Deputy Head Housekeeper Job

  • Sector: Housekeeping
  • Function: Live-Out Housekeeper
  • Contact: Lesley Jones
  • Contact Phone: +441315565139
  • Start Date: December 2023
  • Location: Penicuik
  • Salary: £27,000 to £30,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 106869
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Deputy Head-Housekeeper for a beautiful exclusive-use venue just south of Edinburgh, to start ASAP

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a new position to work on a full-time basis within an exciting venue. The position would suit anyone who has worked in hotels who is looking for a change and wants to work for a reliable and fair employer or someone who has worked in a private household or estate.

Duties will include:

  • Provide support for the Head Housekeeper to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness throughout the estate.

  • Assist in organising staff rotas and schedules for efficient coverage.

  • Play a vital role in the smooth changeover of guests between bookings.

  • Work as a collaborative member of our team to maintain the overall guest experience.

  • Perform some front-of-house duties, such as greeting arriving and departing guests.


  • Previous housekeeping experience in hotels, private households, or similar settings is preferred.

  • A strong commitment to maintaining cleanliness and organization.

  • Excellent team management and organizational skills.

  • A friendly and approachable demeanour for guest interactions.

  • Due to the estate's location, a valid driver's license and access to your own car is required.


  • Competitive salary.

  • A unique and beautiful work environment.

  • Opportunity to work with a reliable and fair employer.

  • Be part of a team dedicated to delivering exceptional guest experiences.

Salary:  £27,000 to £30,000 GPA

Hours:  40 per week 

Start: ASAP