Live-in Housekeeper

Berkshire, Windsor, Salary £23,500-£27,500 per annum

EHS #2386

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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.

Household duties:

  • 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.

Childcare duties:

  • 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.


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Live-in Housekeeper

EHS #2386

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