Apprentice Butcher Jelley's Meats

All aspects of Butchery, preparing primal cuts for retail display and serving customers.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £157.95 - £274.95

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £5.60 an hour for 18 - 20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship(usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    39 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    16 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    14 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an Apprentice Butcher for our retail shop. Duties to be carried out are:

  • Serving customers
  • Giving advice
  • Cutting
  • Trimming
  • Boning
  • Cleaning and tidying up
  • Making sausages and burgers
  • Stock management and receiving deliveries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communicator
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Able to work as a team or on your own

Personal qualities

  • Smart and tidy appearance
  • Reliable
  • Interested in food
  • Polite
  • Enthusiastic 

Qualifications required

  • Numeracy
  • Literacy 

Future prospects

Butchery has a skills shortage so if you are proficient and qualified you can earn a good living.

Things to consider

It is hard work, can be physically demanding and weekend work.

About the employer

Retail Shop including Deli/Cheese Counter


Jelley's Meats


137A Southdown Road



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Training provider

  • Butchery, sausage and burger making
  • Food and Hygiene Regulations
  • Level 2 Apprenticeship Standards in Butchery

Apprenticeship framework

Food and Drink

Training provider

M.E.A.T Ipswich Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Meat East Anglia Trades (Ipswich) Ltd


Annalee Taylor 01473270757

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2017