Live In Couple Job Housekeeper Cook and Gardener Handyman Edinburgh
Greycoat Lumleys have a rare opportunity for a Couple role in Edinburgh for a family in part time residence of a large property. This is an exceptionally good opportunity for a couple with experience within a Private Household who are able to provide a high standard of primarily Housekeeping, cooking, gardening and property maintenance. The principals will visit with their family and friends throughout the year, 2 – 3 months in total and their family and friend will also visit independently in small groups of 6 maximum (all professionals).
The family have children, 2 at University and the youngest is now 14. They home is a base for them in Scotland as they love outdoor pursuits and have friends in Scotland and Europe. They have a very healthy lifestyle and wish to attract a couple who are likeminded.
The duties include:
All Housekeeping and running of the home
Shopping for household goods
Cooking for the family and guests – organic local produce (some vegan) mainly vegetarian
Collecting the post
Arranging the meter readings etc.
Maintenance of the gardens – mainly grass and trees
A herb and vegetable garden in the future
Maintenance of the property ensuring anything is dealt with or tradesmen are called in
Driving - at least one of the couple must drive
Excellent communication is needed with the Principals to ensure they are aware of anything they need to be kept in the loop regarding. The ideal couple will be proactive and fully aware of what is required for the smooth running of the household. They must be prepared, calm and welcoming to the family and their guests. An opportunity like this is very rare in Edinburgh and therefore we are looking for a very high calibre of applicant.
Non Smokers and dog lovers only apply as the family intend to have a dog at the property.
Salary: Very attractive for the right couple
Accommodation: Cottage within the grounds – highly desirable area
Council tax is paid by the owner
All utility bills are paid by the couple
Job Number: 46466
Consultant: Lesley Jones
A vehicle will be on the estate for the family and can be used for work purposes but a couple with their own vehicle is preferred.