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A family in Scotland is offering £50,000 for a live-in nanny because their last 5 quit due to ‘ghosts’

Living with Casper turned
out just fine.

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On paper, getting paid £50,000 to be a live-in nanny in a scenic,
historical property in the Scottish Borders might sound like a
good deal.

However, with added paranormal activity, you might think twice.

This is the offer of a family of four in Scotland, who have had
their last five nannies quit on them due to “supernatural
incidents” like strange noises, broken glass, and moving

The advert appeared on
at the end of May, and states the family is
searching for an “exceptional live-in nanny to join our friendly

The nanny duties include preparing breakfast, getting the two
children aged five and seven ready for school, dropping them off
and picking them up from school, helping them with homework, and
getting them ready for bed.

It also says the ideal candidate will be trusted to be in sole
charge of the property when both “busy professional” parents are
away, which happens up to four night per week.

The job offers 28 days of holiday a year, and you will be
provided with your own room with en-suite bathroom and private
kitchen. Private, that is, apart from potentially having to share
with Casper.

“We have lived in our home for nearly 10 years. We were told it
was ‘haunted’ when we bought it, but kept our minds open and
decided to buy the house regardless,” the advert reads.

“We haven’t personally experienced any supernatural happenings,
as they have been reported only while we’ve been out of the
house, but we’re happy to pay above the asking rate, and feel
it’s important to be as up-front as possible to find the right

If you’re not put off by poltergeist, then you can apply for the job here.

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