Signature Staff

Personal Assistant

Signature Staff will help your Family Household, Family Office or Business identify the perfect personal assistant or executive assistant.

Personal assistants have a wide range of duties including: Overseeing staff and staff schedules, assisting with all administrative needs of the private household / family office / business, undertaking basic book keeping and managing bills, travel and diary management, assisting with event planning and carrying out ad hoc personal errands.

Availability

A personal assistant can be either live in or live out, and will work up to 10-12 hours per day for 4, 5 or 6 days per week.

At the higher salary levels, personal assistants will likely be ‘on-call’ for part of the weekends.

Salary expectations

A personal assistant can expect to ear between £35,000 – £100,000 per annum depending on hours worked and their own background / experience.

 

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FAQs

Does Signature Staff charge candidates a fee to register?
Open Does Signature Staff charge candidates a fee to register?

No fee is paid by candidates at any time during their interaction with Signature Staff.

What are the best household staff interview questions?
Open What are the best household staff interview questions?
  • Please outline your relevant qualifications for the role.
  • What do you enjoy about working in the role?
  • What skill-set do you have as a domestic staff member that make you a valuable asset to the household?
  • Our expectation is that within your role you would complete certain duties. Are there any duties outlined in the job description that you aren’t happy to undertake?
  • Do you have any dietary requirements?
  • Do you intend to stay in the house on your days off or go home?
What background checks do Signature Staff run on you, the candidate?
Open What background checks do Signature Staff run on you, the candidate?

References: we require you to have at least 3 years’ experience with checkable references – we don’t just stop at two referees

Face-to-Face Meeting: We ask you to attend a face to face meeting at our Central London office, during this interview, we’ll verify your identity, working rights; site your documentation and make sure we have a thorough understanding of your skill-set, experience and what you are looking for in a job.

Certificates

  • Your Photo ID: either a valid passport or driving licence
  • Your identity documentation: Passport, Driving Licence, NI No, etc.
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK if you are seeking a position in the UK
  • Reasons for any gaps in your employment history
  • Certificates to evidence your qualifications
  • An up-to-date DBS certificate (for those working with children)
  • An up-to-date First Aid certificate (for those working with children)
How many years’ relevant work experience must a candidate have in order to register with Signature Staff?
Open How many years’ relevant work experience must a candidate have in order to register with Signature Staff?

We require a minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a private household.

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