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Commis Chef

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Rossendale School, Bamford Road, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL0 0RT

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




40 per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. 

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

Rossendale School was established in May 1989 as a school catering for pupils who displayed emotional and behavioural difficulties. 

The school currently accepts pupils from some 18 different Local Education Authorities in the North West and although we are predominantly a day school, there is provision for up to 12 pupils to board Monday to Friday in term time only.  We have also had our registration changed recently to incorporate admitting more young people up to the age of 18 at our Sixth Form, which now means that we can take up to 94 young people.

We would like to recruit a Commis Chef (post qualified) The post is a full-time post to provide assistance to the Head Chef and his team to cater for children aged 6-18 years who have complex social, emotional and behavioural difficulties with associated autism spectrum conditions. The post consists of 40 hrs a week and the role is preparing breaks and lunches to pupils in our fully equipped kitchens. The working day is made up of Monday - Friday, 7am - 4pm, but flexibility is needed to cover other functions and hospitality. you would be expected to have 2yrs experience and a motivation to learn on the job in a busy environment. Enhanced DBS will have to be undertaken before commencement.

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


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.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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