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Part Time Child Friendly Housekeeper Sought Near Basingstoke, RG23 - Hampshire

Housekeeper
Ref: 447 Date Posted: Friday 28 Sep 2018
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A lovely family of four, based in a small village outside of Basingstoke, Hampshire RG23 are looking for a part time child friendly housekeeper who is happy to help with family life. Due to location you must drive.
 
Family Background
A busy family, living in a beautiful eight bedroom property split over three floors.  They have two children aged 7yrs and 5yrs and a small spaniel dog. The mother is at home but works, the father is very busy with work and often away. They are looking for a child and dog friendly housekeeper who is comfortable being sole charge of the children and happy to stay overnight with the children approximately once a month when the mother travels for work. During a typical week the mother cares for the children after school but may need an extra pair of hands. You should be responsible, have common sense and be able to work on your own initiative. 
 
Duties
A live out, part time housekeeper, you will be responsible for all cleaning light and deep cleaning. All laundry and ironing. 
 
You should be happy to be sole charge and supervise homework if the mother is taking one of the children to after school activities. Cook simple food for the children and help put dinner on if the mother is out on the school run or taking a child to after school activities.
 
When the mother is traveling you should be happy to collect the children from school, cook their dinner, supervise homework, get them bathed and ready for bed. You should be happy to stay overnight with the children on these occasions, get them up in the morning, ready for school, breakfast and take them to school. This is approximately once a month.
 
You should also be happy to help with the dog occasionally.
 
Location
The family home is in a small village outside of Basingstoke, Hampshire RG23, this is a live out role.  You should be reasonably local and able to easily commute. Due to location you must drive.
 
Days/Hours
Mon-Fri 2pm-7pm (25hrs a week) with flexibility to stay overnight with the children about once a month. There is the possibility in the future you may be asked to look after the children over an odd weekend if both parents are travelling.
 
Languages
You should speak a good level of English.  
 
Special Skills
You must hold a full driving licence. Ideally you should have your own car to commute. The family can give you use of a car for work purposes only.
 
Package Offered
£12 gross per hour.  Proxy parenting rate to be agreed separately.
 
Interview/Start date
The family is interviewing now for start ASAP.