Full time live-in child-friendly housekeeper – South Kensington
Professional family with 2 children is now looking to employ a full time live-in child-friendly housekeeper.
They live in a modern 5 bedrooms house over 3 floors and would like someone able to take charge of all housekeeping duties and ensure a smooth run of the house. Housekeeping duties will include: all cleaning to a high standards, general tidy up and organisation of the house, care of modern art work, changing beds, all family laundry and ironing, keep the wardrobes and cupboards organised and maintain the house in order. Cooking dinner will be also expected.
They are all vegetarian, so ideally you would be able to cook Asian (Indian) meals or be able to follow recipes and learn on the way. Occasional dinner parties cooking and help with food preparation.
Other duties will include: preparing groceries list weekly, shop for fresh ingredients, unpacking of Ocado deliveries and other.
Their children are 11 and 13 years old, so quite independent, however, you will be responsible to manage the morning routine (breakfast, getting them ready and drop to school if parents aren’t able). Then pick them up around 4.30-5pm, and either take them to activities if on, or bring them home. Parents will be coming home around the same time. Also, the mother works from home at times but in and out.
Babysitting will be needed 1-2 times a week.
They have no pets.
Ideally you will be able to travel so EU or British passport will be desired (not a deal breaker).
Your accommodation consists of own bedroom and bathroom on the top floor.
The ideal candidate is someone efficient, flexible, independent, able to use initiative and take charge of the house running in terms of housekeeping. Good level of English and swift communication skills are expected. Driving licence will be a bonus.
Location: South Kensington
Days and hours: Monday to Saturday ideally (full or half day on Saturday). 7am start till 7 pm with 1-2 hours break. Sunday off.
Salary: £500-550 net per week (employment contract)
Start: ASAP for the right candidate