Nov 13, 2019
£25,000 - £35,000 yearly
A warm American family of 4 are looking for a full time, experienced housekeeper to care for their home in Notting Hill, London W11.
£25,000 - £35,000 gross per annum dependant on experience (40hr week)
A warm and friendly American family of 4 with 2 children and no pets are seeking a permanent long term housekeeper to care for their home. The two girls are aged 8yrs and 10yrs, the girls do have a nanny who cares for them. They have a beautiful 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home split over 5 levels, with lots of stairs. The family are informal, fun, loving and warm and are looking for someone who is dedicated to caring for their home.
The family are looking for a youthful, energetic experienced housekeeper. As the only housekeeper you will be in charge of and responsible for all deep cleaning and day to day cleaning, including - dusting, hoovering and mopping and changing beds. You should be proactive and able to work on your own initiative, managing your time effectively and be happy to help out where ever you are needed in the home.
You will be responsible for all laundry and ironing including bedlinen. You should be highly skilled at caring for delicate items and fabrics, such as silk and cashmere. Wardrobe management is also essential and you should have a good eye for detail, with strong organisational skills.
You will be responsible for meal prep and cooking simple evening dinners so you should be a confident cook, happy to follow a recipe.
Accepting deliveries and overseeing contractors along with other house management tasks such as tracking supplies.
Occasionally you will do the grocery shopping and may be asked to run errands. You may also occasionally be asked to assist with the child, although they have a nanny already, you should be happy to be sole charge and help out when needed.
The family is based in Notting Hill W11, London so you should be within easy commuting distance to be able to get to the property on time for work each day.
This is a live out role.
5 days a week Monday to Friday
12 noon to 8pm daily (40hrs per week)
You must speak a good level of English
You should be experienced at housekeeping and have an excellent eye for detail. It would be a bonus, though not required to have worked with families with school aged children.
You should be skilled at laundry, ironing and wardrobe management, highly organised.
Hard-working, flexible, reliable and a team player.
Confident at simple cooking.
Interview/Start date ASAP
Polo & Tweed
Notting Hill, London, UK