Waiter/Waitress - London

London, Greater London
22 May 2023
19 Jun 2023
Full Time
Waiter/Waitress - London

Company Description

The British Academy for the Promotion of Historical, Philosophical and Philological Studies is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences. It was established in 1902 and received its royal charter in the same year.

As a Waiter/Waitres you will receive the following industry leading benefits:

  • 50% discount across Searcys venues
  • Enrolment into the Searcys pension scheme
  • Up to 38 days annual leave (dependant on job role)
  • Access to everyday discounts and communication portal
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Enrolment into Searcys Champagne School
  • Meals provided on shift when working within one of our venue.
  • Your birthday off to celebrate in style
  • A day off to volunteer / give back to the charity of your choice

Job Description

Searcys @ The British Academy are looking for waiter/waitresses to work across its diverse Events space,

As a Waiter/Waitress you would be working closely with the Event Manager / Deputy General Manager to assist in the day to day running of the events consisting of weddings, corporate events and dinners

Job Type: Part Time/Full time

Payrate 12.50 per hour

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pre event set up.
  • Plate waiting 
  • Canape waiting 
  • To deliver exemplary service at champagne and drinks receptions
  • Polishing cutlery and glassware 
  • Coffee making 
  • Close down event space 


  • A passion for events & hospitality
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Proactive and excellent time management.
  • Have experience of working in team.
  • Adaptable and can-do attitude.

Additional Information

Searcys is the longest-running independent catering company in Britain, and this year has celebrated an inspirational 175th year anniversary. We have been fortunate to be acknowledged by the industry and won Events Caterer of the Year 2022 at the prestigious Cateys.

Our success is down to the investment we make in developing our people to ensure they can be the best they can. Everyone who joins Searcys will attend our induction where they learn more about us and be supported throughout their journey with us. We invest in development opportunities and are looking to recruit, train and retain the best people in the industry.