Butchery Apprenticeship (Fordhall Farm)

Closing Date for Applications: 20 March 2024
Standard / Level: Level 2
Location: Tern Hill Road Market Drayton Shropshire TF9 3PS
Working for: Fordhall Farm
Starting Salary: To be discussed at interview stage

Fordhall Organic Farm, in Market Drayton, north Shropshire, is England’s first community-owned farm following a high profile campaign in 2006. The successful applicant will work with an experienced butchery team who provide butchery production to a very high standard for our customers.

  • Whole carcass butchery of beef, pork and venison as well as sausages, burgers and some poultry.
  • Working flexibly with the main kitchen and supporting their customer service at the meat and fish counter.
  • Working in a clean and tidy manner whilst adhering to the companies HACCP policies, food safety hygiene, and safety procedures.
  • Assisting in strict stock control rotation.
  • The principles of waste minimisation, saleable yield and predictive costing methods.
  • Methods for weighing products, controlling temperature, wrapping, sealing, packing, labelling and stock control of meat and poultry products for wholesale or retail sale.
  • Accepting deliveries of large carcass which will involve heavy lifting.
  • Undertaking development programs during the working week provided by Reaseheath College gaining a Level 2 Butchery Apprenticeship.

Fordhall Organic Farm: 1 Farmer – 8,000 landlords. Eat, Shop & Play at Fordhall (fordhallfarm.com)