Find a Domestic Couple for your Home

Domestic Couples are a ‘must have’ staff for a family who like the idea of two for one!  Country estates and homes which require two staff, but also like the idea of having a stable duo work together opt for a domestic couple in their employ.  Most usually a man and a woman, the domestic couple will work together by bringing different skills to the table, allowing the employer complete peace of mind for their estate, mansion or villa.  Depending on what your needs are P&T would search to find a couple who best suit the role.

Most typically the male might have the following skills

  • Chef/Cook
  • House Manager
  • Handy Man
  • Chauffeur
  • Butler

Most typically the female might have the following skills:

  • Housekeeper
  • House Manager
  • Chef/Cook
  • Nanny


How P&T classify our Domestic Couples:

Entry level/Less experienced Domestic Couple is a candidate with 3-5 years experience

Mid level/More experienced Domestic Couple is a candidate 5-10 years experience

High level/Very experienced Domestic Couple is a candidate with 10+ years experience

Of course depending on budget/package/skills required everything is always flexible and not set in stone. 🙂


Salary you would expect to pay:

Salary ranges entirely on the candidates experience level.  It also depends on if the role is full time or part time (part time roles are generally paid higher)

Entry Level Domestic Couple will expect a salary of £400-550 net a week live in and £500-700 net a week live out.

Mid Level Domestic Couple will expect a salary of £550-750 net a week live in and £700-900 net a week live out

High level Domestic Couple will expect a salary of £750+ net a week live in and £900+ net a week live out


Get Started with my Domestic Couple search


How we can help you find a Domestic Couple:

  • A dedicated recruitment consultant from start to finish. We are with you through the entire process of finding the right candidate to their first day on the job. We then stay in touch from time to time to ensure you are satisfied with your new member of staff.
  • 24 hour telephone service, no matter what time zone or country you are in, you can always reach us
  • Access to our reference and CRB checked candidates, who globally work for the most VIP and HNWI individuals and families.

Polo & Tweed recognise that we all lead busy lives, and finding the right staff for your home can be a challenging and stressful time. We aim to take the stress away, and provide our clients with a friendly, personable and 24 hour service. No challenge is too great or too small. All our clients are treated as individuals and we pride ourselves in our customer service and unique approach to our recruitment.  No matter what you are looking for, why not drop us a line by filling out this nifty form or calling us on +44 (0) 203 858 0233