Irving Scott Specialise In Finding Your Ideal Domestic Staff
We understand that hiring domestic staff is about discovering the best match for you.Of course, the domestic household staff we provide are of the highest calibre through our experience of sourcing and vetting. You would expect no less from a boutique domestic staffing agency that prides itself on attention to detail.
What makes us special is understanding the right match for you – this means understanding the people involved, through constant communication and industry insights.
We are approachable, taking the time to get to know people and building relationships. Every client is special, which is why we provide a dedicated service with one-to-one attention.
Our bespoke service is built around understanding people. We use our expertise in psychology and private staff specialist knowledge to find your ideal match for household staff.
Our unique approach saves you time, meaning fewer CVs for you to sift through. We use all tools available to discover the best match for you, including psychology.
There is no such thing as the best domestic staff – just the best match for you.
Irving Scott was started by a mother and son team.
We noticed that domestic staffing agencies were not providing the bespoke service and attention to detail that was needed. We decided to set up Irving Scott as a boutique domestic staffing agency more responsive to clients’ needs. Irving Scott is “…as good at psychology as it is staff” (Sunday Times
): we do this by carefully and skilfully matching candidates to your needs, always putting forward only the best candidates.We have close relationships with our candidates and principalsThis allows us to form a well-rounded understanding of candidates’ suitability beyond their specific professional skills. We believe that matching candidates to principals on personality and working style is crucial to the success of placements in private residences.
We believe in quality over quantity, which is why you won’t receive dozens of options from us whenever you ask us to fill a position. We aim to put forward no more than three candidates in the first instance. Candidates put forward will be those who have truly impressed us, whom we believe to be the best fit for your home. Saving precious time is one of many benefits clients can enjoy when working with our agency: we believe that sifting through a stack of irrelevant CVs should not have to be on your to-do list.
We make sure that our candidates have the necessary experience within similar households and luxury hotels to thrive within your sacred spaces and make your life easier. All candidates are thoroughly background checked so that our clients can be confident that new additions to their household are trustworthy and reliable. We take client confidentiality extremely seriously, which is why both we, and our candidates, are happy to sign non-disclosure agreements where necessary.We have a number of high-calibre candidates on our books, whom we find through active headhunting and a variety of other sources: exclusive networking events; long-established, trusted partners; referrals through other brilliant candidates we have successfully placed. This means we can provide you with candidates who tick all the boxes within a very short space of time.