The prospect of hiring a private domestic staff for your household could be a real challenge, especially if you are new to the process. Whether you are looking to hire one person for your home or a team of private domestic staff for multiple residences, you must first make sure that you have the right employees who will best fit your values and lifestyle.
Hiring the perfect staff for your home can be a great way to eliminate stress in multiple areas of your life. Once the right people are placed, you will be able to enjoy the best services and relaxed ambience that are made possible by staff who are in tune with your needs. You will have more time to focus on your work and have the freedom to enjoy social interactions and activities.
You might find the process of finding the most suitable staff that complements your needs seem daunting, but with the help of Little Ones private staffing agency, this can be done with minimal stress and disruption. Our consultants are experienced specialists who can make the hiring process as pain-free as possible. We also ensure that the candidates you meet have undergone our thorough vetting procedures, background checks, and have the appropriate training, knowledge and experience.
Private Staffing Agency
Every agency is only as good as the candidates they offer, which is why Little Ones not only sources experienced candidates but ensures that they are the perfect seamless additions to your household. Whether you are looking for an employee or looking for a role as a private household staff, Little Ones will be here to assist you in every step of the way.
Little Ones is a well-established private household staffing agency specialising in providing high-quality services to families and clients throughout the United Kingdom for over 15 wonderful years. Armed with numerous experience in providing domestic staff, we have built up a wealth of knowledge and expertise, ensuring that we are able to source the most suitable candidates for your specific needs. Our Little Ones consultants strive to deliver a top of the line service by working on a one-to-one basis with the clients and candidates. This enables us to precisely match you with a domestic staff who complements your requirements, values, and needs.
Different types of Private Household Staff the agency offers
As a bespoke private staffing agency, we are able to source and recruit experienced and professional candidates for numerous positions including, but are not limited to, Butlers or House Managers, Housekeepers, Chauffeurs, Tutors, Handyman, Executive Assistants, Nannies, Nanny-Housekeepers, Governesses, Maternity Nurses, Personal Assistants, and Cooks/Chefs. This way, you can find the best domestic solution for your family.
Butlers or House Managers
A butler or house manager serves as the head person who performs all the necessary household management duties to keep everything neat and in order. They are well-versed in providing high-quality services and they have a thorough understanding of formal home care. They make sure the house is spotless, clean and systematic, that all appliances are in good condition and they are also responsible for the security system in the family’s home. They also oversee other household staff and tend to important matters in the household, ensuring that the comfort and safety of the families are in the forefront of their duties. Here at Little Ones, we have Junior Butlers, Senior Butlers and International Butlers, who all typically work on a live-in basis.
Housekeepers will be responsible with the overall upkeep of your home. Their duties may vary depending on the home they are working in, but the basic duties include cleaning of the properties, cooking simple meals for the family, doing the laundry and ironing and running errands. We are offering housekeeping services on a full-time or part-time role, either live-in or live-out basis, depending on what your family needs.
A chef or cook is mainly responsible for food preparation. They plan meals in advance, shop for the necessary ingredients and prepare the cuisines from scratch. Private chefs are able to cook meals that the families want, following recipes or even creating their own based on the family’s preference. They oversee menu development and implementation, and ensure that the inventory and purchasing of ingredients and materials are well taken care of. Our Little Ones Chefs typically work on a live-in full-time role but we also have live-out chefs for families who do not require the chef to live-in with them.
A chauffeur is a trained professional driver who offers exclusive transportation services to the clients. They provide top notch services to help the clients have more enjoyable experiences when traveling and to make sure of their time more effectively. Instead of worrying about the road, the clients can sit back and relax in the passenger seat. Little Ones offers two types of chauffeur service, namely Personal Chauffeurs who are responsible for driving clients to social events or children to school and after school activities, and Corporate Chauffeurs who take charge of driving clients to meetings or events and may also assist with some basic duties like booking travel appointments and arranging reservations. Little Ones Chauffeurs can work full-time or part-time, as well in a live-in or live-out arrangement.
Tutors are experienced professionals who are skilled in instructing and guiding children in their school performance. Most tutors have the necessary skills and background experience to help children with their school work. Little Ones Tutors may work on a full time or part-time basis.
A Handyman is a professional worker who can take care of all maintenance duties and repair tasks. They are skilled in a wide range of repair jobs, typically around the home or commercial locations. Each handyman has their own abilities and capabilities. Some specialise in plumbing, some in electric wiring installation, while others can do various tasks from fixing a flickering light bulb to repairing drywalls. We are offering handyman services on a full-time or part-time basis.
