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Priory Hospital Altrincham, Rappax Road, Hale, Manchester, WA15 0NU

Priory Group Division



£24.333 (FTE £25,000)


36.5 hours per week, 3/4 days over 7 days

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital – Altrincham is part of the Priory Group, Europe’s leading provider of specialist treatment in mental health.  The hospital has an established reputation for providing the highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.  The hospital has residential facilities for 56 patients as well as day care and outpatient services. 

An opportunity has arisen for a part time Chef to be part of our experienced and committed catering team working at The Priory Hospital – Altrincham.

The role holder will be assist with the provision of the catering service at the hospital with particular emphasis on the planning, preparation, cooking and serving of meals.

Key Accountabilities for the role holder will include:

  • Undertakes the planning, preparation and cooking of meals, taking account of any special requests or dietary requirements within the unit.
  • Ensuring operational standards are met with regards Assured Safe Catering policies and guidelines.
  • Ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area.

The role holder will be expected to work 36.5 hours per week working three/four days over seven.  Hours will vary dependent on the shift worked but the role holder will not be expected to work later than 7pm.

The role holder will be expected to hold a NVQ2 or equivalent in Catering together with a basic qualification in food hygiene and will have experience of working in a professional kitchen environment.

The role holder will work in a busy kitchen environment and have the ability to remain calm under pressure and be adaptive in their thinking.


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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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