone who is happy speaking to a variety of people-Estate Agents, Auctioneers, heating engineers, and anyone who might be assisting with preparing the house and gardens for sale.

A retainer will be paid monthly to cover 5 hours work a week and then any other hours must be invoiced at an hourly rate to be agreed.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997 / Sophie 07889 849175 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Pop up Sales Assistant – Kelling Home & Friends, Creake Abbey

Kelling Home and Friends are looking for a wonderful, polite, well presented and friendly Sales Assistant (s) to join their exciting new pop up shop in beautiful Creake Abbey, Norfolk.

Hours:

  • Part time and/or Full Time (6 months)
  • Job Share Opportunities Available
  • Wednesday – Sunday 9:30am- 5pm (flexible)
  • Pay per hour – Dependent on experience
  • Private launch party 22nd March
  • Opening 23rd March
  • Opening hours: March – May 2024 Wednesday – Sunday & June- August 2024  Monday – Sunday

About the company:

Kelling Home is the homeware and lifestyle brand for the interior design company Kelling Designs based in both Norfolk and London. From the end of March, Kelling Home are hosting a six month pop up at Creake Abbey, North Creake, Norfolk with a view to continue following this initial six month launch period. The pop-up shop will be situated in the old food hall and, alongside products from Kelling Home, there will also be products on display from c.14 other brands. The Barn Café will also be located within this space but will be staffed separately to the Kelling Home Pop Up retail area.

Role:

We are seeking an organised, confident and creative individual to take charge of the day to day  running of the pop up shop. This will involve anything from selling products and handling payments to dealing with customers and making sure that all products are attractively displayed. You will be able to offer advice and answer questions as and when required.

Responsibilities

  • Present excellent product & brand knowledge across Kelling Home and all other
    brands within the pop up
  • Greet customers on arrival and communicate in a friendly and polite manner
  • Help to maximize sales across all brands
  • Ensure the shop looks immaculate at all times, including cleaning and dusting shop
    area
  • Assist with maintaining a record of stock levels
  • Ensure all packaging is kept well stocked
  • Ensure products are displayed well and all individually priced
  • Work with Shopify and Pinterest and gather social media content
  • Knowledge of our payment system square – experience not necessary, training will
    be provided

Desirable Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Organised, well presented and efficient
  • Have a polite and approachable manner
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Good computer skills would be beneficial
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have an interest in homeware, design and lifestyle

Start date 18th March 2024

To apply:

For more information about this lovely position or to apply, please send your CV to sophielandale@kellingdesigns.com

Closing date Monday 18th March 2024

Afternoon Nanny- Belle Vue, Shrewsbury- RR1593

Wonderful and experienced afternoon Nanny required for a soon to be family of 5. The newest addition is due in June.

The family home is in Belle Vue, about ten minutes from the town.

This would suit someone who has been a private Nanny previously and has newborn and toddler experience. The children are 3 years old and 16 months.

We are looking for someone 5 days a week, Monday – Friday, 4pm-7pm.

The role will include everything childcare from occasional school / nursery collections two afternoons a week if necessary, cooking supper, feeding supper, taking care and playing with the children (outside, inside), helping with bath and bedtime, general tidying, washing up etc. Mum will be around most of the time so it will often be a shared role.

The family live in a lovely town house at present but hope to relocate to the countryside this year so this is likely to be a temporary, part time role unless of course the person would like to go with them. The new role will consist of more full time hours, possibly even live in and they will have ponies etc.

This would suit some one who also loves animals as the family have two beautiful dogs.

Excellent, obtainable references a must.

Up to date DBS check required before starting placement and ideally First Aid trained or good knowledge of First Aid practices.

For more information, please contact Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Part Time Gardener- Field Dalling, Norfolk – REF RR1592

We are looking for an experienced gardener to take sole charge of this beautiful Norfolk garden.

Ideally 4-8 hours a week.

Duties to include:

  • General weeding, pruning, cutting back, dead heading
  • Cutting lawn, strimming, mulching, cutting hedges, topiary
  • Greenhouse and vegetable garden maintenance
  • General maintenance of planters, rose beds and formal edges
  • Clearing leaves as and when necessary
  • Experience with large garden machinery essential -ride on mowers, strimmers, hedge cutters etc

This would suit someone who has worked as a private gardener previously and is either very experienced or holds horticulture qualifications.

For more information, please contact Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Carer/Housekeeper, Cambridgeshire ( TEMP) Ref JF1577

TEMPORARY  Carer/Housekeeper required for elderly gentleman who has just come out of hospital.

Immediate start required.

This will be approximately 3 weeks to give the gentleman enough time to get back on his feet without being a little wobbly!

