May 07, 2019

Child-friendly Housekeeper for G8, B6 and B5 in Ashamptead - Berkshire Ref 550

£14.00 - £18.00 hourly
  • Polo and Tweed
  • Berkshire, UK
Part time Home Help

Job Description

A lovely family who live in West Berkshire, RG8 are looking for a child-friendly housekeeper to help them out with the housekeeping and childcare. Due to the location of the house you must be able to drive. The majority of is position is housekeeping with a small percentage of childcare.

Package Offered

  • £14-18 gross per hour - £280-£360 gross per week
  • 20 hours per week
  • Additional baby sitting paid as overtime

Family Background
A down to earth couple with three children (8-year-old girl, 6-year-old boy and 5-year-old boy), and a lovely labradoodle dog. They run a family business and the father has to travel a lot for work. The mother is very hands on with the children. All children are very lovely, and all have mild dyslexia. They live in a lovely countryside property in the stunning West Berkshire countryside. They have had a housekeeper and nanny in the past but are looking to combine these roles as the children are now older.

Duties

You will be responsible for all cleaning light and deep cleaning. Keeping the home clean and tidy. All laundry and ironing. You should enjoy housekeeping and have a good eye for detail. You should be happy and confident undertaking house management tasks and be flexible to help day to day life run smoothly.

You should be happy to be sole charge with the children and supervise homework if the mother is taking one of the children to after school activities. Help with driving the children picking up from school on a Monday and Thursday. Cook simple food for the children.

Being flexible and being willing to get stuck in is important - mum wants someone who is down to earth and practical! You should be pet friendly as they have one lovely dog. The parents are very active parents and involved in all aspects of family life, but they are looking for that extra pair of hands in order to have a break and spend some time together or work on their business.

Days/Hours

  • 20 hours per week, spread across the week, Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Friday.  (From September - until then it would be 16 hours a week)
  • Mon and Thurs 1pm-7pm (from September - until then it would be flexible hours, mornings or afternoons)
  • Tues and Fri – flexible hours, mornings or afternoons.
  • If you are local you may occasionally be asked to work at a weekend but this would be agreed in advance.

Location
This is a live out role, you should be within easy commutable distance to Ashampstead, West Berkshire RG8.

Languages
You should speak a very good level of English.

Special Skills
You should hold a full driving licence as the role requires driving. If you do not have a car you will be given access to one. 

Interviews / Start Date

ASAP


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