Live in Housekeeping / Cook job in London NW8

Location London
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Housekeeper / Cook
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number 43742
Created 17 March 2017

Live in Housekeeping / Cook job in London NW8


A client of ours with a 10 year old is looking for a top notch Live in Housekeeper to help them out. You will be in charge of a part time cleaner who comes twice a week for 8 hours per day, and together you will need to ensure that the property is kept clean at all times. They also have a small dog. Duties will include:

    • Sweep, mop and polish floors

    • Vacuum clean carpets, rugs and draperies

    • Dust and polish furniture and fittings, 

    • Clean metal fixtures and fittings

    • Empty and clean rubbish containers

    • Clean wash basins, mirrors, baths and showers

    • Wipe down glass surfaces

    • Make up beds and change linens

Other duties will include:

  • General help around the house, help to clean up after meals, load/unload dishwasher, keep garden terrace and front entrance clean

  • Wash windows as scheduled

  • Sort, wash, load and unload laundry

  • Iron and press clothing and linen (experience with delicate clothing required)

  • Sort, fold and put away clean laundry

  • Monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements, able to replace light bulbs, batteries and use superglue 

  • Help with the dog walking and grooming

  • Occasional babysitting duties

  • Cooking experience  - as and when required



Days: 5 day week, days off will be Monday afternoon from 12pm, Thursday afternoon from 12pm and the whole of Sunday.

Hours: 7.30 am start

Accommodation: Your own studio apartment with separate entrance

Salary: £Negotiable

Start: Early June

Vacancy Number: 43742

Consultant to contact: Dominique Smith


Typical weekly routine:

Monday morning & Thursday morning (until Midday): 7:30am start to unload dishwasher and help with morning duties, clean the ground level floor of the house

Tuesday : full day of work with the help of the part time cleaner (8 hours).

Wednesday : walk the dog, main ironing, help with cooking and cleaning after dinner 

Friday : full day of work with the part time cleaner (8 hours), ironing, help with cooking and cleaning up after dinner 

Saturday: very busy day with tidying up house, helping with cleaning after football and all other sports activities, washing the dog, help with lunch, dinner.

Sunday: Day off







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