Couple – Gardener/Groundsperson & Housekeeper – Scotland REF 1193

Position Filled
Posted on
November 23, 2022
Inverness-shire, Scotland
Job Type
Permanent / Full-time / Part-time / Live in
Private Household & Estate / Housekeeper / Cleaner / Gardener / Groundsperson / Couple

Couple required for large Estate in Scotland approx 12 miles South of Aviemore..

This is a great opportunity for a couple looking for long term positions working in the most beautiful environment in the wilds of the Highlands. The current couple are retiring after 9 years so this role comes highly recommended.

The Gardener/Groundsperson will be required to work full time with a minimum of 40 hours a week.

The Housekeeper can do 20 hours a week or more if preferred.

In exchange for maintaining the grounds and the properties the couple will be offered a competitive salary and Estate accommodation ( 3 bedroom house).

The Positions:-

The Gardener / Groundsperson/Handyman :-

  • All garden maintenance around the Estate and holiday cottages
  • Vegetable garden – to grow and provide produce for the Estate
  • Maintaining formal borders- weeding, pruning, replanting and general seasonal requirements
  • Hedge cutting
  • Drive clearing
  • Hot tub maintenance
  • All grass cutting using large garden machinery and ride on mowers, strimmers, hedge cutters, chain saw, leaf blowers etc
  • Maintenance of garden machinery
  • Chopping logs for the houses
  • Assisting with shoots when necessary
  • Car driver essential
  • Tractor/ ATV with implements driver required

The Housekeeper:-

  • All housework within the main house to a high standard and possibly holiday cottage
  • Bed changing
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Serving guests at shoot lunches/suppers

The Couple:-

  • Reliable, trustworthy and easy to get along with , enthusiastic with good work ethics
  • Polite and well presented
  • Happy around a variety of people including visiting guests.
  • Hard working with ‘can do’ attitudes
  • High standards at all times
  • Will love country life and be happy in a very rural environment.


A competitive salary will be offered to the successful couple who can provide excellent fully checkable references.

Children and well behaved dog would be welcomed.


Tel Jackie 07979 501997