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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org