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Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY

Priory Group Division


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Set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is set in beautiful grounds, conveniently located for access to the West Midlands motorway network and with good local public transport links.

Our unique range of services gives our colleagues the opportunity to develop skills and experience of working with a broad range of mental health conditions across five mental health service lines, across the hospital’s seven wards.

We provide a diverse range of inpatient services, including acute and psychiatric intensive care for adults (including our unique 18-25 year old service), child and adolescent mental health, specialist eating disorder and addictions therapy.  Our multi-disciplinary teams take great pride in delivering personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

If you are looking for an employer that’s passionate about supporting your career progression, where you can work as part of a committed, diverse and experienced team, and you share our passion for delivering outstanding care to make a real and lasting difference to patients’ lives, then Priory Hospital Woodbourne is the place for you!

We are currently recruiting for a Bank Catering assistant to join our existing team and to help provide cover for A/L & Sickness.

As part of the Support Services team and reporting to the Catering Manager, the role entails ensuring high quality service is delivered to our clients trough assisting the chefs and catering manger to deliver high standards of food preperation, food service and safe keeping of the environment.

You will be a capable team player who is reliable, with exceptional customer service and who possesses excellent communication skills.  You will be able to successfully manage pressurised situations and have experience of working in a busy kitchen.

What we’d like from you:

•           Current Food Hygiene Certificate (preferable)

•           Excellent organisational capability

•           Ability to work in a busy and sometimes pressurised environment

•           Committed to delivering outstanding customer service

•           Able to use own initiative

•           Effective communication skills

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the stated closing date if we receive a sufficent amount of acceptable applications..

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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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