Apprentice Poultry assistant F S DANN & SON LTD

This is an exciting opportunity to join The Dann Team in North Tuddenham, Near Dereham, Norfolk, as an Apprentice Poultry Assistant. The successful applicant will be working alongside the existing team within the poultry part of the farm.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00 to £17,846.40

    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

    The usual working day is 8am to 1pm. There will be some weekend work involved, as well as working in the week.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for an apprentice to help with the day-to-day jobs involved with collecting eggs, packing them, looking after the chickens and general maintenance on the sites.

The role requires a fit individual due to the nature of the work involved, committed, happy to muck in with anything and everything.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Diploma Poultry Worker
  • Level 1 Functional Skills Maths (if required)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills English (if required)
  • Training delivery to be confirned

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The opportunity to work a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

We are a family run farm business, in North Tuddenham, just outside Dereham, Norfolk. Alongside producing Ice cream and running a dairy farm, we have 2 x organic poultry sites on the farm, with approximately 6000 laying chickens at each. We are re-opening a 3rd site and stocking it with a further 6000 organic laying chickens, hence why we are looking for an apprentice.







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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

Poultry worker

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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