A down to earth family of 5 with three children in Brimpton, Berkshire, RG7, are looking for a full time child-friendly housekeeper. You must have a full driving license for this role. This is a live in, live out, or flexi role depending on your preference and location.
A busy family of 5 with three children aged 6 years old, 4 years old, and a 7 month old baby, live in the beautiful West Berkshire. The family are planning to get a dog in the future so you should be dog friendly. The father works full time between the office and home working with mum at home with the children and baby. They live in a stunning part of the world, surrounded by nature and lovely countryside.
You will be responsible for looking after housekeeping and helping with the children when needed. You will be solely responsible for all housekeeping light and deep cleaning, laundry, and ironing for the family. You should be happy to be both sole and shared charge care of the three children.
You will help assist mum with the busy mornings, helping get the children ready for school - with mum doing the school drop off. During the day you will be focused on the housework and lend a hand with the 7 month old baby - so you should be comfortable with babies, whereas in the evenings you will be focused primarily on the children. You should love children and know how to develop and stimulate them as they are very active!
You will be responsible for all housekeeping, laundry, and running errands. You should be happy to do shopping and ensure the household supplies are kept up to stock. The family travel a lot, you can either travel with them, or stay at home to house and dog sit.
You should be happy to cook easy, fresh meals for the children, and if you can make larger portions for the parents to enjoy this would be a plus! You should be easy-going with a polite, proactive attitude and a willingness to stay in a long-term role with a friendly family.
The family are located in Brimpton, RG7 this is a live-in, live out or flexi-arrangement role. If you live in, you will be provided with a 2 bedroom cottage. If you live out, or have a flexi arrangement you should be able to easily commute. The family are open to people with partners and pets joining them in the cottage, but the pets should be well behaved, ideally staying in the cottage during the day (for example house cat).
You must speak a good good level of English.
You must hold a driving licence - if you do not have your own car you will be provided access to an automatic car.
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