Butchery Level 2 (FHOS)

Apprenticeship, Butchery
Posted 3 months ago

Vacancy description

Optimum Skills are working with a local artisan supplier of fine foods with a central farm shop supplying traditional butchery, a well-stocked deli and a wide range of artisan products. With a background in the meat trade, the butchery takes centre stage taking pride in the quality of the meats that they sell. Impressive displays of speciality meats provide a feast for the eyes and range from freshly prepared marinated products to spectacular dry-aged beef.

This Butchery Apprentice role will provide the successful candidate with training from our certified tutors and a wealth of industry knowledge from the employer, support and mentoring of the highest standard. We will train and share our experience and knowledge in all aspects of butchery, ranging from:

  • Knife skills
  • Different cuts of meats, preparing, boning, trimming, displaying, etc.
  • And much more

Customer service and people skills are absolutely paramount, we will teach and guide you on giving only the best advice and knowledge of products to customers.

Other related tasks will include:

  • Keeping the shop/workplace clean and tidy
  • Working as a team member
  • Having a can-do attitude
  • Being keen and wanting to learn the butchery trade is an absolute must

The position is open to all regardless of age and will be a fabulous opportunity for the right candidate with time and experience this will lead to full-time permanent employment with us.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Health and safety conscious
  • Team player
  • Effective and polite communication

Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Supportive
  • Desire to succeed

Desired qualifications: No previous qualifications are required to apply for this role, however qualifications in English and maths will be preferred.

Future prospects: Future full-time employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship and the opportunity to progress onto the level 3 qualification.

Salary: £150.00 /week

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