Couple (Housekeeper and Gardener) -Swaffham / Norfolk – REF 1062

Position Available
Posted on
July 8, 2022
Location
Swaffham
Job Type
Full-time / Live in / Live out / Permanent
Role
Groundsperson / Groundsperson / Private Household & Estate / Couple / Gardener / Housekeeper

Full Time Couple required to cover Housekeeping and Gardening within this large private Estate.

The House and Gardens are maintained to a very high standard so we would be looking for a couple who understand how to manage a household, leaving no stone unturned and who are comfortable working around a family.

The Housekeeper will :-

  • Be working within the large country house working as part of an established team carrying out all housework, laundry and ironing
  • Take a pride in their work and know how to keep the house clean and immaculate at all times
  • Be reliable, polite and discrete
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude and be happy taking instruction
  • Be easy to get along with , friendly and bright

The Gardener/Groundsperson will:-

  • Be working as part of an established team and have an easy to get along with, friendly personality
  • Work within the gardens and grounds which extend to 26 acres comprising the following areas- formal lawns, ┬áherbaceous borders, formal areas, greenhouses, vegetable garden, cutting garden and orchard.
  • Be able to use and maintain large garden machinery such as mowers, strimmers, hedge cutters, sprayers etc
  • Have a genuine love of working within beautiful gardens (in all weathers)
  • Preferably have RHS horticultural qualifications but someone with extensive horticultural knowledge would be considered.
  • Clean driving licence essential.

Accommodation could be available if required-there is a 2 bedroom cottage on the Estate.

A competitive salary will be offered and 23 days holiday plus 8 days bank holiday

Tel Jackie 07771 655879