Couple – Rural Oxfordshire – REF 1153

Position Filled
Posted on
September 29, 2022
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live in
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson / Couple

Full Time experienced Couple required for large private Estate in rural location approx 8 miles from Oxford. Accommodation in a lovely 3 bedroom cottage and a competitive salary will be offered to a couple who can join this established team providing excellent Housekeeping and Gardening/Groundsperson skills to the properties and grounds.

The Housekeeper role:

  • Cleaning all rooms in each property on the Estate ┬áto a high standard ( properties are owned and lived in by family members)
  • Spring cleaning
  • Washing and ironing
  • Making and changing beds
  • Cooking on an ad-hoc basis-basis family cooking
  • Childcare on an ad-hoc basis- some childcare experience necessary
  • Running errands
  • Basic sewing ( not essential)
  • Looking after family dog if required
  • Working with other housekeepers as well as alone at times.

The Person:

  • Reliable, friendly with a good work ethic
  • Experienced with previous private household experience
  • Must work well in a team but be happy working alone

The Gardener/Groundsperson role:-

  • Grass cutting, strimming, weeding and leaf clearance
  • Maintenance of the grounds and gardens including pruning, planting, hedge cutting and vegetable garden care
  • Maintaining and arranging servicing of garden machinery
  • Occasional visits to London property -not overnight
  • Driving and running errands
  • Cleaning cars
  • Swimming pool maintenance
  • Looking after family dog when needed

The Person:-

  • Will have excellent knowledge of gardening, horticultural skills and vegetable growing experience
  • Will be able to operate and maintain large garden machinery
  • Will be able to carry out basic DIY – plumbing issues etc
  • Will have a full UK driving licence


Please contact Jackie 07979 501997 / for further information.