Housekeeper PA in Fulham

£42,000 - £50,000

Job Description

Housekeeper PA (Full time or Part Time)

Location: Fulham, SW6
Start date: End of June 2024 (1-2 weeks handover with current nanny/housekeeper)
Salary: Depends on which schedule is worked
Hours: Full time OR Part Time

Our client is looking for a proactive and experienced housekeeper PA with come basic cooking skills, who is able to take on some household & personal admin duties as well. The Principal often travels once a month for work and at those times the housekeeper will need to be able to stay overnight (up to 5 nights) to supervise her teenage daughter (15 years old). They also have a friendly family cat!

The client is happy to consider 2 working schedules:

Option 1:
2/2.30pm - 7/7.30pm Monday to Friday with ability to work full time/sole care once a month up to 5 nights when the client travels with work. Salary £25 gross per hour overtime.

Option 2:
Full time 8-10 hours a day with ability to work full time/sole care once a month up to 5 nights when the client travels with work. £42,000 - £50,000 GPA.

Role Overview:
The family have had the same nanny employed for 8 years who is moving on, and as their daughter is older the role has now changed.
As the Housekeeper Cook/Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in running the household smoothly. From top to bottom, you will oversee all aspects of housekeeping, cleaning, laundry, and ironing. Cooking, with special attention to a nut allergy. Additionally, you will handle personal admin tasks, errands, and the receipt of deliveries, organising repairs, MOT and anything else required to ensure the home is ran at a high standard.

Key Responsibilities:
- Manage household operations efficiently, acting as the backbone of the home
- Provide attentive care for the 15 year old, including meal preparation, oversight of her activities & occasional school runs.
- Maintain cleanliness and organisation throughout the house, ensuring everything is in top condition
- Handle laundry, ironing, and any necessary daily tidying tasks
- Undertake personal admin duties and run errands as needed
- Receive and organise deliveries promptly and efficiently
- Drive for occasional school pickups from Hammersmith and run errands & ensuring the car is well-maintained.

- Prior experience in a similar role with excellent references
- A super dependable and proactive nature, with a smart approach to problem-solving
- Valid driver's license and experience driving an automatic car, with a clean driving record
- Ability to work autonomously and take initiative in managing household tasks
- Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules and occasional longer hours
- Comfortable with overnight stays when the principal is travelling for work
- Respectful, trustworthy, and able to maintain confidentiality
- A warm and nurturing personality with a genuine passion for family and home

Salary and Benefits:
- Competitive salary in the range of 42-50K gross, commensurate with experience
- Opportunity for long-term employment (the current candidate has been there 8 years!)
- Opportunity to become an integral part of our family and household

*We cannot guarantee a response to every application*


Celia Harmston Head of Private Households & Estates