Position: Live-in or live-out Housekeeper Driver
Client(s): Private family
Guaranteed annual gross salary: starting at £30,000
Requirements: 3 years’ experience, Tagalog, Hindi, Nepali or Indonesian speakers preferred, confident driver;
Available type(s): permanent, full-time, live-in/out
Location: Oxford (OX2), United Kingdom
A lovely family located in Oxford (OX2), is searching for a Housekeeper Driver to join their active household. The main responsibility of the housekeeper will be to maintain the cleanliness of their 5-bedrooms house, cook vegetarian dishes, drive the Principals to the train station/airport and take care for their two sons aged 13 and 15.
The successful candidate will be cheerful, trustworthy, respectful and proactive. Being a team player is also important, as you will work along with another live-in housekeeper and you will share the same room with her. All duties and responsibilities are shared with the other housekeeper. No travelling is required.
Working schedule: Mon-Sat, from 7 AM to 8 PM, with 4 hours break each day. Normally Sunday off. During these times, the Principle will prefer to give 4 days off at one go per month rather than 1 day per week so there is minimal risk of getting exposed to COVID.
For example, you will need to prepare breakfast at 7.30 AM, then lunch at 12 PM, a snack at 4 PM and dinner at 8 PM. In terms of work, as you will be in a team, you will have ample time to rest during the day.
The starting date: Immediate;
The housekeeper’s duties include:
- Cleaning, sweeping, hoovering, dusting throughout
- Cooking vegetarian dishes;
- Driving the Principals;
- Organising the bedrooms, fluffing pillows, changing bedding
- Cleaning all areas of the kitchen, tidying after meals
- Organising the cupboards, fridge, pantries
- Deep cleaning of bathrooms
- Laundry, ironing and shoe cleaning
- Arrange dry cleaning
- Monitor supplies and re-order and groceries shopping
- Cleaning down surfaces and polishing
- Window cleaning;
- Running errands, take deliveries, messages
- Look after the children;
The minimum requirements to apply are:
- Tagalog, Hindi, Nepali or Indonesian speakers preferred;
- Confident driver;
- Previous experience;
- Good level of English
- Confident cook
- Only non-smokers will be considered for this role
- Enhanced DBS check required prior to start
The offered salary is starting at £30,000 gross per year. For the live-in option the accommodation consists of an en-suite bedroom with a bathroom, shared with the other Nepalese housekeeper (if a female candidate will be chosen). If the family will hire a male housekeeper they will arrange accommodation close to the property. Also, the position comes with 28 days of paid holiday, including bank holiday.
Whenever the Principales are travelling, the two housekeepers will be given their pre-approved annual leaves during these times only. Vegetarian food and all bills are included. You can use the staff lodge outside the house with a small kitchen for non-vegetarian cooking. No pets or visitors are allowed at the provided accommodation.