Jun 16, 2022

Full Time Housekeeper Sought for Family Home in Wilmslow, Cheshire

  • Polo & Tweed
  • Cheshire, UK

Job Description

A busy family near Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 are looking for a full time Housekeeper to help care for their beautiful home.   This is live out role. Due to location, you must have a full driving licence for this role. Package Offered £35,000 - £50,000 gross per year depending on experience Family Background The family comprises of friendly parents with three grown up children, two sons and a daughter. They do not have any pets.  The parents work long hours and travel often.  The whole family enjoys travel and are regularly away from home. The family home is a beautiful five bedroom house with four bathrooms set across two floors. Their previous housekeeper has sadly relocated to a different area. The client also employs a PA who works in the family office and a security team. Duties You should be confident with all daily & deep housekeeping duties and be able to clean and care for the home to a five star standard. You will be responsible for the upkeep of the household and ensure it is always tidy and presentable. The successful candidate should have strong initiative and an eye for detail. Duties include all housekeeping tasks such as laundry, ironing, unpacking the groceries, changing beds, and cleaning the bathrooms & kitchen. The successful candidate will prepare the home for their principals when they return home from their travels, ensuring the kitchen is stocked with groceries and unpacking their luggage. It is important that you have a positive and can-do attitude. You must be happy following instructions and as the family travel often, you must be motivated and happy to work independently. The successful candidate will be happy to run errands like going grocery shopping, to the post office, or dry cleaners, as needed. You may occasionally be asked to drive the principals to and from the airport. You should be confident welcoming contractors to the property, such as window cleaners and maintenance people. You should be happy to cook for the family, cooking healthy family dinners. This is not essential, but it would be a nice bonus if you could cook. Location The house is in Wilmslow Cheshire, SK9. This is live out role. Due to location, you must have a full driving licence for this role. Days/Hours Working 40 hours per week From Monday – Friday, 9am – 7pm with a 2 hour lunch break during the day You should be happy to be flexible and work extra hours or on weekend days on occasion, when agreed upon in advance You will either be paid or given back as time in lieu for any overtime worked Languages You must speak a good level of English to communicate with the family.  Special Skills You should have good experience working as a housekeeper in a private household.  You should have an eye for detail and a warm & positive attitude.  You must have a full driving licence for this role. Start Date The family are interviewing now for the right candidate to start as soon as possible. We are recruiting safely with the COVID-19 government guidelines.

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