Housekeeper Job

Location Scotland, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £25,000 GPA
Job Number  52091
Created 13 March 2019

Live In Housekeeper Job Angus Scotland

Greycoat Lumleys’ client are seeking a Live In Housekeeper for their beautiful shooting estate in Angus, Scotland.

The Principals are mainly in residence between August and January, and occasionally for fishing during the rest of the year. The Estate is only visited privately by the Principals and friends, it is not rented out by other parties.

Duties Include:

  • Manage, supervise, train and work alongside household staff

  • Develop a daily routine for when the Principals are in residence and for when the house is unoccupied.

  • This is a practical, hands-on position.

  • Opening up the property – alarms, unlocking doors, opening blinds etc. Then closing down again.

  • Looking for any maintenance issues and flagging these to the estate manager

  • Cleaning, vacuuming, care of fine furniture and fabrics with the appropriate products

  • Laying the fires within the Lodge. 

  • Laundry room, Boot Room, Gun Room, Drying Room (and associated areas) to be kept clean and tidy at all times.

  • Laundry for family and guests; bed and table linen; to take clothes/linen to the dry cleaners as instructed.

  • Turndown procedure when family/guests in residence: curtains closed, lights on and beds turned down.

  • Wash vehicles

  • Driving for errands

  • Table service at meal times.

  • Organising and managing private Lodge functions and shoot lunches in association with Estate Management and relevant staff.

  • Additional lodges – should be kept clean and tidy at all times as use for overflow / additional accommodation.

  • Lunch Huts – The Housekeeper will ensure that the Lunch Huts are clean and tidy, fires are working and firewood available prior to the shoot season in August.

Hours:  Monday to Friday, 8.00am-4.00pm. 

However, during peak times you will be required to work hours required to fulfill the criteria of the position including weekends.

Accommodation: Separate accommodation, 2-3 bedroom lodge.

All utlity bills will be covered & council tax

Salary: £25,000 gross per annum

Job Number: 52091


Start Date: ASAP

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