Domestic Couple, Dereham, Norfolk- REF 705 (Now Filled)

Position Filled
Posted on
February 6, 2021
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live in
Private Household & Estate / Housekeeper / Cleaner / Gardener / Groundsperson / Couple / Groom / Equestrian


We are looking for an experienced, well referenced, and wonderful domestic couple to work on a full time, live in basis at a lovely farmhouse/stud in Thetford. The couple need to be experienced around horses and looking after the paddocks, stables, and gardens.

Maintenance person – permanent

  • All grounds maintenance-grass, paddocks, fencing, spraying, rolling etc
  • General gardening – weeding and cutting back
  • Hedge cutting and chopping logs
  • Feeding and walking dogs when needed

Housekeeper/Groom – Maternity cover 1 year (may be permanent)- this is shared with one other person.

  • All stable duties-mucking out, feeding, tack cleaning, riding Arabian horses, putting horses on/off the walker, lunging etc
  • Happy to go on very long hacks helping to get the horses ready for competition
  • Good at turn out and happy to attend competitions inc staying overnight either B&B but often in caravan. Ensuing early start and late finish.
  • Crewing, Assisting with water and supplies and following a simple routing.
  • Housekeeping, cleaning house , ironing , washing, changing beds, shopping when needed, errands etc

Both positions are full time and will include a 5 day, working week.

Hours 8.00am to 5.30pm – weekends on a rota basis.

28 days holiday including bank holidays

Beautiful accommodation but only big enough for a couple.

For more information, please contact Rebecca on 07771 655879 or email