Couple Job for Country House Ross-Shire
Greycoat Lumleys client are looking for a capable couple for 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:
Cooking and serving meals when the principals are resident
Basic care of equipment and vehicles
Airport collections and general driving
Occasional assistance to the Estate
The preference is for an established 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 have clean driving licences, be self-motivated, logical, reliable and instinctively tidy. A professional telephone manner and competence with email 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 house with spectacular open views to hills and lochs; it comprises sitting room, double bedroom and bathroom, and is conveniently accessed by a private staircase from the domestic areas on the ground floor. There is no accommodation for dependants or pets.
Salary: £35,000 total for the couple
+ accommodation - comprises of double bedroom, bathroom and sitting room on the first floor, conveniently accessed by a private staircase from the domestic areas on the ground floor.
+ Utility bills
+ Council tax
Days/Hrs: 1.5 days off per week
Usually Tuesday and Wednesday morning but with variation according to principals’ or couple’s requirements and time of year.
Start Date: ASAP
Consultant: Greycoat Lumleys Scotland