Seasonal Housekeeper

Job overview

Our client is looking for an experienced and professional Housekeeper to carry out general housekeeping at their beautiful country estate, located in the remote Inner Southern Hebrides of Scotland.

The Housekeeper will be expected to manage the eight bedroomed country house, which is part family home and high-end lets, to a high standard.

The role is a short term contract, running until February.

Job spec

  • Cleaning, laundry, and ironing
  • Cooking breakfast, plus packed lunches
  • Front of house duties when the family and guests are in residence – preparing the house for arrival, table setting, flower arranging, generally presenting the house to a high standard
  • Hosting dinner parties, serving (external chef will be employed when required)
  • Supporting the estate shoot lodge/boutique hotel when required

Candidates must be/have:

  • Experience of working within hospitality either Private Household, 5* Hotels or B&B essential.
  • Must be dog friendly
  • First class references essential


Isle of Islay.


Rent free cottage on the estate, two-bedroom self-contained annexe.

(£40 per week payable towards the electricity and council tax)

Other benefits:

  • Free firewood from the estate
  • Beef, lamb, and venison from the estate
  • Staff events throughout the year
  • 20% discount for the Bridgend Hotel


Full-time hours.



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