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Couple Job

Location UK, Scotland, Highlands
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £35,000 to £37,000 gpa
Job Number  93075
Created 11 June 2021

Couple Job 

Greycoat Lumleys' client is looking for a capable Couple for a modern country house in the Scottish Highlands.

The principals, who are semi-retired, divide their time between London and Scotland. Their home in Scotland is set within an active Sporting Estate in Ross-shire, 30 miles from Inverness.

The role of the Couple encompasses all tasks associated with running a large private house including:

  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Provisioning
  • Cooking and serving meals when the principals are resident
  • Lawn mowing
  • Ground maintenance
  • Security
  • Basic care of equipment and vehicles
  • Airport collections and general driving
  • Estate guest accommodation assistance

The preference is for a couple with experience in a similar role, or who wish to move from relevant hospitality or trade based roles, and are seeking long-term employment.

Applicants must be non-smokers, have clean driving licences, be self-motivated, logical, reliable and instinctively tidy. A professional telephone manner and IT competence is essential for communication with the principals, as are certain personal qualities such as tact, discretion and consideration. The house contains the principals' personal living, entertaining and private office facilities.

The fully furnished staff accommodation is situated on the first floor of the tower with spectacular open views to hills and lochs; there is no accommodation for dependants or pets.

Start Date: ASAP

Salary:  £35,000 to £37,000 gpa

Accommodation: Comprises a double bedroom, bathroom and sitting room, conveniently accessed by a private staircase from the domestic areas on the ground floor. Utility bills + Council tax + WiFi are all covered by the client

Days: 5.5 days per week  

Job Number:  93075

Consultant: Lesley Jones – lesley@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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