Private Household, Domestic Staff & Estate Management Recruitment

Your Trusted Private Household & Estate Management Recruitment Partner

Burford Private Household - Private Staff, Domestic Staffing & Estate Management recruitment

Your trusted Private House and Domestic staffing partner

Finding the right private house / domestic staff to enhance a home or estate can be a challenging and time-consuming process.

At The Burford Recruitment Company, we understand the unique needs and requirements of our discerning clients in the Cotswolds. As a specialist recruitment consultancy, we are dedicated to connecting you with exceptional private household domestic staff and estate management professionals who will seamlessly integrate into your team.

Based in Burford, the gateway to the Cotswolds, we are ideally placed to support you and to ensure that we can cater to all your staffing needs.

Our portfolio of positions cover a wide range of roles: Whether you require support with recruiting staff to work inside a property or maintaining and managing the grounds, we can assist you.

Join the growing number of Private Houses and Estates across the Cotswolds that have found exceptional talent through The Burford Recruitment Company.

Our team of specialists recruit for a comprehensive range of positions meaning that we can cater to all of your staffing needs. Whether you’re looking to fill senior/executive positions or high-performing teams, we have the expertise and resources to partner with you, to help you to achieve your goals.

Our Team:

The Private Household and Estate Management team is comprised of Jodie, Maxine and Louisa. Each is experienced and knowledgeable in their sector.

You can contact the team on 01993 225055 or by emailing for a confidential discussion.

Why Choose The Burford Recruitment Company?

Local Knowledge of the Cotswolds:

With years of experience in the Cotswolds, we possess an in-depth understanding of the local market and the specific demands of private households and large estates in this area.

Tailored Approach:

We recognise that every estate is unique, and therefore, we take a personalised approach to recruitment. Our dedicated team of consultants work closely with you to understand your specific requirements, preferences, and values. This allows us to match you with candidates who possess the right skillset, experience, and personality to excel in your team.

Extensive Network:

We have access to an extensive network of local candidates. Our rigorous selection process ensures that we only present you with experienced qualified professionals saving you time and effort.

Confidentiality and Discretion:

We handle all client information with the utmost care and respect, ensuring your privacy is protected throughout the recruitment process.

Private Household & Estate Management Specialists

Private Household / Senior Appointments

Jodie Hannah has worked in recruitment in the Cotswolds for nearly 20 years, and leads the Private Household and domestic staffing team. Jodie is experienced, knowledgeable, and discreet, and is ideally placed to help you find all of your domestic staff for your private household. Jodie’s focus is senior staff including Private Personal Assistants, House Managers, Estate Managers, Housekeepers and Butlers.

Meet our experienced team.

Jodie Hannah - Specialist Private Household Recruiter in the Cotswolds

Private Household / Estate Management

Maxine Gallagher has worked in recruitment in the Cotswolds for over 10 years. Maxine works on both permanent and contract recruitment roles across a variety of sectors. Maxine’s focus is on finding the very best private household, domestic and estate management staff. This includes Nannys, Chefs, Gardeners, and Chauffeurs.

Meet our experienced team.

Estate Management / Property / Hospitality

With a background in property, Louisa-Jayne Ryan supports Cotswold Estates with property management and maintenance. Louisa also assists with the introduction of high-end hospitality and tourism staff for estate businesses.

Meet our experienced team.

Latest Private Household & Estate Management Job Vacancies

Part-Time Housekeeper – Private Family

The Burford Recruitment Company are working on behalf of a private family who are seeking a reliable and cheery Housekeeper to support their busy family life.

The focus of this role is housekeeping, however, there will be some childcare, pet care, and house-sitting responsibilities, providing a fulfilling and varied role for the right candidate.

Domestic Couple

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Domestic Couple to support the seamless operation of a large country family home. The focus of your role will be a Head Housekeeper, with a key focus on organisation and high attention to detail! The Houseman will be required to help with any maintenance duties across the interior and exterior of the property and grounds.

Domestic Cleaner

As a Domestic Cleaner,  you will play a vital role in ensuring the immaculate presentation and pristine condition of the Estate’s interiors, from luxurious guest accommodations to elegant communal spaces. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a world-class environment where attention to detail and exceptional service are paramount.

Houseman / Handyman

The Burford Recruitment Company are delighted to be working on behalf of an UHNWI who is looking for an experienced hands-on Handyman to help look after his secondary residence, a stunning property and grounds located in Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

Butler / Housekeeper

In this multifaceted role, you would have sole responsibility for the house. There are no other household staff, as the principal travels frequently and only resides at this property 90-120 days spread throughout the year, with an average stay of 5-10 days.

Live-In Domestic Couple

The Burford Recruitment Company is thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity for a Domestic Couple to fill the roles of Housekeeper/Cook and Houseman/Estate Worker. You will be joining our prestigious client’s estate located in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. Our client’s property serves as an exclusive, luxury events venue, while also serving as the main residence for the principal and their family.


Housekeeper Moreton in Marsh £35,000 💫 Private medical 💫 Additional holidays 💫 Excellent pension contribution 💫 Uniform provided. The Burford Recruitment Company are proud to present a wonderful opportunity for…

Senior Gardener

Senior Gardener Cirencester £35,000-£40,000 ✅ Full-time ✅ 5 days a week  ✅ Live-out The Burford Recruitment Company are delighted to be working with a private Cotswold country estate on the…

Register in person, or online in 60 seconds

Contact our office and speak to one of our experienced consultants on 01993 225055.

Or, if you are short of time, you can register online in 60 seconds

Our simple online form allows you to specify your minimum salary expectation, maximum commute, hours you wish to work, sectors you wish to work in, all in a few quick clicks!

Register Online

Other Sectors We Cover

Office & Professional Recruitment
Private Household recruitment
Financial Services recruitment