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Catering Assistant




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£16,619.63 per annum


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

Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.


Job Advert Role Description

Reporting to the Head Chef we require a Catering Assistant to support the provision of the catering operation.

Duties include washing up, receiving deliveries and the cleaning of all kitchen areas in accordance with the company’s Assured Safe Catering Policy. You must ensure that the kitchen and associated areas meet operational hygiene compliance standards.

The role involves carrying and delivering meals to the on-site coffee shop. Distributing and collecting food trolleys to and from the ten wards across the hospital. You will also deliver any hospitality refreshments that may be needed throughout the day.

This is a physically demanding role in a very busy environment. The successful candidate must be flexible and adaptable, and work well under pressure.

The successful candidate will be required to work 5 over 7 days, shift pattern 10am – 6pm and occasionally 8am – 4pm. Applicants will hold a current full UK Driving Licence.

What we’d like to give you:

•           A competitive salary

•           Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to on going training

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

•           Online benefits and cash back rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           Just Drive scheme

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.


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.