Posted - 21 Dec 2023



A fantastic opportunity for an experienced live-in Domestic Couple to work in a stunning private residence based in Staffordshire.

The (large) estate, which is set upon 4 acres of beautiful gardens, is on the border of Shropshire and is surrounded by miles of countryside.

Our clients, a mature couple, are seeking a caring, honest and hardworking Couple to join them long-term to assist with the day-to-day running of their home.


Duties include, but not limited to:

  •     Full housekeeping duties
  •     Daily cleaning, polishing, dusting, hoovering
  •     Laundry, care of fabrics
  •     Cooking of a good standard - fresh, family style cooking
  •     Grocery shopping
  •     Household errands
  •     Assisting with dinner parties and help clear away (external help/caterers will also be provided)
  •     Driving duties - some evening driving will be required on occasion
  •     Outside maintenance and maintaining outbuildings
  •     Full gardening duties for 3 different types of gardens, experience of ride-on lawnmowers
  •     Maintaining the upkeep of the garages
  •     Swimming pool service & maintenance
  •     General maintenance, Handyman/DIY duties/painting
  •     Prepare the principals' 2 other residences for their arrival (Devon & the Cotswolds)
  •     The Couple will be required to stay at the residence to provide security when the principals are travelling


Candidate requirements:

  •     A couple who are of a caring nature is essential
  •     Hardworking & honest
  •     A couple who are in good health with increased stamina
  •     Ability to self-manage and use initiative to know what needs to be done
  •     Excellent gardening experience and knowledge
  •     There may be a requirement to travel with the principals
  •     Full, clean driving licence required
  •     Good understanding and knowledge of security systems
  •     Know when to provide the principals with their privacy
  •     Non-smokers
  •     No dependants
  •     A small well-behaved dog will be considered


A beautiful, recently renovated 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom fully furnished apartment, separate to the main residence, with lounge and kitchen. Utilities included, Wi-Fi, water & heating.

Car provided for work and personal use.


Days/Hours of work:

  •     Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week, working 1 weekend every month (time off in lieu provided)
  •     Flexibility regarding hours is required, and further information will be provided by the principals


Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 gross per annum
20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday (the clients are flexible and will try and accommodate extra holiday)

Start Date: ASAP


Ref: EHS#6659


To apply for this role please email your CV to

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