Private Home Housekeeper Required

Friday, 11 January, 2019

A family residing in Stellenbosch seeks to employ the services of an experienced domestic housekeeper with good cooking skills and previous experience in private households or hospitality orientated environments.

As accommodation is provided and is in a shared cottage with one other, a female candidate is preferred.


The candidate should possess the following skills and qualities:

Have a sense of responsibility, be honest and trustworthy with a pro-active mind set,

Detail orientated, organised and must be able to work independently with little supervision.

Be literate and fluent in English, love cats and dogs, have good cooking skills, and physical stamina and mobility.

Must maintain a high level of performance working swiftly and diligently without compromise.

Willingness and abilities to readily respond to changing circumstances and expectations.


The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

Assist with cooking and kitchen duties

Table laying and table service

Maintain the overall cleaning and tidying of the home

Make up of beds, tidying of rooms and change of linen as required

Washing of laundry, ironing and steaming of clothing and linen

Sort, fold and return clothing and linen, keeping cupboards neat and organised.

Care of garments and jackets and cleaning of shoes

Care for household pets

Monitor and report any maintenance issues such as breakages, repairs and replacements

Answer telephone calls and take and deliver messages


Relevant experience and a sold work history is essential in order for your application to be considered.


This is a live in position, accommodation will be included as part of the remuneration package. (Salary will be based on the candidate’s level of skills and experience.


Soonest start date preferred. On the job training will be provided.


Please send your CV with a recent work appropriate photograph on the front page to .
Please include your current salary and notice period.

Only applicants who are available for interviews in the Stellenbosch area and who have the right to live and work in South Africa can be considered.

Please note successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.  Regret we cannot get back to all applicants.