Somerleyton is a 5000 acre estate in north Suffolk, encompassing an impressive Victorian mansion, and 12 acres of gardens. The estate is open to the public from Easter through to October, with additional private events being held during the winter months.
As Houseman you will assist the family within their home, completing a variety of tasks including light maintenance, floor polishing, pressure washing, moving furniture, security, driving, tending to domestic animals, vehicle care, household inventory, working closely with gardeners and housekeepers.
What you'll need
Proven experience working in a private household environment, as Houseman or House Manager
Obtainable references from recent employers
Willingness to undertake a DBS check
An enjoyment of the countryside and rural living
Happy to work with dogs and birds
Full UK driving licence
Where you'll be based
The estate is located in north Suffolk, 5 miles from the coast and 20 miles from the city of Norwich.
What you'll receive
- £35,000 per annum
- Permanent employment c.40 hours per week over 5 days, within occasional weekend work required
- Accommodation provided, including utilities and WiFi
- 28 days per annum holiday entitlement
- Exceptional working location
Find out more
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