Countrystyle Meats
Countrystyle Meats

Careers

Join our team

Countrystyle Meats is a family run business and fast-growing company.  Located at Lancaster Leisure Park, Wyresdale Road, Lancaster, LA1 3LA.

If you would like to join our team please email your CV, with a covering letter to

admin@countrystylemeats.co.uk

stating the position you would like to apply for.

We have the following vacancies this September: Farmshop Retail Assisant, Butchers Counter Assisants, Office Administrator, Cook & Home Produce - Pie Makers Assisant. Please email your CV to Nicola Mcewan HR Manager at the above email address or call 01524 841111 opt 1 for more information.


Farmshop Retail Assistant
Full or Part Time                   3 – 4 days per week
Countrystyle Meats Farmshop is recruiting enthusiastic & energetic Shop assistants to join our Team. We are looking for a Full-Time or Part-Time member of staff to work on a rota basis (including weekends & Bank Holidays).
Role will include - Serving Customers & taking payments in the shop & Ice Cream Parlour.     Keeping Shelves & Counters fully stocked. (Some lifting will be required). Delvelop a comprehensive product knowledge.Keep the shop clean & tidy. Provide outstanding customer service. Checking & Accepting deliveries   Stock Rotation & Date Checking. Occasionally helping in other Departments when required.
 
Candidates must - Enjoy working in a busy environment. Be reliable, enthusiastic & punctual. Enthusiastic & Eager to provide fantastic customer service. Passionate about good food. Motivated to complete tasks well. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Attention to detail & ability to follow instructions. Maintain high standards of hygiene & cleanliness. Allergen Awareness knowledge. (Desirable but not essential).
Experience is desirable in a busy retail / customer facing role, particularly involving food & drink. (But not essential).
Note:   This list is not exhaustive, and the job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  
 
Salary - minimum age range applies £6.56 upwards (dependant on experience)
Benefits: Free onsite Parking, Shop discount, Pension Scheme & Employee of the month.
Retail – 1 year experience (preferred)  
Food Handling – 1 year experience (preferred)
 

Butchers Counter Assistant
Full Time or Part Time (with weekend shifts on a rota basis).
Countrystyle Meats Farmshop is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, confident & friendly counter assistant, to work alongside the Butchery Department.

Role will include - Ensuring smooth running of the Meat Counter, Provide customers with excellent customer Service, Assist Butchers with their roles. Prepare meat, including sausage & burger making, kebabs & ready meal   preparation. Packing Meat. Checking & accepting deliveries. Maintaining highest levels of Hygiene. Maintaining the high standard of presentation of meat in our counters. Stock rotation & date checking. Occasionally helping in other departments when required. Cleaning down at the end of every day.
Essential Skills - Excellent attitude towards customer service, with experience in a food environment (preferred but not essential).        
Productive and efficient working ability both independently and as part of a team. High standards of Hygiene & cleanliness. Excellent organisational skills & attention to detail. Have a can-do attitude. Ensure compliance with all food, Health & Hygiene & safety procedures. Reliable & trustworthy,Works well under pressure.

Note:   This list is not exhaustive, and the job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  

Salary - minimum age range applies £6.56 upwards (dependant on experience)
Benefits: Free onsite Parking, Shop discount, Employee of the month.
Retail – 1 year experience (preferred)
Food Handling – 1 year experience (preferred).

 

Office Administrator
Countrystyle Meats is a family run organisation, comprising Farmshop, Butchers, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour.
We are looking to recruit an Office Assistant / Administrator, to provide general office duties and support. In this diverse role you will be first point of contact for customers & suppliers enquiring by telephone & email.
You will need experience with Word, Excel & Outlook. You will help to keep the Farmshop well presented by creating and updating labels and signs.
This varied role requires someone with a good team attitude, excellent Telephone manner and an ability to communicate well with customers, Suppliers, and other Employees.
Role will Include - Dealing with Customer & Supplier Enquiries. Answering the telephone & transferring to relevant Departments. Printing, updating, and creating new labels. General Office Filing. Replying & dealing with emails. Updating social media & E-commerce website.Purchase Invoice processing. Checking deliveries & covering on shop floor when required. Assisting with Stock takes.
Personal Characteristics - Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail. Competent use of MS Office & social media. Good Sense of Humour & ability to work independently and as part of a team. Professional & able to communicate in a friendly manner. Flexible to cover & work additional shifts as part of a small team, when required. Ability to work under pressure.
 
Note:   This list is not exhaustive, and the job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  
 
Days / Hours of work - Monday 8am – 5pm
Tuesday 8am – 5pm
Wednesday 8am – 5pm
Sunday 8.30am – 4.30pm
 
Salary - minimum age range applies £6.56 upwards (dependant on experience)
Benefits – Free on-site parking, Shop Discount, Pension Scheme,  Employee of the month 
 
Previous Office & Administrative role – 1 year experience (preferred)
 
 

Cook

Full Time or Part Time (Daytime hours, with weekend shifts on a rota basis).
Here at Countrystyle Meats Farmshop we are passionate about home & locally produced food and use these products for our Takeaway menu’s and for the produce made to be sold in the Farmshop.
We pride ourselves on our delicious home-made food.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about food and has an eye for detail.
You must be enthusiastic, hard-working, reliable and be able to give excellent service. You must be a Team Player with a flexible approach.
You would be required to bake quiches, ready meals, and cold desserts.
Hot & Cold Takeaway Breakfasts & Lunches, including sandwiches & meals, to sell in the Farmshop through our hot and cold self-serve stand up units. 
Pack, label, and display produce for sale in the Farmshop. You must work to a high standard and ensure products are consistent.
Candidates Must Be able to use own initiative
Ensure compliance with all food, health & hygiene & safety practices always (including Allergens and Natasha’s law). Have a can-do attitude. Enjoy working in a busy environment. Reliable, punctual & enthusiastic. Maintain Accurate completion of Waste & Temperature records.
Follow cleaning procedures with completion of cleaning records and maintain high levels of cleanliness in all areas of the kitchen. Flexible to help with additional duties as & when required in other departments.
Note: This list is not exhaustive, and the job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  

Salary - minimum age range applies from £6.56 upwards (dependant on experience)
Benefits: Free onsite Parking, Shop discount, Employee of the month.
Cooking & Food preparation – 2-year experience (preferred)

 

Home Produce & Pie Maker Assistant

Full time (with weekend shifts on a rota basis)
Countrystyle Meats Farmshop is looking for an enthusiastic Home Produce & Pie Maker Assistant.
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about home produced food, with an eye for detail and consistency.
You must be reliable, enthusiastic and give excellent service. You must be a Team player with a flexible approach.
Role will include - Batch production of products for sale within the Farmshop.
Assist with making our homemade popular pies & ready meals. Assist in cooking off Sausage Rolls, Pies, Scotch Eggs etc. Maintain excellent levels of Food, Hygiene & Health & Safety. Accurate completion of waste & temperature records. Cleaning down at the end of every day.
Essential Skills - Work well under pressure. Productive & efficient working ability both independently & as part of a team. Attention to detail and ability to listen to instructions. Ability to follow recipes accurately. Organised & methodical in their working. Be reliable, punctual & enthusiastic. 
Position is for daytime hours (including 1 day on a weekend)

Note:   This list is not exhaustive, and the job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  

Salary - minimum age range applies £6.56 upwards (dependant on experience)
Benefits: Free onsite Parking, Shop discount, Employee of the month.
Food Handling – 1 year experience (preferred)