Hire a Housekeeper - Live-in & Live-out Housekeeping Staff

Housekeeping

Find an experienced, fully vetted Housekeeper for your private residence with the help of our specialist recruitment service.

Bespoke Housekeeping recruitment

The role of a Housekeeper

An experienced Housekeeper is a cornerstone within any team of private household staff. A skilled Housekeeper or specialist Laundress can help ensure your home runs smoothly and efficiently, with your preferences seen to with practised care and attention. We provide Housekeepers & Housekeeper/Cooks for live-in and daily live-out positions both within the UK and internationally.

More often than not, there are roles that call for a candidate with a combination of deliverable skills, such as housekeeping & childcare, or Housekeeper/Cooks. In such situations, we can identify suitable applicants with the ability to cover a broader role.

Hire a Housekeeper - Client FAQs

What is the average salary for a professional Housekeeper?

The salary for a professional Housekeeper in the UK will ultimately depend on their experience, however, you can expect an annual wage between £30,000 to £50,000. The exact salary will of course differ depending on individual requirements.

A link to our salary guide can be found here https://www.thestaffdirectory.com/help/private-staff-salary-guide/

What duties can a professional Housekeeper perform?

The role of a Housekeeper
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Ironing & arranging dry cleaning for delicate garments such as silk, cashmere and vintage fabrics
  • Maintaining delicate surfaces such as stone, marble, granite, pewter and gold
  • Tidying & organising
  • Packing suitcases
  • Answering the door to guests
  • Taking telephone messages
  • Family cooking (for blended Housekeeper/Cook roles)
  • Childcare (for blended Housekeeper/Nanny roles)

What is the agency's candidate vetting process?

At The Staff Directory, we take great care with the acquisition, vetting and representation of our registered Housekeepers. Any candidate wishing to apply for Nanny/Housekeeper positions must hold an Enhanced DBS check and Paediatric First Aid Certificate.

We require all applicants to meet our high standards of due diligence before they can be introduced to our clients.

A high level of skill and experience is required before an applicant can register with us, and formal ID and employment references are checked in advance of any client introduction.

If you would like your chosen candidate to process a refreshed background check before starting in the role, this can be arranged for you free of charge.

Do The Staff Directory recruit Housekeeping staff for roles outside of London?

The Staff Directory provide an all-encompassing list of private household staff, PAs and yacht crew for positions around the globe.

Our registered Housekeeping staff are most frequently hired for roles based in the following areas:

  • Central London – areas such as Chelsea, Regents Park, Mayfair, Kensington, Hampstead, Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Notting Hill and Holland Park
  • UK Counties – such as Gloucestershire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Cheshire and Surrey
  • Overseas – The majority of hires for Housekeeping staff outside of the UK are for roles based in Russia, Ukraine, the Middle East, UAE, Switzerland and France

Where can I find further information on hiring a Housekeeper?

We are on hand to assist with any questions regarding the hire of a Housekeeper. Please call the agency at your convenience and our specialist recruiters will assist you.

Additional information including client FAQs, client help and a salary & payroll guide can be found here https://www.thestaffdirectory.com/help/clients-frequently-asked-questions/

The roles we recruit

Private Staff, PA & Crew Specialists

Butlers

Private Chefs

Nannies

Personal Assistants

Domestic Couples

Housekeepers

Chauffeurs

House Managers

Maternity Nurses

Security & CPOs

Estate Managers

Yacht Crew

Chalet Staff

Gardeners

Governess Tutors

Temporary Staff

Our recruitment process

Hire a Housekeeper

1

We establish the details of the role

The first step to any search for housekeeping staff is a run-through of the role by telephone, however, we are always available to attend an initial meeting in person if preferred. It gives us a welcome opportunity to introduce ourselves and view any candidate accommodation for live-in housekeeper positions.

2

Review your shortlist

Once we have a good understanding of your specifications and have confirmed your availability to host interviews, we will put together a shortlist of the most suitable housekeeper candidates. We appreciate that your time is valuable, therefore we filter through large volumes of applications, presenting only the most experienced and well-matched housekeepers for the role.

3

Hire with confidence

We ensure that all necessary due diligence is taken throughout the recruitment process. The references of all candidates are verified and in addition, our Nanny/Housekeepers must hold a Paediatric First Aid certificate and an Enhanced background check. For your peace of mind, a free replacement guarantee is in place, providing a second candidate free of charge in the unlikely event of any issues.

Get in touch

Call us today to discuss your requirements for private staff and let our experienced recruiters find the perfect candidate for your household.

Call: +44 0203 669 7726
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