Berkshire, Windsor, Salary £23,500-£27,500 per annum
A Live-in Housekeeper required to start in late February 2019.
A young, creative family, who have two girls aged 11 and 9, are looking for a calm, intelligent, experienced Housekeeper who would be confident assisting the family with two girls at weekends in a shared charge environment. Someone who has had experience with young children and is physically fit. Needs to have a flexible attitude, although the family will not be unreasonable in their requests.
A friendly, hard-working, trustworthy and honest person required who has common sense and takes initiative. Needs to have a flexible attitude, and be good with young children. Good housekeeping experience. A driver would be required due to the countryside location. Someone who is discreet, unobtrusive and able to respect the family's privacy.
Excellent written and spoken English is required. Non-smoking work environment. Experience working as a Housekeeper in a domestic household essential. Candidates must have checkable, relevant references from previous employers.
The role will include all household duties including cleaning, laundry, ironing, wardrobe management, food preparation, shopping and simple family cooking.
Someone with a ‘can do’ attitude who is happy to work in a fast-paced environment with exceptional attention to detail.
In addition the family has a house cat, dog, rabbits and rats that will need to be cared for throughout the weekend.
Assist the family with the children in the residence at weekends.
Cooking healthy meals for the children will be required, as will cleaning the children’s room, washing and ironing their clothes and making their beds.
Very occasionally the parents go away for a long weekend so sole charge responsibility is required during this time.
Notes: Although this is a busy role on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the family return to London on a Sunday evening and will not return again until the following Friday Afternoon.
Accommodation: A recently renovated one bed first floor flat adjacent to the residence. The spacious flat consists of a kitchen, lounge, bedroom, bathroom and entrance hall.
Salary: £23,500-£27,500 per annum; salary dependent on experience. Excellent working conditions in a wonderful household.
Hours: 5 days per week, must be happy to work 2-3 weekends.