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Reference

PRI88387

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Salary

£22,500

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Group, as the UK leader in specialist psychiatric services, operate throughout the UK caring for people with mental illness, learning disabilities and acquired brain injuries.  

Job Advert Role Description

Kemple View is a 90 bedded hospital split across two service lines – secure and rehabilitation and recovery. We cater to the treatment needs of male patients with a mental illness and/or personality disorder. We aim to maximise an individual's opportunity for recovery, to lead a more independent life back in the community wherever possible.

We have six wards including Low Secure and Locked Rehab for male service users only.

 As a full time Chef at Kemple View you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals. 

You will be central to providing high quality meals to both patients and staff.  The patient group consists of people with enduring mental health problems, and associated with this are the dietary needs of these patients. 

Your role will be diverse across a catering spectrum and you will be expected to work on a rotational system.

The successful candidate must have a valid UK driving licence as driving across site is an essential part of the job role. 

Why this role?

  • There are no requirements for split shifts for this post.
  • No evening work necessary
  • Allows for a good work-life balance.
  • Only 1 weekend every 4 weeks to be worked.
  • There are only a small team of Chefs on site.

For your hard work and dedication to Priory, we will offer you a wide range of benefits:

  • 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
  • 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)

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. 

Disclosure

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.

Closing Date

29/02/2024