Afternoon Housekeeper/Nanny – London, SW3
A young creative family, who are well know to Dallas Dacre Lacy Domestic Recruitment Agency, based in Central London, SW3 are looking for calm; intelligent, experienced Daily Housekeeper/Nanny to help run their luxury home.
This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a great household.
The Housekeeper/Nanny needs to be confident & had previous experience looking after two school age children, 11 & 9 years, when the parents are away for short periods or at work as well as being comfortable working in a shared charge environment when the parents are around.
The position would suit someone with a ‘can do’ attitude, who is fun but able to gain the children’s respect. Since this is a busy household you need to be happy working in a fast paced environment & have exceptional attention to detail & good organisational skills. You need to have plenty of energy & enjoy participating in age related activities.
The role will include cleaning, laundry, ironing of the children’s rooms & clothes & general light housekeeping, organising wardrobes, shopping, running errands such as purchasing presents, returning items to shops & matching receipts to statements, organising outside contractors and cooking simple but healthy family meals.
A Daily Housekeeper is employed Monday to Thursday.
This role involves picking up the children from school, structuring homework time, preparing a healthy supper, a bath and putting the children to bed.
The basic hours would be 1pm to 7pm Monday to Friday with the possibility of some babysitting when the parents are out of an evening. However flexibility is required if the Parent’s are away the odd weekend or have an engagement at the weekend. Time off in lieu will be given for any weekend work.
The family have a home in the countryside that they visit most weekends Friday pm until Sunday pm.
Applicants should be happy looking after the house cat during the week but not weekends.
This is a non smoking household so please don’t apply if you smoke.
Applicants must be fluent in spoken & written English so they can help with homework & ideally be an experienced driver with an EU licence but this is not essential.
Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years experience working as a Housekeeper/Nanny for at least one family in the UK & provide verifiable references for doing so.
The position is to start ASAP & the salary on offer will depend on previous experience.
If you are interested in this position & meet these criteria please send a copy of your CV making sure your relevant experience for this job is shown on the CV & copies of written references to me.
I will not consider candidates without verifiable written references. All applicants must have a visa/passport to work in the UK be based in the UK already & available to attend an interview with the agency in London before their details will be sent to the client.
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