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- 861 days ago
We are looking for a live-in housekeeper/nanny. The job starts in September for at least one year. You must be positive, confident, organised and brilliant at housework. Previous experience working with children is preferable. You must be a non-smoker with good English or preferably, excellent French.
We are a friendly francophone family with three kids aged 13, 11 and 7 (and 2 dogs). We live in Hampstead, less than 5 minutes from the tube, the village of Hampstead and across from the Heath. The area is very pretty, leafy and safe.
As a housekeeper, you will need to undertake all standard house hold needs such as cleaning, washing. You will also be required to help with the children when they are not at school. The job starts at 7:00am with helping to breakfast the children and get them ready for school. After completing the day's household tasks you would be free until 3:30pm when the children return from school. Preparing simple fresh food for the children may be required so a basic knowledge of cooking from fresh ingredients would be a plus.
The job requires flexibility, as some days there will be lots to do and others less. Hence the need to be flexible and be willing to help out with what is needed,such as shopping, take the dry cleaning etc.
Your general tasks will entail the following:
Helping in the morning with bed making, breakfast and school runs;
Once the children are at school, you would carry out the general household duties (cleaning, laundry, ironing and looking after the home). You need to be able to maintain a large 5-bedroom semi-detached home but should find some spare time during the day;
Some picking him up from school, helping with homework and piano practice, preparing simple fresh food for the children may be required so a basic knowledge of cooking from fresh ingredients would be a plus. bath time for the 7 years old and reading/putting to bed. Making sure the older children keep to their schedule;
You will also be asked to help keep the childrens room tidy and organised;
The hours will generally be from 7am until 7:30pm;
2 nights babysitting per week (usually one being Saturday night).
In return, we offer a competitive salary, a large double bedroom with a king size bed and your own large bathroom, your own TV, WIFI and full board. References are required and will be checked.
If you are a responsible female, 21 years or older and would like to apply, please send your CV including photo, if available, and a short note about yourself by email.