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Priory Hospital Glasgow, 38-40 Mansionhouse Road, Glasgow, G41 3DW

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£19,305 per annum (£9.90 per hour)


Full Time 37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.



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:

  • NVQ3 or equivalent or qualified by experience in Catering together with R.E.H.I.S Intermediate Food Hygiene Certificate
  • 5 years 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


Shifts run 7.00am – 3.00pm or 10.00am – 6.00pm rotationally. (5 days over 7)

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.

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