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Turkey Farm Labourer - Prep Department

Currently recruiting for a Turkey Farm based in Maidenhead for various roles in the preparation of Turkey's from Plucking to Packaging.

Each role will be assigned on preference and each employee will remain in the chosen stage of production dependant on experience.

This is a temporary position for a period of 4 weeks leading up to the holiday season.

Good, consistant work with payment made before Christmas in a clean, well kept enivornment.

Hygiene is of utmost importance within the clients establishment!

Temporary Employment: 4 Week period - 22nd November - 21st December 2017

Multiple job positons are available.

Interviews to take place week commencing: 17th September 2017

Production staff for plucking, evisceration and packing turkeys and chickens.

Job roles include:

  • Plucking area: Removing wax with feather from turkeys by using own hands.

    We do not use gloves.

    Stubbing (complete de-feathering) and cleaning.

    Removing wax from the floor with shovels.

  • Evisceration area: Foot removal, head, neck, crop removal, vent cutting and opening, organs separation and washing, giblets vacuum packing

  • Packing area: Birds trussing using trussing bands, packing turkeys in to boxes using greaseproof paper, rosemary and cooking instructions.  Organising pallets.


  • Please note, we have also limited  cleaning jobs after each day production.  Butcher room and cold store working temperatures from 0 to 4 C.

    Other areas around 8C.

    There may be some jobs with live birds outside of the production area.

    Production clothes and wellies will be provided.

    Accommodation available for £6.40 per night and £60 for food for the whole period of employment.


    Breakfast between 6:00am and 7:00am

    Tea break: between 10:00 and 10:30 am

    Lunch break: between 13:00– 13:30 am

    Dinner between: 17:00 – 17:30 pm

    Breaks are unpaid.

    For more information, please apply via CV and one of our team would be happy to help with the progression of your application.

    “Driving Force are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job”

    Please note that this role will be mainly a full time role, and only applicants that are truly looking for an opportunity to work ongoing will be considered.  This is not part time work and each applicant should treat the role as an opportunity to get into ongoing employment with the client directly and therefore performance and attendance is monitored and could affect your chances of being successful.

    If you feel that this would be the correct job for you, please apply online, or send your cv directly to or please call us on 01494 785113.

    • Start: 22nd November 2017
    • Duration: 4 Weeks
    • Rate: £7.50 - 8.00 per hour
    • Location: Cookham
    • Type: Contract
    • Industry: Agriculture
    • Recruiter: Driving Force Recruitment
    • Contact: Chesham Branch
    • Tel: 01494 785113
    • Email: to view click here
    • Reference: TURKEY
    • Posted: 2017-09-14 14:17:33 -

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