HOUSEKEEPING AND CARETAKING COUPLE – Scottish Highlands

Posted 5 months ago
HOUSEKEEPING AND CARETAKING COUPLE – Scottish Highlands
 
Praca dla pary z dobra umiejetnoscia angielskiego.
 
Full-time, live-in, long term. Fluent spoken and written English and IT skills are essential.
 
Non-smokers only.
 
Driving licence essential.
 
Location: Sporting Estate in the Scottish Highlands, one hour’s drive from Inverness.
 
Job description: The duties involve domestic services, care and maintenance of a large private house and grounds, and occasional support to Estate staff. Duties include shopping, cooking (emphasis on healthy Mediterranean or SE Asian cuisine), serving meals, cleaning, laundry, driving, general grounds maintenance including lawn mowing and weed control, equipment and vehicle maintenance and assisting when needed in the kitchen garden.
 
There are also administrative duties, for example weekly reports, management of petty cash account, purchasing and stock control.
Duties vary according to prevailing circumstances. For example
– If the owners are in residence [approx. 150 days p.a.], the emphasis is on caring for them and their guests.
– If not resident, the emphasis switches to deep cleaning, maintenance and security.
– During the sporting season, scheduled assistance is given to the Estate housekeeper and caretaker in the guest properties.
Working days are generally longer in the summer and shorter in the winter because of the difference in daylight hours.
A car is provided for business purposes, but not for private use.
 
Accommodation is provided rent free. Comprising sitting room, double bedroom and bathroom.
The employer is responsible for Council Tax and the provision of oil, gas, electricity and water so long as these are used economically.
 
Salary: A joint salary in £35,000 p.a. + negotiable with reference to the applicants’ skills.
 
Days off: One and a half days per week, presently Monday afternoon and Tuesday.
Holiday entitlement: 28 days + Dec 25th and Jan 1st [unless required to work, when days in lieu would be taken].
 
Starting date: The jobs and accommodation are available now, but a start date has to coincide with the owners’ presence on the Estate.
 
Please send CVs to email: info@aniaspoland.com

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