Current Positions


Part Time Housekeeper – Boxted REF 909

Boxted, Essex/Suffolk border
Posted on January 21, 2022
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Part time experienced housekeeper required for private country house located in the village of Boxted-Colchester Essex.
The ideal person will be able to manage the housework of this family home with 8 hours on Mondays and 4 hours on Thursdays. Monday cleaning the house, stripping beds, laundry and ironing. Thursday getting house ready for the weekend, putting heating on, checking bedrooms, stocking kitchen if required. Very good hourly rate to reliable, trustworthy person who takes a pride in their work . Car driver and non smoker

Mother’s Help/Nanny- Nr Hadleigh Suffolk REF 934

Shelley, Nr Hadleigh Suffolk
Posted on January 19, 2022
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Afternoon Mother’s Help/Nanny required for family with 3 children ages 2, 8 and 9 . A reliable, organised person with a genuine love for working with children is a must. A bright, friendly person who can make the children’s time with them fun and someone they love being with. Car driver and non smoker essential. The days will be Monday Tuesday and Thursday and the hours will be 3pm to 7pm. Before school pick up the job will involve housework and laundry relating to the children and also preparing healthy children’s suppers. A love of the countryside and a sporty active person would be great.

Part Time Nanny/Housekeeper – Live In – Nr Hadleigh, Suffolk Ref 933

Shelley, Hadleigh Suffolk
Posted on January 19, 2022
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Part Time experienced Nanny/Housekeeper required for busy young family with 3 children ages 2,8 and 9 with country house near Hadleigh Suffolk. This position comes with accommodation and a good hourly rate in exchange for 3 full days a week totalling 33 hours approx. Car driver and non smoker essential. The Nanny must be able to cook healthy meals for the children and be happy doing all housework relating to the children. The family have a cleaner too. Start date end of January 2022 if possible. Fully checkable references will be required and a DBS check.

Sunday Groom – Braintree, Essex REF 932

Near Braintree Essex
Posted on January 18, 2022
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Sunday Groom required to cover Head Groom’s day off so must be capable of sole charge. Small family yard with 4 horses on site. Duties will include Mucking out, turning out and bringing horses in from the field, rug changing, brushing off, picking out feet, Hays, waters etc. The horses are competition horses however they are well behaved but a confident person is required. Must be thorough, organised and tidy with the ability to notice injuries etc.The ideal person will be local, reliable, punctual and really enjoy working with horses. Good hourly rate offered. Start asap.

Part time experienced Groundsperson/Gardener required 2 full days a week for private country house near the village of Monks Eleigh- easy access from Hadleigh, Bildeston and Sudbury. The ideal person will be fully experienced in operating large garden machinery(ride on mower, strimmer, hedge cutter, chain saw and also be able to drive a small tractor and implements to carry out paddock maintenance. Being able to keep machinery in good order is essential. Some general gardening required but this is not a horticultural position. Some heavy work too so the successful applicant must be fit and healthy. Car driver essential due to rural location and no bus route. Someone reliable, easy to get along with who really enjoys working outside despite the sometimes awful English weather. Good hourly rate . References will be required

General Manager – Lindsey / Suffolk -REF 886

Lindsey Suffolk
Posted on January 14, 2022
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Full time experienced Bar/Restaurant Manager required for lovely country pub/restaurant located in Lindsey approx 5 miles from both Sudbury and Hadleigh. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service skills and who can head up a small energetic team all providing a professional service. Must be prepared to be hands and be a real team player. A good knowledge of food and wine is required.

Experienced, full-time, live-in Private Cook / Housekeeper COUPLE required to provide delicious meals for a small family and their guests and make sure their beautiful, large house is kept clean and tidy. The family will only be in residency four times a week so this this would suit a couple who are looking for a… Read more »

Part Time Experienced Groom – Hertfordshire- REF 929

Hertfordshire
Posted on January 13, 2022
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Part Time experienced groom required for private yard located in Buntingford, Herts. The ideal person will be able to carry out all yard duties to a high standard to assist the owner and Head Groom providing top class care for the 4 horses on site. Good rider with HGV licence would be an advantage but not a dealbreaker. Reliability , enthusiasm and a good work ethic all essential as well as a genuine love of working with horses. The facilities are fabulous and the working environment is perfect. 4 days a week ideally but can be flexible. Must be confident handling fit horses and someone who can clip, plait etc would be great. Car driver essential. Non smoker only.

