Butchery Apprenticeship (WHIELDONS BUTCHERS)

Closing Date for Applications: 20 March 2024
Standard / Level: Level 2
Location: 216 Town Lane Town Lane Bebington Wirral CH63 8LG
Working for: WHIELDONS BUTCHERS LTD
Starting Salary: To be discussed at interview stage

At Whieldons you will find the best selection of the finest quality Beef, Lamb, Pork and Poultry. We select the best local suppliers, so our product comes from a traceable source where the animals obtain high welfare standards and a healthy balanced diet.​With over 60 years of traditional butchery experience we can offer various cuts, trims, and meat preparation demonstrations. In addition to fresh meat we offer a wide range of cooked meats, homemade sausages, freshly made pies and even a range of cheeses and homemade pate. Whieldons offer a friendly and professional service – this is a butcher where each customer is an individual, addressed by their name and their particular preferences known by all the team – just good old-fashioned service in a modern world.

Butchery is an art form. You will learn all aspects of the butchery trade including how to treat the whole animal with total respect, skill, and precision. Focusing on finding complete value in the whole animal. You will learn about the making and baking of pies and pastries and how to serve customers with a value-added experience.

  • Sharpen and adjust cutting equipment
  • Receive, inspect, and store meat upon delivery
  • Cut, bone and mince pieces of meat
  • Weigh, wrap and display cuts of meat
  • Cut and prepare meats to specification for customer’s order
  • Store meats in refrigerators and freezers at the required temperature
  • Keep and understand inventory of meat sales
  • Negotiate with representatives from supply companies to determine order details
  • Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards
  • Understanding and enforcing law enforced points of health and hygiene – HACCP
  • Working with the public, upholding polite and diligent customer service
  • Working with till systems
  • A general understanding of store preparation and chores