A family of four, with two Labrador dogs are looking for a temporary live out housekeeper for their beautiful property near Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire RG8. This role is to start ASAP and cover at least four weeks due to their full-time housekeeper being off work. Due to location you must drive and have your own car.
A lovely couple, with two teenage sons and two Labrador dogs are looking for a dog friendly, live out housekeeper to care for their sizable home. The mother has some health problems and so you will be responsible for all housekeeping duties. Their current long term housekeeper is unfortunately ill and will be off for at least four weeks. So they are looking for someone who can step in and cover this period. You should have great initiative and be able to get on with the job with little guidance.
You will responsible for all housekeeping, cleaning, looking after the home, laundry and ironing. The family home has five bedrooms (three of which are in use regularly), three bathrooms (two of which are only used at weekends), a large games room used at weekends in a separate building, a separate office building and a rarely used two-bedroom cottage.
You should be willing and happy to run errands such as taking dry cleaning when needed. Or occasionally picking up groceries when asked.
If you like to cook and have completed your other duties then you may be asked to bake or prepare a meal in advance for the family to eat at the weekend, this would be a bonus but not necessary.
You should be happy to help walk the dogs if asked. When the family travel you will be expected to house sit and care for the dogs for a maximum of a week at a time.
This is a live out position and the family are based in a rural location outside of Pangbourne, Reading, Berkshire RG8. You should live suitably local to commute daily.
You must speak a good level of English.
You must have a full driving licence and have your own car due to location.
The family are interviewing now for the right candidate to start ASAP. We are recruiting safely with the COVID-19 government guidelines.
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