Part Time Gardener – Nr Boxford, Suffolk -REF 927

Milden - between Boxford and Lavenham
Posted on January 13, 2022
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Reliable, experienced general gardener required for private house with established garden located between Boxford and Lavenham. Car driver essential due to location.
Someone who can weed, prune, cut back, strim,hedge cut, do edges, clear ditches etc. Good hourly rate offered . Can be either 3 hours a week or 7 hours if 2 properties in same village covered.

Part Time Housekeeper/Cleaner- Nr Clare, Suffolk -Ref 926

Nr Clare Suffolk
Posted on January 12, 2022
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Part Time experienced Housekeeper/Cleaner required for private country house 9 hours a week over 2-3 days. Good hourly rate offered to reliable, hard working fully referenced person who can maintain this period house to a high standard of cleanliness. Must be happy cleaning all areas including bathrooms and kitchens and doing weekly bed changing. Laundry and ironing also part of this role. Someone who can keep the fridge clean and stocked and do some grocery shopping. Other errands involving driving occasionally required . To start asap.

Part Time Housekeeper – Ipswich – REF 925

Central Ipswich, Suffolk
Posted on January 12, 2022
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Part time experienced Housekeeper to carry out all housework, laundry and ironing in this town centre family home. Someone who is happy to assist with school runs and occasional babysitting would be great.
12 hours a week split over 2 or 3 days. Good hourly rate offered to reliable person who takes a pride in their work.
Car driver and non smoker

Full Time Family PA – Nr Banbury Oxfordshire – REF 924

15 minutes from Bury St Edmunds
Posted on January 12, 2022
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Full Time experienced family PA required to support 3 children ( 2 teenagers and one age 11) .The successful person must be trustworthy, reliable with previous childcare experience. Confident, safe car driver essential and non smoker. The role is primarily based in North Oxfordshire however travel to London, Suffolk and possibly internationally will be required on occasions. The position is mainly supporting the children with day to day activities, relating to school, parties, shopping, organising complex diaries, expenses and organising activities including for weekends and holidays. The family use all Apple products so good knowledge in this area is preferred including the latest technology. 5 day week with flexibility to work weekends and varied hours. Occasional overnight stays and the availability to travel with the family. Pet lover as the family have dogs. Good salary offered to reliable, polite person who has a calm, positive personality and can show a high degree of discretion and confidentiality.

Full Time Groundsperson – Bury St Edmunds -REF 922

Near Bury St Edmunds
Posted on January 12, 2022
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Full time experienced Groundsperson required for large family Estate approx 15 minutes from Bury St Edmunds. Must be able to operate and maintain large garden machinery and use chainsaw and hedge cutter ( certificates required) This role has a variety of duties including lawn care, parkland care, fence repair, drive and ditch maintenance, chopping logs for the house, cleaning cars, basic DIY to buildings and fencing. Someone who is happy working alone in all weathers keeping the grounds neat and tidy. Must be happy to take care of the pool and other areas close to the house. Car driver essential due to the location.

Approximately 2 hours a week although this could increase slightly over time and depending on the person. Experienced cleaner with previous private cleaning experience a must. References to be obtained before interview, 3 as a minimum.

Part Time Private Chef – Banbury, Oxfordshire – REF 921

Between Banbury and Northampton
Posted on January 11, 2022
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Weekend Private Chef required for family located between Banbury and Northampton. The Chef will be required both Saturday and Sunday to provide Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as well as food and beverage to the family of 5 throughout the day. Someone with very high standards and the ability to cook delicious , fresh, healthy food with the flexibility to on occasions change at short notice to meet the family requirements. An understanding and experience of catering for a variety of dietary requirements as well as food intolerances is essential. There will be extra days required during the year when the Full Time Chef is on holiday (28 days). Someone who can plan small parties and estimate the quantise of food required based on guest numbers. So if you are a passionate chef with excellent checkable references then please apply.

Part Time Housekeeper – Kenilworth -REF 920

Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Posted on January 9, 2022
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Part time traditional housekeeper with private household experience required to work 2 or 3 full days a week within a large country house. All housework to a high standard and the ability to carry out laundry and ironing. Someone who can help with food prep, general errands and also supervise trades people etc. Car driver essential and non smoker. Must love dogs as the family have 2. References and DBS check will be requested. Good hourly rate offered to reliable, organised and easy to get along with person.

