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Live in Handyman/Driver/PA for family in Knutsford - United Kingdom

Ref: 394 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 Jul 2018
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A family based in Knutsford, Cheshire, are looking for a lovely, live in candidate to join their family.  You should hold a driving licence to apply for this role.

Family Background
A busy family of five, they have had a nanny for the last 10 and a half years. However now the children are older 18, 15 and 7 and attend full time school, they no longer need a dedicated nanny.  They have a housekeeper and also external gardeners who come to work on their property of 11 acres.  They live in a beautiful part of the world, and are keen to find a new, long-term member of the family and staff to help support their family needs.  They have four little terriers, one cat, some tropical fish and three chickens.  They also have horses that live off site.  The family regularly travel.

Your role will be flexible and generally down to the family needs each day.  However the main areas of focus will be in driving duties, school drop off, school pick ups, taking the children to activities and events, you'll also be able to do driving duties for guests such as airport pick ups and running errands such as shopping.  Your second area of duties will be light gardening/handy work around the property, ensuring that it is maintained and up to date, dealing with any repairs or arranging contractors etc.  The third area will be general admin/house management or PA duties, so you should be organised and speak a good level of English, both spoken, written and reading. You should pet friendly and able to help manage the animals.  Whilst the family are away your duties will reduce, and your main focus will be on the children (if they are not away with the family) and the animals.  You should be highly flexible and looking for a long-term role.

The property is based in Knutsford, Cheshire.  This is a live in role, and seperate annex accommodation will be provided.


  • Monday to Friday, with flexibility to do occasional Saturday mornings.
  • 9am - 7pm, with breaks during the day, the family are very flexible about times as long as the duties are completed.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours if the principals requires agreed in advance.

You must speak a good level of English.  

Special Skills
You should hold a driving licence (automatic is fine)

Package Offered

  • £25-30K gross per year
  • Car will be provided (Automatic)
  • Fully employed/pension

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