This is a full time position and requires the carer/housekeeper to stay overnight within the house ( own rooms and bathroom). Some personal care will be involved.

We are looking for a reliable, trustworthy person with a super kind, friendly manner to help with the client’s recovery.

The position will also include housework, laundry, ironing and bed changing.

Someone who can cook lovely healthy meals and organise shopping for the fridge.

Car driver essential to drive the client to appointments when required.

Good salary offered to the successful person who can provide fully checkable references and have an in date DBS.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Project Manager (Landscape & Construction)- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire – REF- SP1574

Experienced Project Manager required  to work on an exciting project on a temporary basis, for a professional, award winning Landscape and Construction firm. The company is based in Suffolk, 15 minutes from Sudbury. The project is located in Cambridgeshire.

The Position:

  • Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will be based on site for the term of the project.
  • You will be able to efficiently manage and oversee this large domestic project in Cambridgeshire.
  • You will possess a sound and demonstrable knowledge of all aspects of hard landscaping and a clear understanding of setting out sites, being able to programme works to suit those sites. Solid experience of materials, construction methods mixed with an ability to tie the hard and soft landscape areas together.
  • This will also include management of staff on site and subcontractors with the aim of achieving maximum efficiency and profitability without any compromise to our reputation for high standards of workmanship and safety. Regular meetings/updates with clients and operations team, keeping them abreast of progress.
  • Weekly programming of staff in line with project timeline and regular reporting of job progress – on time and on budget.
  • Using your excellent communication skills, you will also regularly meet with the Commercial Manager and operations team on site and virtually ensuring the project is running smoothly, highlighting any concerns and actioning resolutions in a timely and proactive fashion.

Required skills:

  • A proven track record as a Project Manager within the Landscaping/Construction industry – 5 years experience preferable. Demonstrable Hard and Soft Landscaping experience together with first class Health and Safety knowledge.
  • Numerate, with very strong IT skills particularly Excel.
  • Exceptional Organisation Skills.
  • Exceptional Communication Skills.
  • A team player committed to achieving the best results and promoting our company core values.
  • Second to none, positive, proactive and hands-on attitude and a very critical eye for detail.
  • Health and safety awareness essential, ideally SSSTS obtained, CSCS Card useful.
  • Driving Licence

Package: 

  • An industry competitive salary
  • 28 days including Bank Holidays pro rata
  • Exciting opportunity to work with an award winning company on an impressive project
  • Potential for this to develop into a permanent role

Hours of Work:

  • 7.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday with 45 minutes for lunch

Additional information: 

  • This is a temporary contract for the duration of project term, it will be based at an office on site. This might develop in to a permanent position in the future.
  • Privately owned, growing company with ability to provide lots of career opportunities and progression. Our size helps us to get to know all our staff well ensuring that their needs and ambitions are met. We are committed to staff development and training.
  • Potential to continue to work for us in the future.
  • Exciting mix of private and commercial clients, every job is completely different and always interesting.
  • Modern fleet of vehicles, machinery and tools. Strong culture and reputation for quality and customer service.

For more information, please contact Sophie info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

To apply, please send an up to date CV and covering letter.

Application deadline: 20/02/2024
Expected start date: 26/02/2024

Holiday Nanny/Mothers Help (21st-28th June 2024) Brancaster, Norfolk- REF RR1554

Lovely, experienced Nanny required to help this summer from Friday 21st-Friday 28th June 2024.

The hours can be quite flexible but the family would ideally like help each day and the odd evening babysitting.

The family will be staying in beautiful Brancaster, perfectly positioned for lots of beach days and building sand castles.

The relatives all team up each year and get their 7 children together who all get on brilliantly and have lots of fun. Their ages range from 6 months-3.5 years and  they would love someone who can competently provide some extra help/extra pair of hands for the week, mucking in where needed. Whether that be helping with breakfast lunch or supper, playing with the children, helping with the 6 month old etc.

This would suit someone who is local to Brancaster, adores children and is happy looking after babies and toddlers.

If you are free and able to help during this period, we would love to hear from you. Childcare experience a MUST. Clean driving licence, up to date DBS check and checkable references paramount.

This is a lovely opportunity for someone who loves children and is looking for work during the summer holidays.

For more information, please contact Rebecca on 07771 655879 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Full Time Temporary Housekeeper/Cook – Shetland Island Ref JF1537 UNDER OFFER

Full Time experienced Housekeeper/Cook required to work 6 months from April 2024 maintaining a wonderful manor house on a private Island within the Shetland Isles.

This is a fabulous opportunity for someone looking to embrace a unique lifestyle in one of the most breathtaking locations in the far north of Scotland, approx 25 miles from the Island of Lerwick.

