We're Hiring - Experienced Butcher

Posted: 29/4/2023

Permanent Full Time Experienced Butcher – 9 day working fortnight

McCartney’s of Moira is an Award-Winning Butchery & Delicatessen based in Moira, Co. Down.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Butcher with a passion and flair for food to work for our award-winning business. 

Place of work:  56-62 Main Street, Moira, Co. Down, BT67 0LQ

Hours: We operate a 9-day working fortnight. The only time this does not apply is during two week run up to Christmas each year.

Over time at rate of one and a half times your salaried hourly/daily rate will be payable once 91 hours are worked in a rota’ d fortnight (10 x 9.1hr days). This means a 10th day worked in any rota' d fortnight block will be payable to you at your daily salaried rate in addition to your fixed salaried amount, typically Christmas or when additional cover is requested during the year for any reason.

Monthly Salary

25% Staff Discount.

Please note all Butchery staff are required to work the Sunday before Christmas each year. 4 Weeks Holiday per year plus 8 Statutory Days.


Pay day is the last Wednesday of the month.

Any adjustments necessary after the last Saturday before pay day will be worked out in the following month.

No lying month wages paid pro-rata at the end of the month you commence work.

Your contracted working hours will be 08.00 - 18.00 Monday to Saturday.

1 hour for lunch Monday to Friday

30-minute lunch on a Saturday

and a 10-minute paid morning tea break daily.

You will of course be free to leave between 17.30 & 18.00 daily provided all work is finished and everything cleaned to a high standard.

This equates to a 9.1hr average paid working day to allow for the shorter break on a Saturday.


Uniforms, Safety Shoes, Locker Provided. Use of a spacious modern staff room & additional seating area.



  • Serving Customers at our Butchery Counter whilst providing a high level of customer service.
  • Preparing of meats and manufacturing of value-added products.
  • Maintaining attractive product displays
  • Stock Control & Rotation, Product Display
  • Completion of Cleaning Schedules and in-House Paperwork
  • Candidates should be able to manage and prioritise own workload whilst helping others
  • Assisting with training of junior staff
  • Candidates should be capable of helping us maintain our high standards of 5* hygiene rating.
  • Work on Delicatessen Counter as required (Full training will be given)


  • Fully Qualified Butcher
  • Flair and passion for food
  • Team player
  • Counter Experience
  • Good with Customers
  • Able to respond to instruction and follow company policy.
  • Basic hygiene certificate preferred but not essential
  • Experience working in a food environment preferred
  • Good Time Keeping Essential


To Apply

To be considered for this role or to find out further details, please submit you CV to info@mccartneysofmoira.com

Also listed on indeed.com with full salary details

Closing Date 31/5/23 although this vacancy cold close early should the right person be found.

CV's will be held for 6 months after application.

McCartney's of Moira is an equal opportunity employer





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