Current Positions

Full Time Groundsperson – Banbury, Oxfordshire – REF 960

Between Banbury and Northampton
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Full Time experienced Groundsperson required for private country Estate located between Northampton and Banbury. Car driver essential and someone who can operate and maintain large garden machinery.
The job involves lawn care using large ride on mower, strimming and hedge cutting. Someone who can keep ditches and driveways clear and tidy. General work around the grounds keeping fences and woodwork in good repair.

Full Time Private Chauffeur – Banbury/Oxfordshire – REF 958

Between Banbury and Northampton
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Full Time experienced Chauffeur required for HNW family located in Oxfordshire between Banbury and Northampton. The ideal person will be reliable, discrete, polite, well presented and completely trustworthy. Someone who has a clean driving licence with plenty of experience driving around London and also throughout the UK. The Chauffeur will be driving the Principals and their children and there will be early starts and late finishes required at times. This a live out position as no accommodation available. Non smoker only. Full checkable references will be requested.

Part Time experienced housekeeper required to work 15-20 hours a week maintaining this lovely 8 bedroom period family home to a very high standard. All housework, laundry and ironing. One other housekeeper employed too. Someone with previous private household experience essential. Must have a ‘can do’ attitude and take a pride in their work. Car driver and non smoker only.

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!

Part Time Housekeeper – Nr Boxford – Ref 955

Milden between Lavenham and Boxford
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Part time experienced Housekeeper/Cleaner required 3 hours a week or 3 hours every other week. Possibly more hours by summer when adjoining cottage renovation complete. All housework, some ironing and inside window cleaning.
Car driver essential due to location. Non smoker only.

Full Time experienced Head Groom required for Suffolk Punch Stud located approx 8 miles from Woodbridge, Suffolk.
Must be able to manage a small team and be very organised , reliable, hardworking with very high standards. First class care essential to these lovely horses
The ability to handle large heavy horses on the ground is essential and previous experience in this area would be a huge advantage.
The Head Groom will report to the Stud Manager. Weekends required on a rota basis. A friendly person essential who can communicate well with other staff members, management and visitors to the stud. Car driver essential . Good salary offered. No on site accommodation available but may be opportunity to share house with another staff member away from the stud.

Part Time experienced Office Administrator required for busy ever growing construction and engineering business located approx 15 minutes from Chelmsford . Easy access from the A12. This is a 3 month temporary position with a view to going permanent. Monday to Thursday – 10 am to 2pm. All office duties to include invoicing, bank checking, chasing overdue accounts, stock taking, ordering, answering queries ( phone and email), arranging meetings and taking notes, booking accommodation, holiday rota scheduling and accurate recording using the latest technology. The new person must be reliable, organised, pro active with an easy to get along with personality and exceptional communication skills.

Experienced part time Mother’s help /Nanny/Housekeeper required for busy young family based in Tiptree, Essex. Approx 12-14 hours a week over two days Thursday and Friday but 3 afternoons a week would be considered.
Someone who can keep the house clean and tidy ( cleaner employed too) Cook healthy children’s teas, carry out some school runs and keep the kitchen cupboards stock. Car driver and non smoker essential.

Farm Manager / Working Foreman required for 1000 acre arable/vegetable, family run farm in Chatteris, which lies on the Norfolk/Cambridgeshire border.

Previous experience in this sector paramount and the person must be qualified to spray.

Full time hours, overtime and weekends likely during busier periods.

Core hours: 7.00am-4.00pm

TEMPORARY Experienced Groom required for 2 weeks starting beginning of March-earlier start can be available.
Wonderful private sports horse stud with fabulous facilities and only a max of 6 horses in located a short distance from the A134 and A14 approx 15 minutes from Bury St Edmunds.. There are mares and youngstock who live out 24/7. All yard work required to a high standard.
We require a reliable , hard working person to join this very small established team all providing the best care to these amazing horses.
Can be a riding position for a good, capable rider who is happy riding youngsters.
Accommodation in mobile home on site can be available for the temporary groom if required. Full or Part Time considered.

Part Time Farm Secretary – Woodbridge – REF 943

Rendlesham, nr Woodbridge Suffolk
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Part Time Farm Secretary position available as a job share with existing secretary who will be reducing their hours. 3 days a week to carry our all office administrative duties, deal with communications-post, email, phone calls and letters. Someone reliable, polite with a good sense of humour required to join the small team managing the office of this large family farm overlooking the River Deben. An organised person who can think on their feet and who can cope with a myriad of different situations.Bookkeeping experience required to deal with invoicing, Sage 50 Payroll , monitoring bank accounts and preparing books for the year end. Property management of the residential properties.
Car driver and non smoker only. Someone who is happy around dogs too. Salary to be agreed depending on experience etc.

