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Dining Room Assistant




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





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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.

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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal has 14 different wards and cares for 151 patients. Each ward has a dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team which includes a Consultant Psychiatrist, Speciality Doctor, Ward Manager, Psychologist, Occupational Therapist and support services including RMN and experienced Healthcare Assistants. Our primary aim is to support and care for our patients providing a full clinical pathway for patients onsite.

We operate a comprehensive inpatient mental health service comprising Acute, Psychiatric Intensive Care Services (PICU), Personality Disorder, Eating Disorders and Rehabilitation and Recovery.


We pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and embrace a diverse workforce. We employ people from all walks of life because they embrace our hospitals values;

Putting people first: We put the needs of our service users above all else.

Being supportive:

We support our employees, our service users and their families when they need us most.

Acting with integrity: We are honest, transparent and decent. We treat each other with respect.

Being positive: We see the best in our service users and each other and we strive to get things done. We never give up and we learn from our mistakes.

Striving for excellence: for over 140 years, we have been trusted by our service users with their care. We take this trust seriously and constantly strive to improve the services we provide.

We’re currently looking for a Dining Room Assistant to join the hardworking team on our Eating Disorder Unit - we are one of the Priory Groups largest hospitals and we pride ourselves on having the best teams.

Our EDU consists of 2 wards and a day care service providing treatment for Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. We are a principle provider to the NHS in the North of England, focussing on positive physical and psychological outcomes through full service provision offering intensive multidisciplinary assessment and treatment. This includes physical monitoring, management of re-feeding syndrome, weight restoration, symptom interruption, meal plan management, NG feeding, Individual/Group and family Psychological interventions.

About the role:

We are looking to fill 1x new permanent role for Dining Room Assistant to support our Adult Eating Disorder team in the smooth running of their mealtime and dining room management.

The successful candidate would work across both wards in Russell House preparing the dining room for mealtimes and cleaning/tidying afterwards.

Responsibilities would include ordering of provisions from the main kitchen, maintaining a high standard of dining room cleanliness and ensuring fridges meet food hygiene standards.

The ideally candidate will be:

- Highly organised

-Tasks orientated person

Please note the dining room staff will be supported by the ED team.

The shifts will start at 7am until 6.45pm with 1 hours unpaid break, working 3 days one week and 4 days the next.

While you care for others, at Priory’s Cheadle Royal Hospital we’ll care for you and your career.

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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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