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Priory Hospital Market Weighton, 27 Holme Road, Market Weighton, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO43 3EQ

Priory Group Division



£11.50 an hour



Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital Market Weighton is a CQC registered independent hospital.  Our goal is to provide person centred, recovery focused care and treatment for males who experience mental illness. 


Situated in the attractive town of Market Weighton the service is ideally located for safe, structured and gradual integration into the local community.  The purpose built hospital is an open service with the ability to lock the doors to maintain service user safety.  It can accommodate up to 15 individuals as they progress from admission to living semi independently in the flat scheme within the hospital and finally to the residential service upon discharge.


Priory Hospital Market Weighton are recruiting for a Part Time Cook to join their small friendly team.

Shift hours are 9.00-18.00 over a 7 day period. Set days can be accommodated. This can be discussed at interview. 

You will be paid £11.50 per hour and we can be flexible with the working hours (set days can be accommodated) The contract is for 20 hours per week.


Duties include:

  • To plan and cook meals, max 20 at once (lunch and evening meal) using a small commercial kitchen in an independent hospital.
  • Ensure that meals are balanced, healthy and that dietary requirements and allergens are taken into account.
  • Maintain a sanitary kitchen by adhering to Food Safety in Commercial Kitchen policies, storage and refrigeration requirements and cleaning equipment.
  • To be responsible for ordering and receiving deliveries for the kitchen. Including maintaining stock levels and stock rotation.


 You will need:

•           Good communication skills

•           Ability to work flexibility

•           Basic Literacy and Numeracy skills

•           Common sense approach to problem solving

•           Motivation and initiative

•           Some appreciation of mental health

•           NVQ or equivalent (chef/cooking)

•           Food Safety Qualification level 2 or above.


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
• Free car parking
• Flexible working 
• 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)

For more information or for a confidential chat about this in more detail, please apply above. Or contact us at or call 01430 879656.

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group 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, education facilities 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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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