Live Out Housekeeper / Nanny / Cook Job

  • Sector: Childcare, Housekeeping
  • Function: Live-Out Housekeeper/Nanny
  • Contact: Orshie Boejthe
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: As soon as the right candidate is found
  • Location: South London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Ref: 113605
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Live out Housekeeper/Nanny/Cook Job in Herne Hill, London

We are looking for a reliable, energetic and creative candidate to join the family of three residing in Herne Hill in their six-bedroom house, acting as sole charge nanny, housekeeper and cook, responsible for overseeing additional staff. The ideal candidate would have experience managing a household and working with primary/secondary school-age children. You would have strong observation skills and meticulous attention to detail. 

The family have two children aged 9 and 11 and will likely get a cat soon. Schools and clubs are within walking distance and usually travel locally by bike, scooter or public transport.

Nanny Duties:

  • Collect younger child from school and take them to clubs/activities

  • Keep track of the whereabouts/safety of the older child during evening clubs/activities

  • Supervise homework and playtime

  • Play with the children during any spare time

  • Ensure the children tidy away their clothes and toys

  • Put the children to bed

  • Read with the children

  • Ensure that bags and supplies are put away and ready for the next day

  • During the school holidays, supervise the children for full days as required

  • Research ideas for outings and activities with the children

Housekeeper Duties:

  • Ensure the house is kept clean and tidy, by cleaning directly and supervising any additional cleaning staff required (we will discuss staff required depending on workload)

  • Take special care of fine floorings/fabrics and high-quality kitchen equipment

  • Routine cleaning, laundry and ironing

  • Seasonal cleaning

  • Manage third-party services

  • Ensure the house is well-presented

  • Replenish house supplies

  • Re-stock cleaning supplies

  • Receive deliveries

  • Purchase items required by the children

  • Help to clear out unwanted items from the house, by donating to charity, advertising on eBay

Cook Duties:

  • Prepare dinner for the children and yourself (occasionally for the whole family)

  • Prepare ingredients for family meals

  • Prepare meals to be frozen for future use

  • Check stock of pantry items and manage weekly online shopping orders

  • Make local shopping trips to buy ingredients

  • Supervise and teach children cooking/baking in holidays

House: Six-bedroom house with garden

Hours: Monday - Friday,10 am - 7.30 pm, with the potential for additional hours in school holidays and babysitting. Flexibility available on start time and early 5:30 pm finish on Friday. Includes holiday pay and pension.

Salary: Negotiable

Vacancy number: 113605

Start: As soon as the right candidate is found

Consultant to contact: Orshie Boejthe

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