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Couple Job

Location UK, Scotland, Dumfries
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £44,000 GPA
Job Number  93357
Created 18 June 2021

Couple Job

Greycoat Lumley's client are seeking an experienced Couple for their property in the Dumfries area.  This role is live in with a lovely cottage on the grounds.  This is the Principal’s main home, they live between the property and London.

The Gardener will need a sound knowledge of plants and trees.  The gardens are approximately 3 acres. 

Duties will include:

  • Leaf blowing
  • Log splitting
  • Mowing
  • Strimming
  • Weeding
  • There is also a tennis court which will need to be maintained. 
  • There is a large area of lawn, flower beds, hedges and woodland.

A chain-saw license is preferred and the client is happy to use contractors for any more tasking jobs or those which require specialised equipment.

The Housekeeper will need to be self-motivated and able to identify how their workload will be prioritised on a daily basis.

The property has 8 bedrooms and the Principals are semi-formal.  

Duties include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Ironing
  • Errands
  • Security of the premises

Applicants must have a full driving licence due to the location being rural.

Discretion and confidentiality as essential in this role as with most Private Household jobs.

This role is permanent and ideally the Housekeeper will stay for a number of years.

This roles comes with a lovely 2 bedroom cottage and tax and council tax are covered by the Principals.

Salary:  £44,000 GPA

Hours:   5 days per week

Days:      Monday to Friday

Start:      June 2021

Job Number: 93357

Consultant:  Lesley Jones

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