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Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead, Longcroft Lane, Felden, Hertfordshire, HP3 0BN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£19358.09 Per Annum


07.30-17.30 4 out of 7 days per week (working 1 in 3 weekends)

Job Advert Role Description

About Priory Hemel Hempstead: 

The hospital provides a 38 bed Rehabilitation service for adults (18+) with Enduring Mental Health problems (such as Schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, Personality disorder, General Anxiety disorders), Challenging behaviour and some physical Health problems as a secondary diagnosis. 


About the Role: 

We require a Kitchen Assistant at Priory Hospital Hemel Hempstead to provide a high-quality catering service to residents, guests and visitors to the hospital

In our environment, mealtimes are a natural focus for many residents. Our catering staff plan a variety of nutritious, balanced meals; they prepare, cook and present every meal to the same, high standards; they also manage food budgets effectively, and take cleanliness extremely seriously.

Our clients have a range of special dietary requirements, therefore previous catering experience in this field is preferred but not essential and the necessary interest and enthusiasm. Applicants will ideally possess Basic Food Hygiene certificate.

As part of the benefits of working for the Priory Hospital Hempstead, we can offer excellent working conditions and including good training opportunities, a contributory pension scheme, competitive salary and free meals on duty. 

Candidates should be motivated and enthusiastic. Previous experience working in a similar environment would be an advantage, although is not essential.

We are an equal opportunities employer.


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, 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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