Trainee Butler/Valet

£22,000 - £24,000

 

We are looking to employ a trainee butler/valet to work at a beautiful country estate located near Guilford in Surrey.

Working with and under a senior Butler/Valet, this is an excellent opportunity for someone who already has 5-Star hotel or cruise ship experience, who would like to further their career by moving into a Private Household work environment.

This is a full time, live-in position.

JOB REFERENCE

#5937

SALARY

£22,000 - £24,000

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

Guildford in Surrey

POSITION

Butler / Valet

START DATE

10-Dec-2018

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

Yes

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Mansion, Titled Family, Formal Household, Rural Location

EXPERIENCE

1 - 4 years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

Yes

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

Yes

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist Butler / Valet with all duties.
  • Preparing and serving of all meals and refreshments as required. (Butler and Silver Service)
  • Assisting in presentation of dishes.  
  • Responsible for care of all china, silverware and glassware. 
  • Assist with inventory of all items.
  • Perform regular stocktake and re-stocking items as needed.
  • Assisting the valet in wardrobe management. 
  • Occasional ironing and pressing of clothes.
  • Follow correct procedure when caring for the principles wardrobe.
  • Greeting and serving all refreshments to the principle, family and guests. 
  • Assist with the smooth operation of the household(s).
  • Assist with the cleaning, presentation and layout of the house.

Accommodation

Accommodation is provided along with meals on duty and a uniform; laundry and dry-cleaning are also provided.

Eligibility

The ideal candidate will show:

  • A passion for service;
  • Excellent communicating skills & exhibit a high level of written & spoken English;
  • Excellent time-keeping, this is a very busy environment, and so the ability to manage  time is vital, and;
  • that they understand flexibility is needed and required, and extra hours will be required when the client is in residence.

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