How To Pick The Best Maid Agencies in Singapore

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Most Singaporeans struggle with handling a busy career and their family responsibilities. This is where maid agencies in Singapore step in to offer maid services that can help reduce the burden.

Maids can be a huge help in the house by being responsible for the household chores so that you have more time to focus on other tasks.

The best maid agencies in Singapore will help you oversee all the tedious maid employment paperwork and “heavy lifting” necessary to find the best maid who is trustworthy and good at doing their job.

While there are over 2,000 maid agencies in Singapore, it’s easy to find the best one for your home care needs once you know what to look out for. In this article, we’ll explain the various aspects that a maid agency in Singapore typically covers.

Maid employment services

Most maid agencies in Singapore only provide maid employment services to match families in Singapore with a suitable helper for their home.

However, not every maid agency in Singapore has close connections with source countries that supply potential hires. Because of that, most maid agencies can’t screen the candidates thoroughly enough to assess their suitability.

Homekeeper partners with numerous training centres in source countries with a wide recruitment network at various provinces. All maids are interviewed by our professional interviewers and only qualified helpers are shortlisted.

When finding the best maid agency in Singapore for home care needs, you have to ask the maid agency about their screening process. Without proper screening, suitability of the helper is a big concern.

Maid pre-employment training

After choosing a suitable candidate as a helper for your home, she’ll still have to go through maid pre-employment training before deployment at your home. Through the training, your prospective helper will be acquainted with Singapore families’ home practices.

Not every maid agency in Singapore has tight partnerships with maid training centres. They often outsource to various training centres, resulting in varying qualities of training. The best maid agencies in Singapore are different.

Homekeeper has partnerships with established and reliable maid training providers in Singapore – each of them has trained at least 10,000 helpers over the past 5 years.

Furthermore, all our maid training partners are approved FAST training providers for their tested and proven maid training curriculums.

Maid insurance

In today’s context, applying for maid insurance policies online is easy. However, the paperwork involved can be quite complicated and most families in Singapore don’t have the time to do it themselves.

The best maid agencies in Singapore will take care of maid insurance and the tedious paperwork for you, giving you a peace of mind.

At Homekeeper, we work with only the established and recognised maid insurance providers in Singapore, having offered comprehensive and fair coverage for helpers in Singapore for decades.

Making claims is simple and Homekeeper’s staff will take care everything for you. Upon approval from the maid insurance provider, we’ll mail the cheque to you.

Maid employment paperwork

Last but not least, while direct maid hiring is possible in Singapore, the maid employment paperwork is usually the killer and deal breaker for most employers.

It’s understandable for families who have engaged maid agencies in Singapore and the maid employment paperwork service provided was less than ideal.

The best maid agencies in Singapore would make all maid employment paperwork hassle-free and simple.

From work permit application, work permit renewal, work permit cancellation to routine maid employment paperwork and processing, Homekeeper has your back every step of the way.

Even rare maid employment paperwork services such as document endorsements by the helper’s source country embassy and home leaves processing, Homekeeper can help you with all that.

About Homekeeper International

Homekeeper International (Homekeeper) was founded in 1998 and has helped over 60,000 families in Singapore find a suitable maid to help with their unique home care needs.

Homekeeper takes care of all the tedious maid employment paperwork and provides proper pre-employment training for all the maids so that they are able to adapt quickly and begin work immediately for you.

Homekeeper’s four main services includes:

This comprehensive program allows you to find the most suitable maid and enjoy the smoothest hiring process.

Other than paperwork, Homekeeper also handle all medical- and insurance-related matters and have the experience to settle all these things quickly and efficiently so you can find a good maid that will keep you satisfied with their service for a long time.

If you are looking for the best maid agency in the Hougang area, you can drop by Homekeeper to find a maid that can suit your needs effortlessly.

Don’t take our word for it – you can read Homekeeper’s testimonials to get a feel of what clients have said.

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About the Author

Linda Seh has over 20 years of experience in the Employment industry. She takes the time to thoroughly interview each family and helper to understand their requirements, personalities, and preferences. Her intuition and insight has helped her make placements that result in lasting, harmonious working relationships. Linda now leverages this expertise and experience to simplify your search and ensure you find the ideal and qualified helper to become a valued member of your family.