Signature Staff

Signature Staff (formerly Occasional & Permanent Staff) has been successfully placing members of household staff with families based in the UK or overseas for over 60 years.

From nannies to chefs, Signature Staff acts as a matchmaker to source the candidate that is the best-fit for your household based on your requirements and their skill-set and personality.

The Signature Staff team knows what our clients require from their household staff, having worked in private households as nannies, maternity nurses, and housekeepers ourselves.

We are particular about who we represent both from a client and candidate perspective as we want to ensure roles are long-lasting and relationships enduring.

Jul 18, 2024  
£57,000 - £63,000 yearly
Daily Nanny - Holland Park, London - Late September/Early October 2024 This lovely family is looking for a sole charge nanny to look after their three children – 7 year old son, 2 year old daughter & 6 month old son.  You will be responsible for doing the school runs, helping with homework, planning activities and play dates, monitoring milestones, and standard nursery duties. They are very active children who love to spend time outdoors, going to the park, and playing football, so are looking for someone who is happy to get stuck in with sports and creative play as well as quieter activities at home.  This is a sole charge role so you’ll be able take charge in booking classes, organising play dates and managing the children’s diaries.  The oldest child is at school full time and the little girl will be starting nursery 5 mornings per week in September. Mum is currently on maternity leave, and is looking to return to work...
Signature Staff Holland Park, London, UK Full time
Jul 18, 2024  
£45,000 - £50,000 yearly
Live In Nanny - Highgate, London - September 2024 This family is looking for a proactive nanny to look after their 4 year old son and 2 year old daughter.  The little boy will be starting school in September and the little girl is at nursery 3.5 days per week. When the children are at school, you’ll be responsible for all nursery duties, planning activities and play dates, along with some admin duties such as grocery shopping, running errands and keeping the house neat and tidy between Housekeeper visits. In the afternoon, you’ll be responsible for taking the children to classes and activities, helping with homework, and overseeing the evening routine.  When the children are in school, you’ll be responsible for light housekeeping duties such as keeping the kitchen and bathrooms clean, light vacuuming, and laundry. They do have a part time cleaner, so it is maintaining the house between visits.  The...
Signature Staff Highgate, London, UK Full time
Jul 18, 2024  
£65,000 yearly
Devoted Chauffeur/Valet based in Mayfair, London – Start ASAP Once in a lifetime opportunity to work for a busy entrepreneur working as a chauffeur and valet to assist him in his day to day life in Mayfair, London. Due to the nature of the role, the client needs a flexible candidate to be on hand at any time, so there are not set days/hours. However, the client travel’s 8 – 10 weeks of the year without requiring assistance, so this would be treated as holiday/time off for the Chauffeur. Please see below an in-depth description of duties the Chauffeur/Driver will need to carry out: Driver: Experience driving luxury vehicles is a must (i.e. Bentley) Experience driving in London, the wider UK and must feel confident driving in the EU & US Responsible for taking the car to be cleaned, repaired and general maintenance of the vehicle Driving High Profile/VIP clients and guests of the Principal, when required Day-to-day, when in...
Signature Staff Mayfair, London, UK Full time
Jul 18, 2024  
£45,000 - £50,000 yearly
Live-Out Mandarin-Speaking Housekeeper wanted in Regents Park – Start ASAP A very large home near Regents Park is on the hunt for a Mandarin speaking housekeeper to join their housekeeping team for an UHNW family. The team consists other housekeepers, who will work on a rota to ensure that the house is constantly kept up to very high standards. The housekeeper will be required to carry out traditional housekeeping duties such as deep cleaning bedrooms and bathrooms, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, running errands  and polishing. The candidate will also be required to carry out all laundry care, including ironing, washing, caring for delicates, washing linen and changing beds. Occasional travel with the family will also be required within the role so the candidate will need to be happy to carry this out. Finally, the family do have chef however, the client does require the housekeeper to cook from time to time and lend a hand in the kitchen wherever needed....
Signature Staff Regents Park, London, UK Full time
Jul 18, 2024  
£50,000 - £55,000 yearly
Live-in OR Live-out Efficient Head Housekeeper Based in the Cotswolds – Start ASAP We are on the hunt for an extremely proactive head housekeeper to join a very large secondary residence for a UHNW family in the Cotswolds. This candidate needs to be highly experienced working in UHNW households, as the client has extremely high standards when it comes to housekeeping and the presentation of their home. It is imperative that the head housekeeper they hire, understands how to maintain these standards on a consistent basis. The head housekeeper will be working closely alongside the Estate Manager, making sure each other’s timetables align. It is important that the head housekeeper works well within a team and is also able to take direction. Due to the nature of the client, the candidate will need to be very discrete and appreciative of their privacy. The candidate must be at ease in both formal environments when guests are around as well as more informal...
Signature Staff Cotswolds, UK Full time
Jul 18, 2024  
£41,500 - £45,900 yearly
Daily Nanny - Aldersbrook, London - September 2024 This family is looking for a daily nanny to look after their 3 year old daughter and 1 year old son.  The oldest goes to nursery full time so the majority of the day will be spent with the little boy. You will be responsible for sourcing new activities, planning play dates, organising activities at home, and maintaining routines.  You will be responsible for the school runs, although Mum tries to do the morning drop off, taking her to classes- she currently loves ballet, swimming and gymnastics and the park. The bath time routine is split between you and mum, and the children are in a good routine.  You’ll also be responsible for all nursery duties relating to the children, including batch cooking meals from scratch, so someone who loves cooking would be a bonus! Working hours are 7:45-6/6:30 either Monday to Thursday or Tuesday to Friday (days will be...
Signature Staff Aldersbrook, London, UK Full time
Jul 18, 2024  
£29,000 - £37,000 yearly
Live-Out Private Chef for a family of four in Lisbon, Portugal. Start- September (EU Passport Required). We are currently seeking a talented and creative chef to join a lovely household of four in Lisbon, Portugal, starting this September. The family includes two young children (5 years old and 1 year old), and they all enjoy fresh, nutritious, Mediterranean-style food. As the private chef, you will be responsible for preparing lunch and dinner each day, catering to the family’s preferences and dietary needs. You’ll have the freedom to create your own menus, incorporating a variety of flavours and cuisines to keep meals exciting and varied. Additionally, you’ll be required to source fresh ingredients from local markets and butchers, ensuring that each meal is of the highest quality. Once a week you will have the opportunity to create an exciting meal with no budget, allowing you to get particularly creative. The household has a dog, so the chef...
Signature Staff Lisbon, Portugal Full time
Jul 18, 2024  
£37,000 - £45,000 yearly
Live In Norland Nanny - Pimlico, London - September 2024 Start This family is looking for a live in nanny to look after their two boys ages 15 months and almost 3 year old.  Both boys are very active, so they have lots of activities throughout the week including classes, play dates, park trips and activities at home. They are looking for someone who will take sole charge and run the boy’s lives. Along with activities, you’ll be responsible for cooking meals for the children, doing their laundry, and standard nursery duties.  There is a great local network of nannies, and the boys love their weekly play dates with friends, both in the home and group trip to museums etc.  The oldest boy will be starting nursery 5 mornings a week in the autumn, so you’ll have the mornings for 1 on 1 time with the little one.  They are looking for someone who can take full autonomy, but also be happy to give advice to Mum & Dad on milestones, sleep,...
Signature Staff Pimlico, London, UK Full time