Couple needed near Sevenoaks, Kent
Housekeeper and Under Gardener
Start end of July
Combined salary £45,000 - increase after probation
2 bed cottage provided on site with all utilities
We have a fantastic opportunity in Kent for a couple. Our client is looking for a housekeeper and an under gardener for their country house near Sevenoaks, Kent. Duties required are:
Housekeeper - running the house, home cooking, cleaning, shopping, and general duties around the house.
Under Gardener - assist the head gardener and carry out general maintenance work around the house and grounds.
For the housekeeper the hours are approximately 30/35 hours pw, with some flexibility as the Winter months tend to be busier than during the Summer, and with 2 days off over the weekend. You should be able to organise the day-to-day ordering of food & running the house.
For the under gardener the hours are 8 - 5pm 5 days a week with 2 days off over the weekend. Some driving may be required for the owners.
You should be self-starters, kind, willing to go the extra mile and above all honest and trustworthy.
Combined salary of £45,000 with increase after 6 months probation.
20 days holiday per year i.e. 4 weeks to be mutually agreed. If bank holidays are worked, time in lieu will be given.
You will need to enjoy living in the countryside.
There is a 2 bedroom rent-free cottage within the grounds with its own access.
All general outgoings taken care of excluding telephone calls.
There are no children but dog/cat lovers are very welcome. One pet is allowed in the cottage.
Driving is essential and a car is provided for work related jobs.
Prior to any offer, a minimum of 2 references will be required.