WHAT TO EXPECT WORKING IN A PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD
The Private Household industry can offer a very rewarding and lucrative career where you will become a trusted part of a family’s life. Your role as private household staff will vary house to house, and you will be required to adapt your working style accordingly. Flexibility is essential within the private household industry, along with professionalism and trust. You should be looking for longevity in each of your domestic staffing positions and securing solid references is essential.
In order to apply for some of these roles, you may need to have a valid UK working visa. For more information and to check if you qualify, take a look at our UK Working Visa Guide here.
“Thank you so much for your help, you’ve been a dream to work with. I’ve had a hugely successful placement, and am looking forward to working with Silver Swan again. You always send me lots of excellent candidates!”- Private Household and Chalet Client
“Silver Swan are very obliging and professional. There was always a quick response and they were extremely helpful with advice to improve my CV. I would thoroughly recommend them for anyone wanting to work in the private household industry.” – James, Butler
“The help, advice, and service provided by Silver Swan during my interview and selection process has been exemplary. They matched me well with the client, utilising my skill set and experience and I cannot thank the team enough for their hard work on my behalf.” – Daniel, House Manager
PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD RECRUITMENT
Household staff recruitment may seem like a daunting and time-consuming task, but it needn’t be. We take away your stress of finding new private household staff by managing all advertising, shortlisting and interviewing. We make sure you get the best candidate by conducting thorough referencing, processing DBS applications, and we even offer a good probationary period to ensure they are the right staff for your home. Unlike other private household staff agencies, we will only put forward candidates who match your criteria exactly – rather than send lots who ‘might’ be suitable, saving you large amounts of time reviewing average or unsuitable CVs.
Whether you need to hire household staff on a temporary or permanent basis, we can work accordingly to suit your needs, timeframe, and requirements. We have a full database of not just private household staff, but also experienced luxury chalet and yacht staff, as such, we provide a great selection of well-travelled, interesting, enthusiastic candidates each time.