Housekeeping Job - Maternity Cover in Dumfries and Galloway

Location Scotland
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  47214
Created 13 March 2018

Greycoat Lumleys’ client is seeking a Housekeeper for Maternity Cover from May for 12 months on a Private Estate in Dumfries and Galloway.


Our client is looking for a proactive housekeeper who is organized and flexible to help manage their family home. This is a varied role which would suit someone with experience of working in a similar environment. Discretion is hugely important to the client and any potential candidate must have a solid understanding of this.


Duties include:

  • Cleaning

  • Shopping

  • Provision of security for the house

  • Household management, e.g. dealing with contractors and tradesmen when required

  • Management of three holiday cottage lets and cleaners


Occasional other duties include

  • Front of house service for corporate events, weddings, sporting parties

  • Cooking – ability to cook for dinner parties as well as for simple family meals

  • Driving

  • Babysitting


Full clean driving licence and own car are essential

Valid PVG


Start: May 2018

Hours: The position is based on a five day week, 8.30am – 5.00pm, including Saturdays (approximately 3 per month) except for special events which may involve weekends and some evenings. Days off will be given in lieu of weekend working

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience

Accommodation: Provided (separate furnished accommodation on the estate close to, or in, the main family home)

Job Number: 47214

Responsible Consultant: Katie -

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