Live Out Housekeeper / Cook Sought for Family in Notting Hill - London

Housekeeper
Ref: 431 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Sep 2018
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A lovely family with two young children are looking for a full time experienced Housekeeper / Cook to join their family in Notting Hill, London W11.

Background
The family have a beautifully renovated 4 bedroom Victorian property and are looking for someone to take on the responsibility for the care of their home, keeping it in top condition. The family have a springer spaniel dog and cat so someone who is animal friendly is really a must. The family have a 3yr old and a 5yr old, both are in school so you should be child friendly too. They are looking for a long term housekeeper/cook who is happy, kind and discreet, willing to travel with if necessary.

Duties

Housekeeping
You will be responsible for all housekeeping, keeping the house clean and tidy. You will be expected to do all cleaning, vacuuming, dusting, deep cleaning etc, along with cleaning the windows internally, watering plants, keeping the outside area tidy. You should be experienced and happy to get on with your duties, having an eye for detail. You should be confident in caring for delicate surfaces. You will also be responsible for all the laundry and ironing, you will be expected to take and collect dry cleaning. 

Cooking
Preparing and serving breakfast, occasionally lunch. 
Preparing dinners when needed, simple, fresh meals, these can be made earlier and the family will reheat.
Presenting menus for approval and discussing daily requirements with employer.
Dealing with grocery shopping, maintaining stocks, maintaining accounts and budgets.

General
Feeding the cat and dog, you will also be expected to empty the cat litter tray and to walk the family springer spaniel.
Running errands if needed.
Dealing with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors
Managing budgets and planning for the family.


Location
The family are based in Notting Hill, London W11 and you would be in charge or the care of the home.

Days/Hours
40 hrs per week Monday to Friday some days 07:00/07:30 to 15:00/15:30 and some days 09:00 to 17:00/17:30 
You must be flexible to schedule your day in around the family’s needs.

Languages
You should speak a good level of English

Special Skills
You should be an experienced housekeeper, who is both animal and child friendly. Happy and prepared to cook for the family. Willing to travel with the family if asked.

Package Offered
• They will pay between £400-£550 net per week / £25k-£37k gross per year

Interview/Start date
ASAP