Professional and Personal Domestic Service
We are dedicated to helping you find your next valuable member of your household and have exceptional candidates available to live in or out, working the hours you need.
The Drake Approach
When a request for staff is made, Drake’s selection and placement service ensure the best person with the required skills and attributes is provided.
Our friendly, expert consultants offer a truly personal service, and work in consultation with you to ensure that all staff placed with you are of the highest professional and personal standards, and that the service you receive is exceptional.
Home Visits: We pride ourselves on finding the right fit for your household, and as such we like to take the time to visit you in your home to enable us to truly understand your needs and find the right person to work alongside your family.
Professional Advice: Our consultants are trained professionals and we are more than happy to advise and provide you with as much information as possible that will allow you to make the right choice, including advice regarding contracts, visas and interview procedures.
Trial Period: To allow you to truly assess how your new staff member will fit within your home, Drake offers a fee-free trial period of up to 3 days.
We are proud members of the Association of Nanny Agencies (ANA), which exists with the intention of "Making Standards Matter" and raising the standards of professional excellence within the UK nanny industry. It is the only UK not-for-profit trade association for nanny agencies who demonstrate the highest of care and professional excellence within the industry.
Quality Assured Domestic Staff
When finding someone to take care of your loved ones and work within your home, it is essential that you can trust them. You can rest assured that we will never present a candidate to you that we have not already personally interviewed and vetted.
Drake performs a rigorous process of quality checks for every candidate including:
- Face-to-Face Interviews
- 3 Verbal Reference Checks
- Reference Letters from previous employers
- DBS Checks (formerly CRB Checks)
- Verification of Experience
- Right to Work Visas