An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced gardener and housekeeper couple who are looking for an opportunity to live and work on a beautiful private estate in their respective professions full time.
The stunning estate is a grade II listed, seventeenth century English country house, located near Woking, Surrey. The wider estate includes farmland, woodland, rented accommodation and the formal garden surrounding the main house comprise of lawns, borders surrounding the house, a walled garden, kitchen garden and a wide range or young, mature and specimen trees.
The gardener will be responsible for the maintenance of the garden to a high horticultural standard and will work closely with the owner on further developments and implementations. They will ideally have the enthusiasm, drive, hold a horticultural qualification and have experience managing a private estate garden. Excellent horticultural knowledge and confident in plant identification is essential. Experience in the use and maintenance of garden machinery is required and spraying certificates PA1/PA6 and chainsaw licence are desirable.
The housekeeper will be responsible for keeping the home organised, clean and tidy. Duties will include the cleaning of the rooms, hoovering, dusting, making the beds, the laundry, ironing and some cooking. The owners have three young children and will require occasional assistance with the children.
A competitive salary is provided for the couple as well as a 2-bedroom semi-detached cottage onsite at a reduced rate of £700 per month. Both positions are full time – 40 hours per week. Weekend work is required, and two days will be given off during the week.
SALARY: £50,000 – 55,000 DOE for a couple + reduced rent accommodation
LOCATION: Woking, Surrey
JOB No: EC22655
If this Couple vacancy is of interest, please apply or contact Sara Yassin on 01233 733510 or email@example.com.
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