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Reference

PRI68565

Location

Ty Catrin, Dyfrig Road, Cardiff, CF5 5AD

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£20,742.55

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

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.

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without the combined effort and expertise of all disciplines. 

Ty Catrin are currently looking for a Chef to join our team.

Ty Catrin is a modern mental health treatment unit. The unit includes accommodation for 45 patients and a variety of facilities, such as three secure gardens, a gym, a hydrotherapy pool, patient practice kitchens, patient social area, art rooms and dedicated support service areas. 

The service is currently being developed to provide bespoke treatment packages for a variety of patients with complex mental health needs. The unit will provide a modern, homely environment promoting independence, whilst employing an experienced mutli-disciplinary team to oversee and support patient progress.  

Core shifts are 7.30am - 3.30pm and 10am - 6pm on a rota basis, including weekend working.

You will report to the Unit Manager and together with your Kitchen 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 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
  • 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.
  • Research and create 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)

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

  • Free on-site parking
  • Supplemented 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

 

If you wish to discuss the above please contact a member of our recruitment team on recruitmentPHC@priorygroup.com

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory 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 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 will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

20/11/2022