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Interim Chef/Cook




Ty Catrin, Dyfrig Road, Cardiff, CF5 5AD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time





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

We are currently recruiting for a full time Chef/Cook, this will be a fixed term contract for 6 months. We are low secure Hospital based in Cardiff. The unit is home to 45 patients with enduring mental health and personality difficulties, most of whom also have forensic histories. The facility is split into six wards, along with semi-independent flats on-site. 

The unit boasts a robust multi-disciplinary team where the psychiatrist works alongside colleagues from Psychology; Nursing; Occupational Therapy; and Social Work to provide high quality care. 

Our aim is to rebuild the patient's confidence, self-esteem and hopes for the future and to give them the knowledge and resources to manage their own health so that they can manage their own sustainable recovery     

Job Advert Role Description

Assisting in providing a varied choice of menu to service users and staff. Assisting in providing diets as required by service users via requests from the clinical team. Preparing and delivering meals within the budget and preventing wastage. Ensuring the correct and economic use of materials and equipment. Assisting in the ordering of weekly supplies and monitoring their quality together with the efficiency of suppliers in the absence of the Head Chef. Reporting to the Head Chef any deterioration in food consumables supplied. Being responsible for the collection of food samples as required by the Environmental Health Department. Ensuring safety of self and training staff in the safe-keeping, usage and cleaning of kitchen equipment and sharp objects
Ensuring that all food preparation is of a high standard. Ensuring that all aspects of Health & Safety are adhered to e.g. COSHH, HASNA. Regularly checking and documenting temperature, equipment and cleanliness, quantity and appearance of meals. 

Please see 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.


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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