The island is owned by a family and there are also other staff in residence, so although this is a very remote location there will be people around (including builders). That said this position would not suit someone who does not like their own company or who likes to have amenities close by.

The Position:-

  • Keeping the late 19th century “Baronial” House clean and tidy
  • Cooking all meals for the owner and guests
  • Making beds for family and guests
  • Carrying out all laundry and ironing
  • Ensuring the house is clean, warm and welcoming to all visitors
  • Helping to develop a menu for the island with input on the food being grown in the gardens and greenhouses.
  • To be part of a long term project, with the possibility of the role being extended.

The Person:-

  • Reliable, trustworthy and energetic
  • Polite and easy to get along with
  • Experienced with all aspects of housework within a large country house
  • Adventurous, fit and active with a love of the great outdoors
  • Able to fit in with a small team and willing to learn and teach
  • A good cook who can prepare healthy meals from scratch using fresh seasonal ingredients. Someone who can produce delicious vegetarian meals when the guests are in residence.
  • A car driver
  • A nature lover who would love the wildlife the island has to offer, such as puffins, seals, Shetland Ponies, sheep etc
  • Must be happy with their own company.

There is a cottage provided close to the main house and an excellent salary offered to the successful person. Fully checkable references will be required.

A well behaved dog would be welcome.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Shepherd/Farm Worker, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire – REF JF1530 (Under Offer)

Full Time experienced Shepherd/General Farm Worker required for private, country estate located approx.  5 miles south of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

The ideal person will be able to commit to a minimum of 6 months and be able to manage a 300 strong flock of sheep, which will include all the associated duties. Someone with a working sheepdog would be an advantage but not a dealbreaker.

Other duties around the farm and equestrian facility will be required and these will include:-

  • Tree work
  • Fencing
  • General field work

There is a 3 bedroom house available to the successful person, so a partner / family would be welcome.

A couple would be considered where the partner can work as either a stud groom (on a small, private, thoroughbred stud), or as a gardener or to run the farm office/bookkeeping.

Start date will be January/February 2024.

A generous salary will be offered to the successful person(people) who can provide fully checkable references.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997 / Sophie 07889 849175 – info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

PA(Projects)-Maternity Cover, West London Ref JF1520

Full Time Personal Assistant required for private family office located in West London. This is a temporary contract to cover the current PA’s maternity leave. The position is planned to commence towards the end of January 2024 and will be for a period of one year.

Monday to Friday – 9am to 5.30pm. Flexibility to work extra hours if required.

The Personal Assistant will be responsible for providing comprehensive, administrative, and secretarial support to the team making sure that all aspects of the principals’ arrangements are efficiently handled.

The Personal Assistant will be part of a team of 3 PA’s, all who report to the Team Manager.

The Position will involve:-

  • Making sure meetings are arranged and the necessary paperwork is carried out.
  • Welcoming visitors and escorting them as appropriate.
  • Assisting with internal and external enquiries and drafting the appropriate correspondence in response.
  • Arranging private events such as parties and other celebrations.
  • Arranging Christmas and Easter projects as instructed by the principals.
  • Arranging the Principals’ family travel.
  • Sourcing gifts, collecting and running errands and gift wrapping.

The Person:-

  • Will have previously worked within a private household as a PA or Private Secretary to UHNW individual(s).
  • Will be able to demonstrate strong administrative and organisational skills.
  • Will have a professional verbal and written communication style, with the ability to liaise easily with a wide range of individuals including very senior.
  • Must be happy to follow instructions and work within set perimeters.
  • Reliable, punctual with a great work ethic and completely trustworthy.
  • A good team player and easy to get along with.
  • Will be polite, well presented with a good command of the English language.
  • Will have excellent IT skills, and the ability to take dictation on to screen and have accurate typing.
  • Able to remain calm, work under pressure and display a flexible proactive approach to last minute change.
  • Will be able to always maintain confidentiality and work with utmost tact and discretion.
  • Must be happy to travel to other locations within the UK on average 1-2 times a month.

An attractive salary will be offered to the successful person who can provide fully checkable references.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997 or Rebecca 07771 655879

Director’s Assistant, Essex/Suffolk Ref JF 1499

Temporary Position

Assistant required for award winning Landscape Company Director, located close to Bures on the Essex/Suffolk border – easy access from the A12.

This position will run from November 2023 to May/June 2024 to assist with the organisation of the building of 4 gardens for The Chelsea Flower Show 2024.

The hours will be 8.30am to 4.30pm, 2 days a week,  however someone with flexibility would be preferred.

We are looking for someone to assist the Director with the following tasks:

  • Pulling together the material schedules for the gardens
  • Researching materials for the gardens ( Reclamation and Eco )
  • Managing time frames for resourcing all elements of the 4 garden builds
  • Pulling together budgets for each garden
  • Managing the RHS portal
  • Finding accommodation in London for the teams.

