Under Butler | Vauxhall

£28,000 to £30,000

 

Our clients are looking for an Under Butler to work at their beautiful, fully-staffed property in Nine Elms/Vauxhall, London.

The under butler will support the Butler Team with a wide range of operationally essential tasks. The under butlers are also expected to work in partnership with the estate team to provide the highest levels of operational service and performance.

This is a busy household where every member of staff needs the ability to think on their feet and show they understand the importance of following instruction!

This entry level position offers a truly unique opportunity to learn butler skills in a property renowned for the high service standards it delivers to The Principals and guests.

5-days (45hrs per week excluding breaks)

Please Note. Candidates who apply for this role must already be living and working in London. 

JOB REFERENCE

#6336

SALARY

£28,000 to £30,000

CURRENCY

GBP

LOCATION

London | Nine Elms / Vauxhall

POSITION

Under Butler

ACCOMMODATION OFFERED

No

LOOKING FOR COUPLE

No

TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD

Professional / Philanthropist, Formal Household, City Based

EXPERIENCE

1 - 4 years

LANGUAGE

English

DRIVING LICENCE

No

PREFER NON SMOKER

Yes

VALID DBS

No

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assisting with all types of service, including: butler, silver, tray, bar and pool service.
  • Assisting with front of house service, meeting and greeting guests.
  • Assisting with laying up and clearing of meal service.
  • Cleaning and restocking of bars, coffee, tea and water points as required.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of pantry areas, stock-rooms, service-areas and garden pavilions.
  • Conservation, cleaning and polishing of: china, crystal, silverware and gilt (specialist training offered).
  • Helping with stock-taking and inventory management, including china, silverware, crystal, cigars, wines and spirits.
  • Helping with cellar management, including fine wine, spirits and cigars.
  • Helping to ensure proper stock-rotation.
  • Assisting with furniture and room adjustments, as instructed by the Principal and guests 
  • Co-ordinating luggage delivery/collection to and from rooms.
  • Valeting duties, including packing and unpacking.
  • Helping with service in the Spa as requested.
  • Recording and relaying messages.

Entry Requirements

  • The ability to understand the importance of discretion!
  • 2-years previous butler experience and/or training in a hospitality college or accredited butler academy,
  • Good written and spoken English skills,
  • Proficiency in excel and word, and email,
  • European language skills would be helpful.

 

Candidates must

  • Be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change, which might include working weekends and bank holidays at short notice. Time will be given in lieu when overtime is worked,
  • Attend all training courses as and when required.
  • Willing to learn new skills and enhance current knowledge.

Eligibility

Candidates must show

  • The highest standards of personal grooming,
  • A critical eye for detail,
  • They have the ability to work efficiently independently or as part of a team,
  • They will carry out any other duties that may be reasonably requested by the Head Butler or member of the senior management team.

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