Live in Resident Couple Job

Live-in Resident Couple Job near Edinburgh: Host / Housekeeper / Maintenance / Handyperson

We have a lovely position for a dedicated and loyal Couple to join a Estate, which extends to 3,100 hectares, and is located 10 miles south of Edinburgh. With one of the finest designed landscapes in the country and over fifteen miles of trails, the Estate provides a major recreational resource for Midlothian, with over 150,000 visitors a year. Now, with a new generation taking over the family business, the Estate is embarking on an exciting fresh chapter to continue its evolution, with the launch of a major hospitality project during 2024. Our client is proud of the values that are not just words on paper; they are the heart and soul of our business, where you’ll experience the true essence of working for the landscape estate with all the natural and eco values it extols.


  • Work/life Balance

  • Free accommodation one bedroom flat

  • 28 days annual leave

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Health and wellness benefits tbc

  • Life assurance

  • Employee Assistance Programme tbc

  • Training and ongoing support to your skills 

You as a Live in couple:

  • Possess Housekeeping skills

  • Also have Handyperson duties

  • Are able to work under own initiative within structured time scales.

  • Have a high-quality approach to work.

  • Have good organisational skills and good spoken English.

  • Would describe yourselves as personable and caring hosts

  • Are previous experienced in housekeeping and front office skills, ideally in a supervisory capacity 

 The Role:

  • Weekly, monthly, and annual checks of the estate that ensure its smooth management, including good filing and record keeping.

  • Responding to situations relating to the security, maintenance, and safety of the estate premises.

  • Meticulous housekeeping management and maintenance/handyperson you will both work with the Managing Director

  • Answering enquiries and assisting with inbound reservations so that communications both with the future arriving guests and the internal team members remain open and smooth.

  • Taking and converting enquiries into reservations, setting up reservations in the systems for the properties

  • Checking on the housekeeping staff that are directly and indirectly employed.

  • Identifying and reporting the maintenance issues

  • Helping with the welcome process and ensuring that our guests experience the warmest welcome on arrival and then enjoy a comfortable and pleasant stay on the estate until the time of their departure.

*For more detailed job role, please get in touch* 

Salary: £50,000 GPA (Live in couple)

Hours: 48 hours

House: One Bedroom flat provided within the building (separate entrance to the flat).

Start:  Flexible

Job number:115253 

Responsible Consultants:  Cristina

If you are not registered with Greycoat Lumleys and would like to apply for this job, please email your CV.

 Please note that it is a legal requirement of the role to have valid Right to Work in the UK and we are unable to accept any applications without this.