The Person:-

  • Reliable, really organised with the ability to work to deadlines in a calm manner
  • Understand costings and budgets
  • Keep accurate records, enabling easy access to all detail.
  • Will have excellent communication skills both written and face to face.
  • Will have excellent IT skills
  • Ideally will have an understanding of Landscaping, basic building materials and plants.
  • Enthusiastic and easy to get along with.
  • Car driver with own transport

Salary to be agreed depending on experience .

Tel Jackie 07979 501997 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

 

Temporary Nanny, Hadleigh Ref – SP1490

We are looking for a temporary Nanny for 3 days from the 16th – 18th October for 5-6 hours a day.

This is a temporary position with a lovely family based just outside of Hadleigh. The position would entail looking after one 18 month old boy, ideally from 8.30am – 1pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The hours could be flexible for the right person, so possibly one afternoon instead of a morning. A competitive rate of pay would be offered.

The ideal person will:-

  • Have at least 5 years Nanny or Childcare experience
  • Have the relevant DBS checks
  • Be kind and fun
  • Loyal, trustworthy and able to look after small children independently
  • Be able to provide at least 2 references

The position:-

  • Sole charge of one 18 month old boy
  • Prepare lunch or tea depending on the hours
  • All nanny duties such as nappy changing, entertaining and playing
  • Going on walks around the farm

For more information please contact Sophie at info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk or call 07889849175.

 

Temporary Nanny / Mothers Help (September-December)- Chapel Row, Berkshire- Ref RR1476

Part time, temporary Nanny / Mothers Help required this September-December (longer if mutually agreeable) to help a lovely family with two children on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday either 1pm – 7.30pm or split shift if preferred (7.30am-9.30am & 3pm-7pm).

Some flexibility with hours and start/end times would be ideal.

This is a live-out position, but live in with ensuite double bedroom and shared household kitchen could be possible for the right candidate whilst they are working (Wednesday – Friday).

Responsibilities:

  • After-school, bath and bedtime routine
  • Sole care of two children aged 5.5 years and 2.5 years whilst both parents are working
  • Occasional school and nursery runs – approximately 30 minutes in total (own car to be used and fuel covered)
  • Some cooking supper and batch cooking
  • Some ad-hoc cleaning/laundry/general housekeeping

To start:

ASAP

Essentials:

  • Experienced and safe driver with clean driving licence
  • Previous experience looking after young children a must
  • Childcare qualifications not essential but would be great
  • Excellent references
  • Someone happy to muck in

This would suit someone who would like to secure a few extra hours each week or is looking for a temporary position between now and Christmas.

For more information, please contact Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk / 07771 655879

 

Temporary Farm Secretary/Bookkeeper , Norwich, Norfolk REF 1457

Farm Secretary Maternity Contract

Full time farm secretary required on a temporary 12–14-month maternity contract in a busy and varied family run farming business and butchery. Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm.

We are looking for a reliable and organised person able to travel to a rural location 12 miles north of Norwich.

The role would suit someone with farm office experience or knowledge of farming.

The position will include but is not limited to:

  • Use of Sage 50 for all bookkeeping tasks
  • VAT returns monthly.
  • Bacs payment runs.
  • Use of excel.
  • Payroll and timesheet management
  • Dealing with customers (mainly wholesale) over the phone. Full product training will be given but applicants must be comfortable with spending time in a butchery.
  • PA and Admin duties
  • Use of bespoke system to place customer orders (training provided)
  • Customer credit control

To start in early November the applicant must:

  • Be competent with bookkeeping tasks (Knowledge of Sage not essential as training will be given)
  • Be confident with basic excel tasks.
  • Have experience in a farm secretary or farm accounts type role.

Competitive salary dependant on experience. Further details and an in-depth job description are available on request (info@swanningtonfarmtofork.co.uk)

Closing Date 6th October, please apply with a covering letter and CV.

Nanny / Mothers Help (18 hours a week)- Beenham, Berkshire- Ref RR1453

Lovely family of 4 seeking childcare/general household help throughout the year on a part time basis. Initially the family would love help on a Wednesday-Friday for approximately 18 hours each week although this is open to discussion.

Main Hours:

Ideally approximately 6 hours a day:

  • EITHER spilt shift:  to cover mornings from 7.30am-9.30m and evenings 3- 7pm;
  • OR afternoon-evening: 1pm-7.30pm.

Some flexibility with hours and start/end times would be ideal. Hours may be reduced / flexed at other times of the year by agreement.

This is a live-out position, but live in with ensuite double bedroom and shared household kitchen could be possible for the right candidate whilst they are working.

