Accommodation Duty Manager for Guest house (Skilled visa to graduates offered)

Merith House Hotel

Merith House is seeking for ‘Live in – Duty Accommodation manager’ with handy person skills who can oversee the operations. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in property management and excellent customer service skills. (tier 2 offered)

Mature responsible person required to live in duty manager with handy person skills position

Full time – working over 5-7 days – live in position only ( willing to be on call )

Live in position:

An excellent opportunity has arisen to run Merith House in Edinburgh, Scotland. We are looking for a hardworking, reliable and friendly person, to live in and maintain Guest House which offers rooms which will provide temporary accommodation for people from council.

The work will involve, but not be limited to;

  • Manage all Aspects of residents stay
  • Manage : Decorating and maintaining public areas (inc cleaning)
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations and paperwork
  • Front of house – cleaning bedrooms once a week, providing clean linen
  • Managing laundry. Deep cleaning every guest room weekly, daily deep cleaning 5 rooms. Daily Kitchen cleaning, hoovering stairs landings, maintaining gardens and bins. Brushing front gardens,
  • Daily upkeep of the house; co-ordinate repair and maintenance with contractors especially while on site.
  • maintenance – painting rooms and public areas, plumbing, gardening


  • Enthusiastic, friendly and flexible approach;
  • Commitment to ensuring a great overall customer experience;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, must be good English spoken
  • Basic computer skills – Microsoft office applications; – can train too
  • High standard of cleanliness; daily dusting, hoovering and deep cleaning rooms / bathrooms.
  • Good attention to detail;

Willing to be oncall on demand which will be allowed paid as per contract

What we provide:

  • Accommodation provided – staff bedroom, shower room, shared office, staff living room, staff kitchen facilities (to clean twice daily). Lovely private staff accommodation. Huge gardens for private staff use. Council tax and all utility bills (including Wi-Fi) are included. ( weekly deductable accommodation offset ) No pets or family allowed

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £23,000.00-£32,700.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • UK visa sponsorship


  • Joinery: 3 years (required)
  • Cleaning: 3 years (required)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 25/06/2024

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