Saturday, Jul 4th 2020

Vacancies

Our Farm Shop with Butchery, Delicatessen & Animal Area is open seven days a week and located on our Family run farm where we have been producing our own lamb, beef, pork and free range eggs for many years. We run several events throughout the year and are keen to promote our way of life as well as our Farm Shop.

During our four years, we have won a number of Awards and have been presented with recognition for our farming practices and quality of our own produce as well as the service we provide in our Farm Shop. It is important to us that this level of excellence is maintained.

We have the following vacancies:

- Full Time Butcher x 1
- Weekend Farm Shop Assistant x 2


Job Title: Full Time Butcher
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 40 Hours a Week / Five Days a Week (including weekends)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Court Farm Shop, Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham
Starting Date: Immediate Start

The majority of this produce is now sold through our Farm Shop. We not only proudly hang our meat in our cold store allowing it to mature but we also make our own in-house sausages, burgers, faggots etc. It is important to us that our meat as well as that of other local produces is cut up and prepared to high standards, therefore showcasing our produce with excellence in mind.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Full Time Butcher as we are expanding our Butchery. We are looking for someone to work with our Head Butcher and join our dedicated team. The ideal candidate will take pride in their work with customer service, enthusiasm, innovation and butchery skill being at the core of what they do.

To apply for our Full Time Butcher position you must possess:

  • Previous butchery experience with extensive knowledge of all aspects of butchery and meat preparation
  • Experience of working within high street butchers and farm shops ideal
  • The capability to cut and bone carcass meat, make in-house sausages, burgers, faggots etc following specific recipes
  • Excellent skill in knife handling and use of other cutting equipment
  • The ability to ensure an attractive display of quality meat including artisan products
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • The ability to respond to questions & comments from customers including advising them on cooking methods
  • Knowledge to offer advice and guidance to customers regarding the most suitable cuts
  • Flexibility to follow working practices, policies, procedures and recipes as set out by our Head Butcher and Farm Shop Directors
  • The ability to comply with all meat related Health and Safety, COSHH and Food Safety legislation
  • Intermediate food hygiene is desirable

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Lisa Knight (lisa.knight@courtfarmshop.co.uk)
Court Farm Shop, Stoke Road, Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham GL52 7RY


Job Title: 2 x Weekend Farm Shop Assistants (Would suit a 17 to 18 year old)
Contract: 
Permanent
Hours: 14.5 hours per week (Every Saturday & Sunday)
Location: Court Farm Shop, Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham
Start Date: Immediate

We are looking for a couple of people to join our dedicated shop floor & butchery teams during the weekend and to:

  • Serve customers at the tills in a positive, friendly manner in either our Farm Shop or Butchery
  • Deal with customer enquiries face to face and by telephone quickly and efficiently, to ensure first class customer relations and that customers are kept up-to-date on the progress of their order/query
  • Ensure the shelves are fully stocked at all times and maintain the stock rotation system
  • To keep the shelves and products priced
  • Make in-house burgers, faggots, meat balls, grill sticks etc following specific recipes (training can be provided)
  • Wrap meat on trays for display in our multi-deck fridge (training can be provided)

The ideal candidate will take pride in their work, have confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for customer service and be able to handle raw meat. Flexibility to work extra hours to cover holidays & sickness during seasonal times of the year is a must

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Lisa Knight (lisa.knight@courtfarmshop.co.uk)
Court Farm Shop, Stoke Road, Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham GL52 7RY

Opening Hours

Mon–Fri        8.30–18:00
Saturday      8.30–17:30
Sunday        10.00–16:00

Address

Court Farm Shop
Stoke Road
Stoke Orchard
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL52 7RY

Email & Phone

info@courtfarmshop.co.uk
01242 678374

Payment

We accept debit & credit cards and cash. We do not accept cheques