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Stockton Hall, The Village, Stockton-on-the-Forest, York, YO32 9UN

Priory Group Division






Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health illness to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Role Description

Stockton Hall Hospital is a medium secure 112 bedded unit spanning over 7 wards, caring for people with mental illness, personality disorders and learning disabilities.

Main Purpose:

Assists with the operation of a catering service within a Priory unit with particular emphasis on the movement, storage and preparation of food within the unit. 

The role:

Washing up, cleaning kitchen equipment in a timely and efficient manner.
Ensure that all catering stock and equipment is correctly stored and accounted for upon delivery.
Deliver meals and other catering supplies to various areas within the unit in a timely and efficient manner.
Adherence to all food safety policies and procedures.

Skills and experience:

Previous experience in a similar environment preferred but not essential as full training will be given.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment essential.
The jobholder requires basic numeracy and literacy together with an appreciation of basic food hygiene.
Self-motivating and ability to work under own initiative.
A positive attitude and willingness to learn are more important than experience.

Shift Pattern: 5 days over 7 days working every 3rd weekend – shift times are 6.30am – 2.30pm and 10.15am – 6.15pm weekdays. 8.00am – 4.00pm weekends.


The role holder works within a busy kitchen environment using a variety of equipment where many routine tasks are repetitive and require a degree of sustained physical effort and concentration.

Open to a conversation regarding part-time hours.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Chris Beckwith Head Chef on 01904 400500

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

No agencies please

If you forward any CV’s to the Priory Group and you are not on the Priory Group PSL and have not been asked to work on the above role we will accept the CV as a gift.

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