Full Time Housekeeper Sought for Family near Oxford, Oxfordshire

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A friendly family of six, who are based near Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13 are looking for a full-time housekeeper to work in their home. This is a live-in or live out role depending on your preference. You must be able to drive for this role. 

Package Offered

  • £32,000 - £45,000 gross per year depending on experience

Family Background

A friendly family, with four children aged eleven, eight and six-year-old twins, are now looking for a new, long-term flexible housekeeper.  A beautiful seven-bedroom property, they have lovely grounds and own dogs, cats, sheep and chickens!  They are a busy family, with the children at school, they are keen to find a new long-term housekeeper to join their family home to maintain the property and help look after the children. The family own three dogs: two Labradors and a cocker spaniel so you must be happy around animals for this role.

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, make sure the inventory of the pantry is stocked well, and from time to time pick up the children from school. You should be pet friendly and be willing to care for the dogs as needed, walking and feeding them.

You should enjoy cooking and be happy to cook for the children, preparing healthy home cooked meals daily. You should also be happy to help with afterschool childcare, and occasional babysitting and proxy parenting. This role is mainly focused on the housekeeping, but you should enjoy working around children, and be happy to assist as needed.

Location/Accommodation

The main family home is near Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13. This is a live-in or live out role depending on your preference. If you chose to live in, you will be provided a large downstairs guest bedroom with en-suite.

Days/Hours

  • 5 days per week, Monday to Friday
  • 40 hours a week – hours are flexible but you will cover the busy period of the day between the hours of 3:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Occasional babysitting and proxy parenting

Languages

You must speak a good level of English to communicate with the family.  

Special Skills

You must be highly organised and have great attention to detail in relation to housekeeping. You should be looking for a long-term role.

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: 4 November 2021
Housekeeper
Live in or Live out
£32,000 - £45,000 gross per year