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Reference

PRI72702

Location

Priory Hospital Barnt Green

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Bank

Salary

£11.36

Hours

Bank/Flexible

Job Advert - Division Information

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.

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Hospital Barnt Green are recruiting for a Cook / Chef to join their bank catering team.

Core working hours are between 7am and 8pm  (As the advertised role is bank, you would be able to pick shifts up at your convenience between these hours)

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
  • Supplemented meals on duty
  • 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 Hospital Barnt Green is located in the stunning Lickey Hills Country Park, 10 miles south of Birmingham City Centre. We have thirty-three beds across three wards including a ten bedded female NHS Psychiatric Intensive Care, a thirteen bedded mixed gender NHS acute service, and a bedded private acute ward beds for both men and women. In addition to providing inpatient services, the hospital has a large Outpatient department and regional conference facilities.

The hospital opened in March 2022 and this is a fantastic opportunity to join a new and developing team, in a brand new hospital located in a beautiful setting.

 

 

 

 

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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.

Job Description

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Closing Date

17/02/2023