An Executive Assistant’s main responsibility is to help professionals in dealing with their daily tasks and maintaining a well-organised functioning work schedule. They will help you get back on track with your to-do lists as well as schedule appointments for you. They can step into many different roles and take over administrative work. They may also run personal errands when needed. Here at Little Ones, we have Junior Executive Assistants who are professionals that are in the early stages of their career, and Senior Executive Assistants who have more experience and undertake high-level administrative duties.
A Personal Assistant is responsible for a wide range of administrative tasks, depending on the needs of the clients. Their duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating activities and events for the family, running errands, performing secretarial tasks like scheduling meetings, as well as handling emails and phone calls. Personal Assistants typically work on a full-time role, and they can live-in or live-out with the family.
A nanny is an experienced child care provider who cares for children’s development and well-being. The duties of a nanny may vary depending on the needs and requirements of the families, but they generally do duties like taking the children on outings and playdates, preparing meals for them, helping with homework, and assisting with the day to day routines. Here at Little Ones, we have different types of nannies so the families can have more options. We have full time nannies who can either work on a live-out or live-in basis, after-school nannies who typically care for children aged 5 years and older, and part time nannies who can work for one to four days a week.
Aside from looking after your children, a nanny housekeeper will also take charge of the housekeeping duties of the household. They usually assist with the children’s morning routines and then proceed with doing the household chores when the children are at school. They will also help with homework and after school activities as well as prepare dinner and cleaning up afterwards. We have full time and part time nanny housekeepers, all of whom can work on a live-in or a live-out position.
A Governess is a highly experienced member of private household staff. They are trained to provide a high-quality and personal level of education for children. Many of our Governesses are fluent in two or more languages. They have their own unique method for educating children and they come with years of experience in the care and tuition of pre-school and school-aged children. We have full-time and part-time Governesses in our books, all are experienced and with proven teaching backgrounds.
A maternity nurse is a child care support who is skilled in caring for newborn babies as well as teaching and supporting new parents to care for their newborns whilst allowing them to have enough rest. They help implement a sleep routine for the baby and when needed, will also assist in nursing. They may also bottle feed a baby if this is your wish. They are normally employed 24 hours, five to seven days per week for a period of one to twelve weeks following the birth of your family’s baby.
Benefits of Hiring a Private Domestic Staff
You may have considered hiring a private domestic staff for your household but there are still some things keeping you from acting on it. Whether you decide to hire a nanny, a housekeeper, or a personal assistant, an additional help in your home will lift off some pressure and stress and keep your home running smoothly. Here are some reasons that might just give you that slight nudge into why you should go through with hiring a private staff:
Reduces stress and improves concentration - If you are someone who works full-time or someone with a jam-packed schedule, doing the household chores on top of that will only add stress to your day to day life. If you have a housekeeper to help with the cleaning or in preparing meals, or a nanny to assist with the childcare duties, you will worry less about the daily tasks and focus more on relaxation and recharging your energy. Moreover, living in a clean and uncluttered environment improves your concentration as well as contributes to a positive outlook on life.
Lets you be more productive - Once you have a private staff to support you with your needs, you can focus more on the things that are important. Having a chauffeur lets you sit back on your seat and relax, or even check your emails as well as work on your presentation. An executive assistant will take care of the administrative tasks while you focus on the more important and time-sensitive matters.
Lets you have more and balanced time with your family - Instead of spending your downtime cleaning the house, you can just enjoy quality with your family and leave the household chores or administrative tasks to your private domestic staff.
Even if you only decide to hire a part-time private staff for your home instead of someone who can work full-time, it will still make a big difference in your daily life. Just knowing that someone will be there to support you and assist you with the daily tasks and duties is enough to take some stress off of your shoulders. And we, at Little Ones, will make sure that whatever it is that you choose, we will put forth only the best candidates for your family or business.
Finding your Private Domestic Staff
The domestic candidates provided by Little Ones private staffing agency are of the highest standard and this is what makes Little Ones the most sought after agency in Europe. We take pride in our ability to find candidates who complement the families needs as well as match their values, traditions and personalities which are key points to a successful private staff placement.
For a no obligation consultation regarding your domestic staff options, or to view a comprehensive list of staff we have, please contact Little Ones Nanny Agency on 0207 183 0309 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.