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Priory Hospital Dewsbury, York Road, Earlsheaton, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 7LB

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Location Description

Priory Hospital Dewsbury, 32 bed locked rehabilitation service comprising one 16 bed ward which is dementia and behaviours that challenge and one 16 bed ward this supports men with mental health difficulties.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a chef qualified to NVQ2 or equivalent in catering and with relevant experience within a professional kitchen environment.

Main responsibilities of the role will be:

•           To undertake the planning, preparation and cooking of meals, taking account of any special requests or dietary requirements within the unit.

•           To take full shift responsibility for the catering operation (in the absence of the Head Chef)

•           Ensuring the cost effective and efficient control of stock including placing orders for food products and the checking of deliveries.  Ensuring that wastage is minimised

•           Assisting the Head Chef by researching and creating new menus ensuring meals are of a high quality and compliment healthy eating guidelines.

•           Supervision of any catering staff as and when required.

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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