Live and work at Braxted Park, Essex

Braxted Park Estate

Description
  • Location
    Braxted Park Estate
  • Contract
    Full time
  • Salary
    £30,000, with more with part time work.

Background:

Braxted Park Estate is looking for a live-in couple to help care for a large country house and work within a busy event and wedding business, along with housekeeping, maintenance and assorted family support duties. Given the nature of the accommodation and the relative isolation of the site, the role is best suited to a couple.

Handyman, Maintenance, Event Support, Driver, Cleaning, Housekeeping, Occasional Childcare, Night-time Live-In Security & First Response, Dogs.

Overview:

Braxted Park Estate is an iconic rural British Estate near Witham in Essex.

On the Estate we have a number of businesses, with the “Wedding & Event” business being the largest, along with a golf course, game shoot, cookery school, let property and farm.

Although we are typically busy year-round the Summer is usually the busiest with weddings and the Winter usually taken up with Christmas parties and house parties.

The Estate is family owned and you would be employed by the owners to live in the main house, in your own separate accommodation.

Our Requirements:

We are looking for a dynamic self-starting couple to work across the Estate in a fluid and exciting role. The role is full time, shift based, with a typical 40 hour week spread across 5 days, she is part-time (20 hours) with the opportunity for both to work further shifts should that be required.

The full time role includes evening and weekend work on a roster, to provide 24-hour cover to ensure the fire safety and security of the house, its contents and occupants. The role also requires support for the wedding and conference business through advance preparation of rooms and equipment, and provision of First Aid, security, guest assistance and car parking.

Maintenance/Caretaking Tasks will include general Estate maintenance duties, relief maintenance of Biomass heating plant (training provided); non-specialist assistance to Gardens team such as mowing lawns, raking leaves, trimming hedges and upkeep of the ‘policies’.

Accommodation Provided:

Rent free, a self-contained apartment with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and living room. The apartment is on the top floor of the main house.

Remuneration:

The gross remuneration is £30,000 for the couple, with the ability to earn more with part time work (always available on site).

DBS Certificates will be required.

Contact:

Please send your CV to:

Alex Rayner

CEO (Events)

alex@braxtedpark.com

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