LIVE-IN TRAVELLING BUTLER / PA
Posted - 16 Nov 2018
Location - CENTRAL LONDON, UK
Our client is seeking a Live-in Travelling Butler / Personal Assistant for their property in Central London.
The ideal candidate will need excellent personnel management skills and have worked within a household consisting of an elderly couple or individual for a period of five years or more.
The position will involve travelling between various European locations and assisting the Principal with his day-to-day needs.
Excellent communication, observation and organisational skills
IT skills including report writing
Office management skills
Experience of working with the elderly over a long period of time
Sympathetic to the changing needs of an elderly individual, and an ability and willingness to adapt to demands as required
Medical training / nursing qualification a plus
Driving licence (manual)
Languages: English – to mother tongue standard preferred.Swedish and/or Spanish - not required but would be beneficial
Responsible for the wellness of the Principal – assisting with personal care and medication
Oversee cooking – grocery shopping and home cooked nutritious meals
Ensure the private residences are kept in a pristine condition
Liaising with the various Local Property Managers (who report to Global Head of Property) of the private properties
Maintaining a Household Manual & Guidelines including contact information for suppliers for the properties
Assisting with Housekeeping – with laundry, cleaning and linen
Responsible for liaising with Local Property Managers for any household maintenance
Maintaining the household budgets and inventory list, and ensuring necessary supplies kept in stock
Preparing staff rota (Butler/external staff)
Checking/approval of staff’s timesheets and expense reporting to Family Office
To accompany the Principal, as required, to various events and appointments
Hiring and overseeing private staff with the approval of the Principal and his daughter
Ensuring that all homes are clean and ready for the arrival of the Principal, as well as properly closed upon departure
Assisting with the care of the Principal’s dog
Ensuring that all cars are properly maintained
Assisting to organise travel and transportation for Principal and private staff
Ensuring medication is up-to-date and that there is sufficient medication
Working hours are a minimum 40 hours a week / 5 days a week, reasonable overtime expected.This may include shifts, weekends and extra cover whilst other staff are on leave or absent.
A private room will be provided, adjacent or within the property where the Principal is residing. Meals included during working hours. The staff kitchen can be used to prepare meals when not on duty.
A high-end salary is on offer depending on the experience.
Ref: EHS #2300