Situation Vacant w/t (6 x 60′) – Follows the work of the Recruitment and Appointments Departments at The Lady magazine.The Lady is England’s longest running women’s weekly, but as well as offering this regular digest to ‘elegant women with elegant minds’ the magazine offers another important service to its readers. This series documents the highly trained and discerning team who help the individuals and institutions who come to them to find the most skilled and reputable domestic staff.
Across the country those seeking domestic staff come to The Lady to place advertisements in the classifieds. From butlers and groundsmen to nannies and housekeepers, this observational documentary series will follow the specific requests and requirements of the readers and the efforts of the team at The Lady to ensure potential employees are the right fit.
Following the process from the moment an advertisement is submitted to the magazines recruiters, through the rigours of the shortlisting and interview process, Situation Vacant (wt) will reveal the skill and attention to detail that goes into finding the right person for some of the most sought after jobs in service.
Channel: Channel 4
Producer: Studio Lambert
Source: Channel 4 press release