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Priory Hospital Lincolnshire, Dog Kennel Lane, Glentworth, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 5UD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Job Advert Role Description

Home style cook required for up to 40 covers

Safety and quality is at the heart of everything we do for our patients at Priory Hospital Lincolshire  We are a site with 28 beds across two 14-bed wards.  We specialise in male patients who need conditions of low security in which to recover, and from where they can re-enter the community.  We strive at all times to provide care in the least restrictive manner, to maximise our patients’ independence, to empower and involve our patients and their carers in their care, and to maintain the highest standards of dignity and respect for our patients and their carers.Visit our website to apply.

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

•           Work alongside the Support Services Manager, other chefs and catering assistants with menu creations, 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


We are looking for a confident individual with a creative flare, who has relevant experience in a similar sized kitchen.  Qualifications in food hygiene, prep and cookery would be desirable but not essential.

The successful applicant will be working on a shift rota of any five days from seven, alternate weekends but no evening work.  Usual shift from 08:00 - 16:00 or 10:00 - 18:00.     

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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