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Gardener & Housekeeper Couple

This role provides the employer with gardening and housekeeping duties for a private household.

The gardener will usually come from a horticultural background, with experience of formal or informal gardens and may hold horticultural qualifications.

Gardener duties and skills:

  • Mowing lawns
  • Forestry work  and management (should possess a chainsaw licence)
  • Maintaining security of the grounds
  • Caring for existing established gardens
  • Planting new plants, shrubs and trees
  • Pest control
  • Operation and good working knowledge of garden machinery
  • The housekeeper will undertake all housekeeping duties to a high standard and ensure the smooth running of the household.

Housekeeper duties and skills:

  • Cooking and serving meals for the household
  • Cleaning the interior of the home
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Assisting with the cooking and serving for special events
  • Running errands including grocery shopping
  • Making the beds
  • Polishing the silver
  • Mending clothes
  • Caring for household pets
  • Maintaining stock of cleaning and household supplies

While a housekeeper may not have any formal training, they should have experience of working in a private home.

Housekeepers often work alone, however there is usually a need for flexibility to work with other staff on some tasks which may require a team effort.

Housekeepers will usually be supervised by the employer or sometimes a household manager.

For further information, please call Lisa Daubeny De Moleyns or Alex Sansbury on 020 7471 6000

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