Domestic Couple role - gorgeous countryside, Hampshire. Separate cottage provided

Southampton, Hampshire
Job level
Full Time
53 days ago
$45-£50k pa
Nannies Beyond
28 Apr 2021
Contract type
Recruiter Type
Direct Employer

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Warm, friendly young family are seeking a Domestic Couple who are dedicated and experienced, with a flexible attitude and positive work ethic to join their household. The family will be moving from London to the countryside in Hampshire and are looking for a lovely couple to join their team in their new adventure. Start date is any time between beginning of May and end of June.

Both individuals must have previous experience working together or individually in a Domestic Couple position and one or both should hold a valid driving licence. You will be employed as a Housekeeper/Cook/Mothers help and Houseman/Driver/Gardener, working together to ensure the household runs smoothly, support the family, and maintain the interior and exterior of the property and grounds.

The family have 3 young boys, twins of 2 years old and a boy of 3 years old. The job would suit a fun and energetic couple with a positive can do attitude, high standards of work and a good level of spoken English and must like animals and children.

You will need to work as part of a team with the focus on one half of the couple inside the home, helping with laundry, cleaning, cooking and some childcare whilst the other half works most of the time outdoors helping with the family's horses, gardens, swimming pool, driving and general handyman maintenance work.

The hours are flexible and around 40-50 hours per week but preference will be given to couples who are flexible and able to manage their own time and duties. Ideally Tuesday – Saturday (with Monday and Sunday free) or Sunday – Thursday (with Friday and Saturday free)

Accommodation is provided in a 3 bedroom cottage with living area and kitchen and private patio, separate to the main house.

Housekeeper/Mother’ Help Duties:

Preparing meals for the family

Grocery shopping

Housekeeping – cleaning

Deep cleaning of the family home

Organising the kitchen

Laundry and ironing

Sweep and mop floors

Polish woodwork and glass

Changing linen and towels in bedrooms

Empty bins and organize recycling

Running errands

Playing with kids

Keep toys organised and clean

Helping with bath time

Supervising playdates

Babysitting in the evenings with advance notice


Gardening and exterior maintenance

Cleaning gutters

House plant care

Interior maintenance


drop offs and collections from station

Driving the family to appointments/social engagements

Liaising with contractors

Running errands

Interior and exterior painting and specialist treatment of surfaces

Taking care of pets (chickens, dog and horses- although there will be a groom who will oversee the horses welfare)

To be considered for this role you must;

Have a valid passport

Be eligible to work within the UK for at least 4 years

Have previous experience as a private household Domestic Couple

Have excellent contactable references

Possess (or be willing to get) an up to date DBS check

Possess a full clean UK driving license

Ad ID: 5398228195

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