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Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Role Description

Priory Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.


Located in the historic city of York, Stockton Hall Hospital is a medium secure 112 bedded unit spanning over 7 wards, caring for people with mental illness, personality disorders and learning disabilities.


The role:

  • Washing up, cleaning kitchen equipment in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure that all catering stock and equipment is correctly stored and accounted for upon delivery.
  • Deliver meals and other catering supplies to various areas within the unit in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Adherence to all food safety procedures.
  • Regularly responds to routine enquiries from colleagues and patients.


Skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar environment preferred but not essential as full training will be given.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment essential.
  • The jobholder requires basic numeracy and literacy together with an appreciation of basic food hygiene.
  • Self-motivating and ability to work under own initiative.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn are more important than experience.

Shift Pattern: 5 days over 7 days working every 3rd weekend – shift times are 6.30 am – 2.30 pm and 10.15 am – 6.15 pm. Weekends 8.00 – 4.00


The role holder works within a busy kitchen environment using a variety of equipment where many routine tasks are repetitive and require a degree of sustained physical effort and concentration.


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.

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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