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Apprentice House Butler THE MERCERS' COMPANY EDUCATIONAL TRUST FUND

Fantastic opportunity for a great Apprenticeship to train as a House Butler and all-round hospitality professional for a prestigious company in the City of London. This is a varied and interesting role delivering extraordinary service in incredible surroundings.

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Closing date: 29 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,111.00

    30 Annual Leave days per year. CompanyPension Scheme. Health/Dental insurance Free Lunch is provided on site Annual gym subsidy – 50% of membership Death in service 4 x salary Sickness absence Interest-free season ticket loan

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (shift pattern between the hours 7.00 am – 23.00)

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    22 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000045431

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

By joining our team, we will help you become an all-round hospitality professional. Learning from our highly experienced team and gaining an industry recognised qualification, you'll provide a hospitality service to an extraordinary level, both front-of-house and behind-the-scenes.

You'll take care of guests from welcome to goodbye. And you'll learn how to deliver functions of all scales, from lunches to banquets.

But it's the extensive back-of-house preparation that ensures success. The basics need to be right. And so you'll learn all the specialist professional skills needed to make sure presentation and delivery is always perfect.

The learning curve will be steep, but we'll be with you every step of the way.

The Apprentice House Butler, in accordance with the agreed shift pattern, will assist in delivering high-quality events for the company and clients through event setup, serving food and drinks.  On a rotational basis train how to administer the wine cellar, plate safe, 4th-floor meeting rooms, and staff café. The Apprentice House Butler will also contribute to the smooth running, general upkeep, maintenance, and cleaning of the Hall and 6 Fredericks Place.

 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Qualification: Level 2 Diploma 

The Apprentice will be completing their training on site at the Company premises, based in the City of London. 

One day per week will be given to the Apprentice for training. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Housekeeper/Room Attendant

Hospitality Service Assistant

Food & Beverage Assistant & Food Production

Barista

Receptionist

House Butler 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4-9/A* C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English Literature (Grade 4-9/ A*-C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9/A* C) Desired

About the employer

The Mercers’ Company is the Premier Livery Company of the City of London with a 700 year history and over 400 members. The Company’s core purpose is Philanthropy and funds its activities from its investments, mainly property in London’s West End and the City.

Employer

THE MERCERS' COMPANY EDUCATIONAL TRUST FUND

Address

WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF MERCERS

MERCERS HALL

IRONMONGER LANE

EC2V 8HE

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Training

Training provider

HIT TRAINING LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Hospitality team member

Level 2 (GCSE)


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