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Bank Chef




Kent House - Kent House hospital and school,Crockenhill Road,St Mary Cray,Orpington, Kent BR5 4EP

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type



£10.00 per hour (£20 per hour for bank holidays)



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 Role Description

Kent House is a 17-bedded Tier 4 low secure hospital for young people aged 12 – 18 years with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties, and an OFSTED-registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment.

The service is set in a rural environment with close links and transport to the local community and amenities.

We provide care for the young people admitted to Kent House Hospital in the least restrictive way and we adhere to the values and principles of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). We are members of the Quality Network for Inpatient Camhs to measure and improve the quality of our care and treatment.

Job Roles:

  • Take all possible precautions to safeguard the welfare and safety of staff young people and visitors.
  • Ensure that the boundaries of confidentiality are maintained at all times.
  • Ensure that all confidential information about young people, personnel, suppliers etc., is used only in connection with their duties as authorised and ensures that such information is kept secure and out of reach of unauthorised persons.
  • Ensure that any incidents or accidents are reported and recorded in accordance with Kent House Hospital guidelines.
  • To assist  in the completion of audits
  • Maintain a working environment that promotes team effort and encourages initiative and innovation in the delivery of patient care.
  • To ensure all documentation is completed
  • To wear correct uniform and PPE’s required for individual tasks.
  • Will maintain high professional standards at all times.


Education, Training and Development

  • Will attend as and when required any statutory and mandatory training.
  • Will attend any other training courses provided for performance development within the context of the role.


Skills and Knowledge

•           Good communication skills

•           Ability to work flexibility

•           Basic Literacy skills

•           Common sense approach to problem solving.

•           Basic numeracy skills

•           Motivation and initiative

•           Some appreciation of Mental Health problems.


The role includes working weekends and bank holidays as per rota



•           Education to GCSE Standard

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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