9am-7pm Mon - Fri
£35000- £38000 per annum
For a lovely family we are looking for a live-in housekeeper to look after the property in Berkshire and cook for the family. Ideally Tagalog speakers. Separate self-contained accommodation offered. Driving no necessary.
The family live in a 4 bedroom room house within a woodland garden in a gated community. The parents are very busy and travel most school holidays. The children are of school ages. A gardener/ handyman looks after the outdoors and the pool. The parents shop mostly only for food and like to plan meals well ahead. The family eat healthy and light meals and the mother often helps with the cooking. During holidays the family travel and working hours are reduced. There are no pets.
The duties of the Housekeeper:
- All housekeeping duties to high standards
- Sort deliveries (from online shopping)
- Keep cupboards clean and tidy
- Care for laundry and ironing
- Make and change beds
- Sort wardrobes (Winter/Summer)
- Assist with packing
- Looking after houseplants
Requirements for the Housekeeper:
- 4 years’ experience within a private family
- Good cooking skills (dinners)
- High standard of housekeeping
- Fluency in English, ideally tagalog speakers
- Good awareness of the COVID-19 government guidelines
- Excellent time management
- Great organizational skills
- Excellent references from past families
- Recent DBS security check
The family is looking for a long term commitment. The atmosphere is relaxed and easy going. The previous housekeeper returned to Asia for family reasons. The accommodation provided is a quiet one bedroom apartment above the garage. It has its own entrance and is well-appointed with a small kitchen, living area and bathroom. The nearest bus stop and shops are 15 min walk and bikes can be borrowed from the family if required. Longer holidays to return to Asia are possible. Evening meals provided.
Initial interview with the family will be via video.
The hours: 9am - 7pm (with 1 hour for lunch), reduced hours when the family is away.
The salary: £35000- £38000 gross a year living-in
To start: as soon as possible