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Hire A Domestic Couple

The employment of a professional domestic Couple in a private household is an area of considerable growth, as more and more of our clients see the many benefits a hiring a domestic couple can offer. Busy households will relish the flexibility and the enormous range of skills they bring to the workplace. Here are some of the main advantages of engaging a Couple:

  • A cost effective solution – a joint salary as opposed to hiring lots of different people for individual jobs
  • A great team who are used to working together to get jobs done
  • Flexibility around jobs and able to multi-task/take on new tasks as the role grows
  • Home security in your absence
  • Pets/animals can be cared for at home/in their usual surroundings which is much less stressful for them
  • A smooth running and well organised household. They can liaise on your behalf with contractors, builders & workmen, deal with deliveries/goods and services to the property and look after tutors, visitors etc

Of course there is a huge variety and combination of roles that hiring  a Couple can offer to a client – every clients’ job is unique and as well as all the basics of the role (washing, cleaning, cooking etc), clients may also need someone with certain specialist knowledge, for example in gardening or the care of antiques or classic cars.

To learn more about the different role combinations, please click on the titles below for further details and information. Don’t forget though, the roles are not limited to these alone and you may have something much more unusual for us! So, if you need a ‘Helicopter Pilot/Dog Walker or a ‘Yacht Skipper/Cook please just ask and leave it to us to find the right people with the right skill-set for you.

For an initial chat or advice please call 0207 4716000 and speak to a member of the Eden ‘Household Team’. Their skill, experience and commitment means you could have a great Domestic Couple working for you soon!

Frequesntly Asked Questions When Hiring A Professional Domestic Couple

  • What is a professional domestic couple?

    A professional domestic couple is a team of two people who are hired to handle a family’s or individual’s home tasks. They collaborate to offer a variety of services such as cleaning, cooking, laundry, babysitting, gardening, driving, and maintenance.

  • What kind of duties can a professional domestic couple handle?
    The responsibilities that a professional domestic couple can take on differ according to the demands of the family or person. Cooking and serving meals, keeping the house clean, doing washing and ironing, shopping for groceries and household supplies, caring for children and pets, and managing household finances are some of the usual chores they may handle.

  • How do you hire a professional domestic couple?
    To find a professional domestic pair, look for agencies that specialise in placing domestic help and private staffing such as Eden Private Staff. You can also get references from friends, relatives, or coworkers who have previously employed domestic couples. Thorough interviews and background checks are required to guarantee that the spouse has the relevant experience and credentials for the position.

  • What qualifications should a professional domestic couple have?
    A professional domestic couple should have prior expertise managing houses and carrying out a variety of household tasks. They should be able to work alone as well as as part of a team, have great communication skills, and be detail-oriented. If they will be responsible for driving, they must also have a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record.

  • What are the benefits of hiring a professional domestic couple?
    Employing a professional domestic couple may bring various benefits, such as having a well-managed and ordered household, freeing up time and energy for other activities, and having peace of mind knowing that household responsibilities are being handled by qualified and trustworthy persons.

  • How much does it cost to hire a professional domestic couple?
    The cost of hiring a professional domestic pair varies based on the couple’s location, expertise, and credentials. Monthly fees might run from a few thousand pounds to tens of thousands of pounds.

  • What is the difference between a domestic couple and a butler?
    The primary distinction between a domestic couple and a butler is that a butler is usually in charge of managing the home employees and monitoring the day-to-day operations of the household, whereas a domestic couple is in charge of executing a variety of household responsibilities individually.

  • What kind of confidentiality agreement should you have with a professional domestic couple?
    When engaging a professional domestic partner, a confidentiality agreement is advised to ensure that sensitive information and personal details about the family or individual are kept private and discreet.

  • What interview questions should I ask a professional domestic couple?
    Some frequent interview questions for a professional domestic pair include: past experience, capacity to operate independently and as part of a team, communication and problem-solving abilities, ability to handle home money, and availability and flexibility for working hours.