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Apprentice Butcher : John Goddard



19th March 2021

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About the employer
John's Quality Butchers was started by John Goddard in September 1992; John has been in Butchery for 40 years. Where ever possible we source local meat and produce. All our pork and pork products are Free Range e.g. pork pie meat and sausages.

The shop has expanded and diversified to meet the needs of its customers. It has a thriving and expanding catering dept supplying local restaurants, pubs and nursing homes.


Working week
Monday - Saturday. Total hours per week: 40.00
Expected duration
18 months
Possible start date
12 Apr 2021

Desired qualifications
Good general standard of education English qualification GCSE grade ‘D’ or above OR predicted English GCSE grade ‘D’ or above OR equivalent.


This Apprenticeship is the perfect starting point for an individual who is looking to get into the butchery industry. You will work with a highly reputable and knowledgeable butcher to develop a wide skillset to ensure you can kick start your career in this exciting industry.

The job will comprise of learning a full range of butchery skills and duties will include:

  • Preparing and cutting carcases
  • Preparing and cutting specific joints/cuts of meat
  • Making sausages/gammons/burgers/ready meals
  • Assisting with counter display/setup/clear down
  • Serving/greeting customers
  • Gathering/packing for deliveries/orders
  • Freezer/fridge stock control

We are looking for a keen individual with good communication skills and a genuine interest in the butchery trade who is willing to listen and learn the art of good butchery and hopefully go on to be an established member of the team.

This will be a great learning environment for an Apprentice looking to master the trade of butchery.

You will be required to attend monthly development workshops at Poultec Trainings Butchery Academy in Mattishall.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 11/04/2021


£172.00 p/w


This job is located in Downham Market

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Poultec Training was established in 1997 by Edward Bales to offer work-based training and consultancy to the Poultry industry on a national scale. Poultec has subsequently grown and diversified into a wide range of training areas.

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