Housekeeper Job Angus Scotland

Location Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Competitive
Job Number  48839
Created 12 June 2018

Housekeeper Job Angus Scotland

Greycoat Lumleys' client are seeking a Housekeeper to join and lead their team within a private household. The current Housekeeper has been very longstanding with the family and is retiring so the opportunity has arisen to join the team working for the warm and welcoming family in a harmonious environment.

The Housekeeper will be responsible for the smooth running of the property, the holiday let apartments within the impressive property and overseeing cleaning of two long term flats that have a servicing arrangement. The main property is occupied by the Principals and their grown up children when they visit. They also have two dogs.

This role includes management but the individual will be very hands-on and work alongside the part time housekeepers. The working environment can be formal at times and a smart appearance is important when guests are present.


  • Managing the part time staff within the household, overseeing the daily tasks and being proactive in preparing for the Principal’s and guests needs

  • Cleaning of the main property (5 bedrooms) long term serviced apartments (2 apartments) and holiday lets (2 properties within the estate courtyard)

  • Laundry - bedding and personal clothing

  • Ironing

  • Care of dogs whilst family are away – 2 friendly dogs

  • Managing additional staff to ensure guests are well looked after. Extra help is available when required - the existing team are fully trained and accustomed to the duties involved

  • Knowledge of food and wine serving would be essential

  • A small amount of shooting/corporate weekends are held on the estate

  • Coordinating shoot lunches – usually consisting of a simple casserole dish

  • Meeting and greeting guests and liaising with their needs

  • Taking and coordinating bookings for the holiday lets

  • Occasionally supporting chef for morning breakfasts on catered weeks

  • Laying fires

  • Managing service of Fire and Burglar Alarms and all lifts


The accommodation is exceptionally sized and welcoming within the courtyard. 3 large bedrooms with built-in wardrobes.


Hrs: 39 hr standard week – need to be flexible to work early and late when required and some weekends – get time off in lieu

Required to work Christmas or New Year but not both


Package: Dependant on experience


Start: August 2018


Job Number: 48839



Consultant: Lesley Jones






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