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Kitchen Assistant

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The Manor Clinic, Mansbridge Road, Southampton, Hampshire SO18 3HW

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time




15hrs per week - 3hrs per day Mon, Tues, Weds, Fri, Sat from 0730hrs - 1030hrs.

Job Advert - Division Information

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

The Manor Clinic believes that anyone struggling with addictive behaviours deserve the best possible support to make a strong and lasting recovery. We are a private treatment centre in Southampton that specialises in addictions such as alcohol, drugs, gambling and prescription drugs.

We also treat other mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, which you may be experiencing due to your addictive behaviours.

Our clinic’s main building is an elegant Georgian mansion which provides a charming, homely and personable environment for receiving expert mental health treatment. Our close-knit, family feel allows for a flexible and informal atmosphere where your health and wellbeing are our priority.

Job Advert Role Description

As part of the Support Services team, our Kitchen Assistant will be directed by the Catering and Housekeeping Manager and the main focus is to deliver breakfast for patients, carry out dish washing and cleaning as well as some food preparation for the lunch service.

We are looking for a reliable person for this excellent opportunity to join the Priory Service in Southampton.

We also have the opportunity to cover holidays and staff sickness across other sites if you are available.

What we’d like from you - 

Qualifications and experience:

•             A Level 2 food safety qualification

•             Be able to prioritise work

•             An understanding of COSHH and high cleaning standards to follow routine and deep cleaning schedules


Personal Qualities:

•             A “can do” positive attitude.

•             Commitment to delivering a high quality service

•             Very good personal hygiene standards

•             Enthusiasm and energy with a good degree of empathy and understanding of others.


For further information or an application form, please contact Julia Patrick in Human  Resources on: 02380464721 or email

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the standard/enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

Further information can be obtained from

Closing date - 04 Jan 2019  

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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