Sep 27, 2022

Part Time Housekeeper Sought for Lovely Family Home near Bucklebury, West Berkshire

  • Polo & Tweed
  • Berkshire, UK

Job Description

A lovely family of four living near Bucklebury, West Berkshire (between Reading and Newbury) are looking for a part-time Housekeeper to join their family home and life. This is a live-out role so you should be able to easily commute. Package Offered •    £18 - £20 gross per hour depending on experience •    If extra hours are worked each week, then an overtime rate will be agreed Family Background A family of four, a mother, father, and two children aged 8 and 11 years. They live in the beautiful countryside of West Berkshire. They lead a busy life, with both parents working full time. The two children attend school, and the parents do the school drop offs, pick-ups and travel to various sporting clubs and activities. The house is a 4000sqft bungalow and has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, a lounge, dining room, study, and kitchen. Duties You should be confident with all aspects of housekeeping and be able to clean and care for the home to a high standard, with great attention to detail. You will be responsible for the daily and deep cleaning of the household and ensure it is always tidy and presentable. Making beds, cleaning bathrooms, organising and cleaning the kitchen, and generally keeping all areas of the house clean and organised. You will be responsible for the family’s wardrobe management, ensuring all laundry & ironing is up to date. You should be happy to run errands such as trips to the post office, dry cleaners and putting away the grocery shopping. You should be confident in dealing with contractors that visit the property. The family would like you to cook and/or prepare family meals 2 or 3 times a week, they like to eat simple, healthy home cooked meals. It is not a deal-breaker if you do not want to cook as part of your role, but this would mean that the family can offer you less hours. Location The family home is near Bucklebury, West Berkshire (between Reading and Newbury) and this is a live-out role so you should be able to easily commute.  Days/Hours Working 10-15 hours each week Hours and days that you work are flexible depending on your own schedule and other commitments, however the family would prefer you to work your hours over 2 or 3 days. If extra hours are worked each week then an overtime rate will be agreed. Languages You must speak a good level of English.  Special Skills You should be experienced at housekeeping and have an excellent eye for detail.  Interview/Start date The family are looking to start interviewing ASAP. We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.

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