Responsibilities:

  • After-school, bath and bedtime routine
  • Sole care of two children aged 5.5 years and 2.5 years whilst both parents are working
  • Occasional school and nursery runs – approximately 30 minutes in total (own car to be used and fuel covered)
  • Some cooking supper and batch cooking
  • Some ad-hoc cleaning/laundry/general housekeeping

To start:

ASAP

Essentials:

  • Experienced and safe driver with clean driving licence
  • Previous experience looking after young children a must
  • Childcare and first aid qualifications not essential but would be great
  • Excellent references
  • Someone happy to muck in.

This would suit someone who is looking for a few extra hours each week and enjoys taking care of younger children.

For more information, please contact Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk / 07771 655879

 

Part Time Groom/Rider, Hadleigh, Suffolk Ref SP1445

Experienced Groom/ rider required for small yard and kennels located near Hadleigh, Suffolk. There are 6 horses in work and this includes TBs

The position will be Monday  – Saturday, 7.30am – 11.00am until the end of March 2024.

The position:-

  • All yard duties to a high standard including; mucking out, turning out, and bringing in, hays, waters, rugs, feet check, washing off, tack cleaning.
  • Clipping and plaiting would be an advantage.
  • Hacking fit horses, including TBs.

The person:-

  • Must be a competent rider.
  • Hard working, reliable and a good team player.
  • Organised, dedicated and enthusiastic with a real love for horses.
  • Car driver as no public transport.

Fully checkable references will be required.

For more information please email info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

 

Temporary Spreader / Telehandler Operator , Lincolnshire , Ref JF 1442

TEMPORARY- Muck/Lime Spreader operator with Telehandler experience required for farm in Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire.

Immediate start available for a period of 3 weeks approx. Could be more work for right person

Good hourly rate offered to reliable, hard working person who can operate the machinery competently .

Must have driving and tractor licence.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997

Temporary Companion/Cook, Earls Colne, Essex Ref JF1425

TEMPORARY Companion/Housekeeper/Cook required for private household located in Earls Colne, Essex to cover the permanent staff member’s holiday.

The dates will be 6th October 2023 to 9th November 2023.

The hours will be 11.30am to 2pm

The days required are – Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and possibly Tuesday.

We are looking for a reliable, trustworthy person to assist an elderly gentleman with light duties within the house. The main priority is to cook and serve his lunch and to prepare his tea.

A good cook is essential who can provide healthy, delicious meals for the 4/5 days a week. Tea can be prepared and left ready for the gentleman to eat later in the day.

No personal care is required just company, cooking and general tidying.

A good hourly rate will be offered to the successful person who can provide fully checkable references.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997

 

Nanny cover (2nd October- 13th October 2023)- Brinton, Norfolk- REF 1402

Temporary nanny required for two weeks in October whilst the family’s Nanny is on holiday.

Days and hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am-4.30pm and Friday 9-3 (some flexibility available if required)

The person must be experienced with excellent childcare references.

The family have 2 children, a 3.5-year-old and a 1-year-old.  They also have a dog and various chickens / ducks so someone who likes animals would be better suited.

Car driver essential due to rural location.

For more information, please email Rebecca info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Cleaners- Holiday Lets- Holt, Norfolk- REF 1394 (Now Filled)

Cleaners / Housekeepers required for beautiful 10 bedroom property in Holt.

Friday and Monday changeovers to include:

  • Full bed change
  • Organising Laundry (separating towels and sheets) ready for collection
  • Thoroughly cleaning bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens and full hoover throughout
  • Clean laundry to be loaded into the cupboard.

To start ASAP, help this Friday would be wonderful as the family have been let down last minute.

For more information, please contact Rebecca 07771 655879 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

Part time Nanny- North Elmham, Norfolk- REF 1371

Lovely part time, temporary Nanny required to look after two young children aged 2.5 yrs and 1 year whilst both parents are at work.

The placement will be 4 months long and will require someone to help every Wednesday for the whole day.

Dates:

  • Start date: 20th September 2023
  • End date: 31st January 2024

Car driver essential as the eldest will need collecting from a local nursery at midday.

No cleaning required just someone who loves children and has a caring, kind and friendly way about them.

Qualifications are not essential but previous childcare and excellent references a must.

For more information please email info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

 

Admissions Registrar and Heads PA – Colchester, Essex – Ref 1369 MATERNITY COVER

URGENTLY REQUIRED DUE TO BEING LET DOWN-

Admissions Registrar /Head’s PA required to cover maternity leave to start July 2023 until May 2024.

The position is within one of the leading independent Preparatory and Nursery Schools in the county and is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Admissions Registrar to join the team for approx 9 months.

