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Catering Assistant




Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead, Longcroft Lane, Felden, Hertfordshire, HP3 0BN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time




07.30-17.30 4 out of 7 days per week (including every other weekend)

Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

The hospital provides a 38 bed Rehabilitation service for Adults (18+) with Enduring Mental Health problems (such as Schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, Personality disorder, General Anxiety disorders), Challenging behaviour and some physical Health problems as a secondary diagnosis

Job Advert Role Description

We require a Kitchen Assistant at Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead to provide a high quality catering service to residents, guests and visitors to the hospital

In our environment, mealtimes are a natural focus for many residents. Our catering staff plan a variety of nutritious, balanced meals; they prepare, cook and present every meal to the same, high standards; they also manage food budgets effectively, and take cleanliness extremely seriously.

Our clients have a range of special dietary requirements, therefore previous catering experience in this field is preferred but not essential and the necessary interest and enthusiasm. Applicants will ideally possess Basic Food Hygiene certificate.

As part of the benefits of working for the Priory Hospital Hempstead, we can offer excellent working conditions and including good training opportunities, a contributory pension scheme, competitive salary and free meals on duty. 

Candidates should be motivated and enthusiastic. Previous experience working in a similar environment would be an advantage, although is not essential.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV’as a gift.

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