Housekeeper Job Warrington Cheshire
(47526) Experienced Housekeeper required for a busy household in Warrington. The client is looking for an efficient housekeeper to help us with full house management on a full time basis from 7 30am through to 5 30pm Monday to Friday with flexibility to stay later. The client is a busy and professional couple and the Housekeeper is expected to ensure that the home is running smoothly at all times.
The client is looking for a candidate with a min 5 years experience with full references. DBS check also required.
The core duties will be to manage and maintain the home, daily cleaning tasks throughout the house and to keep the exterior of the home clean directly and through liaising with other tradespeople and regular staff such as grounds maintenance, gardening and window cleaning.
The Housekeeper will be a competent house manager, with the ability to source suppliers to provide services within the home such as the servicing, maintenance and repair of the interior and any equipment within the home, have proven ability to organise, source quotes and manage diaries, schedules and quality control.
The family have three large dogs which you will also need to walk and bath but most importantly they require love and attention and a competent and caring step parent when the owners are otherwise engaged.
The Housekeeper will have the flexibility to house sit when required as the client travels often for business and pleasure. The Housekeeper will also manage the house budget and shopping schedule and arranging for supplies to be replenished. The Housekeeper must have your own vehicle and able to use it for shopping and occasional errands.
The Housekeeper will be self managing, organised and extremely reliable, thorough and for a very good eye for detail and completeness. The client has very high standards of cleanliness and organisation and they rely upon their housekeeper for sound and thorough order as well as cleanliness.
Typical daily duties would include:
Laundry and ironing
Cleaning-surfaces and floors
Bedroom and bedding changed
Hoovering staircases and bedrooms
Attending to pets
Outside patio cleaning
Weekly and regular
Bins emptying and attending local tip
Very minor gardening upkeep (pot plants and hanging baskets)
Occasional cooking (mainly breakfast prep)
House sitting weekends and several times a year for weeks at a time including Holiday periods such as Easter and Christmas (expected to live at the house permanently).
Deep clean of at least 2 rooms per month on a rota schedule
Organising closets and clothing and liaising with designers and suppliers
Capable of managing Majordomo services such as artwork, flatware and service settings.
£ gross annual salary based on £10-12 gross per hour
Paul Wells North of England office 01298 600 414