Live In Housekeeper For Private Estate Job Dumfries Scotland

Location Scotland
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Job Number 43556
Created 01 March 2017

Live In Assistant Housekeeper For Private Estate Job Dumfries Scotland


This is an excellent opportunity for a housekeeper to live and work in a great environment. The owners of the estate have an excellent relationship with their staff and work well together. The clients have grown up children and travel with work frequently therefore the Housekeeper is required to stay in the property for security reasons. The accommodation is a separate part of the main house with it's own entrance, it is bright and very well furnished. Dogs are welcome. If the housekeeper has a partner, there is the potential of a Gardener/Handyman role.



The duties include:


  • Cleaning the 12 bedroom property (there are some paintings and silver to be looked after)

  • Laundry and ironing

  • Assisting the private chef with laying, clearing the table and serving the food (there are shoot parties but these tend to be private and are only for the season period)

  • Loading the dishwasher and generally tidying in the kitchen

  • Attention to detail and being proactive are essential skills


Hours: 40 per week some weekend work will be required – rotas are agreed in advance


Salary: To be negotiated


Accommodation: 1 Bedroom flat, kitchen and bathroom


Pets: 1 dog is welcome


Job Number: 43556

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