Chicken & Turkey Packers – £22k rising to £42k

We are recruiting to develop Meat and Poultry Packers for a long established meat wholesaler in Poole, Dorset.

The ideal applicant will be eager to learn a new trade and go through a full training program to become a fully skilled Butcher. 

If you have previous experience as a Chef, Retail Butcher, or you have worked as a Butcher within a production environment would be regarded as an advantage and would result in a higher starting salary. 

However, we are looking to develop people who are keen to learn a new trade so these skills are not essential.

  • For skilled people the Pay is up to £18.00 per hour, dependent on experience. Paid weekly.
  • Starting salary for unskilled is £9.50 per hour and will rise to periodically and gradually to £18 per hour as skill set improves.
  • Overtime paid at time and a half after successful probation period.
  • Straight shifts working 8.00am-5.30pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Weekends off.
  • Growing company with career progression opportunities.
  • Discounted meat and Food products.


  • Training to de-bone chicken supremes and turkey leg
  • Ensuring GMP Standards are followed.
  • Helping out in other areas of the factory as and when required.

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Food manufacturing experience desirable but not essential
  • Experienced knife handler with the ability to bone and trim meat.
  • Will consider applications from fishmongers, chefs and retail butchers.
  • Knowledge of meat components desirable.
  • Numeracy and reading skills required to work to customer specification.
  • Willingness to work in a repetitive role.

To apply for this permanent opportunity please apply with latest CV and call Monika, Lamis, Miruna or Florentina to discuss further.

Job Title: Chicken & Turkey Packers – £22k rising to £42k
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