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URGENTLY NEEDED: Part-time Housekeeper/Cook for busy family in Double Bay (CHDT)

Work Type:
Land-based: Part Time
  • Can you start ASAP?
  • Are you an upbeat and experienced Housekeeper?
  • Do you also enjoy cooking?

We have a position available to work for a busy family in their large home in Double Bay. It is a live-out role where your flexibility with work hours will be appreciated.  The family primarily requires a good, mature, experienced housekeeper and the hours are anticipated to be 10-12 hrs per week and more offered if you can cook!

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 and do an amazing job 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:

  • 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 – a big advantage! (just requiring simple, healthy meals)
  • 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
  • Have a long-term view
  • 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 and a WWC card
  • At least three recent references attesting your competency
  • A clean driver’s license and own private transport (an advantage but not a necessity).

Hours:  Days and exact hours to be confirmed but likely to start with 2 days per week, 5-6 hours each day.  The preference could be Thurs/Fri but could also be Wed/Fri – this can be discussed.  Some flexibility with work hours will needed as occasional extra work may be required. There will be more hours offered if you are also a good cook!

Salary: The rate offered will be paid hourly as a casual, commensurate with your experience.  Australian working conditions.

Start Date: As soon as you are found!

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.

Reference Number:
Land-Based >
Superyacht Crew International
Contact Details:
Holly Thomas / Donna Portland