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Domestic Worker Employment Contract with Accommodation South Africa

Domestic Worker Employment Contract with Accommodation South Africa

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Original price was: R 491,17.Current price is: R 343,82.

Formal agreement outlining terms of work, compensation, and accommodation for domestic worker.

  • Clear communication of expectations
  • Legal protection for both parties
  • Accountability for meeting obligations.
  • Accommodation: Provides free accommodation.
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Employment Contract with Accommodation for Domestic Workers in South Africa

Summary

A Domestic Worker Contract for employment can be used when you employ a domestic worker such as a housekeeper or gardener. This template agreement makes provision for accommodation to be provided to your domestic helper.

Why do I need a Domestic Worker Contract?

South African labour law is clear about the need for written particulars of employment. The Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Sectoral Determination Seven for Domestic Workers require that every person appointed as a Domestic Worker must be appointed in accordance with written employment particulars, and this includes the appointment of a domestic worker or gardener. A written contract also helps to establish the parameters so that your domestic helper knows what his/her rights and responsibilities are.

Who should use a Domestic Worker’s Employment Contract?

If you employ a domestic worker (which includes a housekeeper, gardener, nanny, care-giver, or domestic driver) whether on a daily, weekly or monthly rate, then you can use a written Domestic Helper’s Employment Contract to appoint the domestic worker.

If your employment of your domestic worker does not include accommodation, then have a look at our standard Domestic Worker Employment Contract, which excludes accommodation.

What does the template Domestic Workers Employment Agreement say?

The agreement terms include: the employer and employee’s details; commencement of employment; remuneration; pension and medical aid; employee’s duties; working hours; leave; accommodation; termination.

What does the contract look like?

The document can be printed onto seven pages.

What do you need to do to use this Domestic Worker Contract?

  • Read the template Domestic Worker’s Contract to ensure that it suits your requirements. Make changes as required.
  • Add in the relevant details as indicated as blanks in the document, sign the agreement, and get your domestic helper to sign as well.

My domestic worker can’t read or write. How do I get him/her to sign the employment contract?

If your domestic helper is illiterate, s/he can “mark” a document, eg with an “X” or a fingerprint, and South African law recognises this as being his/her signature. But make sure that the terms of the agreement are clearly explained before requiring him/her to mark the document.

Is an employment contract still valid if the employee doesn’t sign it?

Yes, it is. It is clearly preferable for the employee to sign the terms of employment. But if s/he refuses to sign it, the employment contract remains valid.

Also known as: Domestic Worker Agreement; Contract of Employment; Conditions of Employment; Employment Agreement; Terms and Conditions of Employment; Terms of Appointment; Domestic Helper Contract.

Domestic Worker Employment Contract: An Overview

This Domestic Worker Employment Contract (“Contract”) is a legally binding document between the Employer and the worker. It outlines the terms and conditions of the employment relationship, focusing on the keywords provided.

Notice Period:

Both the Employer and the Employee must adhere to the notice period outlined in this Contract. In the event that either party wishes to terminate the employment, a notice period of one month is required. This allows sufficient time for both parties to make necessary arrangements and ensures a smooth transition.

Employee Elects:

The worker has the right to elect whether to continue providing services during the notice period. While the notice period is in effect, the worker may be required to fulfill their regular duties unless otherwise agreed upon by both parties.

Provide Accommodation:

As part of this domestic worker employment contract, the Employer is responsible for providing suitable accommodation for the Employee. The accommodation should meet local standards and regulations, ensuring a safe and comfortable living environment for the Employee.

Licence: The Employee acknowledges and agrees to obtain any required licences, permits, or certifications necessary to perform their duties. It is the Employee’s responsibility to ensure compliance with any relevant legal requirements imposed by local authorities.

Employer: The Employer, as outlined in this Contract, refers to the party hiring the services of the domestic worker. The Employer is responsible for providing clear instructions, necessary resources, and ensuring a conducive work environment for the Employee to perform their duties effectively.

Date: The specific date of the commencement of the employment relationship should be clearly stated in this Contract. It serves as a reference point for the duration of the employment and helps establish the timeline for the notice period if termination becomes necessary.

Better Performance: The Employer expects the Employee to perform their duties to the best of their abilities. The Employee should strive to improve their skills and deliver quality service. In return, the Employer should provide feedback and support to help the Employee achieve better performance.

