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Live-In Housekeeper / Nanny in Chelmsford, Essex

  • Job ref FPS2444
  • Location Chelmsford, Essex
  • Salary £35 000 – £40 000 gpa
  • Contract length Permanent
  • Children  Newborn, and ages 8, 12, 16 year old
  • Working days: Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm, occasional weekend
  • Start Date June 2024

A lovely family in Chelmsford, Essex, is seeking a dedicated and versatile individual to join our household as a Live-In Housekeeper/Nanny. This role will primarily involve housekeeping duties, with approximately 20% of the time spent providing nanny services. Job offers a self-contained 2-bedroom cottage for accommodation, conveniently located approximately 100 yards from the main house.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Perform general housekeeping tasks, including cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, and mopping floors.
  • Launder clothing and linens, including washing, ironing, and changing bedsheets.
  • Clean and sanitise bathrooms, including toilets, sinks, showers, and tubs.
  • Maintain cleanliness of windows and other surfaces inside the house.
  • Assist with food shopping and meal preparation as needed.
  • Ensure the overall tidiness and organisation of the home.


  • Nanny Duties (20%):
  • Drive children to and from school as required
  • Provide occasional babysitting for the baby and other children as needed
  •  Assist with the care and supervision of the children, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Support the running of the home by helping with various tasks as requested.

Additional Details:

  • The main house consists of 5 bedrooms and accommodates two adults and a baby that is due at the end of October).
  • Additionally, there will be three older children (aged 16, 12, and 8) who will stay in the house 3-4 nights per week.


  • Previous experience in housekeeping and childcare.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Ability to cook nutritious meals for the family.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing schedules and responsibilities.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect the family’s privacy.
  • Legal right to work in the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral part of a welcoming family in Chelmsford. If you are a proactive and reliable individual who enjoys both housekeeping and childcare duties, we encourage you to apply for this position. Join this lovely household and contribute to the smooth operation of their lovely home while providing exceptional care for their children.

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