Weekend House Security

Organisation: Bowhill House & Country Park

Salary: £15,300 (£35,100 FTE plus overtime & accommodation)

Location: Bowhill House, Selkirk

Buccleuch is a diverse and innovative business with a passion for sustainable land use in rural Britain. People are at the heart of Buccleuch, in particular, colleagues, tenants, customers and visitors. Our commercial enterprises, including leisure & hospitality, agriculture, forestry, energy, rural estates and commercial property, provide approximately 500 jobs in local communities.

We are seeking a professional individual to provide House Security cover, primarily from Friday evening to Monday morning, but also full-time holiday cover for the House Security Supervisor throughout the year. The successful candidate will work and live in the boundaries of the beautiful and historic Bowhill Estate.

This is a hands-on role with a wide range of responsibilities. As well as being responsible for security matters, you will carry out general maintenance, support contractors/colleagues and provide assistance to the Family when they are in residence. You should have experience in a security environment and an awareness of fire, security & CCTV systems and be comfortable with manual handling. Candidates should have proven customer service skills, the highest levels of discretion and be able to work independently.

• Does your employment record demonstrate your reliability & trustworthiness?
• Do you have proven security experience and practical maintenance skills?
• Are you professional with a hands-on, flexible approach to work?

Due to the nature of the role and being regularly on-call, a flat in the Courtyard is provided (in addition to salary). Ideally, candidates will hold a SIA, CCTV licence and first aid certification.

Interested? Please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to

The closing date for applications is 18th September.

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Application Deadline: Monday 18/09/2023