Location
Priory Hospital Glasgow, 38-40 Mansionhouse Road, Glasgow, G41 3DW
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£16,920.35
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

The Priory Hospital Glasgow provides a peaceful atmosphere, surrounded by relaxing landscaped gardens and is the perfect environment for treatment. With over 30 inpatients at any time, we also cater for over 400 outpatients who seek our services for psychological services without disrupting their daily lives.

In January 2015, the Glasgow Hospital was awarded the Priory’s “Site of the Year”. This is a demonstration of the Hospital’s strong clinical reputation, founded upon the quality of its care and expertise.

We are one of the UK’s leading centres for the treatment of depression, anxiety and addictions. The hospital is led by an e­ffective and experienced multidisciplinary team. They work together to develop personalised, recovery-focused treatment programmes and care pathways, as well as a range of therapies, to meet all of their patients’ needs.

In addition our Eating Disorder Unit is the largest specialist inpatient unit of its kind in Scotland and due to the quality of its care patients come for treatment from all over the UK. In May 2015 the unit was included in the Quality Network for Eating Disorders (QED) under the Royal College of Surgeon’s Accreditation for Inpatient Mental Health Services (AIMS).

 

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a committed team player to assist with the provision of the catering service within the Hospital.

As a Chef you will:

  • Undertake the planning, preparation and cooking of meals taking account of any special requests or dietary requirements.
  • Ensure the cost-effective and efficient control of stock including placing orders for food products and the checking/reconciliation of deliveries.
  • Ensure food waste is minimised.
  • Assist the Catering Manager by researching and creating new menus ensuring these are of high quality and complement healthy eating guidelines.
  • Participate in meetings with Ward Managers/Dieticians to discuss patient menus, issues, preferences, and dietary requirements.
  • Undertake any other duties as directed by the Catering Manager in the provision of a high quality service.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • NVQ2 or equivalent or qualified by experience in Catering together with a basic qualification in Food Hygiene.
  • Experience within a professional kitchen environment.

 

In return we can offer:

- Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training

- 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays

- Birthday Holiday - your birthday is an extra day's annual leave

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Just Drive Scheme

- Smart Childcare Vouchers

- Smart Pension Option

- Subsidised meals

- Free Parking

Division DBS info

Disclosure

The successful candidates will be required to apply for a PVG from Disclosure Scotland. Further information can be obtained from www.disclosurescotland.co.uk. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date
22/02/2018