Location
Herefordshire
Position
Agriculture
Contract Type
Permanent Contract
About the Role:
Want to earn up to an additional £300 in your first 26 weeks of employment? Opportunity to earn £200 for every friend or family member you refer.
 
Start your career with Avara Foods and join the driving force behind our success and earn a minimum of £390 a week.  
 
What’s in it for you?

£10.00 per hour (paid weekly)
Guaranteed hours and opportunities for overtime available
Employee benefits include a competitive pension and access to lifestyle and wellbeing resources
Safe and stable working environment 
Training and development opportunities from day one

As one of the UK's largest food businesses, we are playing a critical role in keeping the nation fed. We are continuing to operate and are looking for motivated people to join our team as a Poultry Worker, based at our laying farm in Woolhope, Hereford.  With ambitious growth plans, we are continually investing in our facilities and our people, with opportunities to develop and build your career with us.

Purpose of the role

As a Poultry Worker, you will be responsible for the bird welfare of the flock. This is an ideal opportunity to advance a career within our Agriculture operations at our Hereford breeder laying site.

Key responsibilities will include: 

• Working in poultry houses, i.e. walking the sheds, laying shavings, handling chickens 
• Collecting, screening and packing eggs onto trays, including completion of paperwork
• Looking after bird welfare including feeding
• General farm duties such as ground maintenance including use of equipment 

What we are looking for:
• You will be motivated, flexible and have a good work ethic
• You can work well in a team environment and have excellent communication skills
• You will have had Manual handling training
• You will have previous experience of working in an agriculture environment or similar position
• You will have a Poultry welfare certificate / NVQ Level 2 in livestock production is desirable, but full training will be given 

Working Hours: 
 
7.30am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday
(There may be a need to reduce these hours slightly, dependent on flock cycle)

A little about us: 

Avara Foods supply chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7000 people. 

All our facilities are Covid secure, with protective measures and precautions in place to keep our people safe:
• Daily temperature screening
• Social distancing measures – including floor markers and 2m separation where possible
• Screens and barriers installed at workstations and canteens
• PPE and face coverings required in all shared spaces
• Additional facilities and amenities to reduce congestion
• Increased cleaning regimes across sites

If you’re ready to work in alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!
 
Due to Bird Welfare, it is essential that you do not own any Avian Pets or Poultry. 
 
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. 

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