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£550 - £600 npw DOE

High Profile family of 4 are looking for an experienced housekeeper to join them on a live out basis. They are a really lovely family and their previous housekeeper was with them for 7 years!

They live in a large 5 bedroom townhouse - you will be responsible for all housekeeping, laundry and ironing, running some errands and so on.

You must be child friendly as they have a 2 year old and a newborn, but a full time nanny is employed. They also have a very friendly small dog.


This role is to start ASAP

Salary will depend on experience but around £550-£600 net per week.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm (flex)

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£60K joint + 2 bed cottage provided

Seeking a Domestic Couple with experience of working for a UHNW family.  This is an exceptional position in the stunning countryside of Perthshire Scotland a 5 minute walk from The Gleneagles hotel. The current Couple in the role have been there for a number of years and are retiring. This is a rare opportunity to live and work in a prestigious environment.


The Couple must be hard working, both have a positive outlook and a 'can do' attitude.  They will be busy when the Principals are in residence up to 8 times per year for up to 4 weeks. There will be 1 to 10 people visiting at a time. 


There is a Housekeeper who visits the property one day per week.  When the Principals are in residence the Housekeeper will increase their hours to cover the Housekeeping allowing the Couple to focus on the other duties to ensure the Principals’ visit run smoothly.


Duties will include:


·         Housekeeping

·         Flower arranging and wardrobe management

·         Cooking for the family - healthy dishes

·         Responsible for budgets and expenses - must have strong IT skills

·         Gardening

·         Property maintenance

·         Driving

·         Food and household shopping


Teamwork with principal’s staff when they travel with them to Scotland i.e nannies and lady’s maids and sometimes their chefs.


The Couple must have complete discretion and be aware of the boundaries working for a private family.  They must be able to provide excellent references.


There are many benefits to living in a rural setting in the Scottish countryside.  The couple must appreciate the lifestyle that comes with this location.


Start Date:       To suit Couple and Principal


Salary:              £60,000 gpa


Accommodation: 2 bedroom cottage next to the main house

                                Utility bills and Council Tax are covered by the Principal

                                Excellent condition

                             Pets considered

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£500-£550 net per week + accommodation

HNW family of 4 + a dog are seeking a hands on, proactive and very experienced housekeeper to join them on a live in basis working  Monday to Friday 7am - 7pm.

The house is a newly refurbished 5 bed, 5 bath home, over 8 floors. There is also a gym, pool, spa and film/games room. You will work as part of a housekeeping team  of 4 (2 live in, 1 live out).  The family have very high standards and expect their housekeepers to keep the home immaculate and to a 5* level.

Attention to detail is key. Experience working with different cleaning  products for luxury fabrics, wood and metal is required as well.

The position would suit someone who has worked in a high level household before, delivery high level cleaning, laundry and generally ensuring the house is ran smoothly. There will be some simple and occasional cooking required for the family, so a confident cook is important.


Some travel to the countryside and elsewhere when allowed, so a flexible nature. The family have 1 friendly little dog who will require a walk either at the start or end of the day by the housekeeper.


Hours: Monday to Friday, 7am -  7pm with breaks

Accommodation: Newley refurbished double bedroom and own bathroom, shared kitchen and living area in separate staff quarters with separate entrance in the basement. There is the option to live in Mon - Fri and leave at weekends or you can stay there the whole 7 days too. 

Salary: £500 - £550 net per week

Starting: ASAP

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4 day Housekeeper, Thursday to Sunday - Live Out in London
High profile family living in central London are looking for an experienced and switched on housekeeper to work 4 days a week from Thursdays to Sundays.

This is a busy family of 5 so the ideal candidate will have worked in a family environment before.
The property is a large 5 storey home, with lots of stairs. The day to day duties are general cleaning, laundry and ironing and ensuring the house is kept tidy. Thursday and Friday you will work alongside 1-2 other housekeepers, at the weekend you will e the sole housekeeper. 
Starting: mid April 2021
Salary: £500 net per week, You will be provided a uniform to wear too.
Location: Central London W1
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£45,000 - £51,000

Family of 4 in Belgravia are looking for an experienced, professional and proactive Cook Housekeeper to work 6 days a week (Mondays off) on a live out basis. You will work as part of a small household team – 1 daily housekeeper and nanny.

