Private Housekeeper/Cook Job- Fofar, Scotland

Greycoat Lumleys
Competitive salary
19 Mar 2019
23 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Cook Housekeeper Job

Greycoat Lumleys’ client are seeking a confident Cook Housekeeper for their Castle in Angus, Scotland. This role is a great opportunity for someone to live and work in a formal household and to focus on working for the Principal when in residence. The Principal’s private residence consists of 11 bedrooms but they only use 1 of the bedrooms when in residence unless they have guests. The Principals is currently only in residence for 20% of their time so this is a role where the hours will increase when they are in residence and 5 days per week the rest of the time. Discretion and confidentially is vital in this role and the Cook Housekeeper must have an understanding of how to respect the privacy of the Principal and be professional at all times.

Duties include:

  • Cooking for the Principal - 3 meals per day (likes game and family cooking)
  • Occasional dinner parties for up to 12 people
  • Housekeeping of private quarters
  • Laundry/ironing

There are other staff who work within the property and are able to assist if the Cook Housekeeper requires help at any time. The accommodation is suitable for a couple so if the second person is also looking for a role within the estate this could well be possible depending on their skills.

All interviews will be held at the residence and will be face to face with the Estate Manager and then the Principal.

Salary: Competitive

Accommodation: 2 Bedroom property - own access - Council Tax is covered by the Principal

Start Date: ASAP

Days/Hours: 5 days per week - increased depending on Principals requirements when in residence - must be flexible


Consultant: Lesley Jones

Job Number: 50200