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Priory Hospital Barnt Green

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Is the kitchen your favourite place to be? Does seeing others enjoy food you have prepared fill you with joy? Why not turn your talent into a career with Priory!


We are looking for a Catering Assistant to join the team at Barnt Green, to make meal times for our patients, staff and visitors their favourite time of day. We are always on the lookout for people with transferable skills and life experience so you don’t need any experience as our friendly team at the Hospital will teach you everything you need to be successful in this role!


This role offers plenty of variety and everyday will be different but some duties will include:


  • Providing a warm and welcoming catering service with the help from an engaging and attentive team
  • Preparing and serving tasty, nutritious and well-presented meals, making every plate as special as the last
  • Ensuring that the kitchen and associated areas are kept to a high standard of hygiene, including food and equipment storage


To recognise your hard work, we would like to offer you:


  • An excellent careers pathway – there are plenty of career opportunities within Priory for you to explore and work in whatever your interests are.
  • Job security – there will always be work in the Healthcare Sector!
  • Free parking – because who should pay to park at work?
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays – plenty of time for holidays!
  • An extra day annual leave for your birthday!- Because we believe no one should have to work on their birthday.
  • Access to our Priory Perks app – save your-self money at lots of high street retailers, restaurants and other services.
  • Comprehensive induction - we want you to be the best you can be in your new role and we invest the time to make sure you understand what that role is and how you can be successful in it.


About Priory Barnt Green

Located in the beautiful Lickey Hills Country Park, 10 miles south of Birmingham, Priory Hospital Barnt Green is a 33-bedded, purpose-built hospital.

Our world class team at Priory Hospital Barnt Green consists of consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and other mental health professionals, all of whom have a wealth of expertise in treating a whole range of mental health issues. We can provide recovery-focused therapies and evidence-based treatments across private inpatient treatment and mental health day care programmes.


We also have nine large private therapy rooms and four spacious group rooms on-site, for those who wish to receive support as an outpatient.


In addition to acres of rolling countryside on all sides of the hospital, each ward has access to south-facing garden areas, meaning you can relax and spend time outdoors.


Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.


If you have a ‘can do’ attitude and are team player, then we would love to hear from you, APPLY TODAY!

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. 


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.

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