Butchery Counter Assistant

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Cowdray Butchery Team in our award-winning Farm Shop.

This progressive family-owned rural Estate is located at the heart of the South Downs National Park and employs over 200 staff. The Estate is steeped in history and heritage. It contains the ruins of one of England’s most important early Tudor houses and is the home of British Polo. There is also our award-winning Farm Shop and Café, a championship Golf Course, Holiday Accommodation, Wellbeing Centre and Cowdray House and The Walled Garden, our luxury event venues which sit alongside the more traditional Estate activities including farming, forestry, and deer management.

The successful applicant will enjoy being part of a hardworking, sociable team.  No experience necessary as full training will be provided. It is important to us that we find a team member that is confident, friendly, and outgoing with a positive can-do attitude.  An interest in food and excellent customer service skills are a preferred requirement.

Duties to include and training will be provided

  • Maintaining high standards in the butchery counter
  • Creating an attractive display to maximise sales and refresh throughout the day
  • Maintaining excellent food hygiene practices
  • Assisting customers and serving from the counter
  • Making sausages
  • Making burgers
  • Wrapping and labelling items to go out in the ‘to-go’ fridges
  • Help to break down smaller cuts of meat


  • Company pension with employee contribution
  • The Cowdray Estate offers a comprehensive wellbeing programme such as fortnightly massages, meditation sessions, circuits and stretch exercise classes
  • Discount card for our award-winning Farm Shop, Café and Lifestyle
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Calendar of social events to be enjoyed throughout the year

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter by clicking on the yellow button below or give us a call on 01730 815152.

To apply for this job email your details to butcher@cowdray.co.uk.

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