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Child Friendly Part Time Housekeeper Sought for Chiswick - London

Housekeeper
Ref: 299 Date Posted: Tuesday 06 Feb 2018
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A lovely family of four are looking for an after school housekeeper to join their family in Chiswick, London W4, who can also house and pet sit for them over periods when they are travelling.  This is a part time role, and the family are looking for long term commitment.

Family Background

This is a lovely family of 4 with two girls aged 11 and 8. The family have a five bedroom home split over three floors, with a miniature schnauzer dog and an elderly cat. The children attend full time school.  The family are busy and travel regularly although you would not be travelling with them. The family goes away for 6-8 weeks spread out over the year and they would like you to house sit and care for their animals whilst they are away. The after school housekeeper role will start again upon their return. There will also be house sitting required in the summer holidays and over Christmas when the family goes away.

Duties

You will be looking after the two children sole charge.  Occasionally picking them up from school drop off ten minutes walk from the house and helping with the homework for the children. Helping with light housework, some cooking for the children and walking the dog so you must be pet friendly. You may occasional be asked to do shopping or run errands. Some evenings you night be expected to cook for the children or at least to do the cooking preparation. During the house sitting periods, you will be expected to care for the dog and elderly cat whilst the family is away.

Location/Accommodation

The family home is in Chiswick, London W4.  This is a live out role, however you will be living in the house sitting periods. 

Days/Hours

  • Tues, Wed, Thurs – 3.30pm - 6.30pm for general cleaning, homework, meal preparation for children etc – total hours 9 per week
  • Adhoc baby-sitting – 5-10 hours per week maximum
  • Baby-sitting the kids whilst the parents are away – on an ad hoc basis - perhaps 1-2 weeks per year in total
  • House-sitting / pet-sitting whilst entire family are away: 6-8 weeks per year in total.

Languages

You must speak a good level of English.

Special Skills

Driving licence would be preferred. 

Package Offered

Rate offered is from £12-15 gross per hour depending on experience of candidate. There will be an agreed day rate for when you are house sitting.  There is wiggle room for very experienced candidates.

Interview/Start date

The family are interviewing now to start ASAP