Butcher

Location
England, Gloucestershire, Gloucester
Salary
£21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
17 Feb 2017
Closes
03 Mar 2017
Ref
00064842
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a small, family run farm shop in the heart of the Gloucestershire countryside. A position has occurred for a butcher to work alongside their manager/butcher, helping to run and manage their small team of 5.

Work is varied with the pork & beef coming from their own farm & the lamb being sourced locally.

Skills needed are:

- Knowledge & ability in carcase breakdown is essential
- Traditionally trained
- Good product knowledge
- To be able to make sausages & other added value products
- Set up a counter display
- HACCP trained - preferred, but not essential
- Excellent customer relations
- Smart appearance

They have a kitchen attached to the shop where a large number of ready meals & value added products are made & then sold in the shop.

Products are sold wholesale and retail, via the farm shop and a stall at 3 local Farmers Markets.

The job will suit an experienced, self-motivated person who likes working in a small team, in beautiful surroundings and who has good customer relations and communication skills. A certain amount of IT knowledge would be an advantage.

They have a very local customer base with their ethos being one of sustainability & giving back into the local community.

Job & benefits incl.

- The hours will be 40 hours a week including Saturday mornings + overtime when needed
- Pay will be paid weekly via a bank transfer
- Work based pension
- 21 days holiday + all bank holidays
- Work clothes supplied
- 20% staff discount
- Training - if needed, supplied.
- Future prospects are good, for the right candidate, as there is a good chance of managing the team & the shop within the next 3-4 years.

They are always open to new ideas to take the business forward.

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