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.

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

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Experienced Housekeeper/Cleaner required for country house located approx 15/20 minutes from Hadleigh Suffolk. All housework,laundry and maybe ironing if time. Busy family house with no bus route so car driver essential. Reliable friendly person who can work well using their own initiative .

Part Time Housekeeper, Dedham- REF 874 UNDER OFFER

Dedham, Essex
Posted on October 19, 2021
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Experienced part time housekeeper required 8 hours a week ideally split over 2 days for private country house locate din the beautiful village of Dedham. Easy access from Colchester . A little housework but the successful person must be able to manage a period family home. Organising and carrying out bed changing, linen and towel laundry, food prep at times and generally freeing up time for the owner. Being able to organise the kitchen pantry and restocking would be part of this role. Must be reliable, organised, with a ‘can do’attitude and a nice friendly personality. Good salary offered to successful person.

Part Time Housekeeper/Domestic Help – Hadleigh / Suffolk -REF 869 ON HOLD

3 miles from Hadleigh Suffolk
Posted on October 14, 2021
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Experienced part time housekeeper/dpomestiv help required for retired couple with large country house located 3 miles from Hadleigh Suffolk
All housework to a high standard including some ironing and silver cleaning.
Car driver essential due to location and non smoker only. 8 hours maximum per week over 2 days

We are on the lookout for an experienced and wonderful, full-time groom to help with three enthusiastic pony club mad children and their ponies.

This is a full time, permanent position located in the centre of Newmarket. You will be required to carry out all yard duties to an excellent standard including grooming, plaiting, trimming etc.

Part Time Housekeeper/cook/driver-Nr Bury St Edmunds -REF 846

Near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Posted on September 20, 2021
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Mother’s Help required 5 afternoons a week ( Monday to friday) to collect child from school and prior to this carry out housework, laundry and ironing. Help with dog and 2 horses in field also required. Someone who could help keep the garden weeded and looking neat would be great. Car provided for work time.

Experienced laundress required for small busy family in Blakeney. This is a permanent, part time position.

Hours:

6 hours a week in total split between two days or evenings
Preferably a Monday & Thursday or Monday & Wednesday
Can either be two mornings a week or two nights, 7.30pm-10.30pm

Experienced housekeeper/cleaner required for busy family with lovely house in Dedham . easy access from Colchester or Ipswich. All housework, laundry ,ironing and general tidying up after the children. 8 hours a week over 2 days. Non smoker. Good salary l

Part Time Housekeeper – Cambridgeshire- REF 837

Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire
Posted on September 17, 2021
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Part time housekeeper/cleaner required for small country house located approx 20 minutes from Cambridge. All housework, washing, ironing and some cooking for freezer ( healthy family meals) The family have dogs so successful person must love animals. The family are very busy with an equestrian business on site-lovely job for someone who loves horses!

Full and Part Time bar and waiting staff required for gorgeous country pub/restaurant located between Hadleigh and Sudbury. We are looking for reliable, enthusiastic people to join this young energetic team all who have excellent customer service skills. The ideal people will have a genuine interest in food and beverage and be happy working evenings and weekends. This is a great opportunity to progress within an ever growing, successful business.

Full time Head Groom/housekeeper for small private event yard located approx 20 minutes from Sudbury. Must be able to turn horses out to high standards, clip, plait etc. Lorry driver preferred. Good rider essential for fit horses. Must be a friendly, bright person who can work well in small family team.

Part Time Temporary Carer, Whepstead / Bury St Edmunds- Ref 829

Near Bury St Edmunds
Posted on September 1, 2021
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Temporary Carer required for lady coming out of hospital and recovering from a broken shoulder. Rural location so car driver essential. Someone who can offer personal care and companionship for 2 hours 5pm to 7pm preferably 7 days a week for a period of 9 weeks. Someone who can cook and help around the house to make the lady life easier. Family member lives in the house and is there overnight and lunchtimes. Good hourly rate

Full Time Nanny/Mother’s Help, Wiltshire- REF 826 *UNDER OFFER*

Near to Chippenham Wiltshire
Posted on September 1, 2021
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Full time experienced Nanny required for busy family with one lovely little boy. All child care required Monday to friday 9am to 5pm. Someone creative who can make the little ones days such fun and happy with plenty of activities.
Car driver essential. Non smoker only.

Temporary experienced Groom required for immediate start for 3 months to cover head girls recovery from injury.
Full time position carrying out yard duties to a high standard within a small established team. Must be reliable, punctual with a good work ethic. Good hourly rate offered. Car driver essential due to location.

Live in Couple, Norfolk- REF 801 (On Hold)

Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Posted on August 4, 2021
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Live in Couple – Massingham/ Norfolk- REF 801

We are looking for an experienced, full-time, informal live-in couple to look after the grounds and house of this impressive private home in Massingham, Norfolk.