Apprentice Butcher Picks Organic Farm Ltd
Our business is a family run organic farm in Leicestershire. We have a farm shop and butchers shop as well as rearing our own animals. This role is working in the butcher’s shop as part of the team.
Closing date: 01 Jan 2022
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
01 Feb 2022
16 Aug 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
The duties would include
- Receiving deliveries, checking, and completing paperwork
- Preparing, packing, and displaying meat
- Helping to make sausages and burgers
- Preparing customers’ orders
- Cleaning the preparation and shop area and ensuring the environment is safe and hygienic
- Helping to serve customers
Requirements and prospects
- Team player
- Customer service
- Flexible approach
- Willingness to learn
- Good communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Some knowledge of food, cooking and farming, although this is not essential
- Hard working
- Good work ethic
- Polite and professional
GCSE or equivalent A*-C/9-4 in maths and English, desired though not essential. Full training will be provided.
Following the apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to progress into full time employment.
Things to consider
You will be working in a chilled environment and are expected to be active for long periods of time. The ability to handle meat is essential to the role as well as using a knife and other equipment safely.
About the employer
Picks Organic Farm LTD was founded in 1999 and has been growing ever since. We are a family run business producing our own organic pedigree Hereford beef, old spot pork, grass fed lamb, free range chickens and eggs, seasonal Christmas poultry and seasonal local game. Our butchers cut, prepare, and pack our meat onsite which is sold to farm shop customers as well as at farmers markets and events around the country. Our butchers also prepare homemade burgers and sausages which we cook at food festivals and events.
CROSBY MANAGEMENT TRAINING LTD
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Crosby Management Training Ltd
Samantha Edwards 01902 837452 email@example.com
Butcher Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
Full training will be provided on an on-going basis by your employer and training provider. Time spent training will be part of the agreed contracted hours of the working week. You will learn essential manual and knife skills over the course of the programme. You will also gain the following qualifications:
- Health and Safety Level 2
- Food Safety Level 2
- Knife Skills Level 2
Level 2 (GCSE)
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