This friendly and busy family are looking for a Full time Live out Housekeeper for their Hampshire home. They live in a beautiful Georgian House with a Victorian extension, surrounded by lovely gardens and grounds.
The role is Monday to Friday, usual hours of 8.30/9am to 5.30/6pm. There will be the occasional weekend cover required, where the housekeeper will be needed either Tuesday to Saturday or Sunday to Thursday. However, there will be no more than two weekends a month. During the week you will have a 30 minute break in the morning, with an hour break for lunch.
They have two happy young girls aged 16 months and 3.5 years. They are looking for a flexible and reliable Housekeeper with very high standards to join their family and be part of the friendly team, of gardeners, PA and a nanny. Someone who can use their initiative, is organised and efficient, and takes pride in their work.
They are looking for a Housekeeper with excellent written and spoken English, someone who has a full driving licence and is comfortable with animals, as they are looking to get a family dog.
Duties to include: all laundry, ironing and cleaning. Grocery shopping, ad hoc errands, polishing brass/silver and care of antique/fine furniture. As well as answering the door and phone, and dealing with tradesmen, suppliers and contractors. Someone who is a confident cook, who can make healthy and nutritious meals for the children and occasionally assist with food preparation and cooking for the family and guests.
Location of the job: Alresford, Hampshire, SO24
Minimum Experience Level for this job: Minimum of two years private full time housekeeping experience essential. Experience of care of fine fabrics and antiques.
Training and Qualifications needed for this job: Up to date DBS or be willing to obtain
Hours: Monday to Friday usually either 8.30/9am to 5.30/6pm. Occasional weekend switch.
Pets: Looking to get a dog
Driving: Driver essential with own car
Job Start Date: ASAP
Pay: £10 – £13 gross per hour. Approx. £450 – £585 gross per week/£23,400 – £30,420 gross per annum. For the right candidate the salary is negotiable.
Permanent Long term position
Gemma Leadbetter and Maxine Wall T/A Harmony at Home Hampshire acting as an Employment Agency.
You must also have an up to date DBS on the update service and a 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain, along with a minimum of 2 professional referees one of which must be your current or last employer that are immediately contactable.
To apply for this job please contact us with your CV ASAP via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the job reference code: MG-MW114, thank you.