Assistant Housekeeper

Scotland, Private Estate, Salary £20,000-£22,000 gross per annum

EHS #2075

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Our client, with residences internationally, is now looking to recruit a live-in Assistant Housekeeper for their Scotland estate.  The estate is not always in residence by the principals, however some properties on the estate are used for commercial lettings.

You will be working with another Assistant Housekeeper alongside the Head Housekeeper to ensure the property is constantly well maintained and kept in prepared state at all times.

Duties Include:

  • Cleaning bedrooms and bathrooms on a daily basis when the lodge is occupied, and as directed by the Head Housekeeper at other times;
  • Tidying bedrooms/bathrooms and turning down beds in the evenings;
  • Vacuuming, dusting, and tidying the Reception rooms;
  • Cleaning utility rooms and bathrooms at back of house;
  • Keeping the property tidy and everything in place in all areas;
  • Report any maintenance or repair issues to the Head Housekeeper;
  • Help with the preparation of breakfast and buffet lunch if required;
  • Laundry - personal, linen and towels.  Ironing, and repair if proficient;
  • Vacuuming of the carpets and sweep the rugs; washing stone floors;
  • To take care of soft furnishing and antiques;
  • Setting and cleaning the fires;
  • Maintain a programme of thorough spring cleaning under the direction of the Head Housekeeper;
  • To help in the kitchen and pantry at dinner parties, if required;
  • Any other household cleaning duties as required.

Accommodation is provided, although applicants are not required to live on the estate.

Salary:                          £20,000-£22,000 gross per annum

Hours of Work:          Off peak:  Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm

                                      Peak times:  Whatever hours are required to fulfil the criteria of the position.  Weekends will be worked during peak times.     

Accommodation provided is either a cottage or self-contained apartment within the grounds but not necessarily the estate.

Must be able to drive.

Start date: Immediately

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Assistant Housekeeper

EHS #2075

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