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Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.


The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.


We provide expert treatment for the following services:

•             Eating disorders - Adult

•             Child and Adolescent Mental Health

•              NHS Acute

•             Private Acute & Addiction Services


Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies

Job Advert Location Description

  • Manages staff and procedures to ensure the efficient delivery of all aspects of food preparation and cooking, taking account of any special requests or dietary requirements within the unit. The role holder will need to be actively involved in the preparation and cooking, as well as managing the work of others, ensuring operational standards comply with the company’s ‘Assured Safe Catering policies’ and guidelines.
  • Supervises, develops and motivates a small team of catering staff at all levels, ensuring compliance with safety legislation and Priory policies in all catering operational areas.
  • Manages stock ordering and rotation in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Well-practiced management communication skills are required, as the jobholder is required to direct and motivate a team of catering staff. Additionally, the role holder will liaise with other departmental managers to ensure the quality of the service provision is maintained.

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