The successful person will be dealing with parents from the initial telephone call applying for a place for their child through to the welcoming of the child to their first day.

The admissions process will involve:-

  • Initial enquiry from parent
  • Arranging an appointment to visit the school
  • Gathering personal information about the child – interests, hobbies, sports etc
  • Liaise with class teacher
  • Arrange further visits to school if required
  • Provide all forms to be filled if they decide to take a place and suggest a trial day
  • Follow up call/email after trial day

The PA role will involve:-

  • Diary Management
  • Dealing with correspondence both written and verbal
  • Arranging parent meetings

The person:-

  • Reliable, punctual, well presented and polite
  • Well spoken with a good command of the English language
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Will be happy to liaise with parents, other staff and pupils
  • Previous school experience desired
  • Will have excellent IT skills

Tel Jackie 07979 501997

TEMPORARY – Groundsperson/Handyperson- Stoke by Nayland -Ref 1366

Temporary Part Time Groundsperson/Handyperson required for the summer months to assist gardener on private country estate between Sudbury and Colchester.

We are looking for someone reliable who would enjoy working outside for a few weeks during the summer in the most wonderful location. Someone willing to take instruction with a ‘can do’ attitude. A good team player, polite and easy to get along with.

You would be required to cut grass using large ride on mower, strim areas around the estate and generally keep on top of tidying.

Carrying out basic DIY and painting would also be required, helping move furniture and generally assisting where needed.

Car driver preferred as rural location.

This would suit a gap year student or someone looking for work in their college holidays. You will need to be physically fit as there will be some lifting required at times.

This can be Monday to Friday and full time( temp) may be considered if preferred.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997

 

Pony Groom / Rider (Maternity Cover)- Newmarket, Suffolk- REF 1361

This is a fantastic opportunity for a lightweight, experienced rider / groom who is looking to work with smart Pony Club / British Showjumping competition ponies. The person will purely be responsible for the daily care of the three children’s wonderful ponies including:

  • Mucking out
  • Feeding
  • Poo picking
  • Grooming
  • Clipping
  • Pulling manes/tails
  • Tacking up
  • Tack cleaning
  • Exercising, lunging and schooling (between 123cm-142cm)
  • Supervising riding after school
  • Driving small horse lorry
  • Getting the ponies ready for lessons, competitions etc
  • Competition preparation, washing, plaiting, trimming
  • Taking the children and their ponies to shows, Pony Club and rallies
  • Liaising with farriers and vets

This is a full-time temporary position to cover maternity leave and the person must be flexible. If time allows, the family may ask the person to help with the racehorses which are based on the same yard.

Core hours would be 8.00am-12 and when the children are riding after school, they would be required to be there from 5.00pm-7.00pm

Approximately 35 hours a week

Fixed – term contract for one year providing maternity cover. Start date: ASAP

This is a live out position so someone local to Newmarket would be preferable. The yard is based in the centre of gorgeous Newmarket and is busy and bustling. Due to the nature of the position weekends will be required too. This would suit someone who loves horses and enjoys helping children progress up the ladder.

Riding photos will be required as well as excellent working references and an up-to-date DBS check.

The children are aged between 6-11 years.

For more information, please contact Rebecca on 07771 655879 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk or to apply directly please follow the link to our website below.

Term Time Nanny / Babysitter – September 2023 to June 2024- Norfolk – REF 1333 (provisionally filled)

Fantastic opportunity for either a local nanny/ mothers help or a postgraduate Norland student or equivalent looking for a short-term placement, working for a lovely, small family in Norfolk on a part time basis. The position is based in the centre of beautiful Holt. Both parents work and are looking for the following:

  • Someone to help a couple of evenings a week with their two children from either 3.30 or 4.30-7.30pm in term time (specific days to be confirmed).
  • Someone to look after the children 8am-4pm every Saturday in term time (this is crucial).
  • No cleaning required.
  • The family have a very friendly dog but do not require him to be walked.

Accommodation within the main house is available if the person is relocating or requires live in.

We are hoping to find a lovely person who is great with children and can commit to the whole 9-month placement during term time.

The ideal person does not need to be qualified in childcare although this would a real bonus. They must however be experienced around young children as well as ultra reliable and of course happy to work every Saturday during term time.

Glowing references and an up-to-date DBS check will be required, for those with out of date checks we can send off for a new one.

For more information about this position, please contact Rebecca on 07771 655879 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Temporary Holiday Mothers Help- Blakeney, Norfolk – (7th-13th August & 26th-31st August)- REF 1351

We are looking for someone who is able to offer an extra pair of  hands to a client of ours who is staying in Blakeney, Norfolk for their summer holiday and Birthday.

