Trainee Butcher and Abattoir Staff

  • Spalding £9.00 - £16.71 per hour Type of Job: Temporary

Staffline is currently recruiting for Trainee Butchery and Abattoir Staff to work at our prestigious client's meat processing site based in Spalding.

The rate of pay is £9.00, with the potential to earn up to £11.50 for overtime.

Once fully trained, the rate of pay will increase to £11.14 per hour, with to potential to earn £16.71 per hour for overtime.

You will work a minimum of 40 hours per week, and up to 48 hours.

You will work Monday to Friday; however, you may be required to work Saturdays to meet and cover business requirements.

The hours of work are:

  • 6:00am to 2:30pm
  • 7:00am to 3:30pm
  • 6:30am to 4:00pm


Your time at work

As a Trainee Butcher or Abattoir Staff member you will join either the Butchery or Abattoir team and your daily duties will involve but are not limited to: 

  • Working on a paceline or slaughter line
  • Performing skilled tasks which include cutting, deboning meat and dressing carcasses to the required specification
  • Undertaking manual handling tasks as well as using equipment or machinery when required
  • Ensuring the quality of the product meets the required specification, as well as adhering to all Health & Safety and Food Safety processes and procedures
  • You will be required to work in either Pork Butchery or Pig Abattoir area dependent on your experience and preference



Our perfect worker

Our ideal Trainee Butcher/Abattoir Staff will be comfortable working with raw meat and will be able to lift 12-25kg when required.

You will pay high attention to detail and ensure that the quality of products meets the required specification and standards.

You will confidently be able to work with meat, and you will be happy to complete repetitive tasks, while standing for the full shift.

You will be able to work with knives and other equipment.

Previous experience within a similar environment is advantageous; although, not required as full training will be provided onsite.

Key information & benefits

-Earn £9.00 to £16.71 p/h
-Shifts: 6:00am to 2:30pm, 7:00am to 3:30pm or 6:30am to 4:00pm
-Onsite Support from staffline
-On-site canteen
-Free car parking and bike stands on site
-PPE provided free of charge
-Full training provided
-Temp to perm opportunity
-Opportunities for overtime
-Career progression and development opportunities
-No experience necessary
-Guarantee of direct employment subject to good attendance and other standard criteria
-Located 20 minutes' walk from Spalding town


About Staffline

Staffline is the biggest recruiter in the UK and Ireland, and we believe in putting people first. Every day, we help up to 60,000 people find work in logistics, food, transport, retail, and agriculture. We can do the same for you.

We listen to the needs of our workers and always aim to offer flexible shift work and opportunities for overtime, as we know these are important to you.

Each of our locations has dedicated 24-hour OnSite support, so you can always speak to a Staffline representative. Staffline is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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First posted ( May 18th, 2020 )