Part Time Housekeeper – Felsted, Essex -REF 744

Felsted near Dunmow Essex
Posted on January 9, 2022
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Part time experienced Housekeeper required for 4 bedroom family home located in Felsted Essex. High standard cleaning required and someone who takes a pride in their work.
3 mornings a week with a total of 15 hours. Good hourly rate offered to reliable, punctual person.

Full Time Experienced Groom -Kenilworth, Warwickshire -REF 919

Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Posted on January 7, 2022
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Full time experienced Groom required for private, high standard yard with 6 horses. We are looking for someone reliable with a good work ethic to join this small established team providing the best care for the horses at all times.Someone who is happy handling and riding competition horses and who can turn them out to a high standard. Car driver essential. Accommodation available if required and well behaved dog and partner would be welcome. This is not an isolated position as there will always be 2 people working at a time. The days are 4.5-5 days per week which will include weekends on a rota basis. A good confident rider would be a great advantage to hack out. There are amazing facilities on site including an indoor arena-what a bonus for those wet and cold days!

Plant Centre Assistant, East Bergholt – REF 918

East Bergholt
Posted on January 6, 2022
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Full or Part Time Plant Centre Assistant required to join small established in this fabulous retail nursery and gardens located in East Bergholt. Horticultural qualifications essential as this position requires the person to advise customers in their purchase of plants etc. Will include weekends. Must be reliable and punctual with good customer service skills. Someone with a genuine passion for plants and previous garden centre experience would be perfect. Current Assistant is retiring.

Full Time Nursery Assistant – East Bergholt -REF 819

East Bergholt, Suffolk
Posted on January 6, 2022
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Full time Nursery Assistant required for lovely children’s day nursery located on the Essex Suffolk border in East Bergholt-easy access from A12. Childcare qualifications required for this lovely role and a genuine love of working with children. Baby room experience would be preferred. Someone reliable, bright, fun and caring to join this happy friendly team all providing exceptional care to the little ones during their time at the nursery. 4 day week – 32 hours No weekends

Part Time Housekeeper – Nr Hadleigh, Suffolk – REF 917

Lindsey near Hadleigh Suffolk
Posted on January 5, 2022
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Part Time experienced Housekeeper to cover a total of 15-17 hours per week for 2 neighbouring families. All housework to a high standard and the ability to maintain cleanliness of these family homes. Some washing and ironing required. Must be able to working using own initiative and work unsupervised. Reliable and trustworthy with a good work ethic. Start date asap. Car driver essential due to rural location and no bus route. Non smoker only.

Part time experienced housekeeper with previous private household employment required for family house near hadleigh Suffolk. 2 mornings a week approx 3/4 hours each day. Good hourly rate offered to reliable person who can carry out all housework, laundry and ironing to a high standard.

Part Time Admin Assistant – Long Melford -REF 850

Long Melford
Posted on January 4, 2022
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Part time Admin Assistant required for sales company specialising in top end brands.
2/3 days a week 9am to 5pm. An interest in fashion, design, art etc would be an advantage. Must be fully IT literate.
Car driver essential due to rural location. Non smoker

We are looking for a very experienced and wonderful Housekeeper / Nanny to help a lovely small family in Blakeney with two children under the age of two.

The person must have previous private Housekeeping and childcare experience especially with younger children/ toddlers. The house is beautiful and large and will require all general duties such as laundry, stripping and remaking beds, hoovering, polishing, mopping floors, skirting boards, windows,  cleaning bathrooms etc. 

Part Time Competition Groom, Cambridgeshire- REF 915

Near Cambridge
Posted on December 31, 2021
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Part Time experienced competition Groom required for family with horses and ponies competing from Novice to 2*.
The ideal person will be able to turn horses out to a very high standard and understand the demands of grooming at events.
Must be confident handling fit horses and be able to stud up, bandage, plait, clip etc. Being organised at all times and know what needs doing and when.
A very generous salary will be paid to a reliable, enthusiastic groom with a genuine passion for horses and eventing. 7.5 T lorry driver would be great but not essential. A fun, friendly person who is easy to get along with. Car driver and non smoker only. References will be required.

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced, lightweight rider (80-85kg max) to join a top class, small, private endurance yard in Norfolk.

Lovely accommodation available on site. Live out is an option but only if the person is local.

This is a full-time, permanent position – 8.00am-5.00pm, 5 days a week, weekends will be required.

