Mother.s Help / Housekeeper - (Melton Mowbray)

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Leicester
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REFERENCE: TSLDW1069 LOCATION: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire (location 6 miles south of Melton Mowbray) JOB TITLE: Mother’s Help / Housekeeper SALARY & BENEFITS: circa £18,000 dependent on experience WORKING HOURS: 32.5 Hours per week but can be negotiated for the right candidate – will include alternate weekends on a planned rota basis THE ROLE: A great new opportunity has arisen for a friendly and competent Mother's Help / Housekeeper who can take on a mixed role in a large family home near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. The post will include alternate weekends. The property has existing staff who have been with the family for multiple years. The family has 3 school aged children, 2 dogs and a cat. They are looking for an organised, flexible and kind individual to join their existing team. A degree of flexibility will be required to meet the needs of a busy family. Key Responsibilities for the Mother’s Help / Housekeeper role near Melton Mowbray include :- - Assist with a range of general household duties such as washing, ironing and general clothes repairs - Preparing and cooking family meals - Daily cleaning, running errands and shopping - General childcare and occasional driving of the children to and from activities - Assisting with family pets - General housekeeping duties THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the Mother’s Help / Housekeeper role must be a kind, caring and confident individual who has good organisational skills and can plan and prioritise effectively. You must be able to take a flexible approach to duties, be able to work alternative weekends and provide occasional holiday cover. Candidates should be outgoing and able to build effective relationships with the family and existing staff working at the home. Experience in general household duties such as cooking & preparing nutritious meals, washing and ironing is essential and candidates must also have a valid UK Driving Licence (vehicle is provided). The successful Mother’s Help / Housekeeper will need to demonstrate a genuine love for children, animals and the countryside and must be able to work independently. Candidates will need to live within commutable distance to Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the Mother’s Help / Housekeeper role :- - Kind, Friendly and Family minded - Ability to work in a team and also independently - Able to manage own time well and be self-motivated - Must have experience with general household duties such as cooking, ironing, washing - Genuine love for children, animals and the countryside - Respect for confidentiality - Must have a valid UK Driving Licence and live within commutable distance to Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps

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