Full Time Housekeeper Sought for Family in Brimpton, Berkshire

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A down to earth family of 5 with three children in Brimpton, Berkshire, RG7, are looking for a full time child-friendly housekeeper. You must have a full driving license for this role.  This is a live out role and you should be able to commute easily to the property

Package Offered 

  • £30,000 - £35,000 gross per year
  • Working Monday to Friday.  Babysitting when agreed in advance (and covered as overtime)
  • Working 9 hours per day, 45 hours per week

Family Background 
A busy family of 5 with three children aged 6 years old, 4 years old, and a 10-month-old baby who will be starting nursery from January, live in the beautiful West Berkshire.  The family have a small dog so you should be dog friendly. The father works full time between the office and home working with mum at home with the children and baby. They live in a stunning part of the world, surrounded by nature and lovely countryside.

Duties 
You will be responsible for looking after housekeeping and helping with the children when needed. You will be solely responsible for all housekeeping light and deep cleaning, laundry, and ironing for the family. You should be happy to be both occasional sole and shared charge care of the three children. 

You will arrive at 8am to take care of the baby as mum takes the older children to school. During the day you will be focused on the housework and lend a hand with the 10-month-old baby when he is not at nursery - so you should be comfortable with babies, whereas in the afternoons after school you will be focused primarily on the children. You should love children and know how to develop and stimulate them.

You will be responsible for all housekeeping, laundry, and running errands. You should be happy to do shopping and ensure the household supplies are kept up to stock. The family like to travel a lot, you can either travel with them, or stay at home to house and dog sit.

You should be happy to cook easy, fresh meals for the children, and if you can make larger portions for the parents to enjoy this would be a plus!  You should be easy-going with a polite, proactive attitude and a willingness to stay in a long-term role with a friendly family.

Location
The family are located in Brimpton, RG7. This is a live out role and you should be able to commute easily.

Days/Hours 

  • Working Monday to Friday
  • Working 8am - 6pm with 1 hour for lunch (9 hours per day, 45 hours per week)
  • Flexibility to do babysitting when agreed in advance (and paid in overtime)

Languages 
You must speak a good level of English.

Special Skills 
You must hold a driving licence - and your own car to commute to the property

Interview/Start date 
The family are interviewing now for the right person to start ASAP. We are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.

Permanent
Posted on: 5 January 2022
Housekeeper
Live in or Live out
£30,000 - £35,000 gross per year