11 Jun What Is A Domestic Couple?
What Does A Domestic Couple Do?
A domestic couple will usually offer services that cover two sides of domestic help, one may be a housekeeper/cook/nanny and the other may work as a gardener, chauffer or handyman. However in some cases they be a housekeeper and a butler, nanny and a chef or any combination of skills – it is really dependent on what the client is looking for or what you can offer as a domestic couple.
A domestic couple will usually be a romantic couple, usually married or long-term who work well together and complement each other’s skills. However, in some cases they could be good friends or family. They will live within the property grounds in separate accommodation with their own living quarters. This is often one of the ideal jobs for couples who want to be able to live and work together and wouldn’t be likely to see other much otherwise due to work commitments.
What Should We Consider When Looking At Jobs For Domestic Couples in London?
Domestic couple jobs in London are an ideal opportunity as it will provide you with accommodation in London and means no commute to work. What you do need to consider is that your accommodation, partnership and any benefits may be taken into consideration when it comes to the salary offered. Domestic couples will generally be paid slightly less than two separate members of staff and you will be paid as a couple, but often the benefits are more than worth it.
Having young children doesn’t necessarily put you out of the running for domestic couples jobs. If there is the appropriate accommodation and childcare, this can be accounted for. The preference will usually be mentioned in the job description, but we are happy to clarify this for you.
If you are considering looking for jobs for couples in London, you should be able to work well as a team and be able to separate your personal life from the role. You will need good communication skills and strong foundations as a couple to be able to resolve any conflict between you so that it does not interfere with your work or professionalism.
It is understandable that as a couple, you may wish to take any holiday or leave together. This is expected so try to give your household as much notice as possible, so they can accommodate during your absence.
Where Do We Find Jobs For Domestic Couples in London?
At The Graham Agency, we help to match our clients with the perfect candidates for the role. If you would like to know about the latest jobs for couples, please visit our jobs page to see our current positions available and get in contact if you see a role that is suitable for you with the vacancy reference number