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Bank Chef




Kent House - Kent House hospital and school,Crockenhill Road,St Mary Cray,Orpington, Kent BR5 4EP

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type



£10.00 per hour (£20 per hour for bank holidays)



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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

Kent House is a Low Secure Mental Health Hospital for young women 12 to 18 years of age who are detained under the Mental Health Act. It also has an Ofsted Registered school attached dedicated to support the young people with all aspects of education.

The service, on the outskirts of Orpington, has close links and transport to the local community and amenities.

We provide compassionate care for the young women admitted in a supportive environment adhering to the principles of Positive Behaviour Support, underpinned by thorough risk assessment and management. We are members of the Royal College of Psychiatry Quality Network for CAMHS

Job Advert Role Description

Main Duties:

•           To assist chefs in their duties.

•           Deputise for the Chef in their absence, by ordering food stock and organise the kitchen brigade in the day to day running of the kitchen operation. Computer skills are require; to access emails and online training.

•           Maintain food and beverage preparation and service to wards, restaurant and special functions, to a high level of quality and quantity

•           Maintain a high level of hygiene in food storage, kitchen and wash-up areas.

•           Maintain good food storage procedures and stock rotation.

•           Set a professional example in work methods, procedures, personal presentation, timekeeping and hygiene.

•           Maintain flexible working hours at all times.

•           To supervise the lunch service in the staff canteen, ensure a constant high quality of service and food.

•           To maintain health and safety at work practices at all times.

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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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