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Part-time housekeeper required for busy family in Hawthorn - MELM

Work Type:
  • Are you an experienced Housekeeper looking for a part-time position?
  • Love working with children and dogs?
  • Are you available for an ASAP start?


This busy family is seeking an experienced and thoughtful Housekeeper to carry out general housekeeping duties, (they have regular cleaners) including cooking for the children and meal preparation, as well as other household requirements such as laundry, shopping and collecting the children from school in the afternoon.


Your day will be an afternoon shift from 1pm – 7pm Monday through Thursday.


We are looking for a dedicated person with previous experience, who can co-ordinate, organise and help a very busy household and act as a trusted extension of the parents. Someone who genuinely enjoys their job!


Experience and qualities we are seeking include:


  • Previous experience in private homes is essential
  • Strong communication skills and able to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Eye for detail and be initiative
  • Have management as well as housekeeping experience (liaison with gardeners/contractors, organise repairs, etc)
  • Previous experience with school aged children preferable
  • Take care of all housekeeping (no heavy cleaning) and to keep the house looking impeccable at all times
  • All laundry requirements including sheets/linens
  • Grocery shopping for household essentials and food
  • Assisting with lunch box preparation, meal planning and preparation of healthy meals
  • Pick up kids from school (school is walking distance) and assist with transfer to and from activities
  • May be asked to manage other staff in the house including cleaners
  • Manage daily operational requirement of the house during working hours including occasional errands
  • Most be comfortable with dogs and assist with care of our little Cavoodle
  • Assisting with arranging social events 
  • Be discreet and respectful of family’s privacy at all times


Start date:  As soon as the right person is found

Salary:          Hourly rate negotiable, based on experience


Please send your CV to for further information.

Reference Number:
Land-Based > Housekeeper
Superyacht Crew International
Contact Details:
Michelle Mitrovic