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Communication is the key

Communication is the key
When Cooks, Chefs and clients come together, communication is the key to success. Once Greycoat Lumleys has confirmed a job, we then put both parties in touch to sort through the details and work out proposed menus etc. As a client, you may have a ...
Posted: 18 July 2017 16:24:00
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality

Open Day Kingston-Upon-Thames

Open Day Kingston-Upon-Thames
Due to a high level of demand in the area, we are seeking high quality staff to work in private households in Kingston upon Thames and the surrounding areas. We will be holding an open day in Kingston on the 27th July 2017, so you don't need to ...

How to Lose your Nanny in 10 Days

How to Lose your Nanny in 10 Days
1. Don’t sort the paperwork Ideally you should have a contract in place before your nanny starts, but if you don’t then make signing one a top priority. Aside from being a legal obligation on your part, it’s a good idea to have ...
Posted: 06 July 2017 15:14:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education

What Makes A Good Dinner Party Chef by Laura Sandels

What Makes A Good Dinner Party Chef by Laura Sandels
About the Consultant… Name: Laura Sandels Job Title: Recruitment consultant What did you do before joining Greycoat Lumleys? I used to work in the Head Office for a large retail company outside of London. I also in a former ...
Posted: 22 June 2017 11:28:16
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality

Greycoat Lumleys Nanny/Housekeepers

Greycoat Lumleys Nanny/Housekeepers
A Nanny/Housekeeper is a hugely popular choice for modern families and one of the most requested job types. ‘Multi-tasking’ and ‘flexibility’ are key words in so many work places these days and private homes are no ...
Posted: 22 June 2017 11:22:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education, Private Households & Estates

Getting Out And About – Client Visits Throughout The North

Getting Out And About – Client Visits Throughout The North
Having an office based in Buxton makes it easier for our candidates, old and new to come to register with us. The biggest benefit however is that we can get out to see our clients easily and we spend at least 1 or 2 days per week getting out and ...

Holiday Nannies - have you booked yours?

Holiday Nannies - have you booked yours?
Holiday booked - ✔ Bags packed - ✔ Tickets ready - ✔ Dog sitter booked - ✔ Holiday Nanny – X Greycoat Childcare has a number of candidates who can travel with you on holiday to take care of the children and give you some ‘me ...
Posted: 09 June 2017 09:46:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education

Candidate Available - Passionate Well -Travelled Chef

 Candidate Available 65579 This candidate is a highly creative cook who is passionate about using the best ingredients locally produced and has a very good understanding of how food is produced. He created his own high calibre private catering ...
Posted: 08 June 2017 11:27:13
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality

Are you a mother or nanny looking for a fresh & exciting role?

Are you a mother or nanny looking for a fresh & exciting role?
Then look no further than the role of a School Matron or Mistress! Many of you with children at boarding school will be aware of the highs and lows your children experience. The role of the modern Matron has changed dramatically over recent years, ...
Posted: 06 June 2017 09:31:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education

What Makes A Good Live in Housekeeper by Dominique Smith

What Makes A Good Live in Housekeeper by Dominique Smith
About the Consultant… Name: Dominique Smith Job Title: Live in Housekeeper Consultant (in London) What did you do before joining Greycoat Lumleys? I worked as a Housekeeper for a private client of Greycoat Lumleys in ...
Posted: 31 May 2017 12:13:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

Temporary Housekeeping Jobs in London, UK and International

Temporary Housekeeping Jobs in London, UK and International
Here at Greycoat Lumleys we are experiencing a huge trend and demand in the market place for experienced and excellent temporary Housekeepers. We have a growing number of clients all over the UK and internationally who require Housekeepers on a ...
Posted: 25 May 2017 15:09:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

Have you worked long term for the same employer? Here is Greycoat Lumleys’ advice and tips for longevity and success.

Have you worked long term for the same employer? Here is Greycoat Lumleys’ advice and tips for longevity and success.
Working long term for the same employer can be very satisfying – you can reach a deep level of trust and understanding and can both reap the benefits of familiarity, security and consistency. But it can be easy to fall into routines and not be ...

Live in Housekeeping / Cook job on the beach in Hove, East Sussex

Live in Housekeeping / Cook job on the beach in Hove, East Sussex
Featured Job Are you a Housekeeper with previous experience working in a private household and looking for your next challenge? Would your dream job include working in a beautiful home on the beachfront in an idylic seaside town? We have ...
Posted: 16 May 2017 11:50:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

WHO IS HOLDING THE BABY? : Modern Day Maternity Nurses

WHO IS HOLDING THE BABY? : Modern Day Maternity Nurses
“The role is not to become a surrogate mother!” Parents employ Maternity Nurses to care for their new-born baby. The Maternity Nurse generally starts when the Mother arrives home from hospital, but often they need to be booked 6 ...
Posted: 10 May 2017 15:22:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education

Why You Should Never Lie on Your CV

Why You Should Never Lie on Your CV
One of Greycoat Lumleys’ Recruitment Consultants came across an article recently and it had such sound advice, we wanted to share it with you, in case you missed it. Here is Greycoat Lumleys’ take on it: Your CV is the first thing ...

Candidate Available - Amazing Chef

Candidate Available - Amazing Chef
Candidate 102267: We are proud to showcase this candidates menu. This candidate has worked up the ranks and for many years and has provided a diverse range of immaculate delicacies. We are delighted to provide a sample of this candidate's ...
Posted: 25 April 2017 09:34:07
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality

Caring For Fabrics

Caring For Fabrics
With so many fabrics now on the market, it pays to know how to keep your clothes and fabrics in the best possible shape. Here are some helpful tips on how to handle certain fabrics. Acetate General: Usually best dry cleaned. If ...
Posted: 24 April 2017 15:04:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

Why Choose To Hire A Private Nanny?

Why Choose To Hire A Private Nanny?
As more mothers return to work, Greycoat Childcare and Education is seeing a big increase in the call for Part Time Nannies; roles which we are successfully filling, as there is a wider availability of candidates looking for Part Time work. We are ...
Posted: 18 April 2017 11:35:00
Filed under:Childcare & Education

Information for Gardeners - A Guide to Looking for Work with Greycoat Lumleys

Information for Gardeners - A Guide to Looking for Work with Greycoat Lumleys
Once you have been interviewed by Greycoat Lumleys and are fully registered, and reference checked, hopefully we will have some exciting job opportunities to interest you. You will need to attend interviews with prospective employers. Here are our ...
Posted: 07 April 2017 16:56:00
Filed under:Private Households & Estates

Candidate Available - Award Winning Private Chef

Candidate: 65579 This candidate is a highly creative cook who is passionate about using the best ingredients locally produced and has a very good understanding of how food is produced. He created his own high calibre private catering business which ...
Posted: 07 April 2017 16:52:03
Filed under:Catering & Hospitality

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