Live in Couple Job

Location Islay, Scotland, UK
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £40,000 GPA
Job Number  49890
Created 06 December 2018

Live In Couple Job Islay Scotland


Greycoat Lumley’s client are seeking a couple to live and work on their welcoming estate on the Isle of Islay. The community is very easy to settle in with quickly and the estate is in a central location on the island. There are shops and restaurants to visit and plenty of wildlife and beautiful hill walking. The ferry port is only 20 minutes away taking you to the mainland.


The principals are seeking a couple who are committed and reliable long term to provide the housekeeping management for the estate.


The role is to provide a high standard of housekeeping for 2 Self-catering properties (2 and 4 bed) and the main house with 8 bedrooms. The main property is occasionally rented for private use and visited by the Principals mainly in the holiday seasons. This is a sporting estate with stalking, shooting and fishing.


Duties will include:


* Making beds

* Laundry and ironing

* Cleaning bathrooms

* Hoovering

* Dusting

* Polishing brass and silver

* Cleaning windows

* Welcoming guests

* Cooking breakfast – continental and cooked

* Setting table

* Serving drinks

* Serving dinner

* Shopping

* Maintenance



Hrs: 40 hours per week


Days: 5 days per week – must be flexible when there are guests


Salary £40K gross joint salary depending on experience


Accommodation: 2 bedroom annex to the main house with separate entrance – currently being renovated.

Council tax and utility bills are included


Start Date: ASAP



Due to the high volume of applicants we will only respond to those we are taking forward to the next stage

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