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Job Position – Apprentice Butcher

Job Position – Apprentice Butcher

Join Our Team as an Apprentice Artisan Butcher!

Are you passionate about the art of butchery and eager to learn from experienced professionals? Look no further! We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as an Apprentice Artisan Butcher.

At Ardgay Game, we take pride in our craft and believe that butchery is a skill worth mastering. As an apprentice, you will have the opportunity to learn from our seasoned artisans, honing your techniques and developing a deep understanding of the art of butchery.

Earn as you learn with a full-time wage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting our skilled butchers in various tasks, such as meat preparation, cutting, trimming, and packaging.
  • Learning the proper handling and processing of different cuts of meat, ensuring quality and consistency.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized work environment to meet food safety standards.
  • Providing excellent customer service and engaging with customers to offer expert advice on cuts, cooking methods, and more.

Why Join Our Team?

  • Seasonal Variation: Our work follows the rhythm of the seasons. During the winter months, we embrace the bustling pace and enjoy the satisfaction of meeting high demands. In contrast, summer brings a lighter workload, allowing you to savour the sun and enjoy a well-deserved break.
  • Work-Life Balance: We currently operate on a 4-day workweek, providing you with more time for personal pursuits and relaxation. While this arrangement is not contractual, it reflects our commitment to creating a positive work environment.
  • Skill Development: Our team of artisans possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise that they are eager to share. You will have the opportunity to learn from the best, gaining valuable skills that will lay a solid foundation for your future as a butcher.
  • Supportive Environment: We foster a supportive and collaborative workplace culture, where everyone’s contribution is valued. You will be part of a team that encourages growth, innovation, and a genuine passion for our craft.


  • Enthusiasm for the art of butchery and a willingness to learn.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining quality standards.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to handle the physical demands of the role.
  • Excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanour.

Qualification earnt: SCQF 5 Modern Apprenticeship in Meat & Poultry Skills

If you are excited to embark on a rewarding journey as an apprentice artisan butcher, we want to hear from you! Please apply with resume and a brief introduction.

Join us and become part of a dedicated team that values craftsmanship and embraces the joy of seasonal variations.

Salary: £10.92 per hour


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