Daily or Live in Housekeeper (or couple) - Lanarkshire, Lowlands of Scotland

The position of Housekeeper will help maintain the interior of all buildings on the estate, including a historically important main house and annex buildings.

The housekeeper must show that they are enthusiastic about their work, and can respect the importance of their work environment.

It is also important for the employer to find staff members who understand the importance of keeping confidentiality, discretion, and respect for privacy at all times. We are seeking a candidate who is trustworthy, experienced in housekeeping, and who instinctively pay close attention to the small details, and enjoy working in a team.

Note: While this role is being advertised as a single position, it would be possible to provide work for a partner in a ground-person / estate worker role. Accommodation is a self contained apartment.


o To clean the rooms of the Main House and annex buildings, using owner designated cleaning materials and solutions;

o To rigorously follow rotational cleaning routines to ensure proper cleaning and maintenance of the the house and its contents;

o To ensure the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained across multiple buildings;

o To naturally understand and respect the value and the historical importance of the work environment;

o To provide excellence in customer care to the principals, their children and guests;

o To help maintain inventories

o Keep record of cleaning supplies and report to managers when more are needed while properly maintaining cleaning tools and equipment;

o Laundering and ironing of all clothing and bedding,

o Maintaining and organising the contents of wardrobes;

o Changing bedding and bath linen as required;

o Assisting with occasional food preparation as required;

o Running errands – eg, collecting dry cleaning or household shopping;

o The ability to answering the house phone and dealing with callers professionally and courteously;

o Helping other staff to valet family and guest vehicles;

o Assisting other household staff with organizing and managing private functions, lunches and/or dinners;

o Actively communicating and alerting managers of any maintenance and repairs required.

Must have Valid UK Driver’s License and be Certified in CPR / First Aid (or prepared to undertake and/or update if necessary. Start ASAP. Salary £16,000 gross pa DOE, plus accommodation and bills covered. Email your resume to cv@ljwrecruitment.com


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