Housekeeper or Couple Job

Location Perth, Scotland, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Household Staff
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Competitive
Job Number  51954
Created 11 March 2019

Housekeeper or Couple Job Perthshire Scotland



Greycoat Lumleys’ client are seeking an experienced Housekeeper or Couple for their beautiful Perthshire home. The large property is in a rural location with wonderful views. This is an opportunity for the Housekeeper to work for a welcoming couple who have renovated their home to a very high standard comprising of 6 bedrooms. The Principals visit the property most weekends and would like the house opened up and ready for their visit with the log fire burning and possibly some simple cooking prepared for their arrival. The house is mainly used by the Principals with some occasional visitors.


The Principal’s parents, tradesmen and gardeners regularly visit the house so there can be lots happening and the Housekeeper would need to be vigilant if someone unexpected arrives. If the Housekeeper has a partner who was looking for some hours of work this could be arranged. Someone with equine experience would be an advantage. Duties could also include gardening and driving the Principals. The role would evolve around the skills of the second person and the Principals requirements.


Main Duties include:


  • Cleaning to a very high standard

  • Particular care to be taken with fragile items i.e. porcelain, paintings and antiques

  • Polishing

  • Hoovering

  • Laying logs in wood burning stove and cleaning afterwards

  • Recycling

  • Taking deliveries

  • Run some errands

  • Fully stock household supplies

  • Laundry

  • Ironing shirts

  • Maintaining the cleanliness of two buildings within the gardens


There may be some additional tasks that need to be added as and when required.


Own vehicle is required due to rural location.



Responsible Consultant: Lesley Jones


Salary: Excellent


Job Number: 51954


Start Date: ASAP



Accommodation: Recently furnished property separate to the main house with great views.

Fully modernised and fully furnished to a very high standard.



Please note due to the high volume of applicants received for some roles we can only response to those we wish to take to the next stage but thank you for your interest.

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