Live In Housekeeper Job Scottish Borders
Greycoat Lumley’s client require an experienced Housekeeper for a privately owned sporting estate in the Scottish Borders. The main Lodge is used by the family and is very busy throughout the sporting season, with frequent changeovers.
The Lodge is of a significant size, is run on a formal basis and is maintained to the highest standard. Reporting into the House Manager, the position involves hands-on housekeeping to an exceptional standard. The Housekeeper must be confident in caring for antiques, fabrics, artwork and fine crystal and china. During the time that the family are not in residence the property needs to be maintained in a state of readiness, allowing for family/guests to arrive at short notice.
The Housekeeper role is to manage, supervise, train and work alongside a team of household staff ensuring correct standards and practices are maintained. A well-ordered routine will need to be developed for daily tasks during family visits and an in-depth program to include specific tasks when the Lodge is unoccupied. This is a practical, hands-on position.
Accommodation is provided on the Estate - 2 bedroom property. A driving license is essential and there will be a vehicle provided for work purposes.
Hours: 5 days per week - As with most sporting estates extra hours will be required when the estate is busy
Job Number: 90227
Consultant: Lesley Jones