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Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£22,500 per year



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

Stockton Hall is a highly specialist 112 bedded hospital where patients requiring medium security can maximise the value of therapeutic interventions available.  The patient group consists of men and women with /Mental Illness and/or Personality Disorder and men with mild to moderate Learning Disability / Autistic Spectrum Disorder.     

Job Advert Role Description

Our Chef’s role involves:
• Assisting in providing a high standard of catering and hospitality to patients, staff and visitors
• Supervise junior staff

Main Duties:
• Prepare and cook meals for patients, staff and Visitors
• Ensure high standards of food safety
• To assist when necessary other designations within the department

Shift Pattern: 5 days over 7 days working every other weekend – shift times are 6.30 am – 2.30 pm and 10.15 am – 6.15 pm.

Skills and Experience:
• Ability to work as part of a team and have a flexible approach are essential
• Previous experience, preferably within a similar environment
• Good organisational skills are essential
• Verbal communication skills
• Social skills
• To comply with individual responsibilities under the Health & Safety Act
• A good knowledge of HACCP/Food Safety

• Relevant NVQ Level 1 & 2

About our Benefits:
• 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
• Free meals/refreshments when on duty
• A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
• Private Medical Insurance Scheme
• Life Assurance
• Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
• Continuous learning and development
• Childcare vouchers
• Career development
• Personal health insurance
• Voluntary benefits

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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