PRIVATE HOUSEHOLDRecruitment

Roles in 

Private households

Butler
Housekeeper
Chef
Chauffeur
House Manager
Estate Manager
Nanny / Governess
Personal Assistant
Laundress

Responsibilities of Private Staff

Butler
Provide the highest levels of service at all times
Formal table service
Polishing of silverware
Packing / unpacking for travel
Manage database of dietary requirements
Cleaning and organisation of service areas
Housekeeper

Cleaning and deep cleaning of residence
Caring for antique and fine china
Laundry including caring for fine garments
Liaising with the property manager, reporting any maintenance issues, and overseeing contractors/vendors
Overseeing household inventory, including managing expenses for cleaning supplies

Chef
Menu planning
Preparation of meals
Knowledge of all cuisines and confidence in cooking to a high level
Understanding of dietary requirements and allergens
Cleaning, organisation and stock of kitchen
Chauffeur
Drive Principal and family
Maintain car(s) to the highest level
Demonstrate understanding of the local areas infrastructure
Coordinate with team to ensure seamless travel arrangements
Transport principal safely and efficiently to destinations
House / Estate manager
Oversee all operations of the household/estate
Manage the team of staff
Coordinate with principal on all matters
Support with all departments
Recruit and train staff

Nanny / governess

All general nanny duties
Full management of the children’s schedule
Creating a fun and stimulating environment
Supporting the child’s emotional, intellectual, and physical growth
Implementing and supporting the child’s safety

Personal Assistant
Manage the day to day lives of the Principal and his family
Efficiently organise and manage the family’s busy diaries
Coordinate and organise complex travel including hotels, private jets and yachts
Liaise with other staff members within the home and business environment
Handle bill payments
laundress
Manage laundry of household
Ensure delicate and expensive clothing is looked after
Clean and organise laundry facility
Expert handling of all fabrics, including washing, pressing, and steaming

Why choose Silver Swan
for your private household recruitment?

Referencing

Silver swan has an in-house reference checker and we also work with a 5* referencing provider to ensure all candidates are fully verified before being selected for a vacancy.

Global Candidates

Our clients and candidates are global and our extensive database and communities are full of the best candidates, no matter where you are in the world. This puts us in the most competitive position to source the best staff for your private household recruitment needs.

Training

Do you have new team members that you need to train, or want to rework how your existing team operates? We work with two exceptional service trainers who are ready and waiting to offer you high-quality private service training to staff working in households, yachts or jets worldwide.

Communities

We run free WhatsApp communities across the globe for those working as estate managers, palace managers, house managers and personal assistants. These communities ensure that we can foster a network of professionals who share valuable insights and knowledge with each other.

