Honesty Group

Trainee Butcher

We are a looking for a brilliant person to join our team as a Trainee Butcher, giving you all the skills you need to have job security, a good salary and a rewarding career.

  • No previous experience required.
  • On the job training
  • College fees and attendance expenses all covered by Honesty Group
  • Starting salary of £20,000.

You will learn how to:

  • prepare and butcher meat
  • store meat safely
  • package and oversee the sale of meat to customers
  • keep records and adhere to strict food hygiene standards at all times
  • attend regular meetings with your trainer to discuss and evaluate progress 
  • build customer rapport and relationships

Main Areas of Learning:

  • identify the different cuts of meat on various animal carcasses
  • clean and sharpen knives and other cutting equipment
  • prepare products such as spice rubs, sausages and stuffed meats
  • butcher various animal carcasses
  • estimate requirements of a butchery shop
  • liaise with suppliers and place orders
  • record and address quality issues
  • receive, inspect, record and store meat on delivery
  • prepare and place meat cuts and products in the display counter so as to be attractive to the customer.
  • prepare special cuts of meat to order
  • wrap, weigh and label cuts correctly
  • food hygiene and safety standards 
  • use all machinery safely and securely 
  • clean and keep in good condition all butchery machinery and equipment
  • how to serve customers

You will learn the following skills:

  • knowledge and understanding of butchery
  • health, safety and food hygiene regulations
  • teamwork
  • work unsupervised
  • understand Honesty Group’s culture and ethos 

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