Full or Part Time Caretaker – Nr Stowmarket Ref JF1544

Position Filled
Posted on
January 11, 2024
Between Hadleigh and Stowmarket, Suffolk
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Live in / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Gardener / Groundsperson / Estate Worker / Farm & Equestrian

Full Time Caretaker with good maintenance, handyman, gardening and groundsperson experience required for private country house in a village location between Hadleigh and Stowmarket.

The ideal person will have previously worked within a private household environment but more important is a willingness to cover a variety of duties and integrate well with the other team members. The duties can change daily and during the day so never a dull moment!

This is a Thursday to Monday, 40 hours a week (but may consider shorter hours) with flexibility to cover absence of other staff.

One bed apartment will be provided on site (no pets or dependents).

The Position:-

  • Carrying out security duties including overnight on call for intruder alarms on a rota with other staff
  • General house and grounds maintenance and keeping all areas clean and tidy
  • Keeping leisure areas clean and well maintained (swimming pool and tennis court)
  • Dealing with tradesmen etc
  • Assisting groundsman, gardeners and other staff as required
  • Some driving duties, cleaning and refuelling vehicles and equipment

The Person:-

  • Reliable, punctual with an excellent work ethic and attention to detail
  • A good team player with an easy to get along with personality
  • Polite and well presented
  • Driver with a clean licence
  • Non-smoker
  • Experienced with operating and maintaining garden machinery
  • Happy working alone at times and also fit well into a small established team
  • Happy to take instructions and willing to learn new skills

Excellent salary offered to the successful person who can provide fully checkable references.

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