Domestic couple in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire We are looking for a live-in couple for our private client to join an informal household in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.
The position is permanent, live-in, full-time Hours are generally Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm. We are looking for a pro-
active, energetic people, who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle. They need to be flexible with days off as they are required to work in clients’ absence (looking after the pets & house security).
General duties include;All household cleaning (house and laundry) Generator to be kept full of fuel in case of power cut All cleaning (wherever possible) to be carried out in the mornings, leaving the afternoon for laundry and errands All ironing to be done during the week and not carried forward after the weekend.
Dogs walked twice daily / horses stabled at night Tidy / clean kitchen Clean all floors and bathrooms Empty bins / dishwasher Make all beds (linen change every Monday) Dust as appropriate Site security Accept deliveries Liaise with contractors Test smoke alarms Take meter readings (electric and LPG) Wash vehicles Check / move horses electric fencing Clear terrace / mow field and garden / weed Collect dog mess Wash vehicles Clean windowsAnnually to wash / varnish / repair garden furnitureNo assistance is required for entertaining.
No cooking is required whatsoever.Driving will be limited to errands and occasional airport runs. The main house : 5 ensuite bedrooms, and contemporary furnishings.
The garden is approx., 2.5 acres, and the field with stables is also approx., 2.5 acres.There is an indoor pool complex with gym -
the couple will responsible for the upkeep of the building and it contents. There is a pool maintenance specialist visit every other week.
The family have 2 rescued dogs, both 10yrs old - a greyhound and a collie. They are walked twice a day (usually 8.30am and again 1 hour before darkness) in the fields and woods surrounding the property, so a couple should walk only when the clients are away.
There are 4 very little ponies - all rescued and un-rideable. The family employ a groom 6 mornings a week who is responsible for their welfare.
The couple must be comfortable around horses. The family employ a gardener 1 day a week at this property, couple will take instruction from the gardener for jobs to be done in the garden throughout the week.
There are 2 local, small tenanted properties - the couple will be responsible for liaising with the tenants and carry out repairs as appropriate.
The staff accommodation is a self-contained 1 bedroom apartment (25metres from the house). There is a bedroom, office / dining room, living room, kitchen and bathroom -
fully furnished. All utility bills are paid for. If the couple would like a landline, this would be at their expense. The TV has 'Freeview'.
There is a small garden area (not private). Salary is £800npw joint, paid gross. Unless otherwise specified a minimum of 2 years relevant experience is required to receive the advertised rate of pay Randolphs is an employment agency and employment business authorised to advertise the role on behalf of our client