Part Time qualified gardener with excellent plant knowledge required to join a small established team working within a large, beautiful garden in Kenilworth, Warwickshire.
The successful person will be required to work 2 full days a week and will be offered a very generous hourly rate. Their role will be to care for the herbaceous borders, rose garden, cutting garden, parterre and woodland plus more areas as required. Other gardeners employed to maintain lawns, hedges etc. Must include a Tuesday or Thursday. The incoming garden must be reliable, punctual and really nice to work with.

Full Time experienced Estates Office/Caretaker required for a leading co-educational school located in the beautiful Suffolk Countryside near Lavenham.
We are looking for a reliable, punctual person who is polite and well presented with a good work ethic.
Someone who can cover a wide variety of duties, including security, maintenance , minibus driving, keeping grounds and buildings clean and unobstructed, assisting the Estates Manager to monitor contractors and generally helping where needed. The Estates Officer needs to be courteous and helpful with the ability to provide a friendly service at all times to staff, pupils and visitors. Car driver with clean licence essential and non smoker only.

Part Time Housekeeper – Boxted -REF 909

Boxted, Essex/Suffolk border
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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 FILLED

Shelley, Nr Hadleigh Suffolk
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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 Tuesday 12-7, Wednesday 4-7pm and Thursday 12-7pm . 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 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 if required and a good hourly rate in exchange for 3 days a week totalling 17 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

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.

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
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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 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.

Full Time Family PA – Nr Banbury Oxfordshire – REF 924

15 minutes from Bury St Edmunds
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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.

Part Time Housekeeper – Felsted, Essex -REF 744

Felsted near Dunmow Essex
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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
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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 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. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced Groom looking to work in a competitive, yet fun, private, family eventing yard in gorgeous Somerset.

We are ideally looking for a competent rider who can help hack the children’s horses whilst they are at school so a good rider would be an advantage although this is not essential. You will be required to carry out all yard duties to a high standard as well as turning horses and ponies out for competitions (plaiting, clipping, trimming etc).

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.

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.

Full Time experienced Gardener / Groundsperson required for private country house with approx 6 acres located in rural location about 4 miles from Lavenham and 6 miles from Hadleigh Suffolk. The ideal person will be able to manage the grounds which comprise of formal borders, grass areas, swimming pool area etc. Must be reliable, friendly and have a good work ethic. The use of large garden machinery and its upkeep is also required. General tidying of areas around this large property will be part of this job along with hedge cutting and chain saw use. Car driver essential who would be happy to drive the owner on occasions(very rarely)

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 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.

Part Time Gardener – Nr Boxford, Suffolk -Ref 902

Between Boxford and Lavenham
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Part time gardener required for private house located between Boxford and Lavenham. Ideally 3 hours every other week but can offer more for the right person. This is a year round position and would suit someone pysically fit who can help owner with some of the heavier jobs. Good hourly wage offered.

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

Full time, Administrator / Clerk required for established housing developer in Norfolk, West of Norwich. We are looking for a wonderful person to join this small, dynamic team.

This would either suit an entry level person who is looking to start their career in the property sector or someone who is experienced in the field already. An interest in property development would be a real advantage.

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

Experienced Groundsperson required 1-2 days a week to maintain the grounds of private country house. Must be fully competent in using large garden machinery, hedge cutters, chain saw and sprayer.
Happy to work in all weathers with a good understanding of the demands of the seasons. The ability to weed, prune and maintain rose beds essential. Lawn care is a big part of this role.

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 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.

Experienced housekeeper required for busy family with period property in village location close to long Melford. All housework to a high standard and the ability to use own initiative and know what needs doing. Must be happy to tidy up around the busy work at home owner, emptying dishwasher etc and generally keeping everywhere clean and tidy. Reliable, punctual, non smoking person essential. Good hourly rate offered.

Full Time Groom/Rider/Mother’s Help – Cotswolds -REF 884

Near Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
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Experienced Full Time Groom/Rider/Mother’s Help required for young family currently living in Oxfordshire but moving in February to Gloucestershire. Can be live in or live out. Lovely small family yard with 1 horse and 1 pony now but hoping to have 4 total early next year. Daughter competes at National level for the school so someone who can turn horses out beautifully for competition a must. Good lightweight rider essential. Lorry driver would be an advantage however someone who can tow a trailer would be good. Car driver essential to carry out school runs. 5 day week but weekend work required for training days and competitions. The new house has fabulous equestrian facilities and great hacking. 2 bedroom accommodation available if required.