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Kemple View, Longsight Road, Langho, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB6 8AD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time


£19305 per annum



Job Advert Role Description

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Kemple View is a hospital with 6 wards including Low Secure and Locked Rehab for male service users only.

Many of our patients have previously been in high, medium or low security. We aim to work collaboratively with our patients enabling them to take increasing responsibility for managing their own risks leading to a controlled and graded discharge. Where a patient requires greatest support we offer contextual risk management, enhancing compliance and aim to improve their quality of life. We serve the patient, carers and visitors.

Kemple View also has a dedicated and purpose-built ward offering Low Secure Forensic Specialist Older Age service for patients over the age of 50.

This is a full-time position working 37.5 hours per week.  You will work as part of the catering team and work closely with all disciplines at Kemple View, staff and patients. The main duties of the role are preparing cold foods, sandwiches, salads etc. Delivering food and provisions to all wards and Cleaning and maintain all kitchens across site.
If you have the following skills, this could be the role for you:
• Be highly organised
• Have excellent communication skills
• Can plan and prioritise workload
• Self-motivated
• Focused attitude and team working ethic
• Attention to detail

Catering experience would be an advantage but not essential, as training will be given.  A current and clean driving licence is essential. 
The successful candidate will be joining a multi-award winning team at Kemple View.
CQC visit 2019
In the recent CQC visit, Kemple View was rated ‘outstanding’ for the second time in a row. Kemple View received this rating in all the five assessments: “are we safe”, “effective”, “caring”, “responsive” and “well led”. This is an incredible achievement for Team KV and we are all extremely proud. 
National Workforce Awards 2019
The hospital Director nominated the working well group for the “Best Well-being and Staff Engagement Initiative”. The team were short listed and 10 employees travelled to London for the Awards evening. The team didn't win but was an amazing recognition. 
Site of the Year 2019
After an exciting year Kemple View won the site of the year award at the recent Priory Group pride awards. Teams from all over the country and Middle East came together for prestigious award ceremony and we are happy to say we walked away with the trophy. 
Wellbeing winners 2021—Priory Awards
Kemple View working well team won the wellbeing award at the 2021 Awards. There were 3 finalists and Kemple View won. Look out for the incredible events that the working well group do. 
Your Wellbeing 
At Kemple View we want to make sure that coming to work is enjoyable and we have a dedicated
team that organise monthly and seasonal events. 
Our working well team offer:
• Complimentary Breakfasts—including valentines, Halloween, St. Georges and many more
• Free raffles with many prizes including family days out, Vouchers, food hampers and many other luxury gifts
• Themed lunches including 
• Bake off competitions
• Toiletry baskets—Free Toiletries while on shift 
• Yearly department days—including fun games and activities with a scrumptious themed lunch and plenty of prizes to be won
• Relaxation days—complimentary holistic therapies while on shift
• Reduced priced car valet 
• Baby Baskets for all new mummy's and daddy's
• On site 3 course Christmas meal for all employees
• Christmas/summer shopping days—local business attend for a fun day of spending and eating mince pies 
For your hard work and dedication to Priory, we can offer a wide range of benefits:
• A competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave (increasing to 27 days after 5 years of service and 30 days after 10 years’ service) 
• Birthday Leave 
• Enhanced maternity pay 
• Contributory pension scheme
• Opportunities to develop and train in a wide variety of care settings
• Support and training from the beginning of your career
• Free car parking
• Flexible working 
• Supplemented meals
• Access to Employee Assistant programme and other wellness programmes 
• Employee benefits scheme (e.g. discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)
If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role or you would like to know more please contact Lindsey Waugh on 01254 243000 or    

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.

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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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