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Preston Private, Midgery Lane, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9 SX

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type



£9.41 per hour


20 hours

Job Advert Role Description


Priory Adult Care have an opportunity for an experienced, forward thinking chef to join our catering team at our facility based on the outskirts of Preston. Preston Private Nursing Home caters for up to 101 residents including those living with dementia.  Purpose built with its own on site, fully equipped catering team we are looking for a part time chef to support the 2 full time chefs and catering assistants on site already.

Joining as part of this team you will work a mixture of day shifts over a 7 day rota with the ability to increase to full time hours for holiday cover. Full training and support is provided to ensure that the high standard of catering is maintained.  We provide a mixture of modified diets and cater for all dietary requirements across the Home.

Come and join the best catering team in Preston! 

As chef it will be your responsibility to plan, prepare and present high quality food and hospitality for our residents. Working to the highest of standards, ensuring dietary requirements of all the residents are met. You will:

Assist the Home Manager with menu creation, ensuring a nutritious, varied menu is available
Ensure all food preparation meets the requirements of COSHH, Food safety and health & safety regulations
Manage food budgets and stocks, checking deliveries as required and placing them in the appropriate storage areas.
Ensuring the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene are maintained in all areas of the kitchen
Overall kitchen staff management, training, recruiting and rotas.

We are looking for a confident individual with a creative flare, someone who has relevant experience in a similar sized kitchen and qualifications in food hygiene, prep and cookery. This challenging role promises good onward progression the successful applicant; you will need to have the, ability to think on your feet, a passion for food and the service you provide.

Division DBS info


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, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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