Hire a nanny/housekeeper

A nanny housekeeper will divide their duties between childcare and housework. The exact ratio of duties will depend on your household and how old your children are 

Their duties can include general household cleaning & tidying, laundry & ironing, cooking/help in the kitchen and some lighter childcare duties including babysitting and the school run. 

Availability

As a live in nanny housekeeper, they will work Monday to Friday (10-12 hours per day). 

Midweek babysitting is included in the salary.  

live out nanny housekeeper will work up to 10 hours per day Monday to Friday (with no babysitting). 

Salary expectations

live in nanny housekeeper working 5 days per week will earn between £30,600 – £38,700 gross per annum. 

A live out nanny/housekeeper, working 5 days per week will earn between £38,700 – £52,800 gross per annum.

FAQs

What is a nanny housekeeper?
Open What is a nanny housekeeper?

The duties of a nanny housekeeper are wide ranging, depending on the requirements of the household, but in general they involve general household cleaning and tidying, laundry and ironing, cooking/help in the kitchen, and some lighter childcare duties including babysitting, school runs, etc.

What qualities make a good housekeeper?
Open What qualities make a good housekeeper?
  • Self-starter as opposed to needing significant direction
  • Strong cleaning and ironing skills
  • Good time-keeping organisation and appearance
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Easy to live alongside (if live-in housekeeper)
  • Ability to cope in an emergency
  • Respond well to direction
  • Reliability, honesty, and trustworthiness
Who provides the employment contract to be agreed between the member of household staff and the employer?
Open Who provides the employment contract to be agreed between the member of household staff and the employer?

Your Signature Staff consultant can provide a draft contract of employment for you should you require this.

The consultant will also advise you as to the standard terms currently prevailing in the market at that particular point in time.

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