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Katherine Shields Private Staff

Bespoke Household Recruitment

Katherine Shields Private Staff

Bespoke Household Recruitment

Katherine Shields Private Staff

Bespoke Household Recruitment

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Katherine Shields Private Staff

Bespoke Household Recruitment

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Bespoke Household Recruitment

Katherine Shields Private Staff

Bespoke Household Recruitment

Katherine Shields Private Staff

Bespoke Household Recruitment

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Katherine Shields Private Staff

Bespoke Household Recruitment

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Trust. Honesty. Integrity.

These are the values we live by and stand for. We care about getting it right and have the professional knowledge and experience to make that happen. Trust us with your staffing needs, we’re here to help.

  • Katherine is very kind person. She and her team put great care towards everyone involved in recruiting process. Her understanding of the needs from both sides of employer and employee are outstanding. She goes extra length to finding the perfect match. I have recommended her to anyone I know who is looking to recruit. And I will continue giving very positive recommendation to Katherine and her agency.

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    23/11/2022
  • I am so please with Katherine Shield. Very helpful and keep searching for the job with is suitable for me Katherine will never stop searching until she found the one and happy with agreement with both party. I am so lucky to have her as my agent. Trust worthy and honest. Thank you so much for all your help.

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    10/11/2022
  • Had the pleasure of dealing with both Katherine and Hilary on my job search. Hilary was instrumental in the recruitment process and very accommodating with any queries that I had, the best agency I’ve dealt with.She was very attentive and helpful! She help me to prepare for all interviews and by the end helped me get the job, most amazing job ever! I can see why there are many, many positive reviews. Thanks for helping me find my new role Katherine Shieds& Hilary Lavender!

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    09/11/2022
  • Had never heard of katherine shields before . So glad I found them though as they placed Me with a fantastic family just 10 miles from where I live. Couldn't wish for a better work placement and Katherine's staff are so friendly and helpful.

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    09/11/2022
  • A huge thankyou to Katherine for placing my Wife and myself into a role which will suit us both perfectly. The whole process was smooth and very pleasant. We both look forward to our new start.

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    27/10/2022
  • I had a very good experience of dealing with Katherine Shields private staff agency. I highly recommend Katherine and her team. They were very professional and helpful to find for me a new position. Thank you very much for fantastic service and I wish you the best.

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    10/10/2022
  • Katherine Shields private staffing ltd was a good agent so far, they have been very helpful and listen to what sort of perfect family job I wanted and careful selected and filtered the right match with me as very precise and promptly. If any candidate searching for a good roles, try them out they really do help you in humanity way not machine matching. I highly recommend. Thanks Kate, i much appreciated and keep up the good work as you always do👍🏼 Take care Emily😃

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    10/09/2022
  • Katherine Shields private staffing ltd was a good agent so far, they have been very helpful and listen to what sort of perfect family job I wanted and careful selected and filtered the right match with me as very precise and promptly. If any candidate searching for a good roles, try them out they really do help you in humanity way not machine matching. I highly recommend.

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    10/09/2022
  • Katherine Shields private staffing ltd was a good agent so far, they have been very helpful and listen to what sort of perfect family job I wanted and careful selected and filtered the right match with me as very precise and promptly. If any candidate searching for a good roles, try them out they really do help you in humanity way not machine matching. I highly recommend. Thanks Kate, i much appreciated and keep up the good work as you always do👍🏼 Take care Emily😃

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    06/09/2022
  • Katherine Shields is very professional and has pleasant positive personality. Full commitment all the way. Constant updates and never too much trouble to send an email or phone to let me and my husband know that all is going well. Great service!

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    10/08/2022

Featured Candidates

Domestic Couple

Sri Lankan with British passports and over 10 years experience working in private service this delightful couple come highly recommended.

Between them they cover all hands on roles from Butler/house management and maintenance duties to cleaning, housekeeping, cooking and childcare. They have no pets or dependants to accompany and are available with one months notice.

Looking for separate accommodation they are happy to be based in London or the countryside.

Location: London or the country

Availability: Short notice

Salary: £75k+ gross pa

Ref: ZR 2881

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Housekeeper

Immaculate, reliable and hardworking Portuguese housekeeper with over 15 years experience and fabulous references.

She has worked as both a house manager and a housekeeper and is very “hands on”. She is experienced in all areas of house management (dealing with contractors, shopping, Ocado food orders etc) and is happy to cook family meals.

