Deputy Hall Butler Apprentice CH & CO CATERING GROUP LIMITED

The delivery of an excellent guest experience to benchers, members, guests, and visitors to Gray’s Inn under the guidance of The Hall Butler. Duties: Set rooms for both Grey's Inn internal and commercial events Assist with the service and movement of Grey's Inn wines Oversee the delivery of all aspects of all customer transactions

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Closing date: 30 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mainly Monday to Friday with occasional weekends, 40 hour working with lieu time given. Shifts to be announced.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Operational support for The Hall Butler with daily lunch service, as well as Grey's Inn benchers' and members' events and functions.
  • Be visible, and represent Grey's Inn at all times.
  • Ensure that members, customers and visitors of Gret's Inn always receive first class service promptly.
  • Actively support and work with the Events Manager to deliver events, as well as oversee and deliver small events with small team.
  • Deputise for The Hall Butler in their absence.
  • Set rooms for both Grey's Inn internal and commercial events.
  • Assist with the service and movement of Grey's Inn wines.
  • Oversee the delivery of all aspects of all customer transactions.
  • Responsibility for declaring daily sales.
  • Assist with the maintenance and cleaning of Grey's Inn’s Silver.
  • Work safely and compliantly according to CH&CO Health and Food Safety policies and procedures.
  • Personal presentation of the team, ensuring adherence to dress code, as well as management of allocation and receipt of team uniforms.
  • Effectively communicate all feedback to The Hall Butler from members and customers.
  • Undertake all training required by the leadership apprenticeship programme.
  • Contribution to the successful delivery of the Grey's Inn mission.
  • Undertake all reasonable management requests.

The training you will be getting

Once the apprenticeship has been completed, a level 4 qualification in Hospitality Management will be achieved.

The apprentcieship training will include:

  • Apprenticship training for Level 4 Hospitality Manager - monthly workshops or webinars.
  • Training on the job, on site as part of their apprenticeship to increase knowledge and skills.
  • One day per month progress review with apprenticeship training provider consultant.
  • Off the job training which includes anything over and above job description.
  • Guidance and mentorship from line manager.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Progress into a full working role as an assistant butler with pay increase and promise of future promotion based on work performance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


Other Hospitality services or catering level 2/3 (Grade 2/3) Essential

About the employer

One of the Inns of Court, a historic society which educates and trains barristers. Set in beautiful venue and surroundings in central London, Grey's Inn hosts conferences, meetings, lunches, dinners, receptions, weddings and summer parties.




8 South Square



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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Zak Bentaleb


Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality manager

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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