Location
Ty Catrin, Dyfrig Road, Cardiff, CF5 5AD
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£18,525
Hours
37.5 hrs p/wk
Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

Ty Catrin is a low secure mental illness and personality disorder service for men and women who require a medium-term placement and recovery-orientated specialist treatment in order to progress on their care pathway towards rehabilitation care.

The facility is split into six wards along with semi-independent flats onsite. The ward breakdown is as follows:

Heath - 3 bedded locked rehabilitation ward for women with mental illness and personality disorder
Roath - 8 bedded low secure ward for men with mental illness and personality disorder
Sophia - 8 bedded low secure ward for women with mental illness and personality disorder
Trelai - 4 bedded low secure ward for women with mental illness and personality disorder
Victoria- 11 bedded low secure ward for women with mental illness and personality disorder
Bute Ward - 11 bedded low secure ward for men with mental illness and personality disorder

Job Advert Role Description

Brief Outline of the Role

Managing the kitchen/catering department within the Hospital in the Head Chef’s absence. Assisting in providing a varied choice of menu to service users and staff. Assisting in providing diets as required by service users via requests from the clinical team. Assisting in the ordering of weekly supplies and monitoring their quality together with the efficiency of suppliers in the absence of the Head Chef. Ensuring that all food preparation is of a high standard. Ensuring that all aspects of Health & Safety are adhered to e.g. COSHH, HASNA. Regularly checking and documenting temperature, equipment and cleanliness, quantity and appearance of meals. Regularly liaising with wards

Skills/Knowledge

  • A good working knowledge of special diet food requirements within hospitals
  • Previous experience working in a catering environment
  • Knowledge and experience of stock ordering
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety and COSHH

 

Qualifications

  • Educated to a good standard
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering

 

Benefits:

  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • Staff Healthcare Scheme
  • Life Assurance Plan
  • Free Meals on Duty
Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.