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Couple Job

Location UK, Scotland, Edinburgh
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  87424
Created 02 July 2020

Couple Role

Greycoat Lumley's client are seeking a Couple for their Edinburgh home.  The Principals are looking for a Couple to Live In and work in their beautiful property North West of the City.  The Principals are very welcoming and are frequently visited by their children and grandchildren.  The Couple will ensure the smooth running of the household and grounds and be flexible in their approach.

The Couple must be very discreet and be security minded in their activities.  They must be able to demonstrate past experience of interactions with clients, property management and working with service suppliers, (i.e. tradesmen)

The role will suit a Couple who would appreciate a relaxed formality with the Principal.  They will have a friendly disposition but also and respect for the Principal’s privacy. 

They must take initiative, make decisions and accept responsibility.  The Principals do not wish to micro manage and would like to feel assured that the Couple have all duties in hand without needing direction.






Occasional shopping  

Some light easy cooking may be requested on occasion 


General maintenance of property, internal and external, to include main house and all outbuildings. 

Ability to undertake small maintenance tasks in liaison with existing handyman. 

Identify and work with client on resolving larger maintenance issues. 

Management of tradespeople for such jobs. 

Management of security systems around the property and ensuring these are fully operational at all times.


Substantial, mature garden to be maintained.

If the Couple have interest in gardening and relevant experience and knowledge there are excellent opportunities to use this.  

Current handyman does general tidying and professional gardeners attend one day a month.

Some driving duties are required.

This role will evolve over time and therefore the Couple must appreciate it will change depending on the Principal's needs.

A wonderful role to work and live in a very sought after area of Edinburgh.

Accommodation:    Exceptional - 2 bedroom - separate to the main house

                                   Rent free/Council Tax and all Unity bills are covered by the Principals

Salary:                       Excellent depending on experience

Start:                          September 2020


Consultant:               Lesley Jones

Job Number:              87424

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