Find a Live In Housekeeper
There are huge benefits to hiring a live in housekeeper or to hire a live in cleaner ranging from the additional security to having the knowledge that a professional is a few minutes away. Perfect Household Staff assist clients in finding live in staff on a daily basis.
The vast majority of employers who hire a live in housekeeper are owners of large properties or country estates where they are able to provide accommodation either within the property or in the form of a separate accommodation. Hiring a professional live in cleaner is an ideal choice for large families, for principals who need care or clients who travel frequently but do not want to leave their residence empty. Generally, live in housekeeper jobs will involve a working week of 35 to 72 hours per week. If you are considering to hire a live in housekeeper in the UK, please keep in mind that they must be employed on a permanent contract and not self employed. The cost of accommodation and bills will be paid by the employer and occasionally a food allowance will be included. Some families also offer a vehicle as a bonus to be used for work purposes but also privately.
Why Choose Perfect Household Staff to Hire a Live in Housekeeper?
If you are trying to find a live in housekeeper, you have arrived at one of London's top household staffing agencies.
We are a highly recommended domestic recruitment agency. 70% of new live in housekeeping jobs come through referrals. Our clients recommend our services to their friends and extended family meaning our agency actively advertise live in housekeeper jobs, growing our database of highly experienced domestic professionals. The housekeeper jobs which come through referrals result in our domestic recruitment agency having a huge base of fantastic domestic staff.
Through 15 years of dedicated service, we have built an extensive database of highly professional, career orientated 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 families.
Our live in housekeepers or live in cleaners are well known for their professionalism and high work ethic. They use their time affectively and plan ahead, improving the quality of life for the principals.
Our especially thorough screening processes are talked about by many domestic 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, to find a live in housekeeper and arrange all necessary documentation, it will take around 7 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
- Silver service
- Meeting and greeting guests
Hire a Live in Housekeeper - Salary:
Annual Salary Gross: £36,000.00 / Year Gross to £60,000.00 / Year Net
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.
Hire a Live in Cleaner - Salary:
Annual Gross Salary: £12,000.00 / Year Gross to £30,000.00 / Year Net
It is important to note that a live in cleaner will be less experienced (less than 3 years) in domestic housekeeping but can often come from a hospitality background.
Our Housekeeper Vetting Process
Through 15 years of effectively trying to find a live in housekeeper, 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 reference 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*
Is your Housekeeper looking for a Job?
We regularly post new live in housekeeper jobs on our live in housekeeper jobs board.
Find a live in housekeeper jobs here.
Housekeepers we Recruit:
Employing Domestic Staff
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