Pay: The compensation and payment terms, including the frequency and method of payment, should be detailed in this Contract. The Employer must ensure that the Employee receives their agreed-upon wages in a timely manner, as per local employment regulations.

Notice: Both the Employer and the Employee are required to provide written notice to the other party when terminating this Contract. This ensures transparency and allows for appropriate arrangements to be made by both parties.

Document: This Contract serves as a legal document that formalizes the employment relationship between the Employer and the Employee. It outlines the rights, responsibilities, and obligations of both parties and should be signed and dated by both parties to indicate their agreement.

Cost: The Employer shall bear the cost associated with hiring the domestic worker, including any recruitment fees, visa fees, or other expenses incurred in the process. The Employee should not be responsible for any financial burden related to their employment.

One Month: The notice period specified in this Contract is one month. During this period, the Employee may continue providing services, and the Employer must continue to pay the regular wages to the Employee.

Property: During the employment, the Employee must respect and take proper care of the Employer’s property. Any damage caused by the Employee due to negligence may result in appropriate deductions from the Employee’s wages.

Employees: Throughout the Contract, the term “Employees” refers to the domestic worker(s) employed by the Employer.

Period of Service: The period of service refers to the duration of the employment relationship between the Employer and the Employee, starting from the specified date of commencement mentioned in this Contract.

Remain: All the terms and conditions outlined in this Contract shall remain in effect until the termination of the employment relationship, subject to any amendments agreed upon by both parties in writing.

This Contract is a binding agreement that establishes the rights and obligations of both the Employer and the Employee. It is essential for both parties to review and understand the terms and conditions outlined

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How do I receive my documents once I have paid for them?

Once your order is complete, you will be granted download permission for the document. You will:

  • See download links on the order received page after you have checked out.
  • Receive an email notification which will include download links.
  • Have access to your downloads via the Downloads tab on your ‘My Account’ page when logged in to your account on this website.
What format do you provide the document in?

You’ll receive the document in Microsoft Word. A small number of our documents are only available in PDF, in which case this is stated in the document summary.

What if I don't receive the link?

The two most common reasons for people not receiving the link are : (i) The e-mail address entered into the order form was incorrect; or (ii) the e-mail was directed into your spam folder. First please check your spam folder. If it is not there, contact us.

How can I tell if the document is suitable for my requirements?

Each document is accompanied by a description. Read the description to see if it will meet your requirements. If you are still uncertain, you can Contact Us with a brief overview of what you need the document for and we will respond as soon as possible.

Can I make changes to the contracts and legal documents?

Our documents are provided in MS Word format, allowing you to adjust and alter the agreement as you require. If you do not have legal experience we do caution you to be circumspect about the extent of the changes that you make.

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Employment Contract with Accommodation for Domestic Workers in South Africa

Summary

A Domestic Worker Contract for employment can be used when you employ a domestic worker such as a housekeeper or gardener. This template agreement makes provision for accommodation to be provided to your domestic helper.

Why do I need a Domestic Worker Contract?

South African labour law is clear about the need for written particulars of employment. The Basic Conditions of Employment Act and Sectoral Determination Seven for Domestic Workers require that every person appointed as a Domestic Worker must be appointed in accordance with written employment particulars, and this includes the appointment of a domestic worker or gardener. A written contract also helps to establish the parameters so that your domestic helper knows what his/her rights and responsibilities are.

Who should use a Domestic Worker’s Employment Contract?

If you employ a domestic worker (which includes a housekeeper, gardener, nanny, care-giver, or domestic driver) whether on a daily, weekly or monthly rate, then you can use a written Domestic Helper’s Employment Contract to appoint the domestic worker.

If your employment of your domestic worker does not include accommodation, then have a look at our standard Domestic Worker Employment Contract, which excludes accommodation.

What does the template Domestic Workers Employment Agreement say?

The agreement terms include: the employer and employee’s details; commencement of employment; remuneration; pension and medical aid; employee’s duties; working hours; leave; accommodation; termination.

What does the contract look like?

The document can be printed onto seven pages.

What do you need to do to use this Domestic Worker Contract?

  • Read the template Domestic Worker’s Contract to ensure that it suits your requirements. Make changes as required.
  • Add in the relevant details as indicated as blanks in the document, sign the agreement, and get your domestic helper to sign as well.

