Cleaner / Housekeeper (Permanent)

Organisation: Hopetoun House

Salary: £10.90 per hour

Location: Hopetoun House - South Queensferry

Join Our Five Star Cleaning Team!

Hopetoun House is regarded as Scotland’s finest Stately Home and welcomes around 50,000 visitors each year. We are proud to be graded as a 5-star attraction by Visit Scotland.

Permanent Cleaner/Housekeeper
Hopetoun House is looking for a Housekeeper/Cleaner to work as part of our dedicated Housekeeping Team assisting the Head Housekeeper in the cleaning and upkeep of the publicly accessible areas of Hopetoun House (N.B. This does not include the family/resident areas, used bedrooms or catering kitchens etc.)

Hours of Work and Rate
• 5 hours per day, 5 days per week, Monday to Friday from 07:00 to 12:00
• This is a permanent all year-round role, but when we are open to the public from Easter to September your hours will include some weekend work, typically 2 weekends out of 4, occasionally more to facilitate additional cleaning around events and to cover holidays
• Rate of pay is £10.90 per hour

Typical duties include the following:
• Vacuuming
• Floor polishing
• Dusting
• Cleaning WCs
• Maintaining adequate supplies of toiletries in WCs
• Before and after cleaning of any rooms used for Hopetoun events
• Finer conservation detailed cleaning in winter
• Anything else within reason that the Head Housekeeper requires in order to maintain the proper upkeep of Hopetoun House

The post-holder should be confident and friendly, being able to work both under direction and on own initiative. Previous corporate cleaning or housekeeping experience is required. An interest in heritage/visitor attractions would be an advantage although not essential. Full training will be given.

There is no public transport near Hopetoun, so own transport is essential.

To apply, please email us and tell us a bit about yourself, why you’d like this job and why you’re suitable and please attach your CV.


The Hopetoun House Preservation Trust is a registered Scottish Charity No SC009760

Application Deadline: Sunday 30/04/2023