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Catering Assistant/Cook




Priory Hospital Norwich, Ellingham Road, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1AE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Norwich is our new acute mental health service which was opened in June 2020. In last 6 months we have invested heavily in Priory Hospital Norwich in order to revitalise our service and ensure that we put our patients at the centre of everything we do. We are currently in the process of a phased opening and are looking for candidates who are committed to being a part of our long term journey. We are a busy acute unit aiming to offer a high standard of care and deliver great outcomes for patients.

The catering service delivers food and beverages to the entire population of the hospital including patents and colleagues. This role/s would suit someone that would like to be a catering asisstant or someone that would like to progress to become a Cook/Chef (with enchanements) and  progress into a long term career in catering. The role includes food preparation and serving, cleaning ward kitchens and transporting food between the main kitchen and wards. Line management will be in the form of the Head Chef who is responsible to the Support Services Manager. The role entials manual handling & pushing/pulling loads so a hands on approach is mandatory.


In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

•           Competitive salary

•           25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service

•           Extra Service Annual leave awards

•           Career development

•           An employee assistance programme

•           Free meals/refreshments when on duty

•           Free car parking

•           Donation to a charity of their choice

•           DBS paid for by the Priory Group

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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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