Job Type: Apprenticeship
What you need to know: Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to become a skilled craft butcher within a growing award winning butchers within Dobbies Garden Centre, Livingston.
Walter Smith have been award winning Butchers and Farmers since 1885 with a number of retail and farm shops throughout the UK supplying customers with products you can trust and service you can rely on. We are famous for our award winning pork pies which received nationwide coverage after being crowned Supreme Champion at the Great Taste Awards, whilst regularly winning regional and national awards for our meat related products.
We are proud of our long history of training and developing staff with a number of our apprentices winning national competitions including Britain's 'Premier Young Butcher of the Year 2014'.
The job role will include:
Receiving, inspecting and storing meat following deliveries
Preparation and placement of meat cuts for counter display to create attractive displays
Preparing special cuts of meat for customer orders
Maintaining a safe and hygienic work environment
Working as part of a close team
Desired skills for the role include;
Excellent customer service
Flexible approach to learning
Good communication skills
Attention to detail
Passionate about fine foods and cooking
Personal qualities we're looking for include;
Commitment to work hard and complete your training
Good work ethic
Polite and professional manner
No specific qualifications are required, however good Maths and English will be expected as you have to achieve functional skills in these.
Following the apprenticeship there may be an opportunity to progress onto the Advanced Butchery Apprenticeship and ultimately to Master Butcher.
Things to consider;
You will be working in a chilled environment and expected to be active for long periods of time. The ability to handle meat is essential to the role as well as using a knife and other equipment safely.
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