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Apprentice Butcher Stepney Hill Farm

To learn the skill of the butchery within a fast paced butchery department while maintaining the highest possible standards of customer service.

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Closing date: 31 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Working 5 days over 7 Approx Start and Finish times - 0700 to 1500 or 0900 to 1700

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001770990

  • Positions

    1 available

  • ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Interact with customers and suggest the best way to cook meat.
  • Assisting with the procurement of meat and meat products
  • Preparation and processing of meat and meat products
  • Preparation and packaging of orders
  • Preparation and servicing and retail development of Castle Howards Farm Shop
  • Set up shop ensuring that all displays a well presented and items packed away using correct storage conditions.
  • Issue and demonstration of safe working procedures for tools and equipment
  • Maintain effectiveness of tools and equipment.
  • Ensure a safe working environment to meet Food Hygiene requirements
  • Ensure a hygienic working environment to Food Hygiene requirements
  • Cleaning down at close of day is essential and required.
  • Applicant could be asked to help on the farm and assist on event days as asked my the directors.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Interact with customers and suggest the best way to cook meat.
  • Assisting with the procurement of meat and meat products
  • Preparation and processing of meat and meat products
  • Preparation and packaging of orders
  • Preparation and servicing and retail development of Castle Howards Farm Shop
  • Set up shop ensuring that all displays a well presented and items packed away using correct storage conditions.
  • Issue and demonstration of safe working procedures for tools and equipment
  • Maintain effectiveness of tools and equipment.
  • Ensure a safe working environment to meet Food Hygiene requirements
  • Ensure a hygienic working environment to Food Hygiene requirements
  • Cleaning down at close of day is essential and required.
  • Applicant could be asked to help on the farm and assist on event days as asked my the directors.

 

Personal qualities

  • Candidate must be enthusiastic
  • Candidate must be confident in dealing with people at all levels
  • Candidate must be punctual and reliable
  • The vacancy is based in a small team and the candidate will be expected to work using their own initiative
  • The candidate must be dedicated to completing the apprenticeship qualifications
  • A hard working individual who has a proactive approach to their work, with good attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • No experience required as full training will be given
  • No qualifications required as full training will be given
  • No qualifications required as full training will be given but candidate should have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Future prospects

Possible full time employment upon completion of apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Shift/evening work is required
  • Weekend work is required

About the employer

Stepney Hill Farm is a family-run farm with 160 acres of land which is all down to permanent glass, clover, and wildflower paddocks. The Tyson family has owned and occupied Stepney Hill Farm since 1966. Today it’s run by Ashley & Nicola Tyson, running a farm is not a business, it’s a way of life, and the Tyson family hope to rekindle the days when a farm was the linchpin of the local community.

Employer

Stepney Hill Farm

Address

Stepney Road

Scarborough

YO12 5NL

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Training

Training provider

BISHOP BURTON COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bishop Burton College

Contact

Michelle Bailey michelle.bailey@riseholme.ac.uk

  • Intermediate (Level 2) Butchery Apprenticeship Standard
  • English and maths (if required)
  • Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Meat and Poultry Industry Skills
  • Level 2 Food Safety Award
  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Award
  • Level 2 Knife Skills Award
  • Life skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Support and training to enable your career progression throughout your apprenticeship and beyond

Apprenticeship standard

Butcher

Level 2 (GCSE)


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