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Chef

Reference

PRI52498

Location

Burton Park, Warwick Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0RD

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£19,084.92

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Job Advert Location Description

Burton Park provides specialist neurobehavioural rehabilitation for people with an acquired brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and stroke or a progressive neurological condition to reduce challenging behaviour and optimise functional skills. 

Burton Park is a 50 bedded inpatient rehabilitation service, across two units and patients are supported to maximise their level of independence.  A variety of care pathways can be offered, including intensive or slower stream neurobehavioural rehabilitation which can optimize patients living in the least restrictive setting.  As part of the intensive neurorehabilitation provided on-site at Burton Park, there is a large emphasis placed upon community rehabilitation in order to prepare the patient to move back to their local area as independently as is possible.

Burton Park is situated in the historic town of Melton Mowbray, a thriving market town. Here patients can access local amenities such as a leisure centre, cinema, shops, restaurants and cafés to support their full rehabilitation programme.  The MDT includes full time Neuropsychologists, Psychiatrists. Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapists, Social Work along with Qualified Nurses and Rehabilitation Assistants. Outcome measures are routinely collected and individual’s progress tracked.

Burton Park boasts a range of facilities utilised by the MDT and patients as they work through their specialist individual rehabilitation plan.

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently recruiting for a Chef to join our site. As a Chef your responsibilities will include:

  • Being responsible for the day-to-day operations of the catering department
  • Preparing a seasonal, varied and nutritious menu involving the patients in designing the menu
  • Preparing and cooking meals to a high quality for patients, staff and visitors including preparing meals for night staff
  • Ensure food production and presentation is correctly portioned, garnished and to a high standards of food.
  • Catering for dietary and cultural needs
  • Attending Community Meetings when requested to discuss catering
  • Providing hospitality when required
  • Working with minimal supervision and meet deadlines
  • Ordering stock within defined budget
  • Receiving and checking new stock into the building
  • Provide first line management to kitchen assistants.
  • Ensuring good practices of health and hygiene, food safety and health and safety are carried out in line with corporate management systems
  • Implementing and maintaining cleaning schedules
  • With additional training, supporting patients who are undertaking real work opportunities
  • Providing a friendly and co-operative service
  • Dealing with situations professionally and efficiently

Please see the attached job description for more information.

Division DBS info

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.

Disclosure

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.

Job Description

Chef_Healthcare_Nov_19.pdf

Closing Date

25/09/2021