2 Positions Estate Employee & Housekeeper - Ref RR567

Tarbet Bay area

West Coast Estate This is a unique opportunity for an estate worker and housekeeper to join an established 14,000-acre crofting estate on a secluded peninsula on the west coast of Scotland. The roles detailed are ideally suited for a couple; however single applications may be considered. We would be looking for the successful applicant to being March/ April 2021. The estate comprises of various self-catering holiday cottages, the client’s principle property, workshops and staff accommodation. The self-catering accommodation is let out during the summer season, however they require ongoing maintenance year round. The secluded nature of the estate means that it is only accessible by boat or walking. This is approximately a 40-minute boat trip from Mallaig. Employees are offered The White house within the terms of employment, which is located in Tarbet Bay. This is a three-bedroom farmhouse inclusive of heating, Wi-Fi and council tax.

Estate Employee

We are looking for a diligent and enthusiastic estate worker to help with various roles around the estate. The applicant must be friendly and hard working as they will be working within a small team in a rural and remote location. The successful candidate will be working alongside the Estate Manager and will undertake jobs including labouring, building projects, property maintenance, farm work, garden and ground maintenance around the estate. Experience  Building and construction, Property maintenance, Garden & ground maintenance, Boat skills (not essential as onsite training will be provided), Chainsaw, Farm Work

Housekeeper

We are looking for an enthusiastic and diligent housekeeper to help manage a range of properties including 4 holiday cottages, church and bothy and the main estate house. The applicant must be friendly and hard working as they will be working closely within a small team. As well as managing the properties, the applicant must be able to enhance the desired ambience of the estate. The applicant must be willing to work alone, however assistance will be provided where needed.

The successful applicant with be required to carry out a range of roles during employment in addition to housekeeping duties, including providing administrative support, updating social media pages, assisting with marketing, light farm and garden work. Onsite training will be provided, such as quad biking, boat handling and first aid training. Opportunities to gain extra qualifications can be sought after. Experience  Previous housekeeping experience, preferable holiday cottages/ lodges/ chalets with customer contact and care, Boat Experience (not essential as onsite training will be provided)

To apply for the positions or for more information, please contact Eilidh.manson@struttandparker.com

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