Live In or Live Out Housekeeper Job Inverness-shire

Location Inverness, Scotland, UK
Sector Housekeeping
Job Role Housekeeper
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Job Number  48331
Created 04 May 2018

Live In or Live Out Housekeeper Job Inverness-shire


Greycoat Lumleys' client are seeking a Housekeeper to work within their beautiful private country estate. You will work alongside the Head Housekeeper and the team to ensure that the property is constantly well maintained and kept in a prepared state at all times.


Duties Include:


  • Daily opening up and closing down of the property

  • Keeping the property tidy and everything in place in all areas

  • Check for and report any maintenance required within the property

  • Preparation of breakfast if required (up to 8 people – continental or full English)

  • Laundry – personal and bedding. Ironing and repair. Special care of delicates

  • Take clothes/linen to the dry cleaners and record in log book

  • Vacuuming of the carpets and sweep the rugs

  • Care of soft furnishing and antiques

  • Setting and cleaning the fires

  • Monitor contractors within the property

  • Maintain a programme of thorough spring cleaning

  • The Housekeeper may be asked to help out in the evening when there is a dinner party

  • Security - report any incidents and ensure the property is secure

  • Shopping as required

  • The Housekeeper may occasionally be asked to prepare a meal for the family, although notice will be given

  • Occasional driving duties


Applicants must be able to drive and have their own vehicle as the estate is in a rural location.




Consultant: Lesley Jones


Job Number: 48331


Salary: £22,000 gross annual salary


Hours of Work: Off peak: Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm

Peak times: Whatever hours are required to fulfil the criteria of the position.

Weekends will be worked during peak times.


Accommodation on the estate to include: Reasonable cost of heating and light

One landline rental

Broadband connection where possible

Council tax


Due to the high volume of applicants, we will only respond to these we wish to proceed with to the next stage of the recruitment process


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