Domestic or Household Worker


OFO No: 811101

Other names for Domestic Worker:

Char (Domestic)
Home / House Cleaner



What is a Domestic Worker?

A Domestic Worker usually works for a private person or family. They clean and tidy homes, flats, apartments, townhouses etc. 

What does a Domestic Worker do?

  • dusts, sweeps and vacuums
  • washes and polishes floors
  • cleans windows
  • hangs out washing
  • irons
  • cleans bathrooms and kitchens
  • polishes mirrors
  • tidies up and puts things away

Are you . . . ?

  • reliable?
  • observant?
  • a person who can work on their own?
  • trustworthy?
  • a person who takes pride in our work?
  • friendly and helpful?
  • careful?

How do I become a Domestic Worker?

You do not need a qualification to become a Domestic Worker.

If you want to become a Domestic Worker, you can get a job:

  • By letting people know that you want work – they might know of someone who is hiring
  • Looking in the newspaper
  • Looking at community notice boards in libraries, shops etc
  • Placing your own advert on these boards
  • Handing out flyers at the robots in the area you want to work: Always look professional and positive when you hand them out.


OTHER CAREERS TO CONSIDER: Corporate Cleaner or Office Cleaner

Is becoming a Domestic Worker the right career choice for me?