Houseman/Butler Job

  • Sector: Private Households & Estates
  • Function: Butler, House Manager
  • Contact: Jules le Roux
  • Contact Phone: +442072339950
  • Start Date: August 2024
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 116470
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Live out Houseman / Butler Job in London

The Principal lives in London and is seeking a live-out candidate to assist him in the apartment with housekeeping, maintenance, cleaning, light cooking and general errands.

 Main duties include but would not be limited to:

  • Responsibility for keeping the apartment and surroundings immaculately clean and tidy at all times.

  • This will entail: dusting, polishing, mopping, brushing, vacuuming and cleaning of valuable effects, leather care, solid wood floors, luxury rugs, marble and onyx surfaces, crystalline glass, mirrors, windows etc. and all rooms of the apartment including kitchen, bathrooms, bedroom, dressing rooms, dining, lounge, corridor and garden area

  • Laying and clearing tables, washing of utensils, crockery, cutlery and glassware at breakfast and lunch

  • Taking care of the laundry, changing the towels, making the bed daily and changing the bedding twice weekly with fresh sheets or as requested

  • Taking care of the Principals wardrobe (folding clothes and store correctly in dressing room), polish and clean footwear, clean stains on clothing. On occasion packing clothes for the Principal and laying out clothes for occasions

  •  Taking care of the Principals supplements, gym drinks, protein drinks etc

  • Replenishing and restocking consumables including but not limited to: supplements, medication, toiletries, cleaning items, basic food items requested by the Chef, kitchenware and items requested by the Principal

  • Ensuring any basic DIY is carried out (changing light bulbs, repair fuses, fix loose cupboard doors etc) and ensuring that any damage /defects found are repaired

  •  Working with maintenance contractors for electrics, lighting (Creston system), heating and water systems (BMS alarm systems), air-con system, electronic shutters, indoor mini pool system, fire system and gardening plants / garden irrigation system as well as ad-hoc systems

  • Working with the building management on all aspects affecting the apartment

  • Keeping maintenance service areas clean and ensuring apartment temperatures consistent

  • Liaising and communicating with the Chef, assisting him at all times where possible

  • Liaising and communicating with the Business PA at all times including providing meter readings, giving household and private bill payments and urgent mail to the office on a timely basis.

  •  On occasion: formal butler service to Principal for business dinners and lunches including washing of utensils, crockery, cutlery and glassware

  • Taking the classic car for MOT /Service /filling up with fuel /ensuring battery fully charged

We are looking for a meticulous, hard-working and dedicated individual. proactive, adaptable individual. Self-motivated and composed - able to work in a quiet environment independently with little supervision

UK driving licence essential

Base Salary £55k per annum dependent on experience

Usual work hours: 7am - 3pm, Monday to Friday

When the principal is in residence you will be required to do these hours plus half day on Saturdays.