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Chef

Reference

PRI53259

Location

Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£23,000 pro rata

Hours

27.5

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 Role Description

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.
 
The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.
 
We provide expert treatment for the following services:
•             Eating disorders
•             Child and Adolescent Mental Health
•             Addiction services

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, reliable and creative individual to join our Catering team. 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. Under the supervision of a Catering Manager you will ensure compliance with safety legislation and Priory policies. You will assist the Head Chef by researching and creating new menus to ensure 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 supervise assigned catering staff to ensure the quality of work continues to meet the required standards. The hours will be worked across shifts 2-3 days per week and will include weekend work.
The successful applicant will be educated to NVQ2 or equivalent or qualified by experience in Catering with a basic qualification in Food hygiene. Having experience within a professional kitchen environment will be an advantage.

Your working days will be Friday for 8 hours, Saturday 11.5 hours for & Sunday for 11.5 hours. 

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.

Closing Date

30/09/2021