Housekeeper – Full Time Live in
- Job Ref: HN TW
- Location: Edenbridge, Tunbridge Wells Kent
- Job Type: Full Time Live In
- Salary: £21 000 per annum gross
Full Time Live In Housekeeper Near Tunbridge Wells
Start date: ASAP
A long term position has recently become available for an animal loving housekeeper to join a family on a live in basis in the beautiful town of Edenbridge near Tunbridge Wells , Kent
The family have two older children aged 20 & 21 Duties will include full housekeeping such as laundry, ironing, keeping on top of general tidying etc.
This position would suit someone who is very organised, clean and tidy. Their ideal applicant would be someone who is excellent at being organised and enjoys the company of dogs as the family have three wonderful spaniels
The successful candidate will be offered a their own private kitchen , bathroom bedroom and lounge area as part of the role .
Monday- Friday 09.30-12.00, 13.00- 17.00
Negotiable for the right candidate, in the region of £21000 per annum gross
Tidy and clean the kitchen throughout the day
Removes kitchen bins daily
Recycles paper, and glass
Discuss menus for shopping and discusses daily requirements with employer every Monday. Deal with grocery shopping and maintain accounts.
Places orders for all supplies and perishables. Maintains stock control.
Keeps kitchen/utility room in good condition, clean all surfaces including cupboard doors and floors after use. Keep pots, pans, and all work surfaces well cleaned and polished at all times while on duty
Downstairs Floors and stairs to be hoovered and washed daily
Keep food cupboards tidy
Clean oven after every use.
Ensure refrigerator is clean and out-of-date items discarded on a weekly basis.
Tidies and clean all the bathrooms, bedrooms and living areas which have been used daily Hoover bedroom floors twice a week.
Clean and dust unused rooms on a monthly basis
Polish brass and silver. Polish fine furniture with appropriate cleaning materials. Cleans the inside/outside of all reachable windows once a month
Keeps lounges tidy and clean daily
Always keeps log baskets full in lounges
A deep clean behind the furniture is require once every three months in all rooms
Collect laundry, washes, and irons it and return the items to the appropriate wardrobes and cupboard. Hand wash delicate items. And reports any accidents to clothing, colour runs, shrinks etc
Arrange dry-cleaning as required; keeping relevant records.
Unpack suitcases and put items away when employers have been away.
Keeps all wardrobes tidy and draws
Answers door and telephone as required.
Feeds and walks pets on a daily basis ( Monday to Friday ) and, where appropriate, exercise them. Wash dog beds monthly
When employers are away over night, they are to be walked before bed in the garden and fed in the mornings by 7.30 am
House sits for the animals when employers are away (can be up for 8 weeks at a time) Any problems Healthwise with the dogs/cats you must call the Vets immediately. Keeps all exterior patios, pathways, and steps clean and tidy.
Water household plants.
Deals with tradesmen/contractors for broken appliances, servicing of boilers and Agas Carries out any other task the employer may reasonably ask.
Picks up and drops off to the Children or employers at the station when necessary, Ensure the house is secure when the owners are away,
You will have the sole use of a car.
- Fully enhanced DBS check (agency can assist)
- Checkable references
- Relevant experience