Queen looks to recruit for role at Holyrood Palace

If you’re fed up with your hospitality recruitment boss lording it over you at work, why not swap careers working for real royalty?

Edinburgh Live reports the Queen is recruiting for a housekeeping assistant to help look after visiting Royals at Holyrood Palace and wait on them at functions and events.

The job advert reads: “It’s being encouraged to gain new skills. And it's delivering extraordinary service in incredible surroundings. This is what makes a career with the Royal Household so different.

“This is a career pathway in hospitality that will develop your housekeeping skills and expertise. Joining our professional team, you’ll upkeep, clean and care for a wide range of interiors and items, ensuring they’re presented to their very best.

“Learning from your colleagues, you’ll gain the professional skills needed, always aiming for the highest standards. And on occasion you’ll support functions and events too. In an environment where development and training is commonplace, you’ll be able to grow your skills.”

The Holyrood Palace-based role is for 20 or 32 hours per week from Monday to Sunday and offers a 15% non-contributory pension.

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