Full Time Couple (Assistant Estate Manager/Housekeeper) – Suffolk- REF 1295

Position Filled
Posted on
March 27, 2023
Between Hadleigh and Stowmarket, Suffolk
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live in
Private Household & Estate / Housekeeper / Cleaner / Gardener / Groundsperson / Estate Worker / Couple

Experienced Couple required to cover Assistant Estate Manager and Housekeeper roles within this private country Estate located in rural Suffolk-between Stowmarket and Hadleigh.

The ideal couple will have fully referenced ,previous employment working within a private household carrying out the same or similar roles.

This is a live in position and a fully furnished detached property with a garden will be offered as well as a generous joint salary. The accommodation is for two people only ,sorry no dependants or pets.

The ideal days will be Thursday to Monday included with flexibility to cover duties out of normal hours.

The Assistant Estate Manager will:-

  • Be responsible for the maintenance and smooth running of the Estate
  • Carry out security duties including overnight on call on a rota with other staff
  • Be an experienced handyperson/groundsperson
  • Have a clean driving licence and be able to carry out chauffeuring duties when required
  • Be hands on as far as general gardening, keeping grounds, driveways etc clear and tidy
  • Liaise with suppliers, tradesmen and other visitors to the property
  • Be polite, well presented with a friendly personality
  • Be organised and keep accurate records
  • Keep the vehicles clean and manage service dates etc

The Housekeeper will:-

The Housekeeper will:-

  • Be responsible for the housework within this beautiful country house and be very hands on with all the duties and capable of high standard cleaning.
  • Know how to care for specialist fabrics
  • Have very high standards and a good eye for detail
  • Work seamlessly with the established housekeeper keep everyone aware of what needs doing and when
  • Keep the house immaculate at all times
  • Manage laundry and ironing
  • Make up beds, deal with linen and ensure guest rooms are always clean
  • Assist when required in the kitchen
  • Liaise with suppliers, tradesmen etc
  • Keep flowers in the house refreshed
  • Organise kitchen and keep cupboards stocked

Car drivers essential due to location and driving duties.

Excellent salary offered to the successful couple who can provide fully checkable references from similar employment.

Please contact Jackie 07979 501997 / info@ruralrecruitment.co.uk for further information