At INHOUSE we offer a bespoke service for recruiting and supplying the very highest calibre of domestic and household staff to a discerning clientele.


We have over sixteen years experience within the domestic staff recruitment industry, we place candidates both in the UK and worldwide. We pride ourselves in building a relationship with our clients and candidates.

We only put forward applicants who have a minimum of two years experience and with excellent references.


We specialise in the highest calibre of household staff.

We can help you whether you are a client looking for household staff or a candidate seeking work.

Whatever your staffing needs we are here to help you.

  • Butlers
  • Chauffeurs
  • Chefs
  • Daily Maids
  • Estate Managers
  • Housekeepers
  • House Managers
  • Governess
  • Nannies
  • Personal Assistants
  • Secretaries

About Us

INHOUSE was set up in 2000 by director, Mary Dobson, who has been working in the industry since 1994.

We offer a discreet, bespoke service for discerning employers within private households and prestigious private establishments. We specialise in the very highest calibre of domestic staff on a full time, part time or on a temporary basis both in the UK and Internationally.

We can assist with all staffing needs, however large or small. We have successfully supplied candidates to professional city-dwelling families, working country estates, stately homes, holiday villas and ocean going yachts.

How We Work

We offer a quality service to both clients and staff and will not waste your time by sending unsuitable applicants nor waste the applicant’s time by sending them for unsuitable posts.

After establishing your requirements we provide you with a selection of suitable candidates from our extensive database. For each candidate we endeavor to produce résumé outlining a candidate’s details and include a photograph. Once you have chosen the right candidates we will arrange the interviews on your behalf.


All our applicants have gone through our rigorous process of personal interview, reference and previous employment history verification. They must have at least two years experience and / or relevant professional qualifications. We ensure that all applicants have legal rights to work in the UK.

All written references are personally verbally endorsed before any candidate would be considered for any suitable vacancy.

We pride ourselves on attention to detail and being fully up to date with all aspects of domestic service employment issues.

It is our policy to follow up on our candidate’s progress and we are always available to discuss any issues, should the need arise. We offer a guarantee period during which we offer replacement staff as detailed in our Terms of Business.

Why Choose Us?

Through our knowledge in the industry, and are extensive contacts and attention to details, we have developed a strong reputation in excellence. We pride ourselves in our friendly, personal touch and take the time to build a strong relationship with our clients. Much of our business derives from personal recommendations.

Recent Vacancies

Housekeeper, live out Kensington

A live out Housekeeper required for family of four, three children aged between 6years and 10 years.  A nanny is employed but the candidate must be child friendly and if had some experience of child care would be beneficial.

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, although when the new nanny starts mid September the hours will be 11a.m. to 7p.m. the applicant would be asked at that time to help one day over the weekend, every other weekend.

Main duties are washing and ironing and maintaining the general cleanliness of the home.  To be able to cook healthy delicious meals for the family. At 6pm with the nanny’s help you would be asked to help with the children and read a story to the younger ones.

To start beginning of September.

£500 net per week

Residential cook/housekeeper, Central London

A well organised cook/housekeeper is required to join a team based in Central London.  The principal is an elderly lady has 24 hour carers.

The property is a large flat and the candidate would be required to maintain it to a high standard, the principal enjoys her food so the candidate should be a good cook and be able to prepare delicious food. Would be beneficial if the right person had some previous experience with caring.

Accommodation comprises of own bedroom and ensuite.

To start asap.

£600.00 per week

Housekeeper (weekend) live in

This is a wonderful part time job working for a couple  based in Highgate North London.  Must be a dog lover.

To start at 7pm on Friday, although not necessarily to work that evening but to do the take over from the weekday housekeeper, Saturday and Sunday 7.30 – 7.30. With time off during day.

Candidate must be pro-active, good at laundry and have good housekeeping skills.  Be able to cook healthy meals.

Must speak good English.

To walk the dog is a must, so has to be a big dog lover.

Leave at 8a.m. on Monday when the weekday housekeeper returns.

Accommodation comprises of the staff accommodation.

A lovely position for someone who does not want to work full time.  To start beginning of August.

£32k per year

House Manager – Holland Park, London with travel

A highly experienced House Manager is required to manage a 10,000 sq ft house in Holland Park, London with basement pool and sometimes may be asked to assist in other properties possibly in France and the US  if required.

Need to be knowledgeable on Smart house systems and have a go doer attitude.

Five day week but must be flexible re weekends and days off.

Could be long days when family are in residence but when they are away then time will be given in lieu.

Manage three staff and keep harmonious atmosphere in the house.

Statutory holiday of twenty eight days per year.

Cooking is a plus as is French speaking.

Knowledge of London is necessary, i.e. restaurants, trades, services and so forth.

Hands on to assist in any manner of duties to ensure the home is run smoothly.

To start 14th June, this is a live out position.



A part time housekeeper is required for a family based in Holland Park.

A delightful family, both parents work, they have three children and a full time nanny employed.

The candidate would be required to carry out all household duties four hours a day on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

In addition on a Monday and Friday, you would be required to pick up the nine year old girl from school (nanny will be taking care of the two younger siblings) – (uber would be arranged) and take her to her tennis training, wait for her to finish then drop her off at home (again uber arranged).  So on those days it would be 7 hours.  The current lady starts at 11a.m. and then leaves at 3 to pick up from the school.

If the applicant would like to work extra hours there is the opportunity to work a few hours at the weekend.

To start asap.

£12.00 per hour

Nanny live out Holland Park London

A nanny is required for family of three based in Holland Park, London.

Three day week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 7.30 to 7pm.  To take charge of a delightful fifteen month old baby boy.

Mother is preparing slowly to return to work.  The candidate would be in sole charge of the baby, preparing and feeding, taking him for walks, entertaining, reading stories, bathing him and getting him ready for bed.

This could eventually go to a full time role.

To start asap.

£12.00 per hour


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