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Full Time Live Out Housekeeper Sought for Family in St John's Wood - London

Housekeeper
Ref: 400 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 Jul 2018
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A lovely family in St John’s Wood, London NW8, UK are looking for an experienced, live out Housekeeper for their busy household.  Due to a personal loss, their much loved housekeeper has to move on, so they are looking for an equally wonderful housekeeper to join their family home.

Background

The family have two children (a new born and a child under 10years), 3 dogs and a hamster. They are looking for someone who can join their family home, staff team of 5 for the long term. Their staff team is very important to them.  They have two children, so an understanding and enjoyment of family life is crucial. Childcare will not be required as they have a full time, nanny.  They also have 3 dogs so you should be comfortable around dogs too. The house is 5500 square feet spread over 5 floors and within 2 acres of beautiful grounds.

Duties

This role will entail general immaculate housekeeping, laundry and ironing, errand running, occasional dog walking and cooking for the family.  Organising groceries, light gardening, unless you are confident and happy to do more gardening. You will be happy working within a small household team and happy to liaise with other staff to ensure the smooth running and organisation of the house. You should be happy to undertake day to day cleaning as well as deep cleaning. You must be fit and healthy, and on some afternoons work alongside another housekeeper.

Location

St John’s Wood NW8, London. This is a live out role so no accommodation will be offered.

Days/Hours

7am – 6.00pm 5.5 days per week. You will get one half day during the week and one whole day at the weekend off, these will change ensuring the family always has the support it needs in the home.  

Languages

A good level of English is required.

Special Skills

You need to have experience of working in a busy household and enjoy what you do. Have excellent attention to detail, have energy, be proactive and take great pride in helping maintain a beautiful home.  You need to understand family households and the way they work and importantly use your common sense, be hard working and flexible.

A driving licence would be a bonus but not essential.

Package Offered

  • £500 - £800 NET per week / £640 - £1100 GROSS per week, depending on background and experience.
  • Between £33,000 - £57,000 GROSS per annum.

Interview/Start date

ASAP