Apprentice Butcher

C JOHNSON AND SON LTD

Long established award winning butchers are looking for food loving, enthusiastic, energetic people to join our team. Basic butchery, curing, smoking, preparation of oven ready products and much more.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage

£130.20

Working week

35 hours per week including Saturdays

Total hours per week: 35.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 - 16 months

Possible start date

22 Jun 2017

Date posted

13 Apr 2016

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

VAC000817892

Positions

1 available

Long established award winning butchers are looking for food loving, enthusiastic, energetic people to join our team.
Must have a passion for food and making of food products. Good time keeping, polite manner and an interest in learning all manner of skills from basic butchery, curing, smoking, preparation of oven ready products and much more.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Must be extremely motivated, hygienic and work well in a team, with a good interest in the butchery trade.

Personal qualities

Must be keen to learn, hard working, determined and be able to self motivate.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required but having a GCSE C+ (or equivalent) would be an advantage.

Future prospects

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship with the possibility of continuing on to the Advanced Level. This specialises in managerial and supervisory roles in meat training.

Things to consider

Working Week - your hours and days of work will be discussed with you at interview but you must be able to work weekends and early mornings.

This is physically demanding but rewarding work.

About the employer

The Johnson family opened their first butchers in 1826 and Chi Johnson is the 7th generation family member to be involved. He has identified a niche in the fresh food market for a specialist butcher who selects only the finest locally reared free range meat and food products.

The finest master butchery traditional and continental style with an artisan delicatessen. This along with first class customer service ensures a shopping experience not appearing at your local supermarket.

Locally sourced free range meats including Hereford, Sussex and Agnus beef aged and conditioned for up to 45 days on the bone in temperature controlled rooms.

With wild game in season including venison, mallard, goose, partridge, pheasant, quail, rabbit, hare, wild boar, they even have exotic meats such as ostrich, kangaroo, crocodile, bison and springbok.

A deli inspired by the finest continental artisans and you. Cheeses by Neals Yard, Coulston Bassett, Weald Dairy and other small independent cheese producers.

Meats and deli from Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Holland. Pates, Olives and more. We will do our very best to source any product you would like to try.

Employer

C JOHNSON AND SON LTD

Address

2-3 Tolworth Parade

East Road

Chadwell Heath

Romford

RM6 6YU

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Training provider

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Meat and Poultry and Functional Skills will be achieved on the job.

Apprenticeship framework

Food and Drink

Training provider

COLCHESTER INSTITUTE

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

Contact

Maria

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for apprentices is £3.30 from the 1st October 2015. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2017