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URGENTLY NEEDED: Housekeeper/Cook for Executive Gentleman in Brighton, Melbourne! (KIPT)

Work Type:
  • Can you start by Oct. 22?
  • Are you an upbeat and experienced Housekeeper?
  • Do you also enjoy cooking?

We have a position available to work for an executive gentleman in Brighton, Melbourne. It is a live-out role where your flexibility with work hours will be appreciated, as the hours and times for the role finds an equilibrium over time. The Principal is a busy man who also travels. You will need to ensure that the home is monitored, and the dog taken care of whenever he is absent.

Prior experience in a similar role is necessary as you will be expected to be a self-starter who knows how to approach all household cleaning and care tasks with minimal supervision.

Efficiency and proven experience to a high standard is required as you will have the usual day-to-day housekeeping duties and domestic organisation, plus ad hoc duties as requested. Expert management of laundry is also required. This position will suit candidates who are positively minded, hard-working, have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage their time effectively.

·         General duties will include:

  • General duties will include:
  • Ensuring the home is well-organised, dust free and presented to a high standard
  • Daily cleaning duties, bed-making, sheet rotation,
  • Complete valet: laundry management and ironing duties
  • Cooking/meal prep daily
  • Care for a lovely dog and take care of him whenever the Principal travels
  • Reporting maintenance issues as they occur
  • Some assistance with errands or shopping as required
  • Reporting of domestic expenses

The ideal candidate will:

  •  Have a CV that proves their experience and supports their suitability for the role
  • Be flexible, organised and versatile
  • Be familiar with correct cleaning and laundry procedures
  • Be well-presented and well-mannered with a positive outlook
  • Practice confidentiality and discretion at all times
  • Have a current Police check
  • At least three recent references attesting your competency
  • A clean driver’s license and own private transport (an advantage but not a necessity). 

Hours: To be confirmed but likely to start with 5 days per week, 6 hours each day (2pm-8pm). Some flexibility with work hours will needed as occasional weekend work may be required. Since the Principal travels from time to time, you may be required to house-sit or visit daily to ensure security and dog are taken care of.

Salary: The salary offered will be paid hourly as a casual, commensurate with your experience, for a probationary period of 3 months An offer of permanent employment may be made ongoing after that initial period. Australian working conditions.

Start Date: Oct. 22, 2018

You will need to have permission to work in Australia (ie residency) and normal Australian working conditions apply.

Click on “APPLY NOW” button and send your CV in Word format and application letter addressing all the points of eligibility on this job post. Please ensure that you indicate your current location and availability dates and have at least 3 Referees with all contact details on your CV.  It also helps to have a good quality recent photo and written references are good support for your application so please send these too.

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