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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 Alex or Mark on 020 7471 6000

Eden Private Staff remain open and committed to providing an exceptional level of service. Our team are available for calls and enquiries and at this stage still able to help you and your family find the right personnel for your requirements. We will be introducing candidates via video calls and following the latest guidance from the government
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