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Weekend Chef




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Part Time


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



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

Kent House is a 17-bedded Tier 4 low secure hospital for young people aged 12 – 18 years with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties, including ASD, and an OFSTED-registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment.
The service is set in a rural environment with close links and transport to the local community and amenities.
We provide care for the young people admitted to Kent House Hospital in the least restrictive way and we adhere to the values and principles of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). We are members of the Quality Network for Inpatient CAMHS to measure and improve the quality of our care and treatment.     

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.

For further information please see the attached job description.

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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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