A lovely French family who live near Marylebone, W1G, are looking for a long-term housekeeper to assist them with the upkeep of their home.
A friendly and busy French family with two lovely girls aged 7 and 8 live in 5-bedroom, 4-storey property near Marylebone, W1G. The husband is a CEO of a global company lives between Singapore, London and Madrid, his wife is mainly based in London and would like someone who can be an extra pair of hands to help with the household duties.
Your role will be focused on the daily and deep cleaning of the household, including hoovering, dusting, and general cleaning of the whole house. Cleaning bathrooms, kitchen, living and bedroom areas and ensuring the house is kept to high standards. Equipment used should be kept in good working order.
You will also be responsible for the family’s laundry, ironing and wardrobe management. You will ensure that the home is generally well presented and cared for.
Occasional cooking is required as part of the role, you should be able to follow a recipe – the family enjoy simple, home-cooked food.
You should be willing to help out with the occasional babysitting which will be agreed in advance. There is also the possibility to travel with the family once or twice a year.
The successful candidate should have strong initiative and an eye for detail. You should be confident with all aspects of housekeeping and be able to clean and care for the home to a high standard. You should have excellent initiative and like to get on with things. You should be pro-active and highly organised, managing the kitchen and taking note if something needs repairing.
The family live near Marylebone, W1G. This is a live out role. You should be within easily commutable distance.
You must speak an excellent level of English.
You should be organised and energetic with proven experience in housekeeping.
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