Butchery Apprenticeship R & J YORKSHIRES FINEST FARMERS AND BUTCHERS LIMITED

R & J Yorkshire's Finest Farmers and Butchers offers an amazing opportunity for a keen Apprentice to learn from highly skilled Master Butchers of the trade. We supply households through to Michelin Star Restaurants throughout the country. Starting salary of £10/ hour with great opportunities to learn and progress within our fantastic team.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £20,800.00

    All members of the team will be subject to regular wage reviews. In addition to this an employee pension scheme and staff discount on produce.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - hours to be confirmed. No weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000246870

  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

An apprentice would be actively involved in the busy Catering Butchery environment and team. Daily tasks would include but not limited to;

  • Working within the team to ensure all products are compliant with food safety
  • Break down carcasses into roasting joints under experienced supervision
  • Assist with order preparation across all species
  • Learning the art of portioning for steaks and diced

The training you will be getting

On commencing an Apprenticeship with R & J Yorkshire's Finest Farmers and Butchers you will be working to gain a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Butchery, as well as Functional Skills in English and maths if required. All of the training is carried out at our Butchery in Kirkby Malzeard, North Yorkshire. Given our location you must have your own transport to our location.

We are a family run business, 5th generation farmers and now nearly 50 years in the Butchery Industry. We supply a range of customers from households to local pubs and Michelin Star Restaurants too.

The Training Plan established by MEAT Ipswich is monitored closely with a mix of online and handwritten sections with regular support calls and visits every 8 - 10 weeks.

We only operate Monday to Friday. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There are many opportunities for progression within our team following completion of Level 2 Butchery. This would include progression to Level 3 Butchery Apprenticheship if this was a path that the individual wanted to take. 

There are many roles and responsibilities available within our butchery team in our growing business whether it is breaking down carcasses, portioning, manufacturing, Goods In etc.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

R & J Yorkshire's Finest Farmers and Butchers is a family run business established in 1978. Starting out as a small butcher delivering to households. Gradually word spread and there began hospitality deliveries. Today we now deliver nationwide to cafes, pubs and Michelin Star Restaurants. We are renowned for Quality, Consistency and No Compromise. As farmers and butchers we are involved in rearing the livestock to produce the best possible finished products.

Employer

R & J YORKSHIRES FINEST FARMERS AND BUTCHERS LIMITED

Address

WATEREDGE

KIRKBY MALZEARD

RIPON

HG4 3RJ

Contact

Kate Atkinson

kate@randjyorkshiresfinest.co.uk

01765658611

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Training

Training provider

MEAT EAST ANGLIA TRADES (IPSWICH) LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Butcher

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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