A warm, friendly and down to earth family are now looking for a wonderful child-friendly housekeeper to join their family home near Cold Ash, West Berkshire, RG18. This is a live in, live out or flexi arrangement. You must have a full driving licence in order to apply for this role.
• £28,000 - £35,000 gross per year
• Beautiful accommodation provided if you wish to live in or have a flexi-arrangement.
• Manual car provided for transportation of children and work duties
A family of four, two professional parents who work full time, they have two cheerful and bright children aged six and two. The six-year-old attends full-time school, and the three-year-old has just started nursery. They live in a beautiful part of the world, with beautiful grounds and horses. They have had a much-loved nanny who is moving on for a new opportunity after almost 2 years, and the family are sad to see her go as they all love her a great deal. As the children are now older, their needs have changed and they are now looking for a new, long-term housekeeper, who is child friendly to become a valued member of the family unit. They also have a very playful Labrador and the family keep horses in their grounds.
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.
You should be happy to run errands, including picking up and dropping off the children at school. You should also be happy to help with grocery shopping and cook occasionally for the family in the evening.
You should also be comfortable and happy with occasional overnight proxy parenting when the parents travel and happy to do additional babysitting and dog sitting when agreed in advance.
This is a role near Cold Ash, West Berkshire, RG18. You can live in. Live out, or have a flexi arrangement. You can be provided beautiful accommodation on the grounds if you do not live nearby. This is a self-contained annexe, with its own newly refurbished kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. The family are open to you living in full time or having a flexi arrangement - or you can commute each day if you are local.
You must speak a good level of English.
You should be experienced at housekeeping and have an excellent eye for detail. You should be happy to help with the children and family life where possible. The children love to horse ride and have an outdoor countryside lifestyle so you should enjoy country life!
The family is interviewing now for the right candidate to start ASAP. We are recruiting safely with the COVID-19 government guidelines.
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