Sep 14, 2020

Weekend Housekeeper/Nanny Sought for family of 5 in Bicester, Oxfordshire

  • Polo & Tweed
  • United Kingdom

Job Description

A lovely family of 5 with their main residence in Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27 are looking for a long term, child-friendly housekeeper for their three children – twins aged 6 months, and a 3-year-old.  You should have a full driving license for this role  – an automatic car will be provided.   This is either a live in, live out or flexi-arrangement. Package Offered £31,000 - £37,000 gross per year Saturday - Sunday (alternate Fridays) - 2-3 days per week.  7am - 7pm  Plus one-night babysitting per week Wednesday or Thursday 4pm - 11pm An automatic car will be provided for work duties Private apartment with own bedroom, living area, kitchen and bathroom (if you live in) Family Background A busy family of 5, the father works full time and the mother project manages either from home or from her office close by. They have 6-month-old twins and a 3-year-old. This role is a mixture of shared care and sole charge with mum, the family are looking for someone to become part of the family and assist with all aspects of family life including childcare and housekeeping. Their current much-loved nanny is leaving for personal reasons and the family would like someone new to start as soon as possible. They have a lovely 3-bedroom house and also use another property next door – an apartment will be provided for the nanny/housekeeper. They also have a lovely property on the Welsh border which they like to travel to, so you should be happy to go along with them and be flexible to travel. The family have no pets but are happy for the new nanny/housekeeper to bring small pets or a house cat if they wish to. Duties Your work will be focused around the housekeeping of the property and childcare of the 3 children so you should have previous experience working with young children and babies.  You should be organized and efficient as you will be helping the mum with morning and evening routines. You will be in charge of the housekeeping duties of the property including daily and deep cleaning, laundry, ironing and cleaning bathrooms. Hoovering, mopping, laundry and general cleaning.  The house is kept very tidy and clean in general. You will also be helping with light, basic cooking, preparing food and following recipes – one of the children has allergies and the twins are currently in the first stages of weaning.   Location/Accommodation The family live in Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX27. The family are open to both live in or live out candidates.  If you live in, you will be provided with a separate apartment. Days/Hours Saturday - Sunday (alternate Fridays) - 2-3 days per week.  7am - 7pm Plus one-night babysitting per week Wednesday or Thursday 4pm - 11pm With the flexibility to do overtime/babysitting as required and agreed in advance Languages You should speak an excellent level of English. Special Skills You must hold a full driving license for this role. Interview/Start date Interviews taking place now for the right person to start ASAP. We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.

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