The family live in a large 5 storey home just off Sloane Square SW3. You must have previous experience working both as a housekeeper and cooking for families. You will be responsible for cooking and prepping meals and snacks for the family (2 adults, 2 children aged 1). You Will be responsible to keep the kitchen and larder stocked at all times, compiling shopping lists and other housekeeper related duties.

The family have 2 dogs, so you must be happy with animals.


Hours: Live out Tuesday – Sunday (Mondays off) Approx 8am – 6pm

Starting: April 2021, first interviews will be held via zoom call

Salary: £650 - £700 net per week (£46,000 - £51,5000 gross per year)

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£36,000 - £42,000

A professional, experienced and friendly live out housekeeper is sought by a family of 5 in Weybridge, this position is to start ASAP.

You will be the sole housekeeper so you must be confident managing your own schedule. You will be responsible for all the cleaning, laundry and ironing and keeping the house organised at all times. The house is 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms.


Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours a week

Location: Weybridge

Salary: £550-£600 net per week / £38,700 - £42,000 gross a year


*please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*

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£40,000 - £45,000

Family of 4 based in Hampshire are looking for a live in Chef for a permanent full-time position. The chef will have to make delicious family style meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for 5-6 adults each day and up to 14 over the weekend. Therefore you must be confident and capable to provide meals for this many people without assistance It is essential the chef can confidently cook north Indian cuisine as well as western dishes.


Vacancy duties and responsibilities:

• Planning weekly menus in accordance with family tastes and preferences

• Grocery shopping online and in store

• Cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner

• Baking cakes and bread

• Keeping the kitchen, all appliances, the fridge and the cupboards tidy and organised and clean

• Cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner


Candidate requirements:​

• Must have experience working in a private household (candidates with only restaurant experience will  not be considered)

• Able to cook North Indian Punjab cuisine as well as traditional English roast lunches

• Be creative and health conscious with cooking (no heavy sauces, refined sugar etc)

• Flexible and positive attitude and a team player (there are 4 other full time staff employed)

• Eligible to work in UK, with approved settlement status if not a UK passport held

• Verifiable references

• Must have a clean driving licence


Role details:

• Hours: 5-6 days a week (time off given if a 6 day week is worked)

• Accommodation is a newly refurbished 1 bed cottage in the estate grounds

• Salary will depend on individual experience but up to £45,000 for the right person

• This is a long term role working for a respectful and kind family


*please note we cannot guarantee a response to every application*


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DOE but up to 45K
UHNW family known well to the agency are seeking an experienced, professional and hands on Butler / Houseman. The ideal candidate will have experience working within U/HNW London households and understand and understand what it expected in terms of level  of service and maintenance.
The role will be split between houseman duties which will include basic maintenance but also checking on servicing of the pool, gym, lift and CCTV systems, you must be tech savvy and a quick thinker. The family also have 2 very loved family dogs (1 German Shepherd and 1 Cocker Spaniel) who you will be responsible to walk, feed etc daily. 

There will also be some driving duties for the principals and the children, so a clean drivers licence is essential as well as experience of driving within central London.
The family enjoy entertaining, so this is where the Butler side comes in the play - you must be comfortable in both formal and informal set ups, happy to help out at dinner parties and events, helping  in the kitchen or wherever is required. The family have an extensive wine cellar which an inventory is held and managed for externally, however a passion or knowledge of wine would be helpful and you will need to keep an eye on stock.
This is a new role with a busy young family who are really lovely and treat everyone very well. There are other staff employed, so you must be a team player.
Location: Kensington, London
Hours: 5 days a week to include weekends, with Monday and Wednesday being the usual days off
This could be a live in or live out role
Salary: will depend on live in/out and also individual experience, up to £45,000
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£15 per hour

HNW family of 3 are looking for a part time housekeeper to work 4 hours Monday to Friday (timings flexible to suit housekeeper).  The property is immaculately presented and the client expects very high standards of cleaning, laundry and ironing. As well as a proactive nature to help with organising the house, receiving orders and helping with the wardrobe.

It is a large 4/5 bedroom home with 3 bathrooms. You must have experience as a housekeeper for a private client before and also either live locally to SE24, drive or cycle, or take only 1 journey (eg. One train etc). You can get a direct train from Victoria station.

The family have 2 cats, who are very much part of the family.

They are looking for someone with a warm personality, who can hit the ground running and work with the lady of the house to ensure high standards are kept at all times.


Starting: ASAP

Salary: £15 per hour

Hours: Mon – Fri, 4 hours a day (20 hours per week)


*Please note we cannot guarantee a response to every applicant*

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