The required dates are as follows;

  • 7-13th August daily 4-8pm
  • 26-31st august
  • 26th ideally spend the night or be happy to stay very late, arrive 3pm and baby sit the school age children.  If the person can drive, then it would be fantastic if they could collect the three older children from Kings Lynn train station in the early afternoon and bring them to Blakeney. Fuel will be covered.
  • 27th if the person ended up staying the night, then stay for morning and leave around 12pm
  • 28th 12-3pm
  • 29th 10am-2pm
  • 30th 4-8pm
  • 31st 8.30-11.30am

If you are able to help with any of the above then we would love to hear from you.

For more information, please call Rebecca on 07771 655879 or email info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

 

Show Sales Team Members required- REF 1280

Hicks & Brown are a luxury hat brand renowned for their fabulous fedoras and other styles.

They are currently recruiting for two more,  part time sales team members to work at the following shows.

  • RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, Richmond Upon Thames – Set up Sunday 2nd July – Sunday 9th July
  • The Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate – Set up Monday 10th July – Friday 14th July

This is a great opportunity for someone who would love to be in a busy selling environment in some of the most wonderful venues in the UK. The days are filled with meeting people, advising and more importantly selling the beautiful items. Being an enthusiastic team member with an easy to get along with personality is a must. The ideal people will be polite, well presented and confident when engaging with the public.

The role will require setting up the trade stand before the event, selling during the show, stocking up, tidying of the stand and breaking down at the end. Hicks & Brown require staff to be able to commit to a whole show, not just part of one. Lovely, hardworking, friendly individuals who ensure the Brand is represented to the highest level is imperative. Relevant sales experience is required.

A day rate is paid plus all accommodation, food and drink provided throughout.

For further details please contact Jackie 07979 501997 or Rebecca 07771 655879 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Part Time Gardener – Near Boxford, Suffolk Ref 1338

Part time experienced Gardener/Groundsperson required for established country house garden located between Lavenham and Boxford.

We are looking for someone to help temporarily while employer recovers from shoulder injury. Approx 2-4 hours a week

The position will involve grass cutting using either ride on or walk behind mower, strimming, weeding, hedge cutting, pruning, cutting back , driveway and path clearing and generally keeping the acre garden tidy during the summer months.

There is another part time gardener who works 3 hours a week but he does not have enough time to mow lawn and carry out general gardening.

The gardener will be local and be able to provide references for previous gardening roles.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997

 

 

Temporary Experienced Groom – Gerrard’s Cross, Buckinghamshire- REF 1331

Full Time TEMPORARY groom required to join small, established team whilst a staff member takes 9 months maternity leave.

The yard is located in Gerrard’s Cross, so easy access to London on days off.

We are looking for someone reliable, energetic and with real, enthusiasm and a genuine love of working with horses.

This is a competition yard with show jumpers competing internationally.

The ideal person will be able to handle fit horses and young stock confidently and kindly on the ground.

All yard duties will be required to a high standard- mucking out, tack cleaning, feeding, hay, waters etc.

Previous competition yard experience would be preferred and a real advantage but not a deal breaker.

Car driver

Good salary offered to the successful person.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997

Temporary Mother’s Help / Nanny (26th June-1st July) Brancaster, Norfolk Ref 1301

Lovely, temporary Mother’s Help / Nanny required to offer an extra pair of hands to a large family on their summer holiday on the North Norfolk coast.  The family would love to find someone who can do the full 6 days from Monday 26th June to Saturday 1st July.

The person needs to be confident with children of all ages and be happy offering an extra pair of hands around the house too for the week.

There may be occasional babysitting in the evenings if the person is happy to do so.

The children’s ages range from 8 months to 3.5 years.

Qualifications are not essential however experience looking after younger children is an absolute must.

Excellent references will be required.

If you are available to help we would love to hear from you. Please email info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk or call Rebecca 07771 655879

 

Temporary Holiday Nanny – Holt Ref 1257

We are looking for a experienced Nanny to help look after school aged young girl near to the village of Holt Norfolk

This position is for two days a week in the Easter and Summer Holidays, 8am- 5pm, days could vary week by week, which will be discussed at interview.

Dates of School Holidays

24th March – 12th April

29th June – 4th September

The Position: –

  • Household chores relating to Children
  • Preparing and serving children’s lunch / supper
  • Organising playtime
  • Tidying the children’s areas
  • Creating fun activities

The Person: –

  • Reliable, punctual, and totally trustworthy
  • Kind, caring with a genuine love of working with children
  • Tidy and organised
  • A good safe driver with own car- clean licence essential
  • Non smoker
  • Car driver and non-smoker essential

Good hourly rate offered to the successful person who can provide excellent fully checkable references.

