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What is the service scope of the part time helper?
According to the daily needs of your family, the domestic helper will carry out household cleaning, washing, laundry ironing, food preparation, other maid services, and simple care. The home caregiver specifically for elderly care workers will also provide comprehensive and caring care and professional escort.
What is the average hourly rates to hire a part time helper?
Housekeepers could be divided into maids, home assistants, part-time domestic helpers, cleaners, and the elderly caregiver. The employers can choose whether they want the housekeeper to live with them. Housekeeper charges will be adjusted according to different types of service and working hours. In terms of general household needs, most people will choose to hire a part-time helper in Hong Kong because of their high flexibility and low cost. The charge of a part-time home assistant is about $100 to $120, it can also be charged by session (~3-hour block), the basic charge will be around $300 to $320. However, if the work involved is more complicated and requires a longer time to complete, the cost will be raised accordingly. Therefore, it is necessary to make clear with the housekeeper in this respect to avoid future disputes.
Do I have to purchase Workers' Compensation Insurance for the part time helper?
According to Section 40 of the Employees' Compensation Ordinance, all employers (including contractors and sub-contractors) are required to take out insurance policies to cover their liabilities both under the Ordinance and at common law for injuries at work in respect of all their employees, irrespective of the length of employment contract or working hours, full-time or part-time, permanent job or temporary employment. An employer who fails to comply with the Ordinance to secure an insurance cover commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of HK$100,000 and imprisonment for two years.
Are there any additional or hidden cost charged by the helper?
If you asked for temporary care for critically ill patients, the housekeeper will charge you an extra 10 to 15 per cent on top of basic rates per day. If the employer lives in a remote area, the fees will be slightly higher. In addition, near festivals, such as the Spring Festival, Mid-Autumn festival, the service fees for housekeeper are usually raised. The most common additional cost will be the compensation insurance for local housekeepers that are required to be purchased by the employer. Under article 40 of "The Employees' Compensation Ordinance", employers must perform their legal duties regardless of the number of hours employed, full-time or part-time, permanent or temporary.