Imagine reading about moving furniture and inexplicable noises while scrolling through a job ad as a live-in nanny?
It sounds like something out of a Netflix Original, but for one Scottish family coming clean about their haunted mansion was a necessity given the five nannies who left the family, "each citing supernatural incidents as the reason".
The job would entail full-time child care four nights per week since the couple worked away from home. The position also came with a room, an en-suite bathroom and private kitchen.
"We have lived in our home for nearly ten years. We were told it was 'haunted' when we bought it, but kept our minds open and decided to buy the house regardless. Five nannies have left the role in the last year, each citing supernatural incidents as the reason, including strange noises, broken glass and furniture moving," the now-deleted ad read.
The ad proved so spooky that it went viral, with the family reportedly receiving more than 2000 enquiries about the job.
The couple admits that they've yet to encounter any ghostly occurrences personally and that no one has ever been harmed while working in their home.
"However, the nanny will have to have a strong disposition".
Would you accept a job in a haunted mansion?
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