Live in Management Couple - Essex, UK

Our client is currently looking to hire a Live in Couple to help support her father and mother in-law with day-to-day duties; providing driving assistance and help to look after their 7-bedroom property in a picturesque village in Essex.

The Driver is expected to carry out driving duties and maintain 3 cars and the grounds of the property.

The Housekeeper will be responsible for assisting with the laundry, grocery shopping, cooking of some meals and providing the lady companionship when her husband is away.

Our client is looking for a professional, ex-military couple who are interesting, proactive and patient and happy to fit into a family atmosphere. There are 2 adult children who live nearby and visit twice a week for meals and a large extended family, members of which all visit from time to time.

Attention to detail and military precision along with a housekeeper able to provide patient, friendly companionship to the lady is key in this job. As the main point of support for the Principles, you will be expected to proactively undertake any duties that help them maintain their independence, and liaise with existing gardener and cleaner to maintain the property to an excellent standard.

Key attributes of the applicants:

Fluent in English / The driver needs a military background / Patient and reassuring support with a proactive work ethic / Minimum 3 years in a similar role and excellent references

Duties will include:

Laundry responsibilities / Dusting, hoovering / Grocery Shopping / Basic light Cooking duties / Maintenance of 3 cars / Driving / Some grounds Maintenance / Light Handyman work

Salary: Negotiable for the right candidate, in the range of £550 npwk. Start date: ASAP and flexible for the right candidate. Accommodation: 2 bed Coach House with garden, with an allowance of one well-behaved pet. Email your resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com