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Working Couple (Groom/Rider/Person Friday) Family Yard (Hunting/RC). Gloucestershire. 697 views19 applications

Ref: JL33314

*2 bed flat *5 day week *Dog considered *IRO £375 pw per role + accommodation (neg).

Working couple Required ( Groom/Rider + general maintenance/Person Friday duties).

Lovely lifestyle role for a suitable couple to help manage a private home and yard for a large family who split their week between London and the country and sometimes are abroad for a few weeks at a time. Must be experienced and have good people and communication skills. Would suit a friendly, relaxed but very responsible couple.

Working couple Role(s) involves working with another and PT help :

  • General Groom/rider duties to a high standard. Sole charge and working with others
  • Help with horse and the other animals (5 dogs, 1 cat, 2 chickens, 2 geese, 3 ducks)
  • Looking after and walking and feeding the dogs when the family are away (usually 2-3 nights in London weekly, plus longer holidays)
  • Maintenance for the yard, the house and the garden:  fence mending, taking care of the pool, helping keep vehicles maintained and clean, etc
  • Keen gardener to do mowing, weeding, raking, hedge trimming, and minor tree surgery, planning and planting the borders and walled vegetable garden·
  • Housekeeper/cleaning duties including organising & cooking healthy interesting meals mostly at the weekend.

 🙂 Caroline’s comments 🙂 Nice opportunity for a couple who enjoy taking charge of a family home, yard and the animals and all facilities therein. 

Pls call Caroline and the Team on 0203 006 5730 or email



More Information

  • Earliest start date 3rd June 2019
  • Continent/Country United Kingdom
  • Position/s available Groom/Rider, Part of a Team, Sole Charge, Assistant Head Person, Home Groom, Housekeeper, Au Pair, Person Friday, Working Couple
  • Yard disciplines/Activities Eventing, Family Yard, Hunting, Riding Club
  • Riding Applicants must ride
  • Required Skills Bandage, Clip, Equine First Aid, Exercise/Hack Out, Lunging, Maintenance Skills, Muck Out, Plait, Pull Mane/Tail, Ride, Show Turnout, Sole charge, Trim
  • Non-equine skills required Cook, Gardener, Other - see job description, Pet Care/Sitting
  • Accommodation provided Single, Shared with your partner
  • Days per week 5 (including 1 weekend day usually Sunday)
  • Salary currency £
  • Salary guide IRO £375 pw per role + accommodation (neg).
  • Salary Period Weekly
  • Must Drive Car
  • Must have own car? Yes
  • Pets welcome? Yes
  • Own horse welcome? No
  • Smoking allowed? Yes
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Caroline Carter Recruitment Ltd
The Stables
Fildyke Road
SG17 5LU
0203 006 5730 / 07747 686 118

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