General information for Housekeepers

What are the duties and responsibilities of a housekeeper?

  • To ensure a home is kept organised, clean and tidy
  • Keep on top of the laundry, ironing and wardrobe management
  • Cooking
  • Running errands and organising the home
  • Driving (do the necessary shopping and school runs etc.)
  • Deal with the tradesmen that may come to the house and oversee their work
  • Specialist skills, such as care of a couture wardrobe or antiques and other artefacts
  • Pet care

What skills do you need to be a good housekeeper?

  • The ability to spot what needs doing in a home
  • Creating systems if and when needed and/or maintaining them
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Product/fabric/surface knowledge

Please complete a housekeeper or Au Pair in Ireland registration form by clicking here.