Employing a Live In Housekeeper
There are huge benefits to hiring a live in housekeeper ranging from the additional security aspect to having knowledge that a professional housekeeper is on standby 24/7 when needed.
The vast majority of employers who hire a permanent live in housekeeper have large properties or country estates where they provide accommodation either inside the property or a separate cottage or flat. Hiring a professional live in housekeeper is an ideal choice for clients with large families or clients who travel frequently but do not want to leave their residence empty.
Generally a live in housekeeper will be hired to work in between 35 to 72 hours per week.
Why Choose Perfect Household Staff to Find a Housekeeper Live In?
Firstly, our clients are always happy to recommend our housekeeping services to their friends and extended family members, 70% of our business comes through referrals.
Through 15 years of hard work, we have built an extensive database of the best live in housekeepers in the UK and internationally. Our domestic staff have served the worlds most affluent and discerning families inclusive of Royal households, celebrities and UHNW.
Whilst working completely unsupervised, our live in housekeepers are well known for their professionalism and high work ethic. They use their time affectively and plan ahead, improving the quality of life for their principals.
Our especially thorough screening processes are talked about by many domestic staffing professionals, clients and other agencies who strive to meet our reputation. We guarantee to source only the best live in housekeepers on the market and guarantee to provide you with potential candidates within 2 hours. On average for a full placement turnaround, it takes 3 days from first contact with our recruiters.
Live in Housekeepers Duties:
- Cleaning of the entire property
- Simple Cooking
- Laundry and wardrobe management
- Running errands
- Cleaning up after children
- Local or online shopping
- Polishing silver, marble cleaning, antiques care
- Cleaning of wet rooms
- Cleaning windows
- Simple gardening
- Polishing shoes
- Managing deliveries
- Keeping an itemised list of products
Additional Housekeeping Skills:
- Pet care
- Packing and unpacking suitcases
Live in Housekeeper Salary:
Annual Salary Gross: £26,000.00 / Year Gross to £60,000.00 / Year Gross
For international positions, other than accommodation, the employer will normally also include return flights in the package.
The "rental value" of the accommodation is not usually reflected in the salary.
Our Housekeeper Vetting Process
Through 15 years of hard work, we have exhausted our resources in tailoring the strictest vetting procedures. Our clients families security and privacy are our first priority. We are proud to say that we have never encountered an incident with any of our domestic staff.
All of our live in housekeepers go through thorough document and refference checks and are happy to sign strict nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements.
Our domestic staffing managers ensure that the housekeeping department recruiters carry out the correct interviewing procedures to ensure that all live in housekeeper who we submit, have the experience and expertise your family requires.
*Filling out a requirements form will take a couple of minutes*
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