PART-TIME HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED IN ESSEX


Reference Number
EB3
City
Loughton
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£17.00
Salary To
£20.00
Salary Period
hour
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Part-time
Business Area
Private
Internal ID
950
Vacancy Category
Private household

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PART-TIME HOUSEKEEPER REQUIRED IN ESSEX

A fantastic opportunity has become available for an experienced Housekeeper to work for a professional family of 4 based in Loughton, Essex. A newly refurbished property, the family are looking to appoint a dedicated, professional, and self-motivated Housekeeper with excellent knowledge of cleaning products and knowledge of how to care for furniture and surfaces with high-end finishes.

Working autonomously, you will be responsible for all hands-on cleaning, organisation, and general tidying up, laundry, ironing, and wardrobe management, as well as grocery shopping and errand running. Duties will also include preparing simple, family style meals for dinner and keeping the kitchen clean and tidy. fridge/dishwasher/tidying cupboards putting away laundry.

The ideal candidate will be organised, well-presented and have a strong work ethic and positive, ‘can-do’ attitude to ensure that this busy family home runs smoothly. The family employ a nanny, so no childcare duties will be required, but you must be child friendly. There are no pets at the property.

Working Monday to Friday, the family are looking to appoint someone to work roughly 4 hours per day but can be flexible with hours for the right candidate, depending on how many hours per day the candidate could be available to work. Living locally and having a full, clean UK driving license and your own reliable transport are essential requirements for this role. For the right candidate, additional administrative duties may also be available, but this is not essential.

DUTIES TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
• Cleaning including dusting, hoovering, mopping, changing beds, cleaning bathrooms
• All laundry and wardrobe management, including linens, caring for fine fabrics, ironing, including putting laundry away
• Emptying/stacking the dishwasher, cleaning the fridge/oven/microwave
• General tidying and organisation of the home, including drawers and cupboards
• Managing stocks of household items
• Grocery and household shopping
• Liaising with nanny & principals to ensure the smooth running of the home
• Liaising with contractors and tradesmen

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:
• Prior Housekeeper experience in a private household
• Fluency in English both spoken and written
• Hardworking and dedicated
• High attention to detail
• Driver with a full, clean UK driving license & own reliable transport
• Able to work independently with little supervision
• Trustworthy and reliable
• Excellent checkable references

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