Part Time experienced Gardener required for 3.5 acre private country garden .24 hours a week over 3 days. The gardens have the following areas-formal lawns, vegetable garden, greenhouses, lily pond, rose garden and pergola, swimming pool, yew hedges, herbaceous borders and informal long grassed areas.
Car driver and non smoker essential. Fully checkable references will be requested. Start date Spring 2022.

Full Or Part Time Groom (Temporary) – Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire -REF 911

Sutton Bridge, nr Spalding lincs
Posted on December 20, 2021
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Reliable full or part time experienced groom required to cover owner’s recovery following her stay in hospital. This position
requires someone who can manage a small yard of event horses to a high standard, carrying out all yard duties-No riding required unless the groom is a good confident rider used to exercising fit horses. Mucking out, turning out and bringing in from field, grooming, rig changing, haying up and waters. Tack cleaning and yard sweeping. Good hourly rate offered to successful person. Location is Sutton Bridge near Spalding and Kings Lynn.

Head Chef- West Lexham/Norfolk – REF 910

Norfolk
Posted on December 11, 2021
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West Lexham is a 22-acre retreat centre based around heritage farm buildings, converted for overnight stays, treehouses, cabins and bell tents for glamping in the woods. It is a family run business with a small and dedicated team, with very exciting clients from all over the world. West Lexham are run on renewables and best practice principles, ensuring an immersive, educational resource for guests.

They are now looking for a creative inspirational Head Chef. Someone who can develop inspiring menus for their beautiful timber framed Café, alongside their corporate and retreat group bookings. Utilising their very own growing garden and working alongside their growing team, whilst focusing on the very specific requirements of their discerning cliental.

This is a rare opportunity to produce biodynamic, organic and seasonal food. This role would suit an established Head Chef who desires to be creative and produce food with passion and flare.

Full time experienced Housekeeper/Cook/Mothers help required for busy family house located near Burnham Market. The ideal person will be a reliable, friendly, easy to have around person who is organised and can manage the cleaning of this large country house. Laundry, ironing, bed changing, general cleaning and the ability to work with one other housekeeper(part time) This is a Monday to Friday position and a very generous salary will be offered to the successful person with fully checkable references. So if you are child and dog friendly with a great work ethic this is the job for you

Part time experienced Groom required for family eventing yard between Newmarket and Bury St Edmunds. Someone who can carry out all yard duties to a high standard and who is confident handling fit competition horses on the ground. No riding required. Car driver essential due to location. 2 morning a week and weekends ( 3 on 1 off)

Full Time Competition Groom – Lincolnshire- REF 904

near Spalding Lincolnshire
Posted on December 6, 2021
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Competition Groom required for family eventing yard. Horse and rider compete at 4* level so someone with professional groom experience at this level is essential. Accommodation available. Lorry driver . Excellent turn out skills essential-clipping,plaiting etc. Event grooming experience is a must – studding up, walking off, bandaging etc.

Full Time experienced Housekeeper/Cook required for busy young family with new baby due after Christmas. The ideal person will be able to manage a large country house and keep it immaculate at al times. High standard cleaning, laundry and ironing. Someone who can cook healthy family meals and for the freezer. Occasional shopping and keeping larder stocked. Help with supper parties at times and very occasional child care. 2 bedroom accommodation and good salary offered to fully referenced housekeeper.

Nanny – Brinton/Norfolk – REF 901 (under offer)

North Norfolk
Posted on December 1, 2021
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Wonderful Nanny required in Brinton, Norfolk to help a soon to be family of 5.

The person must be loyal, reliable and have a genuine love for children. The Nanny / Mothers Help will be required to help look after a 3.5-year-old, 15-month-old and newborn baby who is due this spring.

Full Time Nanny – Bury St Edmunds -REF 879

Nr Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk
Posted on November 25, 2021
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Full time experienced Nanny required for busy family with two lovely little girls. NNEB or Cache Level 3 childcare qualifications essential with fully checkable references. . Car driver and non smoker essential. Must be outdoorsy and love creating fun, healthy activities for children. A kind, caring nature is a must. Monday to Friday with earlier finish on Friday.
The family home is situated in extensive grounds with pool and tennis court with playgrounds etc a short drive away. The children have a Shetland pony so someone with horse experience would be great. A Nanny who can encourage the children to be creative and develop their social, educational and physical skills. Ideally looking for a long term employee.

