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Catering Assistant

Reference

PRI23384

Location

Ellingham - Ellingham Hospital and school East Anglia,Ellingham Road, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1AE

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.51 per hour (£16,594)

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Ellingham hospital is a 35 bedded hospital offering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to young people within the age range of 12 to 25 years old.

Cherry oak ward is a low secure 10 bedded mixed unit and caters specifically to the needs of young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties and also demonstrate some level of functional impairment, which may be attributable to a learning disability, a neurodevelopmental diagnosis (e.g. autism, ADHD).

Woodlands is a  15 beds adolescent mixed ward catering specifically for young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties and also demonstrate some level of functional impairment, which may be attributable to a learning disability, a neurodevelopmental diagnosis (e.g. autism, ADHD), or another neurological issue (e.g. brain injury). 

Redwood ward is a 10 bedded ward for adult age 18 + with an acute mental health problem. The hospital is supported by a robust multi-disciplinary team of professionals including psychiatrist, psychologist speech & language therapist, Occupational therapist, nurses, social worker and a family therapist. There is also an Ofsted registered school on site supporting the young people with their education.

Job Advert Role Description

Main Purpose:

Required to support the provision of the catering operation assisting with basic food preparation and hygiene.

1. Assists catering staff with both the preparation and cooking of meals in accordance with the companies Assured Safe Catering policies and procedures.

2. Under direction, takes responsibility for parts of the catering operation

3. As part of the catering team, the role holder will be required to ensure the kitchen and associated areas meet operational hygiene standards and comply with the company's assured Safe Catering policies and procedures.  

Knowledge & Skills

The role holder requires basic numeracy and literacy skills together with an appreciation of basic food hygiene.

Experience:

Experience in a catering environment is not essential as full training is provided.  

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.