A warm and friendly family of four with two young boys who are relocating from London to Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 are looking for a new housekeeper who is happy to help with childcare duties to join their family home. You must hold a driving licence to apply for this role.
A busy family of four with two young boys aged 4.5-year-olds and 7.5 years old live in a 6-bedroom property near Alresford, Hampshire. The property is currently being renovated which will be completed at the end of the year. When it is finished the property will consist of 6-bedrooms with a large kitchen, sitting room, study, kids playroom, boot room, and pantry.
You should be confident with all aspects of housekeeping and be able to clean and care for the home to a high standard. Being responsible for the daily and deep cleaning of the house and ensure it is always tidy and presentable. Making beds, cleaning bathrooms and all areas of the house. You will also be responsible for laundry, ironing, and ensuring that the home is generally well presented and cared for.
You should be confident with all aspects of nanny duties that pertain to the children. Helping with afterschool care of the children. You should be organized, happy to help prepare their school bags and uniform and help prepare dinner for the children on the days you work. You should be happy to collect the children from school on the days you work.
The ideal candidate will be someone who is engaging and fun and is adept in housekeeping as well as comfortable around their sons, someone who will get up and kick a football around the garden with him and plan activities around their interests and organise playdates for after school.
You should be willing to get involved in family life, to help support them each week, and be able to offer a bit of flexibility for additional hours if needed. The family are looking for a long-term member of staff to become a lovely member of the household.
This is a live-out role so you should be within an easily commutable distance to Alresford, Hampshire, SO24
You must speak a good level of English to communicate with the family.
You should also be confident in nanny skills and be happy to help with household duties as required. You must be able to drive and be highly organized and have great attention to detail.
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