My domestic worker can’t read or write. How do I get him/her to sign the employment contract?

If your domestic helper is illiterate, s/he can “mark” a document, eg with an “X” or a fingerprint, and South African law recognises this as being his/her signature. But make sure that the terms of the agreement are clearly explained before requiring him/her to mark the document.

Is an employment contract still valid if the employee doesn’t sign it?

Yes, it is. It is clearly preferable for the employee to sign the terms of employment. But if s/he refuses to sign it, the employment contract remains valid.

Also known as: Domestic Worker Agreement; Contract of Employment; Conditions of Employment; Employment Agreement; Terms and Conditions of Employment; Terms of Appointment; Domestic Helper Contract.

Domestic Worker Employment Contract: An Overview

This Domestic Worker Employment Contract (“Contract”) is a legally binding document between the Employer and the worker. It outlines the terms and conditions of the employment relationship, focusing on the keywords provided.

Notice Period:

Both the Employer and the Employee must adhere to the notice period outlined in this Contract. In the event that either party wishes to terminate the employment, a notice period of one month is required. This allows sufficient time for both parties to make necessary arrangements and ensures a smooth transition.

Employee Elects:

The worker has the right to elect whether to continue providing services during the notice period. While the notice period is in effect, the worker may be required to fulfill their regular duties unless otherwise agreed upon by both parties.

Provide Accommodation:

As part of this domestic worker employment contract, the Employer is responsible for providing suitable accommodation for the Employee. The accommodation should meet local standards and regulations, ensuring a safe and comfortable living environment for the Employee.

Licence: The Employee acknowledges and agrees to obtain any required licences, permits, or certifications necessary to perform their duties. It is the Employee’s responsibility to ensure compliance with any relevant legal requirements imposed by local authorities.

Employer: The Employer, as outlined in this Contract, refers to the party hiring the services of the domestic worker. The Employer is responsible for providing clear instructions, necessary resources, and ensuring a conducive work environment for the Employee to perform their duties effectively.

Date: The specific date of the commencement of the employment relationship should be clearly stated in this Contract. It serves as a reference point for the duration of the employment and helps establish the timeline for the notice period if termination becomes necessary.

Better Performance: The Employer expects the Employee to perform their duties to the best of their abilities. The Employee should strive to improve their skills and deliver quality service. In return, the Employer should provide feedback and support to help the Employee achieve better performance.

Pay: The compensation and payment terms, including the frequency and method of payment, should be detailed in this Contract. The Employer must ensure that the Employee receives their agreed-upon wages in a timely manner, as per local employment regulations.

Notice: Both the Employer and the Employee are required to provide written notice to the other party when terminating this Contract. This ensures transparency and allows for appropriate arrangements to be made by both parties.

Document: This Contract serves as a legal document that formalizes the employment relationship between the Employer and the Employee. It outlines the rights, responsibilities, and obligations of both parties and should be signed and dated by both parties to indicate their agreement.

Cost: The Employer shall bear the cost associated with hiring the domestic worker, including any recruitment fees, visa fees, or other expenses incurred in the process. The Employee should not be responsible for any financial burden related to their employment.

One Month: The notice period specified in this Contract is one month. During this period, the Employee may continue providing services, and the Employer must continue to pay the regular wages to the Employee.

Property: During the employment, the Employee must respect and take proper care of the Employer’s property. Any damage caused by the Employee due to negligence may result in appropriate deductions from the Employee’s wages.

Employees: Throughout the Contract, the term “Employees” refers to the domestic worker(s) employed by the Employer.

Period of Service: The period of service refers to the duration of the employment relationship between the Employer and the Employee, starting from the specified date of commencement mentioned in this Contract.

Remain: All the terms and conditions outlined in this Contract shall remain in effect until the termination of the employment relationship, subject to any amendments agreed upon by both parties in writing.

This Contract is a binding agreement that establishes the rights and obligations of both the Employer and the Employee. It is essential for both parties to review and understand the terms and conditions outlined

The Online Agreements Shop cc and its members, staff, legal advisers, partners and consultants, agents and any person associated therewith cannot be held liable for any loss or damage that is incurred or may be incurred by any person as a direct or indirect result of the use of this website or any document or information contained on or obtained from this website, nor as a result of anything that is contained in or left out of any document.