Full Time Head Gardener – Dorset-REF 900 (UNDER OFFER)

Near Dorchester Dorset
Posted on November 23, 2021
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Full Time experienced Head Gardener required for beautiful country house located near Dorchester, Dorset with gardens offering a variety of areas such as lawns, formal beds, orchard, natural swimming pond, woodland, rose gardens. The successful applicant must hold recognised horticultural qualifications and have fully checkable references. A good team player essential who is happy working alongside a passionate gardener who is the owner of the property. Excellent plant knowledge and good machinery use is a must. Car driver

Office Administrator, Thetford – REF 897 UNDER OFFER

Thetford ( IP24)
Posted on November 17, 2021
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Experienced Office Administrator required for this wonderful ‘Canine Club in the Country’ offering everything dogs could possibly wish for. The job would include all office duties-answering the phone and emails. Meeting clients and their pets( love of dogs would be perfect) Filing, ordering supplies, marketing with social media expertise. Bookkeeping using Quickbooks if possible. Dairy management, booking dogs into hotel and arranging taxi routes from London. Start date January 2022

West Lexham is a 22 acre family run retreat centre based around heritage farm buildings, converted for overnight stays, treehouse cabins and bell tents for glamping in the woods.

We are now on the look out for an experienced Head Gardener with horticultural knowledge to fill this exciting position.

Part time Housekeeper/Cleaner – Bury St Edmunds -REF 894

Beyton , Bury St Edmunds
Posted on November 15, 2021
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Experienced part time housekeeper/cleaner required 3-4 hours a week to maintain this busy family house. All housework, laundry and ironing. The hours will increase next year when the family move into the bigger house. Car driver and non smoker only.

Part Time Mother’s Help/Housekeeper – Hadleigh / Suffolk -REF 892

Lower Layham, Nr Hadleigh Suffolk
Posted on November 15, 2021
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Experienced Mother’s Help/Housekeeper required for busy young family in rural location near Hadleigh Suffolk. Ideal person will be able to understand what needs doing to assist in the house, keeping on top of housework, laundry and ironing. School runs so car driver essential . Non smoker.

Full Time Stud Groom -Nr Woodbridge -REF 889

Nr Woodbridge
Posted on November 10, 2021
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Full time experienced Stud Groom required for Heavy Horse Centre. This is a great job for somebody wishing to part of a team working towards the preservation of this wonderful heavy horse The Suffolk punch. Experience with Mares, Foals and preferably stallions too. Weekends on a rota basis. No accommodation available so someone local would be preferred. car driver and non smoker.

Experience House Manager/housekeeper/cook required for family located approx 5 minutes from Bury St Edmunds.
The position is 4 days a week to include weekends when necessary. Must be able to oversee the housework and be very hands on too.
Someone reliable, with a friendly disposition who can ensure the tidiness of this lovely country house and also provide healthy meals for the family. Car driver essential due to location and for grocery shopping. Hours 8am to 4pm

Groundsman required for Private Country Estate in Wickhambrook approx 9 miles from Newmarket. The ideal person will be able to operate large garden machinery, drive a tractor with implements attached. Have knowledge of working with trees, care and pruning etc. Work well in an established friendly team all who work hard keeping the Estate in good order at all times. The Estate has areas of garden, vineyard, farm and rewinding so this is a really varied job. Good salary offered to successful person. Car driver essential. WOULD SUIT COLLEGE LEAVER

Full Time Experienced Groom/Rider – Cambridgeshire -REF 838

Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire
Posted on November 2, 2021
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Full time experienced Groom required for small family eventing yard with horses competing from young horse classes to high level BE classes. The groom must be able to clip, plait etc and prepare horses for travel.
The ability to keep the yard maintained to a high standard and work well with others. Reliability is a must. Car driver essential and lorry driver would be an advantage but not a deal breaker

Senior Team Leader/Hard Landscaper – Bures, Suffolk- REF 880

Bures-Between Colchester and Sudbury
Posted on October 26, 2021
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Senior Hard Landscaper required to head up this established team within award winning Landscape and Construction Company located in Bures, Suffolk. Monday to friday- minimum of 40 contracted hours. Competitive salary.
The person required will be forward thinking, proactive with excellent communication skills. Must have fully referenced previous landscaping experience and be skilled in paving, brick work and general landscaping. Must be able to use a variety of large plant on site and understand health and safety requirements. The ability to rad drawings and specifications is a must. Driving licence essential.