Live-out Housekeeper

London, Kensington, Salary £500 net per week

EHS #2630

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Our client, a private family with a residence in Kensington, is now looking to employ a child-friendly, hands-on Housekeeper.  The clients employ a small team of staff including a PA and a Housekeeper.  The ideal candidate will be multifaceted, happy to be hands on with the housekeeping (although as noted there is another Housekeeper employed), ideally be tech savvy, and a confident, family style cook.  There is a small dog within the household.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Hands-on housekeeping alongside the other Housekeeper
  • Keeping the children’s bedrooms and children's areas clean and tidy
  • Accompanying the driver for school pick ups
  • Liaising with Madam re the children's schedules
  • Check and purchase groceries and household supplies to maintain adequate levels
  • Making madam a salad at lunch times
  • Wash dishes and clean kitchen
  • Run errands for employer
  • Answer telephone and take messages
  • Flexible to travel with the family during school holidays for up to four weeks


  • British or European passport for visa/travel purposes


  • To be a confident family cook who is able to plan and cook evening meals for family
  • To be able to travel with the family during the school holidays on occasion
  • Hands-on Housekeeping duties are definitely minimal whilst in the London residence, as there is also a full-time Housekeeper.  However, would generally be expected to assist her during busy periods and manage the above in order to execute own duties

Key Competencies:

  • Flexibility
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good judgment skills and emotional intelligence
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • High energy level

Hours:  Monday to Friday, either 9.00am-5.00pm or 1.00pm-8.00pm (by arrangement at other times)

Salary:  £500 net per week

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Live-out Housekeeper

EHS #2630

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