Looking for a live in or daily position in London or the Home Counties and a salary of £40k (with accommodation) or £45k+ (daily)

Location: London, Home Counties

Availability: ASAP

Salary: £40k-£45k+ gross pa

Ref: ZR 4091

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Domestic Couple

Super role for high calibre, experienced Housekeeper/Cook & Driver/Maintenance couple to look after two apartments in Mayfair for a retired couple relocating from India to London. This is a brand new role and appreciative employer is looking for a long term couple with a strong work ethic and excellent references.

Duties to include all housekeeping, cleaning and laundry to high standards and cooking using fresh ingredients. Caterers can be brought in when entertaining. Driving for errands, airport runs and general house maintenance as required. An electric car will be available to use.

Important that couple have real longevity in previous roles and are non smokers.

Interviewing now to start when ideal couple found.

Top salary negotiable according to experience around £80k gross pa. Separate flat provided nearby as staff accommodation.

(Employer will also consider taking on an experienced single Housekeeper/Cook)

Location: Mayfair, W1

Availability: ASAP

Salary: £80k gross

Ref: ZR 308

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Overseas Nanny

An experienced and kind SEN Nanny/ABA therapist is sought for a seven year old girl in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The family are looking for a knowledgeable, patient and energetic ABA therapist to work as a school shadow, overseeing day-to-day management of her learning programme and able to implement and continue the ABA programme already set up. The ability to teach independence and help the child reach her full potential whilst communicating with parents is important.

Arranging and conducting extra curricular activities in the holidays.

Required to travel on holiday with the family.

This position is full time working six days per week, 8 to 10 hours a day.

Driver not essential.

Separate accommodation provided.

Excellent salary neg in the region of £70k pa tax free.

Interviewing now for an ASAP start.

Location: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Availability: ASAP

Salary: £70k gross

Reference: ZR 306

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“Highly recommended . Katherine was very efficient and well focused at finding just the right person to fit our needs.”

Cath Kidston

“Katherine has assisted me in finding a Nanny. Initially the process seemed daunting, but Katherine spent so much time listening at the beginning of the process she was able to fully understand our needs and requirements. Her unique blend of professionalism, experience, and attention to detail with a real care for her clients has meant we have found the perfect match and the process of finding help within our home has been a really positive experience. Thank you Katherine.”

Ms N Arnott

“After being with our first family for 18 years looking for a new position was daunting, we met Katherine who was so encouraging and professional, within a week we had 3 interviews lined up and were offered a job within 10 days!! What we had thought was going to be difficult, with Katherine as our mediator was just so exciting. She understood us as a couple and matched us with the most lovely family. We remain so grateful for the ongoing support and cannot recommend her enough to anyone looking for work in this sector and to any prospective employers.”

Simon & Sherna Forrest

“Katherine and her team provide an exemplary service. They ensure they fully understand the brief, and vet all applicants accordingly. This means the client is presented first time round with a short list of high standard candidates, which is of course the ideal. If you are looking for a first rate staffing agency, look no further.”

Laura Auckland, UK EA to Chairman of major recording company

“With just five weeks to find a new role and home, we immediately contacted Katherine at Katherine Shields Private Staff. She told us not to worry and reassured us that something would come up. Three weeks later we’ve just had confirmation that we have a new job to start. On meeting Katherine you can immediately sense her professionalism. She assesses your personality and your capabilities and is able to match you with the perfect role. We really can’t thank her enough. I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking a future in a private household.”

Roy & Mari-Lyn Hutton – Domestic Couple

People are at the heart of everything we do.

From our discerning clients, to our outstanding candidates and the KS Private Staff team who pull everything together, it’s all about the individuals that make it happen.

We understand that no two clients are the same and know the difference having exactly the right member of staff can make; we pride ourselves on getting quickly to the heart of any brief and supplying the highest possible calibre of candidate.

After all, our people speak for us.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect job or the perfect employee,
we’ll find you the perfect match…

Staffing roles we can help you to fill :

Domestic Couple

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Housekeeper

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House Manager

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Butler

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Chef

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Estate Manager

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Gardener

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Chauffeur

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Overseas Nanny

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Live in Nanny

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Daily Nanny

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Personal Assistant

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If you have a request for a particular member of staff that isn’t listed here please call 020 7101 4684, or email and we will do our best to help.