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A Guide to Hiring Christmas Staff This Festive Season

  • Publish Date: Posted 8 months ago

Christmas is fast approaching, and with the merry festivities just around the corner, many of our clients are gearing up to celebrate this particular time of the year. But the joyful occasion does come with a fair amount of seasonal stress. From preparing Christmas dinner, looking after family and guests, and keeping the children entertained, it can leave you feeling a little overwhelmed. Therefore, you should consider hiring domestic Christmas staff for that extra bit of help over the holidays.

At Greycoat, we pride ourselves on supplying the finest domestic staff to meet all your Christmas needs. So, what staff can we provide to ensure that your Christmas celebrations go ahead without a hitch?

Christmas Childcare

Christmas is a time for families to come together, often resulting in the need for many children to be cared for all at once. Juggling the responsibilities of hosting a wonderful Christmas while tending to the kids can become a lot of manage.

Throughout the Christmas season, there are likely to be parties and events that may not be suitable for the entire family. Having reliable childcare in place ensures you can savour the magic of the season without worry, knowing your children are in safe, capable hands and well taken care of. 

Our Nannies and Maternity Nurses will be on hand whenever they are required, ensuring that the children are well taken care of and have a fantastic Christmas to remember. With the help of our experienced nannies taking care of your childcare needs, you can focus on spending genuine quality time with your children and making Christmas memories to last a lifetime. 

If your childcare plans fall through or your regular nanny is away during the Christmas period finding replacement childcare during Christmas can prove a very tricky challenge. As the go-to agency for emergency childcare services, we are able to supply exceptional Emergencies Nannies at short notice even during the busy holiday period. 

Whether you have babies, toddlers or older children, we have a range of nannies to suit your personal childcare needs. Both are available for part-time placements to live-in roles. All come with exemplary references and stringent background checks to ensure that we supply the creme-de-le creme of childcare staff for you this Christmas.


Christmas Housekeeper

Housekeepers are one of our most sought-after roles for our clients, and are a perfect addition to your home at this busy time of year. From general cleaning and upkeep of the house, to running errands and taking on childcare duties, a housekeeper is the extra pair of hands that can help take care of you and your home over the Christmas break. 

They'll ensure that everything is organised and running smoothly, allowing you to sit back, relax and enjoy yourself this Christmas. From making sure your house is perfectly set up for the arrival of your guests to helping keep the children entertained over the holidays. 

Christmas Butler and Wait Staff 

Hiring a Butler or Wait Staff can be a fantastic choice in making the Christmas season more manageable. This is especially important when hosting a Christmas party or having many family and friends over on Christmas day. They can provide that extra level of support that makes all the difference. These professionals can help take exceptional care of your guests, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in your role as host. 

If you have a large number of guests attending, having wait staff to attend to them will ensure they have the very best time. Hiring wait staff for Christmas makes certain everyone is well looked after, the food is seamlessly served, and the drinks are kept flowing. At Greycoat we offer an excellent selection of Christmas wait and catering staff, allowing you to socialise with your guests in the knowledge all is being taken care of behind the scenes.

Christmas Chefs and Cooks 

Of course, we couldn't forget about one of the most important aspects of Christmas - the food! A Private Chef is the perfect Christmas gift for you and your loved ones. Because who wants to be stuck in the kitchen on Christmas Day?

We have a talented list of gourmet Dinner Party Chefs and Private Family Cooks, ready to make your Christmas feast an utterly delicious experience. Available to cook for you throughout the Christmas period or just for the day, a private chef will create delicious festive menus for you and your family to indulge in. 

Hiring a Chef for Christmas adds that touch of finesse to the day and allows you to spend more quality time with your family and friends. From creating the menu, sourcing the ingredients, preparing the food and cleaning up after, a private chef takes away all the culinary stress of Christmas day.

Regardless of your request, whether it's a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings or a more refined fine dining menu, a private chef will make your Christmas day extra special and personalise their menu around your specific requests and dietary needs.

At Greycoat Lumleys, our exclusive database of domestic staff is ready and waiting to make your Christmas a truly unforgettable experience. Whether you are a returning client or seeking domestic staff for the first time, we have candidates to suit every budget. So get in touch with our premium staffing team today.

If you would like to find out more about our available Christmas staff then browse our list of candidates here.

If you are looking for a domestic staff job this Christmas then you can find a list of our available roles here or apply to register with us and you will be contacted by one of our expert consultants.