Testimonials & Reviews

Success Stories

Chizz Sasa
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Lorrelaine Ladesma
I just wanted to express my heartfelt thanks to both Silver Swan and Laura for...
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Lorrelaine Ladesma
I just wanted to express my heartfelt thanks to both Silver Swan and Laura for their incredible help in finding the perfect job for me. Their service was truly top-notch – not only did they understand my skills and experience, but they also actively listened to my career goals and found a position that perfectly aligns with them. I can't thank them enough for their guidance and support throughout the whole process. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for their next career move – they're the best!
Lorrelaine Ladesma
Lorrelaine Ladesma
James Prieto
Silver Swan and it’s staff are great. They are very personable, grounded yet...
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James Prieto
Silver Swan and it’s staff are great. They are very personable, grounded yet effervescent and genuine. In true service to our private service communities and their clientele. Always a pleasure, like spending time with valuable friends. I’ve known them for the past few years and mostly chatted with Jessica Parkin, who has always been very helpful with questions and possible positions for people I’ve recommended.
James Prieto
James Prieto
Kate Mik
What an amazing company. I have joined the community about a year ago while...
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Kate Mik
What an amazing company. I have joined the community about a year ago while searching for employment. Since then, I have not only found work but became part of a super kind and caring community. We help and support each other. We laugh/ cry and care about each other. Silver swan team organise events for us to meet and unwind. Thank you 🙏🏼 Silver Swan Team 🙏🏼
Kate Mik
Kate Mik
Christina Openshaw
Professional and collaborative, friendly, and extremely supportive community which is the true leading light in ...
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Christina Openshaw
Professional and collaborative, friendly, and extremely supportive community which is the true leading light in PA/EA community forums and groups. Enjoy the workshops/online seminars, social meet-ups with guest speakers, and face-to-face time that Philippa, Laura, and the teams at Silver Swan provide, they really do care about their candidates - I had already got a temp role through the online community group via another member - pretty much as soon as I joined. Fantastic results! Highly recommend the team at Silver Swan. First rate.
Christina Openshaw
Christina Openshaw
Mgd Kpk
I discovered Silver Swan thanks to a private Chef I worked with. He recommended this ...
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Mgd Kpk
I discovered Silver Swan thanks to a private Chef I worked with. He recommended this agency to me, and now I can recommend it to everyone else! Anna and Charlotte are two great recruiters I had the pleasure of talking to. They remembered all my needs and requirements and found me the perfect job for the winter season. I'm so happy! I hope that thanks to you I will have the opportunity to find another great job during the summer season. THANK YOU!
Mgd Kpk
Mgd Kpk
Erich Heidelberger
As an estate manager you sometimes feel like an island, surrounded by work and responsibility ...
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Erich Heidelberger
As an estate manager you sometimes feel like an island, surrounded by work and responsibility with no real connection to others in similar roles. Silver Swan has been instrumental in connecting me with others in similar positions and it has opened so many doors for me personally in terms of connections, recommendations, support and training. They have connected me with other UHNW estate managers, household assistants, personal assistants and others which makes recruiting, job hunting and trading advice and contacts for professional services in my area so much easier. They also have guest speakers and other training professionals lined up to give classes and seminars which I find very useful. Very grateful to Chris for reaching out and bringing me into the community
Erich Heidelberger
Erich Heidelberger
Lucia Huerta Barbera
I was fortunate to connect with Ana and Charlotte during the job selection process for ...
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Lucia Huerta Barbera
I was fortunate to connect with Ana and Charlotte during the job selection process for the winter season. Not only would I like to highlight their great professionalism in the selection process, but also their boldness in choosing a position that matched accurately my needs and preferences. They were very approachable, addressed all my doubts, and above all, they were open, kind and friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend the services of this agency, and I will certainly turn to them if needed in the future. I appreciate your impeccable work.
Lucia Huerta Barbera
Lucia Huerta Barbera
Karla Asis
Thanks to Laura Franzo for an exceptional service throughout the entire process. From the...
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Karla Asis
Thanks to Laura Franzo for an exceptional service throughout the entire process. From the moment she contacted me, she was incredibly helpful and professional, making me feel at ease all the time. What impressed me the most was the Laura's efficiency and speed in delivering results. She's also very accommodating and dedicated to her profession, she is truly an asset of Silver Swan Recruitment Agency. As I have been saying always to you Laura, I am forever grateful for all your help and efforts. You're a star!!! 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟
Karla Asis
Karla Asis
S K
During my recent recruitment process, I had the pleasure of working with Luke Quaintance at ...
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S K
During my recent recruitment process, I had the pleasure of working with Luke Quaintance at Silver Swan. I am pleased to share that my experience was outstanding. Right from the beginning, Luke proved to be highly professional, punctual, and approachable. He offered regular contact so that I always felt in the loop. His friendly demeanour and thorough pre-interview guidance greatly contributed to a positive overall experience. I never felt like I was lost going into an interview, which really helped with nerves! He was extremely flexible when it came to planning around my schedule as well as sorting out difficult administration. Thanks to his help, I was able to secure a dream position.
S K
S K

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