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Live-out Housekeeper/Nanny

Berkshire, Maidenhead, Salary £12.00 net per hour

EHS #3032

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A lovely family of 5 (couple with three boys aged 11, and twins 9) in Maidenhead, Berkshire, are seeking a proactive, switched on, child-friendly, experienced, caring and reliable live-out Housekeeper/Nanny to join their active household.

  • Salary – £12 net per hour
  • 5 days per week
  • Location – Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Position –  Housekeeper/Nanny
  • Starting – ASAP

The ideal candidate will be efficient, an excellent communicator, able to follow instructions, and have experience in busy households.

In essence the role includes pick up from school for the three boys, ages 11 and twins of 9, some running around to after school clubs, feeding them supper and homework supervision.  In terms of housekeeping it is cleaning, and washing and ironing, although no cooking for parents required.  The boys go to school 10 minutes away.

Driver is essential as the family live in a semi-rural place, so a candidate with a car is a must!  The Principals pay out of pocket mileage expenses.

Responsibilities:

Your daily housekeeping duties will include setting up & preparing breakfast for the family, making the beds, laundry & ironing, care of delicates, wardrobe management, additional vacuuming and dusting where needed, cleaning, and simple cooking on occasion if required.

  • Cleaning the property to the highest standard
  • Keeping refrigerator clean and discarding out-of-date items
  • Polishing brass and silver, antiques and fine furniture
  • Cleaning windows inside
  • Washing, hand-wash, ironing, and dry cleaning drop off and collection
  • Managing the wardrobe
  • Answering door
  • Carrying out weekly grocery shopping
  • Handling petty cash and debit cards
  • Packing and unpacking suitcase
  • Carrying out any other tasks that the employer may reasonably ask

The Nanny’s duties will include (tasks will include but not only)

  • Making sure the children are up every morning
  • School drop-offs
  • School collection / after school care inc feeding evening meal (inc top up shopping as required)
  • Homework supervision
  • Making packed lunches
  • After-school activities drop-offs and pick-ups
  • Washing and ironing children’s clothes
  • Preparing sports bags
  • Assist children with the care of the guinea pigs
  • Extended hours during school holidays with 8.00am start (TBD) – will include dropping children to various clubs and activities and organising day trips, play dates, etc
  • Children’s basic school finish time is 3:30pm, although this term they have clubs until 4:30pm on Tuesday to Friday (clubs will vary from term to term)
  • Helping organise playdates
  • Taking the children to parks and playgrounds
  • Preparing some healthy and delicious meals and snacks for the children
  • And help with the bedtime routine

Key qualifications:

  • Must have the right to work in the UK
  • Up-to-date CV with checkable references
  • 5 years' experience within a similar position
  • Sharp eye for details
  • Flexible when needed
  • Great sense of humour with a can-do attitude
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Live-out Housekeeper/Nanny

EHS #3032

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