Live In Couple Job the Scottish Borders

Location Scotland
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £35,000-40,000
Job Number  46707
Created 28 November 2017

Live In Couple Job the Scottish Borders



Greycoat Lumleys client are looking for a couple to be responsible for the smooth running of their beautiful property in the Scottish Borders. The essential key to this roles is a couple who are able to manage their own time and duties well, be organised, trustworthy and honest at all times. The Principals are in part time residence and therefore the couple will be responsible for the property and grounds, they will need the property to be ready for when the Principals visit and this could be at short notice but mostly prearranged. The property has the benefit of a rural setting and close to a town and amenities. This role will suit a discreet couple who have demonstrated long term commitment in a previous role of a similar nature.


Duties Include:

  • Cleaning the property to a high standard

  • Laundry – including bedding

  • Preparing for the Principals’ visit

  • Cooking healthy meals when required by the family and occasionally guests (up to 6)

  • Preparation of breakfast and a light lunch when needed

  • Laying the fires

  • Shopping for food and household supplies

  • Property maintenance

  • Vehicle maintenance and cleaning

  • Driving - airport/train station/local restaurant

  • Gardening

  • Developing the vegetable garden for the family and guests cooking

  • Responsible for security of the property and surrounding land



Knowledge of a biomass system would be beneficial, there is suitable machinery for the maintenance of the garden.


Salary: £40K gross annual salary – total


Start: End January 2018


Accommodation: Excellent 3 bedroom cottage rent free


Job Number: 46707



Consultant: Lesley Jones




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