Private Housekeeper

Job Description


HOURS: 25 Hours Per Week – flexibility to work additional hours as needed/agreed

REMUNERATION: $30 - $35 PER HOUR salary based

A fun and busy family of 5 looking for a personal home assistant to support in all aspects of running two private residences; the position is based principally in Melbourne, however travel to another Victorian residence (approx. 1hr travel each way) is essential in this role.

Duties (not limited to);

  • Household Cleaning, linen, laundry and ironing within the primary residence and secondary as necessary 
  • Wardrobe management where necessary 
  • Ensuring both homes are kept organized, clean and tidy
  • Purchase of household provisions as well as cooking/preparing some of the family meals where necessary
  • Supervising tradesmen that attend the houses where necessary
  • Assistance with three children (over 8 years of age) as needed – prepare snacks, occasional drop offs/pickups etc

Essential Skills & Requirements;

  • Honesty, confidentiality and discretion
  • Great communication, time management and organization
  • Flexibility
  • Self-motivation and attention to detail
  • The ability to attend to tasks as required and adapt to the household as necessary
  • Capacity to commit to a long-term arrangement
  • Working With Children Check (or in process of obtaining)
  • Police Check (or in the process of obtaining)

Desirable Skills;

  • Knowledge in product/fabric/surfaces
  • Knowledge of caring for a couture wardrobe 
  • Experience in a house keeping role highly regarded.
  • During the current covid climate, willingness to exclusively work with our family for the safety of our household. 

If this sounds like a role that would suit you, we would like to hear from you.

Please send a CV and cover letter, detailing suitability and availability. Thank you.

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