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Part time Catering Assistant




Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time





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 Role Description

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.

The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:
•             Eating disorders
•             Child and Adolescent Mental Health
•             Addiction services

Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.

An opportunity has arisen for a Part time Catering Assistant to join the existing team working within the restaurant and kitchen, to deliver a high class catering service for our clients and staff.  The shift times are:
Week One
Monday  6 hours 12.00 – 18.30pm
Tuesday 6 hours 12.00 – 18.30pm
Saturday 5.5 hours 12.00 – 18.30pm
Sunday 5.5 hours 12.00 – 18.30pm
Week Two
Wednesday 6 hours 12.00 – 18.30pm
Thursday 6 hours 12.00 – 18.30pm
Friday 6 hours 12.00 – 18.30pm

An enhancement per hour is paid for weekend hours.

No qualifications are needed as training will be given but experience in the catering field would be an advantage.  The successful applicant will have the ability to communicate with both patients, visitors and staff and work well within a team.  The ability to work flexible hours would also be an advantage and extra hours may be available to cover holidays and other leave.

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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