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Couple Job

Location UK, Scotland, Melrose
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Couple
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £45,000 GPA
Job Number  89909
Created 27 November 2020

Live In Couple Job the Scottish Borders


Greycoat Lumleys’ client are looking for a couple to be responsible for the smooth running of their beautiful property in the Scottish Borders. The key to this roles is a couple who are able to manage their own time and duties well, be organised, trustworthy and honest at all times. The Principals are in part time residence and therefore the couple will be responsible for the property and grounds, they will need the property to be ready for when the Principals visit and this could be at short notice but mostly prearranged. The property has the benefit of a rural setting and close to a town and amenities. This role will suit a discreet couple who have demonstrated long term commitment in a previous role of a similar nature.


Duties Include:

  • Cleaning the property to a high standard
  • Laundry – including bedding
  • Preparing for the Principals’ visit – arranging flowers from the garden
  • Cooking healthy meals when required by the family and occasionally guests (up to 6)
  • Preparation of breakfast and a light lunch when needed
  • Laying the fires occasionally
  • Shopping for food and household supplies
  • Property maintenance
  • Vehicle maintenance and cleaning
  • Driving - airport/train station/local restaurant
  • Gardening
  • Maintaining the vegetable garden for the family and guests cooking
  • Responsible for security of the property and surrounding land
  • Monitoring firm and security camera service
  • Loading the bio mass with wood chip when a delivery arrives which can sometimes be early morning or evening time
  • Looking after the small family dog occasionally for the day

Knowledge of a biomass system would be beneficial, there is suitable machinery for the maintenance of the garden.

Start: ASAP

Salary: £45,000 GPA

Accommodation: Provided – excellent 3 bedroom cottage rent free   

Job Number: 89909

Responsible Consultant: Lesley - lesley@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

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