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Bank Chef




Priory Hospital Malvern, 49 Hanley Road Malvern Wells West Midlands WR14 4HZ

Priory Group Division


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Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Malvern are recruiting for a Bank Chef now! We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and passionate people to become an integral part of the healthcare team. In this role, you will be catering to the needs of both the residents and staff of the site delivering fresh meals with a variety of choices to suit dietary requirements whilst incorporating resident meal suggestions.

Based in a Grade II listed building at the foot of the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, Priory Hospital Malvern is a 25-bedded rehabilitation and recovery service for males presenting with mental illnesses and complex needs, along with behaviours that challenge.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, reliable and creative individual to join our Catering team on a bank basis. You will be responsible for assisting with the provision of a high quality catering service in line with Priory policies and procedures with a particular emphasis on the planning, preparation, cooking and serving of meals. You will ensure compliance with safety legislation and Priory policies. You will assist the Head Chef by ensuring meals are of high quality including cost effective and efficient control of stock of food products, placing orders and reconciling deliveries. It is a small team so you will need to be able to work independently in the absence of the Head Chef and ensure the quality of work continues to meet the required standards.

The successful applicant will be educated to NVQ2 or equivalent or qualified by experience in Catering with a basic qualification in Food hygiene. You will also need to be IT literate as orders are placed and tracked on a computer system. Having experience within a professional kitchen environment will be an advantage.     

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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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