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Chef

Reference

PRI63415

Location

Priory Hospital Bristol, Heath House Lane, Stapleton, BS16 1EQ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience (plus enhancements)

Hours

37.5 per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Bristol are recruiting for a Cook / Chef to join their catering team.

Core shifts are 7.30am-3.30pm and 10am-6pm on a rota basis (flexible working and part time options are available)

You will report to the Head Chef/Cook and together with your Catering Assistant colleagues you will ensure that patients, staff and visitors are offered tasty and nutritious meals which are prepared to a high standard. You will be supported by an experienced Support Services Manager and together with your colleagues from the Maintenance and Housekeeping Teams, you will ensure that the healthcare team are supported to deliver high quality care.

In return for your hard work and expertise we would like to offer you;

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free meals on duty
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Leadership & management development
  • Long service award
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Fully funded DBS

You will be responsible for:

  • Undertake the planning, preparation and cooking of meals, taking account of any special requests or dietary requirements within the unit.
  • Take full shift responsibility for the catering operation (in the absence of the Head Chef).
  • Ensure the cost-effective and efficient control of stock including placing orders for food products and the checking/reconciliation of deliveries. Ensure that wastage is minimised.
  • Assist the Head Chef by researching and creating new menus ensuring meals are of a high quality and compliment healthy eating guidelines.
  • Supervise assigned catering staff ensuring their quality of work continues to meet required operational standards and the company’s Assured Safe Catering policies and guidelines
  • Organise and prioritise own work within established procedures, referring complex issues to senior catering staff.

The skills/experience you will need to show;

  • City & Guilds or NVQ2 equivalent.
  • Preferably level 3 in food hygiene or basic food hygiene with intentions of level 3.
  • Knowledge of food Allergens & dietary requirements. (Specialist dietary training will be provided)

 

About Priory Barnt Green

Priory Healthcare has opened a new hospital set in the beautiful surroundings of Lickey Hills, to the south of Birmingham. The hospital provides services for both NHS and private patients, with a range of mental health conditions.

The service comprises of 3 wards: a 10-bed adult Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (for adult men), a 12 bed adult Acute ward and a 12 bed Private Acute ward. The service takes a multi-disciplinary approach to delivering personalised treatment programmes to our in-patients as well as offering a Private Outpatient service.

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.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

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.

Job Description

JD_Chef_Healthcare_Nov_19.pdf

Closing Date

30/06/2022