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Houseman / Junior Butler Job

Location UK, East Midlands, Leicestershire
Sector Private Households & Estates
Job Role Butler
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £40,000 gross per annum
Job Number  96460
Created 01 December 2021

Live In Houseman / Junior Butler job Leicestershire - up to £40,000 gross per annum + accommodation

A returning client of Greycoat Lumleys is looking to recruit a Houseman / Junior Butler to work as part of a small team looking after a property near Market Harborough.    The candidate will work with the Housekeeping team and House Manager / Head of Households, mainly at the property in Leicestershire although you may also be required to other properties owned by the principle.  The Principal spends most of their time in Leicestershire as well as hosting family members, business partners, colleagues and friends on a regular basis.  The Household team consists of Head of Household, Housekeeper and 2 part-time assistants.  The house must be in a state of readiness and the Houseman / Butler would be expected to work with the team to ensure high standards at all time.  This could be an excellent role for someone with limited private household but hospitality experience as you can be trained on the job.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

Ensure the smooth running of the Principles house, looking after the Principal, family and guests

Be available to deal with matters relating to both household management and personal assistance and errands (newspapers, coordination of cars, shopping, collecting dry cleaning, dealing with contractors and maintenance issues).

Front of house service, meeting and greeting guests, drinks service, preparing the dining room and waiting at table.

Cover for security

Working with the housekeeping team in a hands on capacity

General property maintenance

Driving and looking after the household cars

Occasional cooking an advantage but not essential

The principles plans can change at short notice so you must be flexible and be able to respond quickly to requests so that the Principal's needs are met efficiently

You need to be an active member of the team and be happy to work evenings and weekends

Accommodation will be offered on the estate - 2 bed cottage which is part-furnished. Rent free and council tax and water rates paid by the employer

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Up to £40,000 gross per annum

40 hours per week over 5 days including some evenings and weekends

Contact Laura Harrall Managing Consultant for Leicestershire 01298 600 414

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