Full Time Couple (Assistant Estate Manager/Housekeeper) – Suffolk- REF 845

Position Available
Posted on
September 20, 2021
Location
Between Hadleigh and Stowmarket, Suffolk
Job Type
Full-time / Live in / Permanent
Role
Estate Manager / Private Household & Estate / Driver / Groundsman / Handyman / Head Housekeeper / Housekeeper / Laundress / Private Chauffeur / Senior Housekeeper

Experienced Senior Couple required to cover 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 however a well behaved dog will be considered.

The Estate Manager will:-

  • Be capable of managing 6 staff
  • Carry out security duties
  • Be an experienced groundsman/handyman
  • 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, keep accurate records and manage staff rotas
  • 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
  • Manage other housekeepers to 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
  • Make sure fires are cleaned and freshly laid.
  • Organise kitchen and keep cupboards stocked

Car drivers essential due to location and driving duties.

Non- smokers only.

Tel Jackie 07979501997  or   Rebecca 07771655879