Jun 09, 2022

Part Time Housekeeper Sought for Beautiful Period Home near Bradfield, Berkshire

  • Polo & Tweed
  • Berkshire, UK
Housekeeper

Job Description

A busy family of five near Bradfield, Berkshire, RG8, are looking for a child friendly part-time housekeeper for their period home. This is a live out position so you must live locally. Due to location, you must have a driving licence for this role.  Package Offered       £16 - £20 gross per hour depending on experience Working 3 mornings per week (ideally Monday, Wednesday & Friday, though there is some flexibility on this for the right candidate) Working from 8am – 1:30pm each shift, 16.5 hours in total per week Family Background The family comprises of busy parents and three children, aged twelve, ten and eight years old. They also have a lovely Labradoodle, so you must be happy working around animals! They live in a stunning two storey period home, the property has seven bedrooms and five bathrooms. The family home is nestled in beautiful grounds and has a swimming pool, with pool house. They already employ gardeners to help manage the established gardens.  Duties The family are looking for a friendly and personable housekeeper to work in their home. You will be responsible for the daily and deep cleaning of the home and ensure it is always tidy and presentable. You should be confident with all aspects of housekeeping and be able to clean and care for the home to a high standard.  The successful candidate should have strong initiative and an eye for detail.  Duties include all housekeeping tasks such as laundry, ironing, unpacking groceries, emptying the dishwasher, changing bed linen, cleaning the kitchen and bathrooms etc. You must be happy to help with the children as an extra pair of hands, doing school runs and babysitting as needed. Generally, this will be once or twice a month in the evenings, and will be agreed in advance. The successful candidate will be happy to run occasional errands like going grocery shopping, to the post office, or dry cleaners. Location The family live in Bradfield, Berkshire, RG8. You should be able to commute easily.  This is a live-out role.  Days/Hours Working 3 mornings per week (ideally Monday, Wednesday & Friday, there is some flexibility on this for the right candidate) Working from 8am – 1:30pm each shift, 16.5 hours in total per week Opportunity to work extra hours babysitting for the family, as agreed in advance, this will either be paid or given back as time in lieu Languages You should speak a good level of English to communicate with the family. Special Skills You should be a friendly and personable person. You must be a skilled housekeeper and be happy to work around children.  Interview/Start date The family are interviewing now for the right person. We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.

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