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Housekeeping Couples

Who are Housekeeping Couples..

This is a variation of a professional couple working as a team within a private household.

The effectiveness of these types of couple roles depend on the ability to work as a team and the level of communication between the employer and the couple.

As each household is unique, the duties will vary somewhat, however general duties will nearly always involve:

  • Cleaning, vacuuming, dusting and polishing.
  • Washing, ironing, making and changing beds.
  • Food preparation, serving and clearing up.
  • Assistance with shopping and putting shopping away.
  • Helping to look after the children where necessary.
  • Babysitting.
  • Driving-related duties, such as the school run.

In addition a housekeeping couple may be asked to help with

  • Gardening and fruit picking.
  • Basic household maintenance.
  • Swimming pool maintenance.
  • Caring for pets.

If you would like more advice and information on employing a housekeeping couples, please call Mark Whitworth, Alex Sansbury, Laura Rock, Polly Lambert or any member of the household team on 020 7471 6000.