An exciting opportunity has arisen for a butcher or apprentice butcher to join the Askerton Castle team. All our meat comes from stock - beef, lamb/ mutton, pork and chicken - born and raised on the farm.  

This is a full time role - 40 hours a week plus 6 Saturdays a year when selling our produce at Brampton Farmers' market.

The role is varied and interesting and will comprise of working in the on-farm butchery and associated areas, dealing with customers, making abattoir runs and delivering customer orders.  At certain times of the month, there may be opportunities to help out on the farm too.

Enthusiasm for the role and attention to detail are of huge importance and further training can be given when and where needed.

A full UK drivers licence is essential .  20 days holiday (plus bank holidays) per year.  Time off in lieu for market days worked.  Starting pay in line with Government guidelines.

Benefits of the role include working as part of a small but supportive and friendly team, plus meat from the farm.  A comfortable cottage with garden is available to a no-smoker for £15 per week rent, plus a £250 deposit.

The role is to start in May or as soon as we find the right candidate.

For more information or a chat about the job please contact us on 016977 3332 or 07584 136164

Applications with a cv should be made to jane@askertoncastle.co.uk