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


A residential housekeeper/driver required for a family based in Hampstead.

The applicant would be required to assist another residential housekeeper with the cleaning of the property, carrying out laundry duties and cleaning to a high standard.

The applicant would also be required to drive.

A forty hour week from Monday to Friday.

Own room, shared bathroom with other housekeeper.

£25k per annum (negotiable)

Housekeeper live in

A cook/housekeeper required to live in for a family of five.  Parents and three children aged 19yrs, 5 years and 4 years.

Monday to Friday eight hour day.

Property is a large five floor and six bedroom home based in Hampstead, duties include cleaning the home, washing and ironing and cooking the family meals, they require a good cook who can prepare healthy family meals.

There is another live in housekeeper who shares the cleaning duties.

Own room, shared bathroom with the other housekeeper.

To start last week in March if possible.

£25k per annum (negotiable)


Houseman position required for high end client based in London. They do spend a few months of the year out of the country.

Our clients are looking for a houseman based in London who can look after their extensive property, clean and perform odd-jobs around the house, property maintenance (internal and external), electrical.  Dog walking.

The successful candidate would be proactive and organised, able to spot problems before they occur, and to work with little supervision.  A good level of English speaking is essential.

Candidates must have a minimum of five years experience in a similar role and be able to provide references and if necessary background checks.

A daily housekeeper is also employed.

£30k per annum

Daily Housekeeper

Experienced housekeeper required to work for a couple based in Knightsbridge.

The role involves, general housekeeping duties, cleaning to a high standard, doing the laundry and being able to care for fine fabrics such as silk and cashmere.  General shopping duties, taking garments to the dry cleaners.  No cooking requirements.

The couple have two dogs which have to be walked, so the applicant must be dog friendly.

The position is live out in the UK with the flexibility to stay over in the property every now and then if the dogs need supervision.

The successful candidate would be proactive and organised, and willing to work with little supervision.  A good level of English is essential.  Candidates must have a minimum of five years experience in a similar role and be able to provide references.

A live out houseman is also employed who shares the dog duties. To start asap.

£30k per annum

Maternity Nurse

Maternity Nurse required for newborn due mid August, for four months

Six day week required. Usual maternity duties expected, to help the baby settle through the nights and get into a familiar routine.

The family have two other young children.  There is a full time nanny employed and a housekeeper/nanny, who are on hand to offer assistance.

The family are based in Belgravia.





Nanny – live in

Family based in Belgravia, London are seeking a residential nanny who can look after two children aged 6yrs and 3yrs, to work alongside another nanny.

Dual care role alongside the other who is very active in instructing on her children’s care.

Taking care of two children’s laundry and tidying their bedrooms and playroom whilst they are at school/nursery.  Suffice to say light housekeeping duties.  A kind but firm personality. Candidate must be polite, respectful and able to follow instructions clearly but also with own initiative.

Live in 5.5 days per week, must have worked with children of this age group.  Private room provided, shared bathroom with one other female staff member. Uniform provided, lightweight and comfortable.

Hours 7.30 a.m. to 7.30 pm, half day Saturday.  Must be able to travel abroad. Start date is TBC depending on candidate availability.

There are a lot of stairs in the house so would probably suit someone younger but not essential.  Would suit Filipino/Asian .  Must speak good English.


£450 - £500 net per week


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