Apprentice Butcher

Abergavenny, Chepstow, Hereford
Posted 2 months ago

Apprentice Butcher

(Three Vacancies)

1-3 Flannel Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5EG


Newhall Farm Shop, Pwllmeyric, Chepstow NP16 6LF


1 Long Meadow Industrial Estate, Ewyas Harold, Hereford HR2 0UA

Daily Duties:

  • Assisting the butchery team with all aspects of butchery production, packing and cleaning.
  • Preparing meat and products for sale
  • Assisting with butchery displays and ensuring signage are accurate and attractive
  • General retail duties
  • Greeting and speaking to customers, providing advice, answering questions, and accepting orders or payments.
  • Assisting in strict stock control rotation
  • Accepting deliveries of large carcass which will involve heavy lifting
  • Adhering to food safety and sanitation controls
  • Keeping work tidy area clean at all times and cleaning down at the end of each day.

Desirable Personal Qualities:

  • Excellent communication, organisational skills, and the capacity to build strong working relationships with customers and the team
  • Good attention to detail and passionate about food
  • Physically fit and strong as the role involves some lifting, carrying, and working in cold environments
  • Trustworthy
  • High standards of appearance
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to produce accurate work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Keen and enthusiastic approach to working both in a team and independently

Lots of on-the job training

Flexibility on working hours – happy to consider part-time applicants

15% Staff Discount

Staff Referral Scheme

Car Owner / driver desirable

Qualifications Required:

Good standard of English and Maths

Food Hygiene Level 2 (Desirable)

Welsh Language Requirements:

Speaking: Advantageous

Written: Advantageous

Apprenticeship Course:

Level 2 Certificate for Proficiency in Meat and Poultry Industry Skills

Apprenticeship rates £10,982 (FTE) 16/17 years


31-40 hours per week

Interview arrangements:

Telephone Interview and Face to Face Interview

Please send your CV to –

Job CategoryNeil Powell Butchers