Find a Housekeeper/Domestic Help in London

Published on December 28, 2019

 Living in London and need a housekeeper? Let Polo & Tweed housekeeper recruitment agency help you make the right choice, hasle-free. Click To Tweet Finding domestic help in London is a necessity regardless of the size of your property. Singles in small flats can use a housekeeper and domestic help, just as a busy family needs a maid for their large house and executive lifestyles.
Housekeepers play a valuable role in managing homes large and small so they have to be trustworthy.
So how can you find a domestic housekeeper you can trust?

Why do you need a housekeeper?

A trustworthy housekeeper and domestic help makes life easier.  It’s as simple as that.  If you live in London, or anywhere in the world – your housekeeper will make a big difference in your life! You can get home from a long day at work, or a busy day out with the family, and know that your property has been cleaned and is spick and span!  You won’t have to face dirty dishes or toilet bowels begging to be cleaned after a long day at work.
Perhaps you want a home-cooked meal waiting for you, or you want to make sure you have someone to call on for babysitting. Your housekeeper can fulfil all these duties and more!

What can you expect from a housekeeper?

Your housekeeper can do a number of duties and tasks to suit your needs.  This can include:
  • Housekeeping and Cleaning
  • Ironing
  • Vacuuming
  • Wardrobe Management
  • Care of linens, clothing, handbags, and shoes
  • Deep cleaning and Spring Cleaning
  • Cupboard and household organisation
  • Household management
  • Dealing with contractors and other staff
  • Cooking, both for family members and dinner parties
  • Serving at the dinner table, and serving guests tea and coffee
  • Greeting guests and front of house service
  • Running errands
  • Shopping
  • Meal planning
  • Travelling with the family if required
  • Pet care
  • Child care
  • Admin and paperwork

How can you find a housekeeper in London?

You can find one yourself. Ask around friends and neighbours for recommendations or try online recruitment web portals such as gumtree or Indeed. Just a word of caution: be careful when self recruiting. Sadly some candidates will lie about their career history so you want to make sure they are fully vetted and reference checks completed before you let them into your property.
Using a housekeeper agency is a much safer and reliable way to save time and money on recruiting a professional housekeeper with the right skills and qualifications for the job.
An agency can give you a shortlist of vetted candidates to choose from based on your specific needs.
Remember! Never pay upfront for a preliminary search. A good agency should never charge upfront ‘registration’ fees.
You should be able to sit back and relax whilst professional consultants do all the recruitment leg work for you.

How can Polo & Tweed help find a housekeeper in London?

Our expert consultants at Polo & Tweed help match housekeepers to the most suitable property and working arrangement with detailed job specs.
No task is too big, or too small!  Our recruitment consultants can help you recruit a temporary or part-time as well as full-time housekeepers to live in or out. 
Pay Only When You Hire! Our search and shortlist of housekeeper candidates for you is completely free. You only have to pay when you hire a housekeeper or domestic helper with Polo & Tweed. Get in touch with us here to talk with one of our consultants about your requirements.

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