May 10, 2022

Full Time Housekeeper Sought for Beautiful Family Home in Wimbledon, London

  • Polo & Tweed
  • London, UK
Housekeeper

Job Description

  A lovely family of three who live in Wimbledon, London, SW19 are looking for a new full time housekeeper.  This is a live out role, and you should live within an easily commutable distance.   Package Offered £40,000 - £50,000 gross per year depending on experience  Family Background The family comprises of parents and a one year old child. They have a beloved pet Beagle so you must be happy to work around animals. The family home is a stunning six bedroom property in Wimbledon. Each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, and there is a further shower room and two washrooms. The home is set across four floors and has a lift for ease. The beautiful property has two kitchens, a home office, cinema, gym, and a spa. The family have not had a housekeeper before, they already employ a night nanny and a dog walker. Duties You should be confident with all daily & deep housekeeping duties and be able to clean and care for the home to a high standard. You will be responsible for the upkeep of the household and ensure it is tidy and presentable. The successful candidate should have strong initiative and an eye for detail. Duties include all housekeeping tasks such as laundry, ironing, unpacking the groceries, changing beds, and cleaning the bathrooms & kitchen. The house has luxury furnishings, so you should be confident in handling marble, nickel and brass etc. The successful candidate will be happy to deal with contractors and if required, and be happy to run errands like going grocery shopping, to the post office, or dry cleaners. You should be happy to cook for the family, cooking healthy dinners as needed.  When the family travel it would be helpful if you could house & pet sit for the family, this is a bonus but not essential. Location The family home is located in Wimbledon, London, SW19. This is a live-out role, and you should live within an easily commutable distance.   Days/Hours Working Monday – Friday Working 8am – 5pm or 9am – 6pm, with a 1 hour’s lunch break You should be happy to do occasional babysitting, as agreed in advance Overtime hours worked with either be paid or given back as time in lieu Languages You must speak a good level of English. If you can speak Spanish, this would be a bonus but not essential.  Special Skills You should be an experienced housekeeper, having worked previously in private homes. You should be confident in handling luxury furnishings, including marble, nickel and brass. Interview/Start date The client is interviewing now for the right person to start as soon as possible - we are recruiting safely within the COVID-19 regulations.

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