An experienced, part time Housekeeper is required in Cranbrook, ideally from January 2021, for a family of six, including an au pair (plus a friendly dog!).  Our client would like someone who is looking for a long-term position. The children are 9, 6 and 4. 

DAYS / HOURS (10 hours per week):

Mondays and Thursdays, five hours per day, ideally starting at 8am and finishing at 1pm.


  • full cleaning of the family’s home
  • general tidying
  • organising
  • laundry
  • ironing
  • possibly taking the dog (labrador/retriever cross) for a walk if happy to do so.

SALARY:  £12 – £14 gross per hour, depending on candidate.

A German speaker would be an advantage.

Driver not essential.

Mum will be working from home.

The family are currently in Germany until just after Christmas so interviews will be conducted via video link.

A previous nanny employee of the family, and continued ad hoc babysitter when the family are here in the UK, has said:  “I have previously worked for this family and still occasionally babysit, they are honestly the most wonderful family! Mum and dad are really lovely and the children are delightful… if any potential candidates want a reference for them I am super happy to give one. I hope they find someone amazing.”

As with all Mum’s The Word Kent placements, applicants will need at least 2 years’ professional experience, Enhanced DBS check, Paediatric First Aid and at least two checkable references or contact details of at least two referees.


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