Sunday, Nov 29th 2020

Vacancies

We have recently expanded our already successful Butchery and are looking for more staff members to join our team!

We have the following vacancies:

– Butcher
– Part Time Butchery Assistant


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
Benefits: Pension Scheme / Store Discount / On-Site Parking / Uniform

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
  • The capability to run our butchery when our Head Butcher is away
  • 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

Our Farm Shop with Butchery is open seven days a week and located on our family run farm where we have been producing our own lamb, beef, pork and eggs for many years. 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 doubled the size of our counter display and we have a fantastic opportunity for the right person to help develop new products

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

Please note that due to large volumes of candidates we may not respond to all applicants, so if you haven’t had a response within 3 weeks of applying, please accept this as unfortunately being unsuccessful.


Job Title: Part Time Butcher’s Assistant
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 
34 Hours a Week / Including Weekends
Salary: Competitive
Location: Court Farm Shop, Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham
Benefits: Pension Scheme / Store Discount / On-Site Parking / Uniform

To apply for our Butcher’s Assistant position you must possess:

– Previous experience in a retail environment (experience of working within high street butchers and farm shops an advantage)
– Excellent customer services skills with the ability to serve meat to customers in a friendly, enthusiastic manner
– The ability to handle and work with raw meat as well as clean all butchery equipment
– The capability to make in-house burgers, faggots, meat balls, grill sticks etc following specific recipes
– The ability to make sausages (an advantage but training can be given)
– Excellent skill in wrapping meat on trays for display in our multi-deck fridge (training can be provided)
– Flexibility to follow working practices, policies, procedures and recipes as set out by the Head Butcher and Farm Shop Directors
– The ability to comply with all meat related Health and Safety and Food Safety legislation (training can be provided)
– Intermediate food hygiene is desirable (training can be provided)
– Good verbal communications skills
– Good numeracy and literacy skills
– Availability for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the butchery & farm shop

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

Please note that due to large volumes of candidates we may not respond to all applicants, so if you haven’t had a response within 3 weeks of applying, please accept this as unfortunately being unsuccessful.

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