Please contact Georgie info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Temporary Groom – Offton, Ipswich Suffolk REF 1256

Part Time Temporary Groom required for small private yard located in Offton approx 20 minutes from Ipswich. Easy access from Hadleigh, Bildeston, Stowmarket and Sudbury.

We are looking for a reliable person who can cover this short period starting afternoons only on the 27th February 2023 and then mornings and afternoon from 3rd March until 13th March.

The family have 4 horses – 2 live out. The hours will be 7am to 9am and then back again 3pm to 5pm approx.

The Position:-

  • All yard work to a high standard
  • Top class care of all horses as if they are your own
  • Feeding morning and evening
  • Hays and waters
  • Poo picking the field
  • Keeping the yard clean
  • Checking horses for injury/illness and reporting to owner/vet etc

The Person :-

  • Reliable, trustworthy and very experienced with horses.
  • Happy to work alone
  • Confident handling horses on the ground, rug changing , leading to the field etc
  • Car driver with own transport
  • Able to provide fully checkable references
  • Local

Tel jackie 07979 501997

 

Part Time Housekeeper – Holt Ref 1255

Housekeeper required for 3 bedroom family home in Norfolk located just outside of Holt.

3- 5 hours a week or every other (flexible) to include a thorough house clean.

  • Polishing and dusting
  • Hoovering and mopping
  • Cleaning all skirting (high and low)
  • Bathrooms
  • Cleaning bannisters
  • General tidying of rooms making everything look neat and in place
  • Occasional ironing
Flexible day and time available each week or every other week. Looking for someone who really takes pride in their work.
For more information please contact info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Half Term Nanny- Hunstanton, Norfolk (Tuesday 14th February- Thursday 16th February)- REF 1248

We are looking for a lovely nanny to help look after 2 gorgeous children aged 3 and 5 next week during half term whilst the parents are working.

Days:

Tuesdays 14th , Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th February

Hours:

9.00am-1.00pm

Driver essential and previous childcare experience a must.

Non-smoker, up to date DBS check and glowing references required.

If you are free to help, we would love to hear from you. Even if you can only do one or two of the days required the family might be able to work around this.

For more information, please contact Georgie on 07920 770286 or email info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk

Groom – Nr Hadleigh , Suffolk REF 1236

Part time experienced Groom required for private yard with hunters and point to point horses located approx 2 miles from Hadleigh, Suffolk.

The ideal person will be able to work Wednesdays and Saturdays- hours to be agreed.

Other grooms employed so this is not a lone job!

The position will include:-

  • Mucking out
  • Turning horses out and bringing in from the field
  • Washing off and general grooming
  • Rug changing
  • Preparing horses for hunting to a high standard – plaiting and trimming
  • Exercising the horses – hacking with others
  • Tack cleaning
  • Hays and waters
  • Keeping yard and tack room tidy

This could be a full time position for the right person in the future.

Good hourly rate offered.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997

 

TEMPORARY Part Time Nanny/Mother’s Help – Nr Thetford REF 1232

Part Time TEMPORARY TERM TIME Nanny required to care for one 4 year old little boy . This position is to start asap and will end in June 2023 so approx 6 months.

The family are located in Ickburgh near Thetford and are looking for a reliable, kind, caring Nanny to take the little boy to school in the morning and pick him up from school at 3.15pm in the afternoon.

The hours will be                 morning        7.15am to 9am

afternoon     3.15pm to 5pm

 

The Nanny will be required to assist with breakfast and getting ready for school, clearing the kitchen and loading dishwasher etc. Carrying out the school run to a school a few miles from the family home.

In the afternoon it would be collect child from school at 3.15 pm, once home cook tea for him and create fun times until parents get home.

There is a younger child but she goes everyday with Mummy.

The family have indoor cats so someone happy to have them around essential.

Excellent references and a DBS check will be required.

Tel Jackie 07979 501997

Carer/Housekeeper/Cook- Brentwood, Essex Ref 1215 ON HOLD

Carer required for elderly couple located near Brentwood Essex.

The gentleman does NOT require personal care, however he requires someone who can cook and carry out housework for them to include bed changing and laundry.

We are looking for someone who can make their life easier and keep them both safe – to avoid falls when the husband tries to assist his wife.

The lady is unwell and undergoing treatment at present so she does require personal care and someone who can do all the household tasks she is used to doing.

The Person:-

  • Reliable, trustworthy and above all kind and caring
  • Experienced with the care of the elderly
  • A good cook who can prepare simple healthy meals
  • Happy to carry out housework, laundry and ironing
  • Non smoker

The couple live in a cottage located close to their family on an equestrian facility so lots going on around.

A good salary will be offered to the successful person who can provide fully checkable references.

A DBS will be required too